About Matthew Furness
Matthew Furness is an EB-5 immigration attorney at Furness Law, a firm located in Seattle, Wash. The primary focus of attorney Furness’s work is to represent immigrants facing deportable convictions in Washington state court or in federal court, and to provide consultation for immigrants in deportation/removal proceedings. He also practices federal and state criminal defense.
Furness Law is a full-service immigration law firm that fights for the best results in immigration and criminal cases. The legal team at Furness Law understands that facing deportation from the United States can be frightening and stressful and their professionals are willing to take on difficult immigration cases. Furness Law uses creative legal strategies to achieve results and has successfully assisted clients facing federal and state criminal charges. In addition to providing legal assistance, Furness Law is considerate of an individual’s financial circumstances and is proud to provide monthly payment plans and affordable legal services.
Attorney Furness has experience representing clients seeking assistance with citizenship and naturalization, deferred action for DREAMers, Washington State criminal defense, criminal immigration, U-visa, federal criminal defense, DUI defense, employment discrimination and deportation and removal defense. Attorney Furness provides assistance to clients facing deportation under conviction of specific crimes. He can also help clients seeking U-visas, a non-immigrant visa for victims of crime who obtain employment authorization with the possibility of obtaining immigration status and lawful permanent resident status.
Attorney Furness graduated with an undergraduate degree in political science from Charleston Southern University. He graduated with a Masters of Law in trial advocacy from the Beasley School of Law at Temple University. He later graduated with his Juris Doctorate degree from the Franklin Pierce Law Center at the University of New Hampshire. He served as an extern judicial law clerk for the Federal Magistrate Judge, the Honorable James R. Muirhead, for the U.S. District of New Hampshire. He is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), the Association of Federal Defense Attorneys (AFDA) and the Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (WACDL).
Attorney Furness is authorized to practice law in Washington state and he is licensed to provide representation before all U.S. Immigration Courts; the Department of Homeland Security within USCIS; the U.S. consulates and embassies; the Supreme Court of Washington and all lower courts of Washington; the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE); and the United States District Court for the Western District Court of Washington. He often offers his time pro bono for the San Diego Immigration Justice Project and for the Northwest Immigration Rights Project in Seattle, Wash.