Mazen M. Sukkar

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Immigration Attorney in Hollywood, FL

Sukkar & Associates
 | 6067 Hollywood Boulevard, Suite 360, PO Box 3562
Hollywood, FL 33083
Phone: 954-922-2836
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2014
Licensed Since: 1987
Practice Areas:
  • Immigration: Consumer (90%),
  • Real Estate: Consumer (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Arabic,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Mazen M. Sukkar is the principal lawyer of the Law Offices of Sukkar and Associates, based in  Hollywood, Florida. He is a highly rated, certified immigration law attorney who represents clients from across the country and throughout the world in an array of nationality law issues and immigration matters.

Mr. Sukkar is an expert in the industry, since The Florida Bar has certified him in immigration law. The law firm was established in 1987, and since then it has developed a reputation for offering reliable, professional legal services. Mr. Sukkar has not only been named to Florida Super Lawyers every year from 2006 to 2012, but he has also received an AV Preeminent peer review rating * through Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating. Mr. Sukkar has also written several articles and lectured globally about immigration issues.

Sukkar, Arevalo, and Associates provides legal aid and representation for several immigration matters, some of which include establishing citizenship, obtaining green cards (investment-, family- and employment-based) and qualifying for visas.

The law firm provides complete immigration service to its clients, guiding future immigrants toward permanent U.S. residence through secure methods. Such comprehensive representation has brought success to the law firm's clients for nearly a quarter century. The law firm also offers Spanish-speaking services.

* AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Immigration (90%)

Real Estate (10%)

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 9 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2014

Certificates and Credentials

Florida Bar Board Certified

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About Mazen Sukkar

Admitted: 1987, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://www.sukkarlaw.com/about-us.html

Honors and Awards:

  • Received many recognition awards and excellence awards from the Florida Bar, the American Immigration Association and from the Miami District Office for CIS (legacy INS), Recognition Awards, AILA, Florida Bar, CIS
  • AV Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified by the Florida Bar Board of Certification in Immigration and Nationality Law, 1995
  •  Licensed as a Real Estate Broker in Florida since 1986

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • 2016, AILA NATIONAL ASYLUM AND IMMIGRATION COURT LIASION COMMITTEES.
  • Member, The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
  • Member, American Association for Justice
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • Florida
  • Board Member of the Board of Governors, American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Nationally
  • President, South Florida Chapter, American Immigration Lawyers Association, 1994 - 1995
  • Member, Florida Bar
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
  • Member, Board of Directors, American Immigration Lawyers Association, 1991 - Present

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Our firm has accepted many pro-bono cases before CIS, EOIR, and Federal Courts and will selectively continue to do that for either indigent clients or for issues of law that can set a precedent, 1987
  • AJCA Pro-Bono Project
  • Immigration legal community
  • Florida Bar Certification Review Committee
  • Vice Chair, AILA National EOIR Liaison committee
  • Co-chair, Texas Service Center AILA National Committee

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Lectured on Employment Visas for Law Review CLE Nov 2010 Fort Lauderdale, 2010
  • Coordinated three CLE Seminars for the Florida Bar, Intermediate and Advanced level, wrote articles for the Florida Bar, American Immigration Lawyers Association on various topics from business to family and Immigration courts, Lecturer and CLE Coordinator, Immigration and Nationality Law, 1989
  • Most recently lectured on Litigation and I-751 petitions in Immigration Court and Federal Courts for AILA Central Florida Chapter, Oct, 2010
  • Author, Vehicle Seizure and Forfeiture
  • Author, The New H-1B
  • Author, Marriage and Fraud Amendment Act of 1986
  • Author, Marriage and Fraud Adjustment
  • Author, Citizenship and Naturalization

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Successfully represented clients in Federal Courts in S. Florida, Central Florida and the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals and settled most cases to the benefit of the clients, 2001
  • Settled many Writ cases filed in the Federal Courts with the USAO to compel adjudication of an application or benefit for clients. Most notably, we forced CIS to admit that a Research Analyst is a Professional for which an H1b visa should be issued. The Denial was reversed by CIS and the client got his H1b visa petition approved.

Representative Clients:

  • Santo Espirito Bank and other large coroporte clients.
  • Members of Kuwait Royal Family
  • Members of Qatar Royal Family
  • Major and Small U.S. Companies
  • Saudi Royal Family Members

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • 2017 will mark the 20th anniversary of being rated AV by Martindale Hubble as a  Preeminent Lawyer in my field. 2017 is my 29th year of practice exclusively in the Immigration and Nationality law area., 2012
  • 2015 Top Lawyers in South Florida, Miami Herald.
  • Recipient of Awards from the Florida Bar and AILA and recognized by CIS for excellence in liaison. AV rated by Martindale Hubble.

Educational Background:

  • Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, with honors, Cum Laude, J.D., 1987
  • Biscayne College, B.S. in Political Science, With Honors
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Office Location for Mazen M. Sukkar

6067 Hollywood Boulevard, Suite 360
PO Box 3562
Hollywood, FL 33083

Phone: 954-922-2836

 

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Last Updated: 6/22/2016

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