Siana McLean

Top rated Immigration attorney in Buffalo, New York

Richards and Jurusik Immigration Law
Siana McLean
Richards and Jurusik Immigration Law

Practice Areas: Immigration

Licensed in New York since: 2011

Education: University at Buffalo Law School - SUNY

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2023 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2020 - 2021

Richards and Jurusik Immigration Law

5 Niagara Square
Buffalo, NY 14202 Phone: 716-970-4000 Email: Siana McLean Visit website


Siana McLean focuses her practice solely in immigration law. She prides herself on being a fierce advocate for her clients in the areas of removal defense, asylum, family based immigration, naturalization and other specialized immigration areas. As an immigrant herself, she is acutely aware of the difficulties in navigating a difficult system but had found success in regularly reuniting families and protecting persons from significant harm. She has been recognized by various community groups for her work with immigrants and she continues to press forward for the necessary justice that all migrants need.

Siana is admitted to practice in New York State and Ontario, Canada.

First Admitted: 2011, New York

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Educational Background:
  • Honors Bachelor of Arts - University of Toronto, 2004
  • Diploma - Court and Tribunal Agent - Seneca College, 2007
  • Juris Doctor - Cum Laude - State University at Buffalo Law School, 2010
  • National Committee on Accreditation - Certificate of Qualification - Canadian Legal Education Federation of Law Societies of Canada, 2017
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Regularly provide pro bono legal services as needed, 2012
  • Awarded for my pro bono service to the Immigrant Community, Champions for Justice Award, Erie County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project, 2018
  • Awarded for my service to the immigrant community, Legal Services Award, Minority Bar Association of Western New York, 2017
  • Awarded for my pro bono service to immigrants, Pro Bono Champion Award, AILA Upstate New York Chapter, 2016
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Admitted to the Law Society of Ontario, Canada, 2020
  • Member - New York State Bar, 2018
  • Admitted to New York State Bar, 2011
  • Member - American Immigration Lawyers Association, 2011
  • Member - Erie County Bar Association, 2018
  • US District Court for the Western District of New York, 2018
  • New York State Bar Committee on Immigration Representation, 2019
Industry Groups:
  • Family Based Immigration. Asylum
  • Removal Defense

Office location for Siana McLean

5 Niagara Square
Buffalo, NY 14202


2 Years Super Lawyers
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  • Super Lawyers: 2023 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2020 - 2021

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