Julia Sverdloff, Esq. - Practice Dedicated in Immigration Law
120 S. State St., Ste. 200
Chicago IL 60603
Free Initial Consultation
Naturalization, Asylum, Adjustment of Status, Change of Status, Family Immigration, Green Card, Non-Immigrant and Immigrant Visas, Investment Based Immigration and Removal Defense.
8:00 AM to 7:00 PM
English, Russian, Ukrainian, Spanish, French, Polish, Hebrew
Yes, we do. We often have requests from clients to respond to Request for Evidence, prepare and attend client interviews with USCIS, and other stand alone requests.
Yes, we do. The next best thing to hiring an experienced immigration lawyer, is having one review your documentation before submission to USCIS.
As a general rule and due to the ever changing laws and rules around Immigration law, we discourage anyone from handle their own immigration. As a matter of fact, a 2015 study published in the University of Pennsylvania Law Review found that immigrants in detention with representation were 10.5 times more likely to win their cases than those without. Immigrants that have been released from detention and those immigrants that have never been detained (like immigrants filing for Adjustment of Status, Change of Status, filing for Naturalization and other) were as much as 5.5 times more likely to be successful in their immigration goals when represented by an Immigration Lawyer.
Julia Sverdloff is the founder of the law firm Sverdloff Law Group, P.C. which concentrates its practice in immigration law.
Julia is a member of the immigration community, by birth and by profession. She has first-hand experience with U.S. immigration laws and procedures having immigrated to the United States from Odessa, Ukraine when she was eleven years old. Being an immigrant herself, Ms. Sverdloff is in a unique position to understand what one may be going through and experiencing as an immigrant. She has an understanding of the fears and frustrations of the complex immigration process as well as the rewards for achieving ‘green card’ status. This experience, its challenges and complications, became the main reason why Ms. Sverdloff chose to pursue an immigration law career. Helping others pursue their American dream is a lifelong goal of Ms. Sverdloff.
Ms. Sverdloff has a diverse work background that adds depth and understanding to her practice of law. Prior to starting her own law firm, Julia was an associate and outside counsel at two prominent law firms in New York and New Jersey. She has also clerked for a well-respected Chicago immigration law firm and is a founding board member of the American Association of Russian-Speaking Attorneys.
Julia received a Juris Doctorate from The John Marshall Law School, Master’s Degree in International Relations from C.W. Post University and Bachelor of Arts in Government and Politics from St. John’s University. Ms. Sverdloff also served as an Adjunct Professor for her alma mater The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois as an immigration law adjunct for the Domestic Violence Clinical Advocacy Program (DVCAP).
Julia is licensed in Illinois, New York and New Jersey. U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Ms. Sverdloff is also a licensed mediator and is frequently retained to mediate various disputed issues. Julia is a member of the American Bar Association, the Nassau County Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association. Ms Sverdloff is an active member of American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA).
Julia has been an avid artist since she was a child and continually works on her art. Julia’s artwork was showcased on the mainstream TV show 'Prison Break.' Ms. Sverdloff stays active in her community by guest speaking on school bullying and juvenile access to justice.
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