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“I thought the ‘Conducting An I-9 Audit’ webinar was terrific. Even though I have read about I-9 rules extensively, I still learned a great deal yesterday.”
~ Human Resources Manager, Independent School


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. Citizenship 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 U.S. Department of Labor, the U.S. Department of State.


Employers Must Begin Using New Version Of Form I-9

Federal Government Announcements Keep Employers On Their Toes During H-1B Filing Season

It’s That Time Again: FY2018 H-1B Filing Is Almost Here

FLSA Violations Can Be Costly For H-2B Employers

Recent Settlements Underscore Risks Of Discriminatory Form I-9 Practices

To I-9 Or Not To I-9: When Must Employers Re-Verify Seasonal And Other “Rehired” Employees?

Employers Should Start Planning Now For Fiscal Year 2017 H-1B Visas

Federal Agencies Announce New Rules For H-2B Visa Program

Changes In H-1B Job Locations Now Require Amended Visa Petitions

H-1B Visa Limit Reached, But Employers May Still Have Options For Hiring Foreign Professionals


Conducting An I-9 Audit: Tips, Traps And Best Practices

Tips And Traps For Welcoming International Students

Julie A. Galvin


T: 978-623-0900

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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)

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