On November 22, 2021, Attorney Andrew J. Fishkin posted this message on LawyerFish.com. That site will be redirected to maisonimmigration.com and we wanted to preserve Andrew’s message. The message may be seen below:
Since 2006 it has been an honor and a privilege to represent clients in their immigration and criminal cases. During that time I have always strived to represent my clients zealously, often through long and complex cases that crossed back and forth between the immigration courts and agencies and the criminal courts, with a very high rate of success. I look back fondly at the many clients over the years who went from a desperate situation of detention and even deportation and through hard work are now lawful permanent residents and even United States citizens.
For most of that time, I have operated in Bakersfield, California and appeared mostly before the USCIS Fresno Field Office, the Los Angeles, Van Nuys and San Francisco Immigration Courts and the Kern, Tulare and Los Angeles County Superior Courts, where I’ve worked with, opposite and in front of too many outstanding officers, attorneys and judges who were professional, kind and most importantly, dedicated to the principals of justice that are at the heart of our American legal system and way of life.
After almost 16 years practicing law and representing clients, it is now my time to say farewell as I move on to a new position as an Immigration Judge. To all whom I’ve consulted, served and advised, you have my sincere and heartfelt gratitude. While I will no longer practice immigration or criminal law, I can highly recommend Maison Law, which will operate out of the same building my office was in, and which has set up a team of attorneys that I know will continue to serve this great community.
Thank you, and be well.