Silver Spring, MD WW/Press/May 10, 2021 – Laurence F. Johnson, Attorney with Nelson Immigration Law, PC was selected into the Top Attorneys of North America 2021-2022 edition by The Who’s Who Directories.
Nelson Immigration Law, PC is a law firm located in Silver Spring, Maryland. The firm helps people gain citizenship who do not speak or write English, providing advice and guidance for matters such as family immigration, federal court cases for processing delays, victim representation, T-Visas U-Visas, green cards, asylum, and waivers also known as “pardons.” No matter what your legal circumstances, Attorney Laurence F. Johnson and his legal team treat every client with respect and compassion and understand your situation and will take the time to listen to your story. Together, they find a legal strategy that is best suited to meet your and your family’s needs.
Founder of the firm, Laurence F. Johnson has been practicing law for more than 46 years. He handled his first immigration matter in January 1977. Mr. Johnson is admitted to the Maryland state bar. The firm’s primary focus is handling immigration matters for clients throughout the United States and at American embassies around the world. Whether you are proactively inquiring about an adjustment of status for permanent residence, seeking naturalization, applying for a visa or facing removal or deportation proceedings in immigration court, you can count on Mr. Johnson and his team to provide experienced and compassionate legal advocacy.
Since 2006 he has filed more than 20 lawsuits against the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) in United States District Court including one against the Vermont Service Center, Youssefi v. Renaud, Civil Action No. 10-cv-00428-AW, (D. Md. Mar. 11, 2011).
Mr. Johnson assisted clients with the legalization program called the Immigration Reform and Control Act, signed by President Ronald Reagan on November 6, 1986.
Mr. Johnson received his J.D., 1973 from the University of Maryland Law School, Baltimore, MD and B.A., 1970 from the University of Maryland-College Park and attended Montgomery College. He is a member of the Hispanic Bar Association of Maryland and ASISTA, a group that trains lawyers and others to advance the dignity, rights and liberty of immigrant survivors of violence.
Mr. Johnson is a published author: Maryland Law Forum, Book Review, “America, Inc., 1972.” Faculty Immigration Seminars, Faculty Member: Annual Conference on Immigration Law, Washington, D.C., June, 1990; Maryland Institute on Continuing Professional Education of Lawyers (MICPEL) 1993, 1995 and 1997. Assistant, U.S. Congressman Michael D. Barnes, 1979-1980; Maryland Public Service Commission, 1977-1978 (Special Assistant). Vice President, Washington D.C. Chapter, American Immigration Lawyers Association, 1993-1994. Chair, American Immigration Lawyers Association National Office Technology & Economics Committee, 1989; Chair, National Tele-Communications Committee, 1991-1993.
In 2000, Mr. Johnson received the President’s Award of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.
The Top Attorneys of North America, a New York based publication, distinguishes and profiles leading attorneys who have reached a recognizable degree of success and leadership in their field. The directory is valued for promoting awareness of the accomplishments within the North American legal community.