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Martin DeArcangelis is a partner in the immigration law firm of DeArcangelis & DeArcangelis.  He received his J.D. from Pepperdine University, School of Law including Certification in Dispute Resolution from the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution.

Martin was a member of Pepperdine’s 2002 National Championship Trial Team and  in 2003 assisted Prof. Peter Robinson in publishing: “Centuries of Contract Common Law Can’t Be All Wrong: Why the UMA’s Exception to Mediation Confidentiality in Enforcement Proceedings Should Be Embraced and Broadened” 2003 JDisp.Resol. 135 (2003).

Prior to solely focusing on immigration law, Mr. DeArcangelis honed his advocacy skills by practicing civil litigation. Martin’s civil litigation record included drafting a number of winning motions and case strategies in both State and Federal court matters.

Mr. DeArcangelis is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and admitted to practice in California and before the Northern and Central California United States District Courts and the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Taleen DeArcangelis is a partner in the law firm of DeArcangelis & DeArcangelis. She has a J.D. from Pepperdine University, School of Law and a B.A. in Theatre from UCLA. For more than 16 years Taleen has worked exclusively in the immigration field and possesses extensive consular experience.

Taleen is a national speaker on immigration issues and consular post affairs and speaks Armenian and conversational Turkish.Mrs. DeArcangelis is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and admitted to practice in California and before the Northern and Central California United States District Courts and the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Taleen and Martin DeArcangelis’ article regarding the United States Consulate in Armenia can be found in The Visa Processing Guide and Consular Posts Handbook published by the American Immigration Lawyers Association

 

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