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Judy J. Chang, Esq.

Judy J. Chang is a California and New York licensed attorney, specializing in the field of U.S. immigration and nationality law. She is also admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Ms. Chang is the Founder and Managing Member of Judy Chang Law Firm, LLC, a bi-costal immigration law firm with offices in New York, NY, Palo Alto, CA, and Englewood Cliffs, NJ.

Having grown up in Seoul, South Korea and Montreal, Canada, Ms. Chang received her B.A. Hon. (Scholar's Electives Program) from the University of Western Ontario and her law degree (LL.B.) from the University of Toronto Law School, where she was a co-director for a legal clinic and represented the rights and interests of immigrants and refugees from many different nations.

Upon graduation from law school, Ms. Chang taught international trade law at Tianjin and Suzhou Universities in China. Before founding Judy Chang Law Firm, Judy practiced U.S. immigration and nationality law at national and global law firms as part of the international transaction team and built an excellent track record of successfully representing a diverse clientele in challenging matters.

Ms. Chang is also a regular media contributor and a frequent guest speaker on a variety of legal issues dealing with foreign businesses and immigrants. She has also served the legal and immigrant community as a Regional Governor of the International Association of Korean Lawyers, Director of Korean American league for Civic Action, and Director of Korean-American Association of San Francisco and Greater Bay Area.

For her success and leadership in her chosen field, Ms. Chang has also received the 2013 Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business Award by the Asian American Business Development Center.

Her practice goal is to provide outstanding services both to her clients and to the community at large.


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Tommy T. Kim, Esq.

Tommy Kim is a New Jersey licensed attorney focusing his practice in immigration.  Also experienced with real estate, business acquisitions and sales, and contract negotiations, Mr. Kim chooses to practice immigration because he sees the direct impact it brings to people as well as to the greater society.

Mr. Kim earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Boston College and his J.D. Degree from Michigan State University College of Law.

Following his graduation from law school and before practicing law, Mr. Kim elected to pursue a career in sports management motivated by his passion for sports. As a licensed agent he advised and represented athletes in various contract negotiations.

Mr. Kim hopes to use his knowledge and experience in assisting clients navigate the complex immigration system for new and better opportunities.


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Reshma Shah Parmar, Esq.

Ms. Parmar is a senior attorney working for Judy Chang Law Firm as Of Counsel. She has 10 years of experience working exclusively in Business Immigration Law. She is experienced in non-immigrant cases (i.e., H-1B, TN, L-1, O-1, B-1/B-2, etc.) and immigrant/green card cases (PERM, NIW, EB1) and has represented both professional individuals and corporate clients working at small and large law firms.

Through her representation efforts, she has been in contact extensively with USCIS, USDOL, USDOS and various sub immigration offices. Her cases have included individuals and fortune 500 companies as clients in the IT, science/research, medical, dental, pharmaceutical, banking, telecom, biotech, retail, architecture, education, business/marketing, fine arts/graphic design, and other sectors of the U.S. economy.

 

Ms. Parmar is an active member of the California Bar Association and the American Immigration Lawyers’ Association.


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MINHEE CHO, ESQ.

Minhee Cho is a New Jersey licensed attorney specializing in the field of U.S. Immigration and Nationality law.
Mr. Cho received his BA with Cum Laude in Sociology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and his JD with Cum Laude from the Western Michigan University Cooley Law School.  During law school, Mr. Cho served as a legal student advisor of an Immigration Clinic and advocated for the rights of low-income immigrants and refugees.
Prior to joining Judy Chang Law Firm, Mr. Cho owned and managed Law Office Cho and successfully represented clients’ interest in diverse areas, including real estate, business transactions, corporate and contract matters in addition to family and employment-based immigration cases.  This broad experience helps understand our clients’ immigration needs and plan more tailored legal strategies.
Mr. Cho is an active member of the American Immigration lawyers’ Association (AILA) and fluent in Korean.
 


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DANIEL A. EDELSON, ESQ.

Daniel Edelson is of counsel to the Judy Chang Law Firm and has over 15 years experience prosecuting and defending civil litigation claims including contract disputes, securities fraud actions, civil RICO cases, and business partner disputes. He is an accomplished advocate, recognized for his strategic thinking and also his prowess in the courtroom. Daniel previously worked with two international law firms in New York City and has also lived in South Korea and Japan. Daniel is also an experienced public speaker and has given presentations in South Korea, Central America, and the United States. He is admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York. Daniel earned his Juris Doctorate from Fordham University School of Law where he was an editor on the International Law Journal.


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Yongki Hong, Esq..

Yongki Hong, a New York licensed attorney, is an Of Counsel to our firm. His practice is focused on business immigration.

He was previously the Head Attorney of a US Immigration Department at one of the biggest immigration consulting agencies in the world located in the United Kingdom. Mr. Hong has successfully handled immigration cases for various large foreign corporate clients and individual clients, coming from Europe, Middle East, Asia, Canada, Australia, and South Africa, etc. to USA.

Early on in his career, he received broad training covering criminal law, mental hygiene law, commercial and real estate transactions, and civil matters in addition to immigration law. His experience and knowledge of other areas of law help him make unique and valuable contributions to our clients' immigration cases that often involve issues other than straight immigration goals.

He earned his Bachelor degree in Psychology as a magna cum laude from Adelphi University, and he earned his J.D. degree from Albany Law School.