Melanie Shapiro | Norwood Immigration Lawyer

Melanie  Melanie Lawyer

Melanie Shapiro

Experienced and passionate immigration lawyer

Immigration, Deportation, Visa, Appeals

http://www.melanieshapiroesq.com

800-809-3320


VERIFIED 

  • Profile LAWPOINTS65/ 100
    LAWPOINTS™ measure the overall completeness of a Lawyer's profile. More complete profiles are ranked higher and help visitors select the right lawyer faster.
    We help paid Members build more complete and informative profiles.
    LAWPOINTS™ do not measure a Lawyer's reputation.
    More Info for Lawyers
  • No Misconduct Found 
  • Accepts Credit Cards 
  • Accepts Lawyer Referrals 
  • Reviews Pro Bono Cases 
  • 800-809-3320

Please include all relevant details from your case including where, when, and who it involves. Case details that can effectively describe the legal situation while also staying concise generally receive the best responses from lawyers.

By submitting this lawyer request, I confirm I have read and agree to the Consent to Receive Messages, Terms of Use, and Privacy Policy
Attorney Melanie Shapiro opened the Law Office of Melanie Shapiro in 2014. She represents clients from about 60 countries. She is licensed to practice law in Massachusetts, in the Federal District Court of Massachusetts, in Immigration Court, the Board of Immigration Appeals, and the First Circuit Court of Appeals. Attorney Shapiro is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and the LGBT Asylum Task Force. She has written several papers and articles. Attorney Shapiro enjoys mentoring aspiring lawyers, collaborating with colleagues, and educating immigrants on their rights.

She completed her Juris Doctorate at Roger Williams University School of Law, where she was a Public Interest Scholar. She won an excellence achievement award for her work in the Immigration Clinic. Attorney Shapiro graduated from University of Rhode Island’s honors program summa cum laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in Women’s Studies. She received the Robert A. Rainville Leadership Award, the President’s Award for Academic Excellence, and the Mother Jones Award.

Attorney Shapiro has been named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers from 2016-Present. AILA designated her a Pro Bono Star in 2014.  She has taught workshops, done trainings, spoken to different schools, organizations, and communities. If you are interested in having Attorney Shapiro speak, lead a workshop, or run a training, contact her office.

Attorney Shapiro enjoys spending time with her daughter, partner, and dog, outdoor activities, and painting. She is on the board of the Dedham Art Association and her paintings, inspired by clients, can be found around the office.
Position Organization Location Duration
OwnerLaw Office of Melanie Shapiro, LLCNorwood, MAPresent
School Degree Major Graduation
Roger Williams University School of LawJ.D. Law School2012  
University of Rhode IslandBachelors2009
State / Court Date
Massachusetts2012
  • Human Rights Campaign | Member | 2014 - Present
    Women's Bar Association | Member | 2013 - Present
    American Immigration Lawyers Association | Member | 2013 - Present
    Citizens Against Trafficking | Co-founder | 2008 - Present
    American Immigration Lawyers Association | Law Student Liasion | 2015 - 2016
  • Pro Bono Star | AILA | 2015
    CALI Award for Immigration Clinic | CALI | 2011
    CALI Award for Genocide & Atrocity Crimes | CALI | 2011
    Robert A Rainville Leadership Award | University of Rhode Island | 2009
    President's Award for Academic Excellence | University of Rhode Island | 2009
    Mother Jone's Award | Iolta Iolta Iolta | 2009
  • Wake Forest Law Review | Decriminalized Prostitution: Impunity for Violence and Exploitation | 2017
    American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) VOICE | Navigating One-Parent SIJS Cases | 2015
    Working paper | Decriminalized Prostitution in Rhode Island: Impunity for Violence and Exploitation | 2015
    RWU Law Magazine | Culture of Impunity: laws are only worth their weight in enforcement | 2014
    The Providence Journal | Impunity for Sex Trafficking in Rhode Island | 2013
    Academia.edu | No Child Left Behind: Undocumented Children in Rhode Island Cannot Be Turned Away From Public Education | 2011
    Citizens Against Trafficking | BDSM: A Case of Human Trafficking | 2010
    Digital Commons | Sex Trafficking and Decriminalized Prostitution in Rhode Island | 2009
    Citizens Against Trafficking | Prostitution at the Strip Clubs | 2009
Sun. Mon. Tue. Wed. Thu. Fri. Sat.
9:00 am
-
5:00 pm
9:00 am
-
5:00 pm
9:00 am
-
5:00 pm
9:00 am
-
5:00 pm
9:00 am
-
5:00 pm

Melanie Shapiro has been a Premium Member since December 15, 2020.
Lawyers with longer memberships tend to have more experience so we use the Membership date to help prioritize lawyer listings on search pages.

Verified Credentials Date Verified
(2012) Licensed as Attorney in Massachusetts. Verified with The Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers.December 15, 2020

Above credentials have been verified independently by Lawyer.com.

As a service to our visitors and members, Lawyer.com displays the credentials for Premium Lawyer Profiles which Lawyer.com has independently verified. These are displayed at the at the 'Verified Credentials' table. Lawyer.com independently verifies these credentials when a lawyer signs up for a Premium Lawyer Profile. Each Premium Profile lawyer also certifies that they are licensed to practice as an attorney in their state, that they are in good standing with their applicable bar, and that they will notify Lawyer.com if this changes while they have an active profile.

