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Immigration Attorney Ellen Ma Lee
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600 Wilshire Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90017
600 Wilshire BoulevardUSCaliforniaLos Angeles90017
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Friday 9AM–5PMSaturday ClosedSunday ClosedMonday 9AM–5PMTuesday 9AM–5PMWednesday 9AM–5PMThursday 9AM–5PM

Ms. Lee has been practicing immigration law since 1975.  She specializes in family based and marriage cases as well as naturalization matters. Over the years, Ms. Lee has successfully helped a vast amount of people obtain marriage visas, fiancée visas and assisted many permanent residents in becoming U.S citizens.

Ms. Lee has also served on the national Board of Governors of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), was the Chairperson of AILA, Southern California Chapter, and is active in various AILA activities.

Her hard work and commitment in immigration law, have helped her earn the highest rating (“AV”) in legal ability and ethics from the prestigious Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory. She has also organized innovative seminars including a three-day conference in which various U.S. Consuls from posts in Asia, Canada and Mexico made presentations and answered questions. In addition she has also organized seminars on waivers of excludability and deportability and others which featured the U.S. Consul from Guangzhou, China and the Consul representing the People’s Republic of China.

Mrs. Lee has also taken the role of Editor-in-Chief of a major AILA publication and has spoken at various AILA Conferences on the national, state and local levels.  Not to mention that she is a member of the national Board of Trustees of the American Immigration Law Foundation.

She testified before the President’s Select Commission on Immigration and Refugee Policy; served on the Executive Committee of the Immigration Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association; participates in numerous liaison committees with the Los Angeles District Office of USCIS; and is a volunteer legal advisor to the Chinatown Service Center.

Year after year, she has been voted as a Super Lawyer in Southern California by her colleagues in the bar.

She is also fluent in various Chinese dialects.

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" of immigration attorney Ellen Ma Lee and paralegal Elsa Garcia."
"I'm grateful that my husband and I have finally received our green card."
"If you want the best, the Law Offices of Carl Shusterman is it!"
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Aggie Cooke
a month ago
Ellen and Elsa made a confusing and stressful process simple and pleasant! Dream team! Thank you!
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Polina Ribkoff
4 months ago
I would like to thank Ellen, Elsa and Mr. Carl Shusterman for helping and guiding me through my green card process successfully. My special thanks are addressed to Ellen and Elsa for the exceptional and professional attitude towards my challenging case and myself, paying great attention to the details and living the situation basically with me. I met a few other lawyers before I talked to Mr. Carl Shusterman and met Ellen, and I did not feel they were passionate about their job. After I spoke to Ellen I felt this passion towards everything that Ellen and Elsa do. Ellen always answered all my questions and helped me with all concerns in no time. She was the wise advisor in all situations I had in immigration process. My case has ended successfully a few weeks ago and I would recommend Ellen and Elsa without any reservation for the most challenging cases. I appreciate their level of expertise and individual approach to the case.
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Esther Baker
7 months ago
We are very pleased with the service and professionalism of our lawyer Ellen Ma and Paralegal Ana Cruz at Carl Shusterman law offices, even though we moved out of state and did most of this via Skype and email. We would recommend this company for immigration needs. I now have my Green Card in hand. Thank you. Esther
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rosalia decano
a year ago
Great Legal Team!! Passionate, trustworthy and knowledgeable I had a great experience with the legal processing of my visa on their team. I appreciate the patience of Ms. Elsa Garcia to answer all my questions. Special thanks to Atty. Ellen, who guided me on what to expect for my interview which turned out successful. I felt their passion to make their clients feel satisfied and informed on whatever is happening to the application. I was well thought on the step by step process and they checked it carefully to make sure everything is correct. I highly recommend Law offices of Carl Shurtersman for your immigration processing.
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Zara Jethani
4 months ago
Green card for my mother: I'm giving the office 5 star because of Elsa Garcia, the paralegal assigned to my case and Atty Ellen Lee. The process went very smoothly because of their help. My initial consultation was a phone call with Carl Shusterman and another colleague. It was a bit disorganized and he spent half of the paid consultation time talking about the fees which was very off-putting. I recommend they revise this. However, I had worked with his office before so continued with the process. After the initial experience, the remaining interactions were great and they were very attentive to my questions. Thanks!
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Takeshi Sumida
6 months ago
Ellen made my case extremely easy. Her experience and knowledge was able to answer all of my questions and out my concerns to rest. The process was easy and her staff made sure I was looped in to all that was going on. Immigration issues can be tricky but you can besure that with Ellen and you have the very best on your side.
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Chandana Mulamalla
5 months ago
Attorney Raj Iyer/Sr, Paralegal Judith Lu are handling my immigration process. Judy is very friendly,prompt and extremely professional. She always had the right answers and always provided feedback within the stipulated time. She is very supportive and is guiding me through the complex and stressful process of immigration. So far, she handled my H1b application twice and will handle my Green Card process. I would recommend Judy Lu, Raj Iyer of Law Offices of Carl Shusterman to anyone who needs immigration processing. Thank you Judy for all the help so far and in the future.
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Musubi sushi
11 months ago
If you want the best, the Law Offices of Carl Shusterman is it! From day one, they took care of me and my immigration needs. They made filing paperwork simple, kept in contact with me about the progress of my case, made no errors whatsoever, and were the friendliest people. I was able to make payment arrangements, according to my income, so they really worked with me. Ellen Ma Lee was such a pleasant person. She was so knowledgeable; She guided me and my husband perfectly through our interview and made us feel secure and confident. Everyone who works here really knows what they are doing. This law firm is seriously the best out there, so if anyone is looking for the right people to turn to, please do not look any further and contact them. I am now waiting for my green card and will be applying for my citizenship very soon, all thanks to this amazing group of people.
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