Martin Wayne Lester

Martin Wayne Lester

Lester Law
  • Immigration Law
  • District of Columbia, Florida, Maryland, Tennessee, Virginia
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Summary

I represent families and individuals seeking legal status or citizenship in the United States, entrepreneurs starting or purchasing businesses, and businesses hiring or transferring foreign workers. Our cases include adjustment of status (green cards), citizenship, fiancee visas (K1), business visas (E, L, H-1B, O-1), and people with extraordinary ability (EB-2 with National Interest Waiver).

Practice Area
  • Immigration Law
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
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Florida
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Maryland
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Tennessee
Board of Professional Responsibility of the Supreme Court of Tennessee
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Virginia
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6th Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Professional Experience
Attorney
Lester Law
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Attorney
Southern Star Immigration, P.A.
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Attorney
Fleet, Spencer & Kilpatrick, P.A.
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Attorney
Ketchel & Lester, LLP
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Woodburn S. Wesley, P.A. and Associates
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Attorney
Virginia Public Defender Commission
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Public Defender, City and County of Fairfax (2000-03); Deputy Public Defender, City of Fredericksburg and Counties of Stafford, Spotsylvania, and King George (1996-2000.
Attorney
Brownstein, Zeidman & Lore, P.L.
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Attorney
Virginia Public Defender Commission
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Assistant Public Defender, City of Alexandria
Attorney
Zuckerman, Spaeder, Goldstein, Taylor & Kolker
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Education
Yale Law School
J.D.
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Brown University
B.A. | International Relations
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Honors: Magna Cum Laude Phi Beta Kappa
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Awards
Attorney for Justice
Supreme Court of Tennessee
MidSouth Super Lawyer (Immigration)
Super Lawyers
Attorney for Justice
Supreme Court of Tennessee
International Community Leader Award
International Business Council (Chattanooga Chamber)
Pro Bono Star Certificate of Achievement
American Immigration Lawyers Association
Susan Colver Rosenberger Prize (International Relations)
Brown University
Professional Associations
American Immigration Lawyers Association
Member
- Current
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AILA Military Committee
Chair
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Activities: Oversee the AILA Military Assistance Program (MAP)
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Bridge Refugee Services
Board Chair
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AILA Military Committee
Vice-Chair
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Bridge Refugee Services
Board of Directors
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International Business Council (Chattanooga Chamber)
President
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AILA Military Committee
Member
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Consumer Protection & Unauthorized Practice of Law Action Committee
American Immigration Lawyers Association
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Advising the Small Business Client: Needs, Expectations, and Reality (chapter published in Employing International Workers, 2011 Edition)
Aspatore Books (Behind the Minds Series)
Recognizing and Combatting Human Trafficking
La Voz Del Latino
Family-Based Immigration, Part 1: Marriage to a U.S. Citizen
La Voz Del Latino
Family-Based Immigration, Part 2: Petitioning for Family Members
La Voz Del Latino
The J Visa
La Voz Del Latino
What is an "H" Visa?
La Voz Del Latino
What is an I-94, and Why is it Important?
La Voz Del Latino
Speaking Engagements
Military Immigration (Panel) , AILA National Conference
American Immigration Lawyers Association
EB-2 Visas (National Interest Waiver) , AILA MidSouth Annual Conference
AILA MidSouth Chapter
Citizenship and Naturalization , Central Florida Chapter Conference , Clearwater Beach
American Immigration Lawyers Association
Ask the Experts -- Family-Based Immigration , Central Florida Chapter Conference , Clearwater Beach
American Immigration Lawyers Association
Military Immigration (Panel) , Mid-South Chapter Conference , New Orleans
American Immigration Lawyers Association
Military Immigration (Panel) , Annual Conference , San Francisco
American Immigration Lawyers Association
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
Lester Law
4513 HIXSON PIKE
Suite 104
Chattanooga, TN 37343
Toll-Free: (423) 402-0608
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 (Today)
Sunday: Closed