“I just want to acknowledge how wonderful Julie Galvin is to deal with.  I find her very professional and most informative in response to my queries regarding my immigration petition. It is a pleasure dealing with her & hope to continue doing so into the future.”
~ Immigration Law Client

Julie A. Galvin

Immigration Counsel

Julie A. Galvin is Immigration Counsel at Schwartz Hannum PC.  Prior to joining the Firm, she was an immigration attorney at Iandoli & Desai, PC, where her practice was devoted to representing companies and non-profit organizations before the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services, U.S. Department of Labor, and U.S. Department of State.  She has lectured at colleges and universities regarding post-graduation visa options and has been a panelist for Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE).   Julie was selected as a “Rising Star” by New England Super Lawyers®.

Julie has extensive experience in employment-based immigration, representing corporations, including start-up companies, and non-profit institutions, including schools and universities, regarding hiring foreign national employees, both on a permanent (immigrant) and temporary (non-immigrant) basis.  Julie also counsels employers regarding Form I-9 obligations and audits.  Julie represents employers before U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the Department of Labor, the Department of State, and in immigration court.


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Supreme Court’s DOMA Ruling Raises Issues For Employers

Immigration Reform On The Horizon: What Employers Should Watch For


Immigration Options and Business Formation Issues for Foreign National Entrepreneurs

The EB-5 Investor Visa Program: Issues that Arise in Immigration, Tax, and Business Law


Status Of Federal Agencies And Courts During Government Shutdown

Julie A. Galvin (2013)



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  • American University, Washington College of Law, cum laude (2004)
  • University of Vermont (1998)

Distinctions and Certifications

  • Selected as a Super Lawyers® Rising Star (2009)

Bar Admissions


Professional Affiliations

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)

Related Practices

  • Immigration