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JohnPatrickPrattEsq.
Miami, Florida
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John Patrick Pratt received his Bachelors of Arts from Florida State University with honors in 1994. He graduated from Tulane University School of Law, receiving his juris doctor degree in 1997. Mr. Pratt also studied abroad at the University of Paris, and is fluent in Spanish. Mr. Pratt is admitted to the bar of the State of Florida, District of Columbia, United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and United States Supreme Court. He is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, and the American Bar Association.

Mr. Pratt has appeared numerous times on local, national, and international television as a commentator analyzing immigration and nationality law matters. He is a frequent speaker in immigration matters in national and local conferences. In addition, Mr. Pratt's biography has been selected for inclusion in Who's Who in American Law, Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the World, and the South Florida Legal Guide selected him as an Up-and-Coming Attorney. Furthermore, has been selected as one of the top attorneys in Immigration and Nationality law by the publication Best Lawyers in America and is AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell that indicates the highest level of legal ability & ethics.

Mr. Pratt concentrates in all areas of immigration and nationality law, including employment based immigrant and nonimmigrant petitions, deportation or removal, and federal court litigation.

Published Articles:

Attorney John Pratt is featured in the 2009 Class of Top Lawyers published by the South Florida Legal Guide.
Areas of Practice:
Administrative Law
Business Organizations
Constitutional Law
Criminal Law
Employment Law -- Employee
Employment Law -- Employer
Family Law
Immigration & Naturalization Law
Bar Admissions:
Florida, 1998
District of Columbia, 1999
U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 1998
U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1998
U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 2002
U.S. Supreme Court, 2001
Education:
Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1997
J.D.


Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, USA, 1994
B.A.
Major: Philosophy


Classes/Seminars Taught:
Motions to Reopen & Reconsider: Strategies That Work, 2009 AILA Annual Immigration Law Update


Update on Relief from Removal: 212(h), 212(i), 237(a)(1)(H), & Cancellation of Removal, 30th Annual Immigration Law Update


Applying for Relief before the Courts, USCIS, or Consulates, 29th Annual Immigration Law Update


Featured speaker at the 26th and 24th Annual Immigration Law Update on 2005 and 2003, respectively, Florida Bar and the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)


Featured speaker at the 2005 and 2004 Annual Immigration Seminar, American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)


I-601 Waiver Workshop: How to Prepare & File Documentation, 2007 AILA Annual Conference on Immigration Law


BIA & Federal Court Update: Strategies for Dealing with Bad Precedent - Business & Enforcement, 28th Annual Immigration Law Update


The Road to Naturalization, AILA Fundamentals Conference


Naturalization or Derivative Status, 2003 AILA Annual Conference on Immigration Law


Honors and Awards:
Certified by the Florida Bar as a "Specialist" in Immigration and Nationality Law


Florida Monthly Magazine as one of Florida's Top Lawyers, 2008


Best Lawyers in America - Immigration, 2005 - 2009


Who's Who in American Law; The Marquis Who's Who Publication Board, 2002, 2005, 2009


Who's Who in the World


Top Up & Comers - Attorney, South Florida Legal Guide, 2008, 2009


AV Peer Review Rated - Preeminent Rating Ethics & Legal Ability; Martindale-Hubbell


Who's Who Legal-Official Research Partner of the International Bar Association, Law Business Research Ltd., 2008


Board Certification in Immigration & Nationality Law, The Florida Bar, 2005


Legal Guide - South Florida Top Lawyers


Professional Associations and Memberships:
American Bar Association, 1998 - Present
Member


American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), 1999 - Present
Member


Board of Directors of AILA South Florida Chapter
Member


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Kurzban Kurzban Weinger Tetzeli and Pratt P.A.
2650 SW 27th Avenue
Miami FL 33133

Telephone: 305-444-0060
Toll-Free: 800-730-0007
Fax: 305-444-3503
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Kurzban Kurzban Weinger Tetzeli and Pratt P.A.
10752 Deerwood Park Boulevard South
Jacksonville FL 32256

Telephone: 904-536-3556
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