Filimonov Law Firm, PLLC
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Dmitry Filimonov is a Russian-speaking immigration attorney. Having started his legal practice in Moscow, Russia in 2000, Dmitry Filimonov had later received his U.S. law degree from Fordham University School of Law located in New York City.
Being an immigrant himself, Dmitry has firsthand experience with immigration processes. He came to the U.S. using the L-1A intra-company transferee visa based on Dmitry's employment with multinational company in Russia. In despair to find an immigration attorney who could understand the complexity of the company’s multinational business and prepare the complex case for USCIS, Dmitry finally did it by himself passing through all stages of the USCIS review including burdensome request for evidence (RFE).
Attorney Dmitry Filimonov has special interest in business immigration representing clients with L1-A non-immigrant visa an EB-1 immigration visa cases, E visas and select EB-5 petitions.
Mr. Filimonov has an extensive hands-on experience working for the holding companies in Russia including various cross-border multi-jurisdiction transactions. This experience allows him to perfectly navigate complex business immigration cases balancing the Russian and American parts of the case at the same level of quality.
While Mr. Filimonov focuses his law practice exclusively on immigration law with emphasis on business and investment visas, he also may offer representation in employment and family based immigration matters.
For individuals, Dmitry helps families of U.S. citizens and green card holders in immigrating to the U.S. and assists clients in obtaining fiancé(e), student, work, and other visas from the U.S. consulates abroad. He represents green card holders in obtaining citizenship and helps refugees with securing asylum in the U.S.
His background allows Dmitry to handle immigration cases in effective and cost-efficient manner in the best interest of clients.
Dmitry sees attorney’s role in the society as one of the most important ones, and he is committed to helping immigrants with limited resources and coming to the U.S. as refugees. In 2016, Dmitry spent one-week shift volunteering for CARA Family Detention Pro Bono Project by providing legal assistance to the women and children detained by the federal government in the South Texas Family Residential Center (STFRC) in Dilley, Texas. As a result of this representation, more than 90 percent of women with children passed their credible-fear interview and were released from detention.
→ New York, US
→ Moscow, Russia
→ Fordham University School of Law, New York (Master of Laws)
→ Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia (J.D. equivalent)
→ American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
→ New York State Bar Association (NYSBA)
→ Moscow City Bar Association, Russia