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Michael Galligan, Immigration Attorney
666 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10103-0084
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Attorney Firm:Phillips Nizer LLP
Attorney Name:Michael Galligan
Address:666 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10103-0084
Attorney Phone:212-977-9700
Attorney Fax:212-262-5152
Attorney Email:mgalligan(at)
Attorney Title:Member
Practice Areas:Immigration; International Law; Trusts And Estates
College:University of San Francisco, B.A., summa cum laude, 1969; Yale University, Ph.D., 1973; Columbia Uni
Law School:Columbia University, J.D., 1985
Immigration Attorney Michael Galligan, graduated from University of San Francisco, B.A., summa cum laude, 1969; Yale University, Ph.D., 1973; Columbia Uni Columbia University, J.D., 1985, is now working for Phillips Nizer LLP at 666 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10103-0084. The attorney is a member of The Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Member, Committee on Immigration and Nationality Law, 1990-1995; Committee on International Human Rights, 1987-1990); New York State Bar Association (Treasurer, International Law and Practice Section, 1999, Co-Chair, Committee on International Estate and Trust Law of the International Law and Practice Section, 1993—; Vice Chair, Committee on International Estate Planning of the Trusts and Estates Section, 1998—); American Immigration Lawyers Association (Co-Chair: Committee on Asylum and Refugees, 1991-1993); American Society of International Law; American Foreign Law Association; The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (Fellow, 2002—).. We suggest you contact other immigration attorneys nearby before making the very expensive decision.

Michael Galligan is one of the more than 7,000 immigration attorneys in United States. Before choosing Michael Galligan as your immigration attorney, you should consider whether Michael Galligan is a member of American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), how much he or she charges for the services, if there is any hidden attorney fee, what's the fee schedule, whether he or she has good community reputation and is able to provide a list of good references. You can also contact the Board of Professional Responsibility of the state bar, to find out if Michael Galligan has ever been placed under any disciplinary actions. If there is any such disciplinary action, avoid using his or her services. Please be aware that, though Michael Galligan's office is located at New York, NY, he or she might belong to the bar association of other states.

Focus of Lawyer's Practice and Years Practice are also very important factors in your evaluation process. The more focused the lawyer's practice areas, the better service he or she could provide. Length of practice, however, can be both positive and negative for an immigration attorney. So do not make decisions solely on one or two factors. Michael Galligan has been admitted in 1986, New York; 1987, U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York; 1989, U.S. Supreme Court. His or her practice areas include Immigration; International Law; Trusts And Estates.

Michael Galligan's college education includes University of San Francisco, B.A., summa cum laude, 1969; Yale University, Ph.D., 1973; Columbia Uni, law school degree was from Columbia University, J.D., 1985, other biographical background includes Woodrow Wilson Fellow. Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. Berger Prize in International Law. Editor, Columbia Law Review. Author: “The Hague Convention on the Law Applicable to Trusts and on Their Recognition,” Journal of Asset Protection 70, September-October 1999; "Foreign Trusts and U.S. Estate Planning: A Client-Centered Analysis," Journal of Asset Protection 24, July-August 1999; "Maintaining a Trust's U.S. Tax Status," New York Law Journal, March 25, 1999; "The 1988 Hague Convention on the Law Applicable to Succession to the Estates of Deceased Persons," New York State Bar Association Trusts and Estates Law Section Newsletter 6 (Spring 1991); "The Kosovo Crisis and Human Rights in Yugoslavia" (with Jacobs, Panner and Stern), The Record of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, April 1991; Note, "Judicial Resolution of Intra-Church Disputes," 83 Columbia Law Review 2007 (1983)..

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