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A Different Take on Visas & Immigration – Having searched for the best immigration lawyer and attorney, clients know that at RelisLaw,  we do things differently. We are an award-winning immigration law firm, where your situation and your needs are our prime focus.  We provide you with a caring and positive experience, protecting you from what is otherwise a stressful situation.

Your case will be prepared with meticulous legal research and skill in all areas of immigration law, then vigorously pursued for you through every available avenue. You will receive excellence and integrity in the quality of your representation. This combined with highly personalized, compassionate service, as we are committed to the daily well-being of everyone in our client family.

Immigration law is complex, changing regularly, and full of technicalities. When you want to build a future in the U.S. and North America, you need experienced and dedicated legal counsel to help ensure that your interests and rights are protected.

Dr. Tamara Relis has been a lawyer since 1998, having also been a U.S. law professor of Evidence, of Conflict Resolution, and of Human Rights. She is a published legal scholar, and has won various highly competitive postdoctoral awards for legal research. She is a top-trained trial lawyer, having represented over 100 cases in courts. L’avocate parle aussi français!

Dr. Relis and RelisLaw have won AVVO CLIENT CHOICE AWARDS for immigration CLIENT SATISFACTION in 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017 & 2016 and have won 5 stars out of 93 reviews on AVVO. RelisLaw has been chosen by as a select top firm among over 1900 immigration lawyers in the State. Dr. Relis has also received 2021, 2020 & 2019  rare recognition by SUPERLAWYERS, Rising Stars, as among the top 2.5% of all state lawyers selected. She has also been recognized among the top 1% of most qualified and distinguished USA attorneys, and top 100 immigration lawyers for the State by the Association of American Trial Lawyers. The American Institute Of Legal Counsel has also ranked her 10 Best Immigration Counsel for Client Satisfaction in 2019 & 2018, recognizing her exceptional performance.

Tamara has won 5 elite postdoctoral awards for her legal research-based work (ESRC, BA, Columbia University/LSE). She is the author of Clients’ Perceptions in Litigation and Mediation (Cambridge University Press 2009, 2011), which focuses on how lawyers and the legal system must improve to meet clients’ needs, and The Purchase of Human Rights (Oxford University Press, forthcoming). She has also been a Postdoctoral Legal Researcher from 2005-2018 (Columbia University Law School & LSE Law Faculty & South Asia Centre). 

Tamara’s work and awards focus on human rights and clients’ rights, for more attention to people’s needs within justice systems. Her work has been taught in law schools around the world. She has been invited over 50 times to speak about her work and deep concern for justice for individuals in difficult circumstances globally, in Japan, China, USA, Canada, England, Scotland, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Croatia, India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Botswana, Mexico, Australia, and South Africa.

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  • Defending and Fighting for You - a Team led by an Accomplished Immigration & Trial Lawyer, experienced as Law Professor of Evidence & Human Rights
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