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Charles E. Smith, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Immigration Attorney in Columbus, OH

Immigration Law Offices
1339 E. Broad St.
Columbus, OH 43205
Phone: 614-962-4919
Selected to Rising Stars: 2021 - 2022
Licensed in Ohio Since: 2014
Practice Areas: Immigration: Consumer
Attorney Profile

Charles E. Smith, Jr. is the founder of the Charles E. Smith Immigration Law Office. As the name of his firm suggests, he focuses his practice exclusively on immigration law matters, representing clients throughout the greater Columbus metropolitan area and other parts of the state of Ohio. Mr. Smith has been admitted to practice before all Ohio state courts since 2012, and he is also admitted to practice in Illinois as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

A significant portion of Mr. Smith’s practice involves his assisting people who want to come to the United States to live with their existing or prospective family members. In this regard, he has helped them to obtain fiancé or fiancée visas, and his clients have also included siblings, parents and children of existing U.S. citizens. Mr. Smith has an employment immigration practice as well, in which he works with companies as well as qualified foreign nationals such as athletes and people who are deemed to have extraordinary abilities.

Mr. Smith’s visa practice has additionally extended to victims of domestic violence or other types of crimes in cases that have arisen under the Violence Against Women Act and the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000. His experience has also encompassed deportation and removal defense, and he has helped people navigate the process for becoming a U.S citizen. After majoring in criminology at The Ohio State University and receiving a Bachelor of Arts in 2009, Mr. Smith pursued his legal education at the Camden branch of Rutgers Law School and obtained his Juris Doctor in 2012.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Immigration: Consumer


2 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2021 - 2022

About Charles E. Smith, Jr.

First Admitted: 2012, Illinois

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Bar/Professional Activity

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • Illinois
  • Ohio

Educational Background

  • Fundacao Getulio Vargas University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Study Abroad Law Program
  • Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, Bachelor of Arts
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Office Location for Charles E. Smith, Jr.

1339 E. Broad St.
Columbus, OH 43205

Phone: 614-962-4919

Last Updated: 10/20/2021

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