Peter M. Nagell

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Top Rated Immigration Attorney in St. Paul, MN

Nagell Law PLLC
 | 790 Cleveland Ave, Suite 206
St. Paul, MN 55116
Phone: 612-314-8070
Fax: 612-314-8075
Selected To Rising Stars: 2019 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2012
Practice Areas:
  • Immigration: Consumer
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish,
  • German
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Peter Nagell is the founder and owner of Nagell Law, PLLC, in St. Paul, Minnesota. A highly rated lawyer, Mr. Nagell devotes his practice to immigration law, and he has achieved notable success helping individuals, families, and businesses throughout the Twin Cities and surrounding areas with all of their legal needs involving any of the following:

    • Family-based permanent residence and adjustment of status
    • Citizenship and naturalization
    • Deportation and removal defense
    • Consular processing
    • Employment-based immigration

    A Minnesota native, Mr. Nagell has a genuine concern for making his community a safe and welcoming environment for all, and he has earned a reputation as a personable, approachable attorney who always has his clients' best interests at heart. Treating his clients with the compassion and dignity they deserve, he has helped numerous individuals and families realize their dreams of living and working legally in the U.S. while also counseling and assisting many businesses looking to hire foreign talent.

    Fluent in both Spanish and German, Mr. Nagell is able to effectively communicate with a broad range of clients in their native languages, and he limits the number of cases he handles at any given time to ensure he is able to provide the quality, personalized representation his clients need. Recognized for his professionalism and service, he has earned recognition from his peers, as well as many "Superb" client ratings on Avvo and the site's Clients' Choice Award.

    A 2007 magna cum laude graduate of the University of Minnesota Duluth, Mr. Nagell attended William Mitchell College of Law (now Mitchell Hamline School of Law), where he obtained his Juris Doctor cum laude in 2012. That same year, he also received Law School Public Service Recognition from the Minnesota Justice Foundation, and he was an elected fellow with the Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project.

    Active in his legal community, Mr. Nagell serves as co-chair for the American Immigration Lawyers Association's Conference Planning Committee. He is also a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association and the Ramsey County Bar Association.

    Practice Areas
    • 100%Immigration: Consumer


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    Rising Stars: 2019 - 2021

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    About Peter Nagell

    Admitted: 2012, Minnesota

    Professional Webpage:


    • 2017 North Star Lawyer, Minnesota State Bar Association
    • Minnesota Justice Foundation Law School Public Service Recognition
    • Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project Fellow

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • American Immigration Lawyers Association, Minnesota/Dakotas Chapter
    • Ramsey County Bar Association
    • Minnesota State Bar Association

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Volunteer Lawyers Network, volunteer attorney, 2020
    • Upper Midwest Immigration Law Conference, co-chair planning committee, 2017
    • Compassionate Ocean Zen Center, Board of Directors, secretary, 2016-2019

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Presentor, CLE: Affidavit of Support & Public Charge, American Immigration Lawyers Association, Upper Midwest Chapter Conference, 2019
    • Presenter, CLE: A Brief Introduction to U.S. Immigration Law in Trump-mul-tuous Times, FindLaw, 2019
    • Panel moderator, CLE: Preparing for your USCIS Interview, American Immigration Lawyers Association, Upper Midwest Chapter Conference, 2016
    • Presenter, Federal Benefits for Senior Citizens, Senior Legal Fair, Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, 2014
    • Panelist, International Law Career Panel, Dorsey & Whitney, 2014

    Educational Background:

    • William Mitchell College of Law, cum laude
    • University of Minnesota, Duluth, magna cum laude, Bachelor of Arts, International Studies & Political Science
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    Office Location for Peter M. Nagell

    790 Cleveland Ave
    Suite 206
    St. Paul, MN 55116

    Phone: 612-314-8070

    Fax: 612-314-8075

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    Last Updated: 1/8/2021

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