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Christopher Helt

Christopher Helt

Nationally recognized removal defense attorney. Nationwide practice.
  • Immigration Law
  • Illinois
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Lawyer Rating and Reviews
Legal Knowledge
5.0/5.0
Legal Analysis
5.0/5.0
Communication Skills
5.0/5.0
Ethics and Professionalism
5.0/5.0
James McClintick
James McClintick January 5, 2020
Rating: 10 Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
Chris is highly experienced, intelligent, and dedicated to his clients. Anyone with a problem relating to immigration or removal defense will be in good hands with this outstanding, caring attorney.
Client Reviews
Lucy S. July 17, 2023
Kind, Courteous, and Professional Chris was a life changing blessing! I would highly recommend his services to anyone. Chris was honest, informative, straightforward and regularly kept me up to date. I felt like he genuinely cared about my case. Thank you!
George Sainsbury August 3, 2022
Fantastic experience! Supportive, thorough and highly knowledgeable . The Helt group were fantastic! Chris in particular was extremely supportive through a very complicated process. Chris is extremely knowledgeable and up-to-date with immigration procedures and policies. I would highly recommend the Helt Group and Chr is.
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Biography

Christopher Helt, Esq. of The Helt Law Group LLC is a nationally recognized removal defense immigration attorney, providing legal counsel to immigrants, nationwide.

Practice Area
Immigration Law
Asylum, Citizenship, Deportation Defense, Family Visas, Green Cards, Immigration Appeals, Investment Visas, Marriage & Fiancé(e) Visas, Student Visas, Visitor Visas, Work Visas
Video Conferencing
  • Skype
  • Zoom
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
Supreme Court of Illinois
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2nd Circuit
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5th Circuit
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6th Circuit
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7th Circuit
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9th Circuit
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11th Circuit
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Federal Circuit
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U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Managing Member
Helt Law Group, LLC.
- Current
President
National Trial Lawyers
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National Trial Lawyers Top 10 Immigration Law section president. https://thenationaltriallawyers.org/
Adjunct Faculty
Loyola University Chicago
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Education
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
J.D. (1994) | Law
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Loyola University Chicago
B.A. (1990) | Political Science & Government
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Awards
AV Preeminent Peer Rating
Martindale-Hubbell®
Client's Choice Award
Avvo
Client Champion - GOLD
Martindale-Hubbell
Distinguished Lawyer Award
Lawyers of Distinction
Chicago's Top Rated Lawyers (Immigration)
ALM Legal Leaders
Litigator of the Year - Immigration
American Institute of Trial Lawyers
Illinois Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
Humanitarian Award
LULAC
FBI Director's Community Leadership Award
FBI
Who's Who in American Law
Marquis Who's Who in America
Professional Associations
American Immigration Lawyers Association
Member
Current
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Illinois State Bar Association
Member
Current
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American Society of Legal Advocates
Member
Current
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Loyola Academy Bar Association
Member
Current
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Chicago Bar Association
Member
Current
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American Bar Association
Member
Current
Activities: Military Pro Bono Project
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Chicago FBI Explorers
General Counsel & Board Member
Current
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National Trial Lawyers Top 10 Immigration
President
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Activities: National Trial Lawyers Top 10 Immigration Law section president, 2024-25. https://thenationaltriallawyers.org/
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Publications
Articles & Publications
The Immigration Paradox: Why We Love Our Migrant Past But Hate Our Migrant Present
Haute Living/Haute Lawyer
Terrorists Strike Pakistan: Changed Country Conditions And Filing A Motion To Reopen Or BIA Remand. A Practice Advisory
American Immigration, LLC (ILW.com)
Immigration Reform On The Minds Of Lawmakers, The Public And Now The High Court: How Will The Court Rule With Alito And Roberts On The Bench
American Immigration, LLC (ILW.com)
Practice Advisory: Response To ILW.COM's articles/comments concerning the AR-11 issue.
American Immigration, LLC (ILW.com)
Speaking Engagements
Asylum & Immigration Issues, Northwestern University School of Law
Immigration
Immigration & Islam in The United States Islamic History Course (Dept of History)
2014
A Person to Person History: 9/11 Survivors Visit Loyola University
Symposium Loyola University
2010
Criminal Justice Ethics...Tough Decisions for Lawyers, Judges, Police and Other Professionals.
Law and Ethics
2005
Websites & Blogs
Website
Christopher Helt's Website Profile
Website
The Helt Law Group Website
Blog
www.immigrationstudies.blogspot.com
Contact & Map
The Helt Law Group, LLC.
Chicago Office
10 South Riverside Plaza
Suite 875
Chicago, IL 60606
Toll-Free: (888) 739-6794
Telephone: (312) 266-0531
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)
Notice: Video Chat via Zoom and Skype available.
The Helt Law Group, LLC.
Atlanta Office
260 Peachtree NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
Toll-Free: (888) 739-6794
Telephone: (404) 806-0527
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