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Sarah C.

Sarah Corstange

94 reviews
Sarah’s practice, Corstange Law, focuses on immigration for startups and businesses to help them come up with strategies to keep their founders, investors, and employees in the US. She provides all of the necessary advice to ensure her clients stay in compliance with the immigration laws. Her interest in international law inspired her to live and travel in the Middle East for years.
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Lois (Nuo Jia) L.

Lois (Nuo Jia) Li

35 reviews
Lois Li is a commercial attorney with extensive experience in business law. She primarily focuses on assisting startup and small businesses. Lois served as an in-house and outside counsel in the past. She has a license to practice law in two countries, including the United States and Canada. Lois is able to assist clients in Chinese and English. She completed a degree in law at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. Lois is currently an attorney at Alpine Law PLLC.
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Talbot G.

Talbot Gandara

I am an attorney providing small businesses and startups with quality legal services at reasonable rates. I can assist you across a broad spectrum of business related legal... read more
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Shernette N.

Shernette Noyes, Esq.

Shernette Noyes is an Attorney form Jamaica with experience working with clients that are filing for citizenship applications, as well as Landlords evicting their tenants. She previously worked in the Immigration Department of the Rhode Island International Institute. Shernette attended The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth School of Law and graduated in 2011 with her Juris Doctorate. Prior to that, she studied with The Johnson and Wales University - majoring in Paralegal studies.
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Christie B.

Christie Beard

Christie Beard is a major advocate for people of “all stripes”. Reuniting loved ones by removing barriers, Christie Beard knows firsthand about trying to build a new life in the US. After her father went through the process emigrating from Nigeria, she learned and saw how frustrating and confusing the system can be and wants to make the process easier for future immigrants.
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Anish V.

Anish Vashistha

An expert in US immigration law, Anish Vashistha represents clients in cases including deportation defense, post-conviction relief, and lawsuits against the government. He has even been involved in some relatively unknown and complex forms of immigration relief — complexity and location never create boundaries. Mr. Vashistha uses his blog to publish articles about the latest changes to immigration law.
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Jeffrey G.

Jeffrey Gautsche

2 reviews
Jeffrey Gautsche is a business attorney with one year of experience. He has recently been licensed to practice law in New York. Jeffrey has a Juris Doctorate degree, which he obtained from the Touro College – Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center. His primary legal practice areas include labor and employment law, as well as immigration-related legal matters. Jeffrey has been a general counselor at MTX B2B Solutions, LLC since October 2016.
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Nicole H.

Nicole Hemrick

2 reviews
Becoming an immigration attorney was a natural choice for Nicole Abruzzo Hemrick, who can relate to the immigrant experience as she moved back and forth from the United Sta... read more
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Nasreen S.

Nasreen Syed

24 reviews
Nasreen Syed founded Syed law with a simple concept in mind: legal strategy is not and should not be a “one-size-fits all” approach. Her practice caters specifically to the needs of individuals and communication with clients is a top priority for her. She aims to be a lawyer with integrity, with trust between a lawyer and a client being at the center of her legal beliefs.
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