Matthew G. Holt

Matthew G. Holt

Law Offices of Leah W. Hurwitz, A P.L.C.
  • Immigration Law
  • California
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Summary

Mr. Holt handles all aspects of immigration law. He regularly represents clients in Immigration Court and on appeal with regard to asylum, bond eligibility, cancellation of removal, and adjustment of status. He also represents clients with consular processing and employment-based immigration. His unwavering commitment to justice and dedication to clients have led to exemplary results in even the most difficult cases.

As part of Mr. Holt's commitment and passion for immigration law, he is an active member of the San Diego Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), and works with the San Diego Immigrant Rights Consortium and the American Bar Association's Immigrant Justice Project. He works with the local media and members of the U.S. Congress at the local level and in Washington, DC, to promote immigration reform. He speaks publicly regarding immigration law and immigration reform. He has spoken at AILA conferences, the San Diego County Bar Association, California Western School of Law, and Thomas Jefferson School of Law. He has also been featured on National Public Radio, Despierta San Diego (Channel 17), KUSI News (Channel 9), and the North County Times.

In his free time, Mr. Holt enjoys spending time with family, surfing, soccer, food, the outdoors, traveling, and playing chess.

Practice Area
  • Immigration Law
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Flat fees. No hidden costs. Competitive pricing. Superior quality. Military discount.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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Languages
  • Portuguese: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Associate Attorney
Law Offices of Leah W. Hurwitz, A P.L.C.
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Full-Time Judicial Intern
Executive Office for Immigration Review - Immigration Court- Salt Lake City, UT
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Law Clerk
Guerreo Jacobs & Schlesinger, LLP
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Legal Intern
Access, Inc.
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Education
California Western School of Law
J.D. | Immigration, NAFTA
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Honors: Trustee Scholar Award Recipient Wiley Manuel Pro Bono Award
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University of California - Santa Barbara
B.A. | Public Policy, Portuguese
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Honors: High Honors
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Awards
Special Recognition Certificate
American Bar Association - Immigrant Justice Project
Professional Associations
American Immigration Lawyers Association - San Diego Chapter
Executive Committee - Treasurer
- Current
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San Diego Immigrant Rights Consortium
Education Committee Member
- Current
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American Immigration Lawyers Association - San Diego Chapter
New Member Division - Chair
- Current
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American Bar Association - Immigration Justice Project
Pro Bono Attorney / Mentor
- Current
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American Immigration Lawyers Association - San Diego Chapter
Media & Advocacy Committee - Co-Chair
- Current
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San Diego Bar Association - YNLD CLE Luncheon
Speaker - Immigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions and Acts
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American Immigration Lawyers Association
Speaker - AILA CA Chapters Conference in Monterey, CA
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Websites & Blogs
Website
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Contact & Map
Law Offices of Leah W. Hurwitz, A P.L.C.
3230 5th Avenue, Suite 200
San Diego, CA 92103
Telephone: (619) 239-7855