George Dino Pappas

Contact: 828.394.2242
Experience:
Law Schools: Widener University School of Law
University of London
Birkbeck College, University of London
Jurisdictions: Massachusetts
North Carolina
1st Circuit
4th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court

OVERVIEW

About George Dino Pappas
• I have successfully argued in North Carolina Mecklenburg District Court that a plaintiff who has threatened their undocumented spouse with "telling the immigration authorities" about their status is evidence of domestic violence. This was the first case in the United States to rule on this point. • I have adjusted the status for an applicant who was denied a green card because he once lied about his social security number. The applicant was granted a green card and today is a taxpaying resident. • I have obtained legal status and work permits for a child who was a victim of human trafficking. • I have obtained freedom for a legal permanent resident who was picked up by Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE) raid without lawful justification. • I have helped clients avoid deportation/removal marks against their records. • I have helped clients obtain U.S. Citizenship. • I helped a client obtain his green card after being denied by USCIS because he was brought to the United States when he was young child by his parents who were undocumented at the time. • I have helped clients adjust their German E Treaty employment status to obtain a green card for themselves and their family. Philosophy What is your opinion regarding clients educating themselves on legal issues? While education about legal issues is helpful, clients should not assume that this gives them the training to appear before courts or argue legal issues, let alone navigate, the complex landscape of United States Immigration authorities. Are you willing to review documents prepared by clients? I will only review documents pursuant to a consultation or documents required as evidence to help a client who has retained our firm. I do not review documents prepared by clients who seek to present such documents to U.S. Immigration authorities in a pro se context. Are you willing to coach clients who want to represent themselves? This is not a policy of our firm. Why did you dec
Directory Practice Areas
  • Immigration Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • General Civil
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Massachusetts
North Carolina
1st Circuit
4th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Languages
 SpokenWritten
GreekYes 
SpanishYesYes
Education
Widener University School of LawLL.M. (2000)Corporate Law and Finance.
University of LondonLL.B. (1998)Law.
Honors: Honors.
The London School of Economics & Political ScienceB.S. (1982)Monetary Economics.
Honors: Honors.
Birkbeck College, University of LondonM.Phil. (2009)Law
Honors: Ph.D. Thesis "The Literary-Legal Geneology of Native American Dispossession (The Marshall Trilogy Cases 1823-1832)- Expected Completion: Sept. 2013
Activities: Legal Research
Details: Native American Legal History
Professional Activities
Lawyer - Member Buncombe County Bar Association 2011-Current
Details: Member
Member American Immigration Lawyers Association 2006-Current
Member American Bar Association 2003-Current
Member Hampden County Bar Association 2003-Current
Associate Bobbit Inn, American Inns of Court 2003-Current
Professional Associations
Admitted, Massachusetts State Bar
-Current
Member, North Carolina State Bar
-Current

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USA
Telephone: +828 394.2242
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USA
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