Matthew Blaisdell

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Immigration Attorney in Brooklyn, NY

Matthew Blaisdell, Esq.
 | 159 20th Street, Suite 1B 206
Brooklyn, NY 11232
Phone: 347-352-9573
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2010
Practice Areas:
  • Immigration: Consumer (50%),
  • Immigration: Business (50%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Matthew Blaisdell is the owner of Blaisdell Law, which has offices in Brooklyn and White Plains, New York. A solo practitioner, Mr. Blaisdell devotes his practice primarily to immigration law, and he represents a diverse base of domestic and international clients on a wide range of issues involving any of the following:

·        Immigrant and nonimmigrant visas

·        Citizenship and naturalization

·        Employment- and family-based petitions

·        Ethics and immigration fraud

·        Immigrant consumer protections

·        LGBTQ immigrant issues

·        Matters affecting young immigrants and unaccompanied minors

·        Humanitarian relief

·        Immigrant criminal defense

·        All other legal areas involving immigration law

A highly rated attorney with over seven years of experience, Mr. Blaisdell has already earned a reputation as one of the region's leading immigration law attorneys. Along with maintaining a successful practice, he writes and lectures extensively on a variety of topics related to this complex and ever-changing legal area. He also provides training and conducts continuing legal education seminars for other attorneys on issues related to professional ethics, prosecutorial discretion, immigrants' rights and other important issues.

Active in his legal community, Mr. Blaisdell once served as chair for the national consumer protection and unauthorized practice of law committee of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. He is also a member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and the New York State Bar Association, and he has served on a number of committees for each organization.

Recognized for his efforts protecting the rights and liberties of those seeking to start a new life in the United States, Mr. Blaisdell received the Human Rights Award from Alternative Chance in 2008 for his contributions in helping Haitian immigrants.

He received his Juris Doctor from Pace Law School and his license to practice in 2010, and he also holds an LL.M. in environmental law.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Immigration (50%): Naturalization & Citizenship

Immigration (50%): Naturalization & Citizenship

Focus Areas

Naturalization & Citizenship

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

Rising Stars: 2018 - 2019

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About Matthew Blaisdell

Admitted: 2010, New York

Professional Webpage: http://www.blaisdelllaw.com/

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) National Consumer Protection and Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee, Chair
  • National Consumer Protection and Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • How to Interact with Immigrant Clients, Immigration Committees of the New York City and New York State Bar Associations
  • LGBTQ Immigration Issues, Immigration Committees of the New York City and New York State Bar Associations
  • Immigration Options for Youth and Unaccompanied Minors, Immigration Committees of the New York City and New York State Bar Associations
  • Executive Action, Immigration Committees of the New York City and New York State Bar Associations
  • Prosecutorial Discretion,  Immigration Committees of the New York City and New York State Bar Associations

Educational Background:

  • New York City Environmental Law Leadership Institute
Office Location for Matthew Blaisdell

159 20th Street
Suite 1B 206
Brooklyn, NY 11232

Phone: 347-352-9573

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Last Updated: 4/4/2019

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