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Ellen Susser Kief

Attorney Ellen Susser Kief focuses her practice on U.S. Immigration Business Law, Investor Visa's; Immigration Family Law; Family Law Practice, and Mediation.
Born in Montreal, Ms. Kief is a dual national, USA/Canadian. She is admitted to the Massachusetts Bar; U.S. District Court of Massachusetts; and U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit. She is also a member of the Canadian Bar Association as a Foreign Lawyer.

  • Bar Admissions

    • Massachusetts Bar
    • U.S. District Court of Massachusetts
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit

  • Education

    • Bentley College , Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Finance and Management
    • Boston University, Masters of Education (M.Ed) Curriculum and Teaching
    • Boston University, Advanced Graduate Degree Curriculum and Teaching
    • Massachusetts School of Law, Juris Doctor (JD)

  • Awards and Certifications

    • 2007 Denis Maguire Pro Bono Award
    • Mediation and Conflict Resolution
    • Family Mediation and Conflict Resolution
    • Advanced Mediation and Conflict Resolution
    • Certified Paramedic

  • Speaking Engagements and Publications

    • Immigration Law on Treaty National and Investor Visa’s
    • Immigration Law and Visa Options: Boston Bar Association
    • Divorce, Family Law and Immigration Visa's: Boston Bar Association
    • Immigration Law and Visa Options: Boston University School of Law
    • Divorce, Immigration Law, and Tax Consequences: CWC of Boston
    • Immigration Law and Business Visa's including: NECBC
    • USA/Canada Border Crossing and Immigration Visa's and TN's: NECBC
    • International Tax Aspects of Immigration and Expatriation: Boston University School of Law School-International Fiscal Association
    • Immigration Visa's "May I Please Have Some More" Boston Bar Association Section Newsletter
    • Immigration Investor Visa's EB-5, E-1, E-2: Boston Bar Association
    • Immigration Investor Visa's EB-5, E-1, E-2 and International Tax Considerations: NECBC

  • Pro Bono Activities

    • Asylum Cases and Know Your Rights
    • National Lawyers Guild Immigration Know Your Rights Clinic
    • Volunteer Lawyers Project - Panel Attorney
    • Present Programs on Immigration and Family Law
    • Lawyer for the Day - Probate and Housing Court
    • Naturalization Exam Instructor
    • English Language Instructor
    • JF&CS Panel Attorney Advisory Committee
    • Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition
    • Political Asylum Immigration Representation (PAIR)

  • Other Languages

    • Conversant in French