Jennifer Oltarsh

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Top Rated Immigration Attorney in New York, NY

Oltarsh & Associates, P.C.
 | 494 Eighth Avenue, Suite 1704
New York, NY 10001
Phone: 212-944-9420
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1994
Education: Brooklyn Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Immigration: Business (50%),
  • Immigration: Consumer (50%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Italian,
  • Polish,
  • Romanian,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Representing immigration clients in New York, Jennifer Oltarsh is an experienced attorney at Oltarsh & Associates, P.C. She has handled every aspect of immigration law, including the following: securing green cards, uniting families, defending against deportation, assisting people in need of asylum and obtaining work visas. Throughout her career, Ms. Oltarsh has helped people qualify for citizenship and navigate adjustment of status issues.

A widely published author, Ms. Oltarsh is a member of the New York County Lawyers' Association, the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

Clients consistently remark on Ms. Oltarsh's thorough approach to cases, which gives people peace of mind during an otherwise overwhelming and even confusing time. She has a history of winning removal waivers cases and securing visas in unusual fields, such as for bloggers, metal workers and tattoo artists. Her sensitive approach to issues and numerous successes have earned her an Avvo "Excellent" rating, and she has been listed in Cambridge Who's Who, Strathmore's Who's Who and Who's Who Legal.

Prior to starting her illustrious career, Ms. Oltarsh received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan in 1986. She then earned a Juris Doctor from Brooklyn Law School in 1993.

Putting her education to work, Ms. Oltarsh is now admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Immigration (50%): Asylum, Naturalization & Citizenship

Immigration (50%): Asylum, Naturalization & Citizenship

Focus Areas

Immigration: Asylum, Naturalization & Citizenship

Immigration: Asylum, Naturalization & Citizenship


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Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2017

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About Jennifer Oltarsh

Admitted: 1994, New York

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Honors and Awards:

  • Global Who's Who, 2005
  • Strathmore's Who's Who, 2004
  • Cambridge Who’s Who, lifetime Member
  • Super Lawyers, 2014, 2015 and 2016

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • New York Bar, 1993
  • New York County Lawyers Association, Immigration Committee, Member, 1997 - 2001
  • New York County Lawyers Association, International Trade and Custom Law, Member, 1997 - 1999
  • New York County Lawyers Association, Corporations Committee, Member, 1998-2001
  • The Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Immigration Committee, Member, 2001 - 2004
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1994 - present
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit, 2004 - present
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 2006 - present
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1994 - present
  • US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 2006 - present
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association, 1996 - present

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Co-authored Committee Report, Urging that the Proposed Rules to Revise the Structure of the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) Not be Adopted, The Record, Summer 2002, Vol.57, No 3

Representative Clients:

  • Corporations, Consulates, Foundations and individuals

Educational Background:

  • University of Michigan, B.A., 1986
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Office Location for Jennifer Oltarsh

494 Eighth Avenue
Suite 1704
New York, NY 10001

Phone: 212-944-9420


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Last Updated: 5/26/2017

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