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Amy Prokop

Amy Prokop


Naturalization / Citizenship and Civil Rights Lawyer
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Law Offices of Carl Shusterman
Los Angeles, CA

About Amy Prokop

Attorney Biography

During her ten years as an attorney with the Law Offices of Carl Shusterman, Amy Prokop has developed expertise and knowledge in broad range of immigration-related matters. If you need immigration help, schedule a legal consultation with Ms. Prokop via telephone, Skype or in-person. Her practice includes deportation defense for lawful permanent residents, cancellation of removal for nonresidents, fraud waivers, and applications for asylum. Ms. Prokop also handles matters involving family-based petitions, unlawful presence waivers, citizenship and naturalization matters, and employment-based immigration for registered nurses.

In addition to her practice before the USCIS and Immigration Courts, Ms. Prokop has successfully litigated over forty cases before the U.S. District Courts of California, Nebraska and Washington, DC. She wrote the legal briefs in the DeOsorio v. Mayorkas case before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, challenging the government’s restrictive interpretation of the automatic conversion clause of the Child Status Protection Act. The case is now before the Supreme Court.

Ms. Prokop regularly provides pro bono legal services through a variety of organizations including the AILA Military Assistance Program, Christian Legal Aid of Los Angeles, the Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking, and the Los Angeles County Bar.

She is a member of the State Bar of California, and is admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of the United States, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and the United States District Courts for the Central District of California and for the District of Nebraska. Ms. Prokop’s professional memberships include the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the Immigration Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and the National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild.

Ms. Prokop received her Juris Doctorate from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles in 2003. During her studies at Loyola, she received two First Honors Awards for outstanding coursework in Immigration and Criminal Law, and in the International Protection of Human Rights.

Ms. Prokop spent much of her childhood in Austria, and is proficient in German.


Practice Areas

 
Naturalization / Citizenship (43%)
 
Civil Rights (32%)
 
Visas (9%)
 
Immigration Law (8%)
 
Green Cards (8%)

Résumé - Amy Prokop

Bar Licenses

California State Bar
California
Member in Good Standing
2003

Work Experience

Law Offices of Carl Shusterman
Immigration Attorney at the Law Offices of Carl Shusterman

Education

Loyola Law School - Loyola Marymount University
Loyola Law School - Loyola Marymount University
Juris Doctorate
2003

Specialty Certifications

California Board of Legal Specialization
Board Certified Specialist
Immigration & Nationality Law
California Board of Legal Specialization

Associations

National Lawyers Guild
Member of the National Immigration Project
National Lawyers Guild

Member
American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)

Immigration Section Member
Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA)

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Amy Prokop
Law Offices of Carl Shusterman
600 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90017
www.shusterman.com
Office: 213-623-4592

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California Bar Membership -

Amy Prokop - Profile information with the State Bar of California - Find more information about Amy Prokop on the State Bar of California website, including: current status, actions affecting eligibility to practice law and disciplinary history.


Specialty Certification Information

Immigration Law Certification -

CBLS Board Certification in Immigration and Nationality Law - Lawyers certified as specialists in immigration and nationality law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization have demonstrated substantial involvement in this area of practice.


The CBLS defines the term immigration and nationality law as the practice of law dealing with "matters arising under and related to the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952, as amended (Title 8 U.S. Code), and other laws and regulations dealing with immigration and naturalization."



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