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Roger A. Bernstein


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Practice Areas
Immigration, Nationality and Consular Law
Languages spoken
English, Spanish, Japanese
not present

Roger A. Bernstein

Roger A. Bernstein handles a wide variety of immigration-related issues. He focuses his practice on corporate non-immigrant and immigrant visas for relocations to the U.S. and abroad, as well as consular processing. He spent six years with the U.S. Department of Justice, serving as an INS trial attorney, sector counsel to the INS' Inspections and Investigations Divisions and INS Asylum Officer.


Roger A. Bernstein

Professional Highlights

  • Mr. Bernstein has represented and acquired visas for professionals, publicly traded Internet and high technology firms, and diverse companies representing the health care, construction, hospitality, motion picture, aviation, fashion, sports, and entertainment industries among others;
  • counseled corporations and lectured widely on visa selection strategies and compliance issues;
  • represented corporations at U.S. consulates abroad in Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and throughout the Americas;
  • due to his zealous advocacy on behalf of Elian Gonzalez, Mr. Bernstein, has appeared on national television news programs, including Larry King Live, The Today Show, Good Morning America, Burden of Proof, CNN International, and many others.


  • Brown University, B.A. in International Relations and Political Science, 1989
  • University of Miami School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1992

Bar Admissions

  • Admitted to Florida Bar, 1993
  • Federal District Court, 1993
  • Supreme Court of the United States, 2000
  • US Court of Appeals for 11th circuit, 2002


  • Certified by Fl Bar as immigration expert, 2006
  • United States Department of Justice, Superior Accomplishment Award and Outstanding Performance
  • Florida Bar's Pro Bono Law Student of the Year Award
  • James Motskey Memorial, Book Award Representative


  • South Florida American Immigration Lawyers Association (Member; Board of Directors, 2001-2003)
  • American Jewish Committee, (Board of Directors 2005- present)
  • Keystone Point Homeowners Association (Member; Board of Directors, 1998-2002)
  • North Dade Bar Association (Member; Board of Directors, 1999-2002)
  • American Immigration Lawyers (Member; Border and National Security Committee, 2003)
  • Miami Dade County Enterprise Zone Advisory Council (Member; Board Member 2003-present)
  • Florida Bar's Eleventh Circuit (Member; Practice of Law Committee, 2004)
  • Great Florida Bank (Member; Board of Advisors, 2004 - present)
  • Aventura Marketing Council (Member; Chair; International Business and Cultural Alliance) 1999 - present


  • English
  • Spanish (conversational)
  • Japanese (conversational)