Paris Lee

Top 10 Immigration Law
Lee and Garasia, LLC
190 State Route 27
Edison, NJ 08820


https://www.njimmigrationattorney.com


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.

AREAS OF PRACTICE
Immigration

BAR ADMISSIONS
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

EDUCATION
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

PUBLISHED WORKS
"Breaking the immigration impasse", Asbury Park Press, July 8, 2012
Facing Immigration Problems: Helpful Answers to Common Immigration Issues, 2014

REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS
Renzo Gracie Academy
Luiz Azeredo, Mixed Martial Arts and Former PRIDE fighter
Jorge "Macaco" Patino, Legendary MMA Fighter

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

HONORS AND AWARDS
2019 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

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS
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
Monmouth Bar Association, Member
American Immigration Lawyers Association-NJ Chapter

PRO BONO ACTIVITIES
Immigration Law Mentor, Middlesex County Bar Association, Present
Immigration Education Seminar at East Brunswick Public Library, 01/2015