Practice Areas

Immigration Practice Areas
We focus on helping our clients address all matters related to immigration laws in the United States. These include: Family Reunification, Adjustment of Status, Alien Criminal Convictions, Employment-based Immigration (H1B and Labor Certification). The firm has particular expertise in complex immigration problems, especially cases involving applications for political asylum, deportation defense and other immigration areas.

Post-conviction Relief for Immigrants
Demissie & Church Attorneys often advise clients and other attorneys on avoiding criminal convictions that may lead to deportation. The firm has avoided deportation for many immigrants by vacating criminal charges.

Cancellation of Removal
Demissie & Church attorneys have won many cases in immigration court by applying for an immigration “pardon” or “cancellation of removal” for individuals in both the criminal and non-criminal context.

Naturalization
Demissie & Church attorneys can help you navigate the naturalization process and assure that your application is timely and efficiently processed by the Citizenship and Naturalization Office.

Visas
Demissie & Church attorneys are skilled in all areas of visa processing including work-related visas, family-based visa petitions and student visas. Demissie & Church attorneys can provide you with the most updated processing information and keep your case moving through the immigration system.

Criminal Defense
We represent clients in all criminal matters in Felonies And Misdemeanors in State and Federal Courts (Trials And Appeals) including Driving While Intoxicated / Driving Under The Influence – Drug Defense (All Drugs, Including Cocaine, Marijuana, And Prescription Drugs) – All Violent Crimes (Including Murder, Homicide, Robbery, Rape, And Sexual Assault) – White Collar Defense Of Businesses And Individuals – Obscenity, Child Pornography & Online Defense – Immigration Consequences Of Criminal Proceedings and Student Discipline Defense
The two partners of the firm have handled over one thousand criminal cases covering wide range of charges.

Personal Injury
Demissie & Church handles a variety of personal injury cases involving various types of accidents including automobile accidents, slip and fall, and work-related accidents.