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Attorney Profile

Attorney Paul Szeto served as a Trial Attorney and Assistant District Counsel for the New York District of the former Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS, whose functions have since been transferred to DHS) from 1994 to 1999. As an INS attorney, Mr. Szeto personally handled hundreds of immigration cases. In addition to handling immigration and nationality cases inside and outside of the courtroom, he also offered legal advice to immigration inspectors and adjudicators.

Towards the end of his tenure, Mr. Szeto was assigned to investigate naturalization fraud cases, prosecute employment violations, and handle the stipulated judicial removal cases with U.S. Attorney's Offices.

Paul started his legal career by volunteering for legal clinics and clerking for an immigration law firm in the San Francisco Bay Area. Mr. Szeto also served as a student extern for the Chief Administrative Justice of the California Court of Appeal. Mr. Szeto graduated magna cum laude from San Francisco State University in 1989 and earned his Juris Doctor from University of California, Hastings College of the Law in 1994.

Mr. Szeto was granted the American Immigration Law Foundation's Edward L. Dubroff Memorial Award for outstanding writing in the field of Immigration and Nationality Law in 1994.

Mr. Szeto is Co-Chairman of the N.J. Middlesex County Bar Association's Immigration Law and Practice Committee, frequently speaking on various immigration issues.

Admissions, Associations and Experience

Bar Admissions: New Jersey State Bar, New York State Bar, California Bar (inactive), U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

Associations: American Immigration Lawyers Association, New Jersey State Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Middlesex County Bar Association, California Bar Association

Awards: American Immigration Law Foundation's Edward L. Dubroff Memorial Award for outstanding writing in the field of Immigration and Nationality Law in 1994.

Other Legal Experiences / Pro Bono Activities
  • Immigration Law Mentor, Middlesex County Bar Association
  • Co-Chairman, Immigration Law and Practice Committee, New Jersey Middlesex County Bar Association
  • BBB Auto-Line Arbitrator
  • Graduate of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA)
  • Practiced before numerous Federal Immigration Courts and the Board of Immigration Appeals.
  • Columnists and writer of immigration issues with articles published in www.ilw.com, the Filipino Times, and the Global Chinese News.

Paul Szeto LLC
Ph. (732) 632-9888
Email: info@szetolaw.com

               

Appointments

  • Phone Consultations
  • Weekend/Evening Appointments
  • Out of State Services
  • VISA/MC/AE Accepted

We serve clients from all countries and walks of life from investors, professionals, skilled labourers, and people wishing to join their family members in the USA.

Contact Us

1-732-632-9888

Paul Szeto LLC.
190 State Route 27
No. Edison, NJ 08820 USA
info@szetolaw.com

Languages: English, Cantonese, Mandarin

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Admissions & Associations

Bar Admissions:
  • New York State Bar
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • New Jersey State Bar
  • Middlesex County Bar Association
  • California Bar (inactive)
Associations:
  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Middlesex County Bar Association
  • California Bar Association
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