My office specializes in asylum, removal defense, family petitions, naturalization, appeals, visas, and waivers.

Fee: Call today to learn more about my fee structure.

Service Type: Private

Language: English | Spanish | Portuguese

https://www.lawyer.com/seal/5120291i.png, https://www.lawyer.com/seal/5120291p.png, https://www.lawyer.com/seal/5120291f.png, https://www.lawyer.com/seal/5120291v.png, https://www.lawyer.com/seal/d/featured-medium.png, https://www.lawyer.com/seal/d/verified-medium.png, https://www.lawyer.com/seal/d/featured-small.png, https://www.lawyer.com/seal/d/verified-small.png,

Lawyer.com has verified the credentials of this lawyer. To recommend or link to this lawyer as a trusted attorney, we have provided a list of sample links. Please choose the one that meet your needs.

Want a Premium Customized Photo Badge?

Call Toll Free: 800-620-0900

Lawyer Badge
Image Link 1
Melanie Shapiro  Lawyer Badge
Corresponding HTML Codes
<div id="Lcom"><a href="//www.lawyer.com/melanie-shapiro-norwood-ma.html"><img alt="Lawyer.com" src="//www.lawyer.com/seal/5120291i.png"></a></div><script type="text/javascript" src="//www.lawyer.com/seal.js"></script>
Image Link 2
Melanie Shapiro  Lawyer Badge
Corresponding HTML Codes
<div id="Lcom"><a href="//www.lawyer.com/melanie-shapiro-norwood-ma.html"><img alt="Lawyer.com" src="//www.lawyer.com/seal/5120291p.png"></a></div><script type="text/javascript" src="//www.lawyer.com/seal.js"></script>
Image Link 3
Melanie Shapiro  Lawyer Badge
Corresponding HTML Codes
<div id="Lcom"><a href="//www.lawyer.com/melanie-shapiro-norwood-ma.html"><img alt="Lawyer.com" src="//www.lawyer.com/seal/5120291f.png"></a></div><script type="text/javascript" src="//www.lawyer.com/seal.js"></script>
Image Link 4
Melanie Shapiro  Lawyer Badge
Corresponding HTML Codes
<div id="Lcom"><a href="//www.lawyer.com/melanie-shapiro-norwood-ma.html"><img alt="Lawyer.com" src="//www.lawyer.com/seal/5120291v.png"></a></div><script type="text/javascript" src="//www.lawyer.com/seal.js"></script>
Image Link 5
Melanie Shapiro  Lawyer Badge
Corresponding HTML Codes
<div id="Lcom"><a href="//www.lawyer.com/melanie-shapiro-norwood-ma.html"><img alt="Lawyer.com" src="//www.lawyer.com/seal/5120291d/featured-medium.png"></a></div><script type="text/javascript" src="//www.lawyer.com/seal.js"></script>
Image Link 6
Melanie Shapiro  Lawyer Badge
Corresponding HTML Codes
<div id="Lcom"><a href="//www.lawyer.com/melanie-shapiro-norwood-ma.html"><img alt="Lawyer.com" src="//www.lawyer.com/seal/5120291d/verified-medium.png"></a></div><script type="text/javascript" src="//www.lawyer.com/seal.js"></script>
Image Link 7
Melanie Shapiro  Lawyer Badge
Corresponding HTML Codes
<div id="Lcom"><a href="//www.lawyer.com/melanie-shapiro-norwood-ma.html"><img alt="Lawyer.com" src="//www.lawyer.com/seal/5120291d/featured-small.png"></a></div><script type="text/javascript" src="//www.lawyer.com/seal.js"></script>
Image Link 8
Melanie Shapiro  Lawyer Badge
Corresponding HTML Codes
<div id="Lcom"><a href="//www.lawyer.com/melanie-shapiro-norwood-ma.html"><img alt="Lawyer.com" src="//www.lawyer.com/seal/5120291d/verified-small.png"></a></div><script type="text/javascript" src="//www.lawyer.com/seal.js"></script>
Text Link 1
Corresponding HTML Codes
<div id="Lcom" style="width:250px;text-align:center;background-color: #fbaa02;padding:3px;"><a href="http://www.lawyer.com/melanie-shapiro-norwood-ma.html" style="color: #fff;text-decoration:none;size: 12px;">Lawyer.com Featured: Melanie Shapiro</a></div> <script type="text/javascript" src="http://www.lawyer.com/seal.js"></script>
Text Link 2
Corresponding HTML Codes
<div id="Lcom" style="width:250px;text-align:center;background-color: #fbaa02;padding:3px;"><a href="http://www.lawyer.com/melanie-shapiro-norwood-ma.html" style="color: #fff;text-decoration:none;size: 12px;">Lawyer.com Verified: Melanie Shapiro</a></div> <script type="text/javascript" src="http://www.lawyer.com/seal.js"></script>
Change Date Change Field Previous Content
Melanie Shapiro
60 Guild Street
Suite 2
Norwood, MA 02062
42.1899,-71.200068

MAIN LOCATION

60 Guild Street
Suite 2
Norwood, MA 02062


Other Locations:

WEBSITE

LAWYER BADGES

Melanie Shapiro  Lawyer Badge

Lawyer.com has verified the credentials of this lawyer. To recommend or link to this lawyer as a trusted attorney.

More Badges

SAMPLE LEGAL CASES

Now Chatting...