Law Office of Alena Shautsova

Law Office of Alena Shautsova

LAW OFFICE OF ALENA SHAUTSOVA is a boutique New York Immigration law firm that is focused on its clients' Immigration goals and interests. Our US immigration lawyers have helped hundreds of clients to achieve their dreams.

Firm Overview

New York Immigration and Employment Discrimination Attorney

New York Immigration attorney helping with adjustment of status, cancellation of removal for permanent residents, cancellation of removal for non-permanent residents; TPS status, EWI entry; Waiver of inadmissibility; I-601 waiver, I-212 waiver, missed TPS re-registration

Immigration attorney helping with green cards, appeals of denial of family petitions;

Immigration attorney US visiting detained by the ICE immigrants; helping with deportation and removal proceedings;

Attorney immigration US filing petition for review in Federal court;

Immigration attorney NYC helping with Immigration bond, Immigration hold, ICE, DHS, Immigration court
NY Immigration lawyer representing immigrants at the Master and Individual hearings

New York immigration lawyer helping with immigration deadlines, RFE, employment visas, tourist visas

Immigration attorney US helping with citizenship application, good moral character for citizenship, criminal convictions while applying for citizenship, arrests without convictions for citizenship, prostitution charges before citizenship application, DUI before citizenship application, shoplifting, assault, drug convictions, fraud convictions;

Russian speaking lawyer helping immigrants in the US

Brooklyn Immigration attorney helping immigrants with criminal convictions

NYC immigration lawyer serving immigrants with inadmissibility questions

Brooklyn lawyer helping conditional residents to remove conditions

NY immigration lawyers helping with VAWA petition, domestic violence victims, status based on VAWA cancellation of removal; adjustment of status based on VAWA;

Immigration lawyer ny helping abused women with no status, without legal entry

Russian speaking attorney US serving Brooklyn

New York Russian speaking attorney helping with I-485, I-130, affidavits of support, joint sponsors,

Federal court representation;

Discrimination of Immigrants at work; immigrants' rights, domestic workers rights; unpaid overtime; Federal lawsuits; minimum wage; sexual discrimination; sexual harassment; representation before the EEOC; representation before the New York State Division of Human Rights;

Drafted Proposed Rules of Conduct for Immigration Attorneys in New York (member of the Special Committee on Immigration Representation of the NYSBA)

ABA YLD District Representative of New York, 4th District

Co-chair of the NYSBA YLS Bridging the Gap 2013 program: the largest CLE class for young lawyers in NY

Chair of the ABA Section of International Law Section program during the 2012 Midyear meeting

Chair of NYSBA YLS CLE Program during the NYSBA Annual Meeting



the NOID

Notice of Intent to Deny

601 Waiver

212 Waiver

Cancellation of Removal

Overcoming Immigration challenges due to Criminal Convictions/record

Family-Based Immigration




Federal Litigation

Naturalization and Derivative Citizenship

Deportation and Removal Defense

Civil Rights

Employment Discrimination

Unpaid overtime

Unpaid minimum wage

Domestic workers abuse

Appeared in the New York Law Journal; the New York State Bar Association State Bar News, the Nassau County Bar Association News, the New York Magazine; Daily News; New York Post; the Huffington Post; NTV America; RNTV; Russian Radio 87.7

Bar Admissions
Admitted to practice law in the United States in 2008

Eastern District of New York -- 2010

Southern District of New York -- 2010

US Supreme Court -- 2012

The Belarusian State University, equivalent of Juris Doctor, 2004

Case Western Reserve University, School of Law, LL.M, 2006

The Trial Academy of the New York State Bar Association, 2011

Professional Associations & Memberships
Member of American Immigration Lawyers Association

Admitted to practice law in the United States in 2008

Member of the American Bar Association

Member of the New York State Bar Association

Member of the Nassau County Bar Association

Co-Liaison to the Section of International Law of the American Bar Association

2011-2013 American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division District Representative for the 4th District, New York

Member of the Special Committee on Immigration Representation of the New York State Bar Association

Coordinator of Disaster Legal Services for the State of New York under ABA YLD and FEMA contract

Co-Liaison from the Young Lawyers Section to The International Law Section of the New York State Bar Association

Honors and Awards
Edmund S. Muskie, 2005, Scholarship sponsored by US DOS

Main Office

Main Office
2908A Emmons Ave
Brooklyn NY 11235


(917) 885-2261


(347) 561-9008


Free Initial Consultation?

