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Immigration Attorneys

The International Center and Office of General Counsel wish to inform employees and departments that it has worked with the following immigration attorneys.  Because of this past experiences, the university has developed working relationships with them and is prepared to work with them again.

This list is presented in no particular order.  Neither the International Center nor the Office of General Counsel recommends a specific attorney on this list, and it is not a requirement that employees or departments use an attorney on this list.  However, use of one of these attorneys does not require any prior screening and approval by the university. 

Although the attorneys below have generally achieved positive outcomes for employees and department of the university, such prior results is not a guarantee that any one of the listed attorney will be successful in filing your or your employee’s application for Permanent Residency or other immigration-related applications.  Each such application is unique and dependent on the particular facts and circumstances as well as the then-existing interpretation and application of federal immigration laws and regulations by the relevant federal agencies and officials.  It must also be noted that each attorney will have different pricing schedules, and the International Center and the Office of General Counsel cannot, and does not, guarantee that each employee will pay the same amount to file.

David Z. Chen
Yang & Associates LLP
53 West Jackson Blvd, Suite 924
Chicago, IL 60604

Phone: 1.312.804.9660
Email: dChen@eLawToday.com
Website: click here

Theresa Corcoran
Kempster, Keller & Lenz-Calvo, LTD.
332 S. Michigan Ave
Ste. 1428
Chicago, IL 60604

Phone: 1.312.341.9730
Website: click here

Ana M. Mencini
Ana M. Mencini & Associates, P.C.
550 E. Devon Avenue, Suite 160
Itasca, IL 60143

Phone: 1.630.875.1700
Email: amencini@mencinilaw.com
Website: click here

Nancy M Vizer
Nancy M. Vizer, PC
223 W Jackson Blvd
Suite 725
Chicago, IL 60602

Phone: 1.312.957.1755
Email: nvizer@vizerlaw.com
Website: click here

Robert White
Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd
200 N. Martingale Road, Suite 800
Schaumburg, IL 60173-2033

Phone: 1.847.734.8811
Email: RWhite@masudafunai.com
Website: click here

Daniel Zeft
Law Offices of Daniel A. Zeft
53 West Jackson Blvd, Suite 928
Chicago, IL 60604

Phone: 1.312.360.0959
Email: dzeft@zeftlaw.com
Website: click here

Requests to work with an attorney who is not on this list will be considered. To initiate such consideration, please e-mail the attorney’s name, firm name, phone number, website and e-mail to the International Center Scholar Advisor. The International Center and the Office of General Counsel will review the request to confirm that the attorney and his/her firm have appropriately relevant experience and have had no conflicts with the university and to ensure that no business considerations exist which preclude using the attorney and his/her firm.  The International Center will notify the IIT department or employee of the outcome of this review.