By JW Law
Javerbaum Wurgaft Hicks Kahn Wikstrom & Sinins, P.C. is pleased to announce that Mr. Martin Asatrian has joined the firm as Of Counsel, chairing the firm’s Immigration Department.
Mr. Asatrian brings nearly 12 years of experience in immigration litigation. He has a substantial track record in representing immigration clients in the areas of citizenship, adjustment of status, fiancé visa, violence against women, family petitions and other areas of family-based immigration applications and petitions.
“I am excited to be working with an extraordinary group of lawyers,” said Mr. Asatrian. “I also look forward to continuing the tradition of success of the firm.”
Mr. Asatrian is a founding and managing partner of the Asatrian Law Group, where he successfully represented clients in defense of deportation, cancellation of removal applications, and various political asylum applications.
“Given the complexities of the current political landscape, the intersection between immigration and other legal services is becoming increasingly important, and it is imperative that we continue to address our clients’ overall legal needs quickly and more efficiently,” said Eric Kahn, Managing Partner at Javerbaum Wurgaft. “Martin’s experience will make him a great asset to the firm.”
“While we will primarily focus on New York and New Jersey, we are equipped to provide immigration services in all fifty states and consulates around the world,” said Mr. Asatrian, “Clients should know their rights in case of an Immigration raid at home, the workplace, or in transit. We look forward to providing diligent representation to clients in a professional and respectful manner.”
Mr. Asatrian is an adjunct professor at William Paterson University, Essex County College, and Bergen Community College in the Political Science Departments. He is also in the process of publishing a book entitled “Only in America; Case for Immigration Law and Human Rights.”
He earned his college degree from New York University and his law degree from New York Law School. He has also obtained a certificate of International Law from Oxford University, United Kingdom. He is an active member of the community and was a former board member of the Society for Orphaned Armenian Relief Society.
Founded in 1978, Javerbaum Wurgaft Hicks Kahn Wikstrom & Sinins, P.C. is a litigation boutique with numerous attorneys certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey in civil trial practice, criminal trial practice and workers’ compensation matters. The firm boasts six New Jersey locations, with offices in Springfield, Newark, Freehold, Jersey City, Mt. Laurel, and Elizabeth, as well as additional offices in New York City and suburban Atlanta. Practice areas include immigration, personal injury, criminal defense, worker compensation and numerous other litigation specialties.