We provide FREE phone consulation (20 min)

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

We use flat fee retainers, and hourly rate retainers.

Hourly Rates

Hourly rate vary from $225 to $310 per hour.

Office Information

Office Hours

9:00 am -- 8:00 pm; we meet by appoitment and are trying to accomodate our clients and work with their schedule.

Emergency After Hours


Languages Spoken

Russian, Spanish

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

Law office of Alena Shautsova is a boutique US immigration New York law firm that is focused on its clients' immigration goals and interests. Our New York lawyers are dedicated to provide the best short and long term solutions to every unique situation. Although US Immigration laws are equal for everybody, each client's story is different.

Our US immigration lawyers recognize that, making every step with our clients towards their dream. Whether it is a family sponsored petition, or a multi-million dollar business US immigration project that we are working on every lawyer in our law firm is dedicated to pursue excellence, great customer service and corresponding results. The results we get for our clients are our best witnesses of the diligent work we do.

Flexible US Immigration Services
Our New York immigration lawyers speak your language! We connect with our clients the way they choose it at the time they choose it. You could benefit from our flexible payment options and a friendly, ready to serve you team of experienced New York attorneys to support your needs, including transportation and travel arrangements, document collection, translation and interpretations, apostile, notary public, and services in the countries overseas (Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Germany, Israel, Brazil, Canada, Jamaica, China, Taiwan, Azerbaijan, Armenia, India, Pakistan).

Law Firm That Will Fight For Your US Immigration Status
Shautsova's immigration lawyers will fight for your US immigration status; we fight for your dreamed entry Into the United States of America and ability to live without pressure of being deported; we take the worries regarding your US immigration status out of your life.

Long Term Immigration Solution
We provide long term solutions for your immigration challenges: tell us your goal and our experienced immigration lawyers will help you achieve it. We make the most complex US immigration problems easy for you!

Russian Speaking Lawyer in New York

What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others?

Alena Shautsova is the only Russian speaking attorney who is a member of the NYSBA Special Committee on Immigration Representation in New York. Alena Shautsova has a Superb ( the highest) rating on one of the most credible attorney ranking systems Over the course of her career Ms. Shautsova has handled over a hundred marriage petitions, appeals, adjustment of status applications, employment based petitions and waivers. She successfully represented clients at the asylum hearings and interviews; cancellation of removal hearings and marriage interviews.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

Immigration Know-How And Fast Response
Our lawyers share their knowledge about immigration or the corresponding legal matter with our clients and help them to get acquainted with the US immigration process; we provide support in collecting the legal documents necessary for your immigration; we connect the clients with a network of specialists; always answer the phone or return a phone call within 2 hours; our New York lawyers are easy and fast to reach by email and text messengers; get prepared for the interviews and appearances by experienced lawyers, explaining you every step and stage of the US immigration process; our attorneys will provide regular updates on the cases and issues we work on.

Alena Shautsova

Law Office of Alena Shautsova

Alena Shautsova was admitted to practice law in the United States in 2008. She comes from Belarus where she graduated with honors from one of the most prestigious law schools in the former USSR. Following her graduation in Belarus, she entered the practice of business law while pursuing a second higher education degree in Economics and Management. Her native language is Russian.

In 2005 the US Department of State awarded Ms. Shautsova with a highly competitive Eduard S. Muskie scholarship that allowed her to obtain Master's Degree in Law from the Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. After her graduation from the Case Western, Alena interned for the United Nation NGO Global Action on Aging in New York.

In 2007 Ms. Shautsova successfully sat for the New York bar examination. Currently, she focuses on Civil Law, Employment Discrimination, Immigration, Personal Injury and Class Actions. Ms. Shautsova is a member of New York State Bar Association and American Bar Association.


Bar Number: 4560207
New York, 2008


Case Western Reserve University, School of Law
Master of Laws, 2006

Alena Shautsova

Law Office of Alena Shautsova