John D. Perez Esq.

John D. Perez Esq.

Senior Partner
Location:
Newark, New Jersey
Phone:
973-522-1222
Fax:
973-522-1232
Email:

John D. Perez, the son of Spanish immigrants, has been practicing law since 1987. Mr. Perez received his undergraduate degree from William Paterson College and his Juris Doctor from the University of Bridgeport, School of Law. Mr. Perez is admitted to practice before all state and federal courts in New Jersey, including the New Jersey Supreme Court, U.S. Immigration Courts, Board of Immigration Appeals, U.S. Federal District Court for District of New Jersey, U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Second, Third, Fifth and Eleventh Circuits and the U.S. Supreme Court.

 

John D. Perez is very active in the Immigration Law and Federal Bar communities. He is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association ("AILA") and was the past treasurer for its New Jersey Chapter. Most importantly, Mr. Perez has been selected by AILA as a Mentor and is recognized as an Immigration Litigation expert. As a Mentor, he donates his time in assisting immigration practitioners with questions regarding complex issues in immigration law and litigation. Mr. Perez is also the current President of the Federal Bar Association's New Jersey Chapter and, most recently, completed an unprecedented 16-year term as a member of New Jersey's Committee on Character. The New Jersey Supreme Court first appointed him in 1992 to serve on the Committee.

In addition to his work as a practitioner and Mentor, Mr. Perez has been a speaker at several immigration law seminars throughout the United States. At one of the seminars, Mr. Perez was asked to inform and educate New Jersey Superior Court judges on issues relating to criminal aliens. He also made a presentation to the New Jersey Essex County Office of the Public Defender relating to various immigration issues. Moreover, he was a panelist at the Federal Bar Association Immigration Law Section's symposium on "Asylum and Procedure" held in Key Biscayne, Florida. Most recently, Mr. Perez served as Moderator for the Annual Federal Bar Association New Jersey Chapter's Immigration Law Seminar held in Newark, New Jersey.

As a nationally-renowned immigration attorney, Mr. Perez has personally represented clients before the USCIS and EOIR across the United States as well as consulted other attorneys on immigration-related matters in the following cities:

    Newark, New Jersey
    Mt. Laurel, New Jersey
    New York, New York
    Buffalo, New York
    Hartford, Connecticut
    Cleveland, Ohio
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Norfolk, Virginia
    Oakdale, Louisiana
    Covington, Kentucky
    Dallas, Texas
    Royal Palm Beach, Florida
    Florence, Arizona
    San Diego, California
    Harlingen, Texas
    Houston, Texas
    San Antonio, Texas
    El Paso, Texas

Mr. Perez conducts all consultations for Perez, Perez & Perez, P.C. Mr. Perez handles all of the Firm's Deportation and Removal cases before the U.S. Immigration Courts throughout the United States. Mr. Perez also prepares the Firm's EOIR appeals including appeals to the Board of Immigration Appeals, U.S. Federal District Court for District of New Jersey, U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Second, Third, Fifth and Eleventh Circuits and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Mr. Perez was named to New Jersey’s SUPER LAWYERS, Immigration Section, in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.

Areas of Practice

  • Deportation and Removal Cases

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • Supreme Court of New Jersey
  • U.S. Immigration Court
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Education

  • University of Bridgeport School of Law, Bridgeport, Connecticut
    • Juris Doctor
  • William Paterson College

Classes/Seminars

  • Panelist, Asylum and Procedure, Federal Bar Association Immigration Law Section's Symposium
  • Moderator, Annual Federal Bar Association New Jersey Chapter's Immigration Law Seminar

Honors and Awards

  • New Jersey’s Super Lawyers, Immigration Section, 2011 - 2014

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association ("AILA"), Member
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association ("AILA"), New Jersey Chapter, Past Treasurer
  • Federal Bar Association's New Jersey Chapter, President
  • New Jersey's Committee on Character, Member, 1992 - 2018