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Paris  Lee

Lee and Garasia, LLC
National Advocates - Top 10 Immigration Law
Lee and Garasia, LLC
190 State Route 27, Edison, NJ 08820 United States

Mr. Lee practices Immigration and Nationality Law with a special emphasis on US Citizenship and Naturalization, Family Based Immigration, Immigration Waivers, and Specialty Visas for MMA and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Athletes. Mr. Lee was graduated from Yale University with a degree in English and received his Juris Doctorate from Rutgers School of Law in Newark. He is the founding and managing partner of Lee and Garasia, LLC, based in Edison, New Jersey, and has over 20 years of experience handling diverse and complex immigration related matters throughout New Jersey. 


Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law - Newark, Newark, New Jersey

J.D. - 1997

Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut

A.B., Bachelor of Arts - 1994

Major: English

Bar Admission

District of Columbia, 2002

Supreme Court of New Jersey, 1997

Federal District Court of New Jersey, 1997

U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 2011

U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 2011

Published Works

"Breaking the immigration impasse", Asbury Park Press, July 8, 2012

Facing Immigration Problems: Helpful Answers to Common Immigration Issues, 2014


Super Lawyers

Nationwide Top Attorneys Showcase 2013 (Newsweek Magazine 12/31/12)

Ten Leaders-Immigration Law (Ten Leaders Cooperative)

Featured as a Leader In Immigration Law (TIME Magazine)

The National Advocates- Top 100 Lawyers

Classes & Seminars

Immigration Consequences of Municipal Court Convictions, Middlesex County Bar Association, 10/22/2012 to 10/22/2012

Immigration Consequences of Municipal Court Convictions, Middlesex County Bar Association, 03/18/2013 to 03/18/2013

Employment Based Immigration Basics, Middlesex County Bar Association, 12/03/2013 to 12/03/2013

Pro-Bono Activities

Immigration Law Mentor, Middlesex County Bar Association

Immigration Education Seminar at East Brunswick Public Library, 01/2015

Representative Clients

Renzo Gracie Academy

Luiz Azeredo, Mixed Martial Arts and Former PRIDE fighter

Jorge "Macaco" Patino, Legendary MMA Fighter

Angelica Teixeira, Ms. Olympia and fitness model

Professional Associations

American Immigration Lawyers Association, Member

Middlesex County Bar Association, Former Chair, Immigration Law & Practice Committee

Federal Bar Association, Member

Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers-NJ, Member

New Jersey State Bar Association, Executive Board, Chair, Immigration & Naturalization Sec., 06/2015 to 06/2016

National Lawyers Guild-National Immigration Project

American Immigration Lawyers Association-NJ Chapter

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