Richard Herman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Immigration Attorney in Cleveland, OH

Richard Herman, Cleveland Immigration Lawyer
 | 815 Superior Ave, Suite 1225
Cleveland, OH 44114
Phone: 216-696-6170
Fax: 216-696-0104
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1993
Practice Areas:
  • Immigration: Consumer (50%),
  • Immigration: Business (40%),
  • Criminal Defense (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Richard Herman is the founder of Herman Legal Group in Cleveland, Ohio. Mr. Herman is an immigration activist and focuses his practice on immigration law as well as business, criminal, employment, family and personal injury law.

Mr. Herman serves clients in many areas of Ohio, including Cleveland, Columbus, Akron, Canton, Cincinnati, Dayton, Norwalk, Sandusky, Toledo and Youngstown. He also serves clients in Dearborn and Detroit, Michigan, as well as Charlotte, North Carolina, Buffalo, New York, and Erie and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Nationally known for his work in the area of immigration law, Mr. Herman has received various honors and awards. He has been listed in the publication “The Best Lawyers in America” and the Lead Counsel Review Board awarded him a “lead counsel” rating in immigration law in 2013. He has been featured in numerous national media publications and is the co-author of an internationally recognized book on immigration.

Passionate about sharing his legal knowledge and participating in various ventures, Mr. Herman has spoken for New American Economy and is a co-founder of Global Cleveland and TiE Ohio, a chapter of the Silicon Valley based Immigrant Entrepreneurs Association. He is a member of the Cleveland Council on World Affairs, Global Detroit and the Legal Aid Society of Cleveland.

Mr. Herman graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Law. Before founding Herman Legal Group, he served as the civil rights director of LULAC Ohio. He has been admitted to practice law in Ohio since 1993 and licensed before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Immigration (50%): Asylum, Naturalization & Citizenship

Immigration (40%): Asylum, Naturalization & Citizenship

Criminal Defense (10%): Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

Focus Areas

Asylum, Naturalization & Citizenship, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence


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Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2019

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About Richard Herman

Admitted: 1993, Ohio

Professional Webpage:


  • Voted for 2015 edition of Best Lawyers in America
  • AV-Rating, Martindate Hubbell, 1995
  • Clients Choice & Rating of 10, AVV), 2012
  • Lead Counsel rating in Immigration Law by the Lead Counsel Review Board, 2013
  • Super Lawyer, Super Lawyer Magazine, 2004

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • State of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, District, Ohio

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland
  • Cleveland Council on World Affairs
  • TiE-Ohio, a chapter of The Immigrant Entrepreneurs Association, Co-Founder
  • Global Detroit
  • Go Global Cleveland, Co-Founder
  • LULAC Ohio, a chapter of The League of United Latin American Citizens, Former Civil Rights Director

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Partnership for a New American Economy, National Speaker
  • Immigrant, Inc.: Why Immigrant Entrepreneurs Are Driving The New Economy, Co-Author


Educational Background:

  • University of Cincinnati, Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, English, 1987

Industry Groups

  • Immigration Law
Office Location for Richard Herman

815 Superior Ave
Suite 1225
Cleveland, OH 44114

Phone: 216-696-6170

Fax: 216-696-0104

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Last Updated: 6/11/2019

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