Jacob T. Muklewicz

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Jacob T.Muklewicz
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Phone: 801.532.1234
Direct: 801.536.6896

Mr. Muklewicz counsels and advises large multinational corporations, local businesses, individual investors and professionals in areas involving employment-based immigration law.

Mr. Muklewicz has presented at state bar associations and published articles on topics concerning employment-based immigration and compliance with employment verification regulations.

  • Advises companies and foreign nationals in connection E, H-1B, H-2B, H-3, L-1, TN, O, P, and R non-immigrant visa petitions.
  • Assists foreign nationals seeking permanent residence (green cards).
  • Consults with clients regarding the labor certification (PERM) process.
  • Advises multinational managers, foreign nationals with extraordinary ability, and outstanding professors and researchers in connection with I-140 immigrant petitions.
  • Counsels and advises immigrant investors with EB-5 cases.
  • Represents foreign medical graduates with J-1 status seeking waivers of the two-year home residence requirement through state Conrad 30 programs as well as the Delta Regional Authority and Appalachian Regional Commission.
  • Counsels foreign medical graduates seeking permanent residence through the National Interest Waiver process.
  • Works with employers to develop, maintain and improve employment verification procedures in compliance with I-9 and E-Verify requirements and conducts internal I-9 audits to ensure compliance with federal and state laws.
  • Provides training to managers and Human Resources staff regarding proper I-9 completion, re-verification, and compliance with E-Verify requirements.

Practice Areas

Accomplishments

Academic

The Ohio State University College of Law (J.D. and Certificate in International Trade and Development, 2001)

  • 1999 Pulaski Scholarship Award in Law – Board of Cuyahoga County Commissioners
  • Foreign Language Area Studies Fellow – Russian (1999 – 2000)

Brigham Young University, (B.A., International Relations, minor in Russian, 1998)


Professional

Mountain States Super Lawyers Rising Star: Immigration (2013)

Southwest Super Lawyers Rising Star: Immigration (2012)


Associations

Professional

American Immigration Lawyers Association


Community

Past President and Past Member of Board of Directors, Razem Utah, charitable, cultural, and fraternal organization for Utah’s Polish community


Licensed/Admitted

Utah
Ohio, Inactive