Over the years, I have recovered tens of millions of dollars for my injured clients and helped thousands of individuals obtain immigration benefits, whether in the US or abroad. It's truly rewarding to be able to help someone achieve the American dream for themselves or their family.
Awards and Accolades for Legal Achievement
Since 2008, I have been selected for inclusion in the list of New Jersey Super Lawyers ® by Thomson Reuters. I have also been honored for selection in the 2014 - 2016 editions of The Best Lawyers in America©. I am licensed to practice law in the State of New Jersey and in Immigration Courts across the United States.
Dedication Inside and Outside the Courtroom
For the past 10 years, I have fought for comprehensive immigration reform in Washington D.C. In 2012, I served as Chapter Chair for the American Immigration Lawyers Association's New Jersey Chapter, an organization I have been a member of since 1993. I have also lobbied for change in Washington on behalf the American Immigration Lawyers Association. I am currently on various Immigration Committees in New Jersey including the Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) Committee and the Office of Chief Counsel (OCC) Committee as well as the Media and Advocacy Committee. This deep involvement makes me unique in the field of immigration law. As an active member of various organizations, I am able to provide my clients with the best resources to assist them.
Lloyd E. Bennett is an active member in the following:
• Hudson County Bar Associations
• New Jersey Association for Justice
• New Jersey Bar Association
• North Hudson Lawyers Group
• Super Lawyers® 2008-2016
• The American Immigration Lawyers Association (New Jersey & New York City Chapter)
Education & Personal Life
I started the firm in Hudson County in 1987 after graduating from Newark's Seton Hall University School of Law. Prior to law school, I received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Ithaca College in 1984. As the third generation of legal professionals, I am proud to continue the legacy of my father and grandfather who were well-respected attorneys in the North Jersey legal community.
I am frequently contributing to magazines and newspapers in Hudson County concerning immigration information and I have spoken to various civic organizations and at other gatherings about immigration law issues. I have also been featured on TV and Radio discussing these issues. If you would like me to speak to your organization feel free to contact me.When I am not practicing law, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, biking, exercising, skiing and spinning at Soul Cycle in NYC.
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