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Paris Lee

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  • Partner at Lee and Garasia, LLC
Location:
Edison, NJ
Phone:
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732-516-0049
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Mr. Lee practices Immigration and Nationality Law with a special emphasis on US Citizenship and Naturalization, Family Based Immigration, Immigration Waivers, and Specialty Visas for MMA and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Athletes.  Mr. Lee was graduated from Yale University with a degree in English and received his Juris Doctorate from Rutgers School of Law in Newark.  He is the founding and managing partner of Lee and Garasia, LLC, based in Edison, New Jersey, and has over 20 years of experience handling diverse and complex immigration related matters throughout New Jersey. 

Areas of Practice

  • Immigration

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia, 2002
  • Supreme Court of New Jersey, 1997
  • Federal District Court of New Jersey, 1997
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 2011
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 2011

Education

  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law - Newark, Newark, New Jersey
    • J.D. - 1997
  • Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
    • A.B., Bachelor of Arts - 1994
    • Major: English

Published Works

  • "Breaking the immigration impasse", Asbury Park Press, July 8, 2012
  • Facing Immigration Problems: Helpful Answers to Common Immigration Issues, 2014

Representative Clients

  • Renzo Gracie Academy
  • Luiz Azeredo, Mixed Martial Arts and Former PRIDE fighter
  • Jorge "Macaco" Patino, Legendary MMA Fighter

Classes/Seminars

  • Immigration Consequences of Municipal Court Convictions, Middlesex County Bar Association, 10/22/2012 to 10/22/2012
  • Immigration Consequences of Municipal Court Convictions, Middlesex County Bar Association, 03/18/2013 to 03/18/2013
  • Employment Based Immigration Basics, Middlesex County Bar Association, 12/03/2013 to 12/03/2013

Honors and Awards

  • 2019 Super Lawyers
  • Nationwide Top Attorneys Showcase 2013 (Newsweek Magazine 12/31/12)
  • Ten Leaders-Immigration Law (Ten Leaders Cooperative)
  • Featured as a Leader In Immigration Law (TIME Magazine)
  • The National Advocates- Top 100 Lawyers

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association, Member
  • Middlesex County Bar Association, Former Chair, Immigration Law & Practice Committee
  • Federal Bar Association, Member
  • Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers-NJ, Member
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Executive Board, Chair, Immigration & Naturalization Sec., 06/2015 to 06/2016
  • National Lawyers Guild-National Immigration Project
  • Monmouth Bar Association, Member
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association-NJ Chapter

Pro Bono Activities

  • Immigration Law Mentor, Middlesex County Bar Association, Present
  • Immigration Education Seminar at East Brunswick Public Library, 01/2015