Elaine Martin

Elaine Martin

Law Office of Elaine Martin - immigration law since 1997
  • Immigration Law
  • Ireland, Texas
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Elaine Martin has specialized in immigration law since 1997.

She worked with the world’s largest corporate immigration law firms for more than eight years, advising businesses of all sizes, ranging from multinational Fortune 500 corporations to start-up ventures and sole proprietorships. In addition, she was responsible for all individual client casework, providing services in family-based immigration petitions.

Elaine has spoken at a number of immigration seminars around the United States and has been quoted by reporters in journal articles about immigration. She also provides valuable immigration training to groups at her corporate clients’ sites.

Elaine received her law degree from University College Dublin. She is admitted to practice in the State of Texas (1995) and in Ireland (1986). She is licensed to practice in all Texas courts, the Federal District for the Northern District of Texas and the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Elaine brings valuable personal experience and passion to her work as an immigration lawyer - she immigrated to the United States from Ireland in 1994. Before this, Elaine practiced law in Europe for eight years, including working for the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium and with ABN-AMRO Bank.

Practice Area
  • Immigration Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Ireland
Texas
Languages
  • French: Spoken
Professional Experience
Managing Attorney
Law Office of Elaine Martin
- Current
We are a full service immigration law firm providing experienced and skillful services to businesses and individuals nationally and internationally. We have extensive experience in advising companies of all sizes on strategies to attract and retain valuable foreign nationals. We also work with individuals in preparing family and employment-based visa petitions, and applications for US citizenship. ********************************** Elaine Martin has dedicated her practice to immigration law since 1997. She worked with Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, the world's largest immigration law firm, for eight years. Elaine provides clients with the benefit of large firm experience coupled with creative, reliable and personal service at excellent value.
Senior Associate
Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP
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Managed one team responsible for all NIV and Adjustment of Status/Consular Processing matters for a major multinational mobile phone and communications company. The company initiated approximately 50 NIV matters a month, primarily H-1B, L-1, L-1 blanket, TN and extensions. Managed a second team that was responsible for all immigration work for approximately 60 smaller companies. The companies had up to 100 foreign nationals and my team was responsible for NIV, PERM, legacy labor certifications, I-140s (EB-1,2 and 3), AOS, consular processing, re-entry permits and naturalization. Managed family-based immigration and individual cases for the Dallas office. Advised companies on the immigration implications of corporate restructuring and layoffs.
Immigration Attorney
Tidwell Swaim and Associates
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Education
University College Dublin, Ireland
B.C.L | Law
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Professional Associations
International law Section, Dallas Bar Association
Secretary
- Current
British American Business Council
Member
- Current
American Immigration Lawyers Association
Member
- Current
Texas State Bar # 00792670
Member
- Current
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6333 E. Mockingbird Lane
Suite 147-910
Dallas, TX 75214
USA
Telephone: (214) 329-4148
Fax: (214) 276-7476