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Bernard Sidman

Encino, California
  • Bernard Sidman

EB-5 immigration attorney Bernard Sidman practices immigration law, exclusively, for his established firm located in Encino, Calif. Since 1983, attorney Sidman has offered representation to individual clients and large companies seeking to fulfill their legal goals. Attorney Sidman strives to provide effective immigration strategies to clients in the hopes of addressing all of their specific objectives. He seeks to emphasize the importance of every client and every case in which he is involved.

Attorney Sidman serves an array of clients, including international business entrepreneurs, investors, high-technology professionals, entertainers, models and journalists. Because of his work successfully representing a high volume of individuals in the entertainment industry, he is the only immigration attorney who serves as a voting member of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts. He has successfully obtained immigrant and nonimmigrant visas for his varied clientele.

Born in Leeds, England, attorney Sidman seeks to effectively serve multinational clients. Attorney Sidman earned his law degree from the University of Sheffield, where he graduated with honors. Following his work as a solicitor in London, he relocated to the United States, and established his own immigration law practice. He has been an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association for over 28 years, representing clients from all over the world. Attorney Sidman strives to give individually-catered attention and emphasize the importance of each client while providing EB-5 services.

Attorney Sidman’s practice addresses a variety of immigration issues, including EB-5 matters, business and family immigration, as well as deportation and removal cases. Offering legal services since 1983, attorney Sidman has provided succinct and discreet representation and consultations for a varied clientele. He uses his extensive knowledge and experience in the hopes of always providing clients with the most effective strategies to resolve their immigration challenges.

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