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Mazur Law Firm Team provides skilled assistance to individuals, businesses and families regarding their immigration law matters. Whether you need help fighting removal proceedings or wish to bring a family member to the United States, we will provide you with the answers to your immigration law questions.

Francois-Ihor Mazur, Esq.

Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, 2001
  • New York Bar Association, 1992
  • U.S. Federal Courts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania

Education

  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence cum laude – 1991
    • Articles Editor, Journal of International Business Law, 1990 – 1991
  • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts cum laude – 1987

Published Works

  • Risk Management of Financial Derivative Products (Co-Author with Brandon Becker), 21 J. Corp. L. 177, 1995

Past Employment Positions

  • Securities and Exchange Commission, Division of Market Regulation, Attorney

Languages

  • French
  • Ukrainian

Iryna Mazur, Esq.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

01/2002 – present  Mazur Law Firm, PC, Philadelphia, PA

Extensive experience in all aspects of immigration law with substantial involvement in hundreds of cases related to the US/Ukraine consular processing; business and investment immigration; family immigration and protection from domestic violence in immigration law; international adoption; asylum requests from Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Georgia, before both the asylum office and the immigration court; general experience in area of domestic relations issues, including protection from abuse matters, divorce and custody; property law; trusts and estates, including cases involving multi-jurisdictional issues between the United States and Ukraine; specific issues relating to family, real estate, criminal, commercial, constitutional and other laws in Ukraine, Russia, and other countries of Eastern Europe and Central Asia. General assistance in law office management

  • 10/1999 – 05/2001      Antimonopoly State Committee of Ukraine, Lviv Regional Division, Lviv, Ukraine, Chief of Law Department
  • 09/1998 – 10/1999      Law Firm “De Jure, Lviv, Ukraine, Legal Counsel
  • 12/1997 – 05/1998      “Gal-Impeks” Glass Factory, Lviv, Ukraine, Legal Counsel

EDUCATION

  • 08/2007 – 05/2009 – Temple University, Beasley School of Law, Master of Laws (LLM) in International Law, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2001 – Academy of Management Affiliated with the Administration of the President of Ukraine, Advance training for government employees of IV-X rank
  • 09/1994 – 06/2000 – Lviv National University, Law School, JD, Lviv, Ukraine  

PUBLICATIONS

  • Co-author of Periodical Articles in Ukrainian Newspaper MEEST, January 2002 – 2007, Philadelphia, PA
  • “Interview” published in Galytski Kontrakty, March 2001, Lviv, Ukraine
  • “Discussion of Border Trading Issues” published in Partner in the East, April 2001, Poland
  • “Leasing Communal Property in Lviv State”, published in Business Executives’ Handbook, 1997, Lviv, Ukraine
  • “Land Ownership in Lviv State” published in Business Executives’ Handbook, 1997, Ukraine, Lviv
  • Interviewed for various articles in newspapers and TV features regarding current developments in Ukraine

MEMBERSHIP

Ukrainian American Bar Association

  • 2014 –  Member

Association of Ukrainian Lawyers, Lviv Regional Charter, Lviv, Ukraine

1996 – present     Member, representative in the U.S.

1998 – 2000  Assistant of Vice President of World Congress of Ukrainian Lawyers

Pennsylvania Bar Association

SEMINARS ATTENDED     

  • 09/2000 – “Effective Competition Policy” by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development and the United States Federal Trade Commission         
  • 06/1999 – “Private Legal Practice Management” by American Bar Association/ Central & East European Law Initiative          
  • 04-05/1999 – American Law for Ukrainian Legal Professionals Program, University of Delaware

LANGUAGES – English, Ukrainian, and Russian

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Call: 215-364-1200 or email: attorneymazur@gmail.com