Alena Shautsova

Alena Shautsova

  • Civil Rights, Immigration Law
  • Belarus, Eastern District of New York, New York, Southern District of New York
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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.

Ms. Shautsova focuses her Immigration practice on Waivers, Adjustment of Status, Criminal issues and Immigration, Family petitions, non-Immigrant and Immigrant visas,Asylum, Removal, Bond Hearing, Deportation.

Practice Areas
Civil Rights
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Discrimination, Employment, Fair Housing, Police Misconduct, Privacy Law
Immigration Law
Asylum, Citizenship, Deportation Defense, Family Visas, Green Cards, Immigration Appeals, Investment Visas, Marriage & Fiancé(e) Visas, Student Visas, Visitor Visas, Work Visas
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    rates vary from $250-$350 per hour; usually it's a flat fee. We accept Visa, Master card and American Express
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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Eastern District of New York
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New York
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Southern District of New York
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U.S. Supreme Court
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  • Belarusian: Spoken, Written
  • Russian: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
ABA Journal
While working for Mr. Colleluori, a great Trial attorney and Criminal Defense practitioner, I received an opportunity to second-sit him at trials, learn court room advocacy and Civil Rights work.
research associate
United Nations NGO Global Action on Aging
Working for the UN NGO was a great experience in my career. It gave me an opportunity to meet the most amazing people and broaden my horizons with regard to the International Law practice.
Edmund S. Muskie
US Deartment of State
This prestigious scholarship was awarded to me by the US department of State in 2005. It allowed me to study in one of the best law schools in the country: Case Western Reserve University.
Professional Associations
American Immigration Lawyers Association
- Current
Activities: Participating in conferences, seminars and CLE class. The AILA has great resources that I use in my every day practice: books, tips regarding current immigration issues, and most valuable: access to a broad legal community who help to resolve most complicated Immigration questions.
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New Yor State Bar Association, YLS
Bridging the Gap: Learning from the Sars
Activities: In January, 2013 I had an honor of organizing the Bridging the Gap, 2 day CLE program for the NYSBA YLS. We have invited an outstanding speakers for more than 10 different areas of laws who for 16 CLE hours educated young lawyers on pitfalls for newcomers, building of client-lawyer relationship, handling your first criminal cases, and much more.
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Articles & Publications
Annual Meeting Recap
Provisional Waiver Help For New York Families
Press Release
Websites & Blogs
Russian Speaking NY Immigration Lawyer
Contact & Map
2908A Emmons Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11235
Telephone: (917) 885-2261