Nadine Chen

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Nadine Chen is admitted to the State Bar of New York. She practices exclusively immigration and nationality law and has experience in employment-based and family-based immigration matters, naturalization and citizenship issues, non-immigrant visas, and detention and removal cases.

Attorney Chen was born in Taiwan and moved with her family to Hong Kong during high school. She received her Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from the University of Hong Kong and Master of Laws (LL.M.), cum laude, from Duke University School of Law. At Duke, she served as a student attorney at the Duke Law Clinic where she performed litigation and policy work. During her undergraduate career, Attorney Chen represented the University of Hong Kong at international moot court and debate competitions and interned at full-service law firms in Taiwan and Hong Kong. Attorney Chen also studied abroad for a year at Indiana University Bloomington, Maurer School of Law, where she conducted a full mock trial before a county judge. As a result, she is well-versed in the culture and legal systems of the United States, Taiwan, and Hong Kong.

As an immigrant herself, Attorney Chen has experienced first-hand the challenges involved in obtaining and maintaining legal status in the United States. She understands the impact immigration status can have on individuals and their families. She is dedicated to enabling her clients to assert their liberties and to achieve their aspirations in the United States and beyond.

Attorney Chen co-chairs the Asian American Bar Association (AABA) Solo & Small Firm Committee and serves as Advocacy Ambassador for Vox Culture, an arts and advocacy network. She is fluent in English, Mandarin Chinese, and Cantonese.

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Education:

  • University of Hong Kong, LL.B.
  • Duke University School of Law, LL.M.
    • Graduated cum laude

Member of:

  • Asian American Bar Association
  • OCA - Asian Pacific American Advocates
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Asian Chamber of Commerce

Languages:

  • Proficient in Mandarin Chinese
  • Proficient in Cantonese