Esra Gules-Guctas

Esra Gules-Guctas

  • Immigration Law
  • Istanbul, New York
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Summary

Mrs. Gules-Guctas's primary practice area is immigration law involving employment-based immigrant and nonimmigrant petitions, labor certification, waivers, family-based immigration and asylum. Prior to starting her own practice she was employed as an Associate for the New York City firm of Akin & Smith, LLC and, before that as an Associate Attorney for the Sanli Karabiyik Law Offices.

She has received her L.L.B from Istanbul University School of Law in 1999 and her Masters degree in political science from Brooklyn College of the City University of New York in 2005. She received her Master of Laws degree from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 2007. She is admitted to the bars of the state of New York and Istanbul and the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of New York.

Mrs. Gules-Guctas believes it is important to give back to her community and has been actively involved in many not-for-profit organizations, and to this day she frequently provides pro bono legal services.

Practice Area
  • Immigration Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Istanbul
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New York
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Languages
  • Turkish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Associate
Akin and Smith, LLC
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Associate
Sanli Karabiyik Law Offices
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Education
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
LL.M.
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Honors: Dean's Merit Scholar.
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City University of New York - Brooklyn College
M.A. | Political Science
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Thesis: Civil Rights and the Immigration Law After September 11, 2001
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Istanbul University School of Law
LL.B. | Law
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Professional Associations
Albany County Bar Association
Member
Current
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Capital District Women's Bar Association
Member
Current
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American Immigration Lawyers Association
Member
Current
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New York State Bar Association
Member
- Current
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American Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Istanbul Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Certifications
Certificate of Specialization (Concentration on Human Rights and European Union Law)
Marmara University School of Law
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
Albany Immigration Lawyer
90 State Street,
Suite 700
Albany, NY 12207
USA
Telephone: (518) 591-4644