Matthew R. Walter is a licensed Illinois attorney since 2007. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from Indiana University and his Juris Doctor degree from Loyola University Chicago. While in law school, he was a judicial extern for the Hon. Wayne Andersen of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
He worked for over 8 years as an immigration officer for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services where he developed expertise in asylum, refugee, and family-based immigration.
He has traveled extensively throughout Africa, Asia, and the Middle East to interview refugees, and he served as an Overseas Adjudications Officer in Bangkok, Thailand.
He was also selected to be a legal intern for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Western Law Division in Los Angeles where he drafted briefs to the Board of Immigration Appeals. Matthew brings an insider’s perspective of USCIS that is an asset for his clients.
Matthew is admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.