Ramon Carrion - Education and Licensing
- J.D. Rutgers Law School, Newark, New Jersey
- A.B., Political Science, Rutgers University
Graduated with honors in Major
- Admitted to New Jersey Bar and Florida Bar
- Certified as a Specialist in Immigration and Nationality Law
by the Certification Committee of the Florida Bar
- Member of the American Immigration Lawyer’s Association
and the Clearwater Bar Association
- Member of the Board, Intercultural Advocacy Institute, Clearwater, Florida
- Licensed as a Florida Real Estate Broker
1981 to Present
RAMON CARRION, P.A., Attorney at Law.
28050 U.S. Highway 19 North., Suite 202, Clearwater, Florida 33761
Immigration and Nationality Law
Current professional activities include the processing of business and investor visa applications and serving as consultant to foreign persons/prospective entrepreneurs. Mr. Carrion is a frequent speaker to U.S. professionals, including commercial real estate and business brokers, accountants and attorneys, who represent or otherwise serve prospective foreign entrepreneurs. He has authored numerous articles on the subject of foreign investment to the United States for commercial and trade publications.
He has handled numerous deportation hearings, including several Section "212©" and Cancellation of Removal applications
He served as organizing Chairman of the Central Florida Chapter of the AMERICAN IMMIGRATION LAWYERS ASSOCIATION and was responsible for the 7th and 8th Annual Advanced Topics Seminar which were held at St. Pete Beach in October of 1993 and again in October, 1994.
General Counsel, MISENER MARINE CONSTRUCTION, INC.
- Tampa, Florida
- Supervised all legal matters for parent and related companies. Acted as counsel to the corporation on all legal affairs, to include the following:
- Domestic and foreign contract preparation
- Government contract pre-bid analysis
- Land development and new business ventures
- All litigation initiation and response
- Mr. Carrion was responsible for all legal compliance issues as regards foreign operations, with focus on business dealings in the Caribbean and South and Central America.
Gerald Seipp – Education and Licensing
- J.D. University of Michigan Law School
- B.B.A. University of Michigan, cum laude
- Admitted to New York and Florida Bars
- Certified as Specialist in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Certification
Committee of the Florida Bar
- Present Member of Florida Bar Association’s Board Certification Committee
- Listed in Best Lawyers in America under Immigration Law
1982 – present
Private Practice for Immigration Law Matters, first with Serotte, Reich & Seipp in Buffalo, New York, and subsequently with law firms in Florida, currently with Ramon Carrion, P.A., in Clearwater, Florida. Mr. Seipp concentrates his practice on representation of individuals and families with cases at all levels of the Departments of Homeland Security and Justice. This includes Immigration Court hearings, appeals before the Board of Immigration Appeals, and federal litigation in District Court and before the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, in which he has been involved in litigation resulting in published opinions. A high percentage of his practice involves counsel work for other Immigration matters throughout the United States
Since 2002, Mr. Seipp has published several Immigration Briefings for Thomson, Reuters West. Since 2006, he has been responsible for summarizing federal Court decisions for West’s Interpreter Releases, a weekly publication, and has authored the Forewords for West’s Asylum Law Sourcebook for the past 4 years. As a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, he has presented at many of its annual and local conferences, including the 2011 annual conference in San Diego, and the 2010 conference in National Harbor, Maryland. He also served as Chair for the AILA’s Upstate New York Chapter.
1988 – 2002
Adjunct Immigration Law Instructor – State University of New York at Buffalo Law School
1977 – 1981
Clinical Law Instructor – State University of New York at Buffalo Law School – Emphasis was on providing representation to families involved in Special Education “due process” hearings and federal court litigation, juvenile justice, Social Security disability administrative hearings and federal court appeals, and Mental health law issues
1972 - 1976
Vista Lawyer and Staff Attorney – Orleans Legal Aid Bureau, Albion, New York – Represented low income individuals in a wide range of legal matters, including Domestic relations, Landlord-Tenant, Consumer, Social Security, and Welfare Law issues