Kimberly Cofman and Raymond Bolourtchi met in law school, and knew early on that they shared a strong desire to make the world a better place by fighting for others. Ray is a Naturalized US Citizen, and knows firsthand how precious the privilege of immigration truly is. Over the 20 plus years we have been practicing immigration law, we have watched US immigration policy become more unfair, less accessible, and increasingly difficult to navigate. Some people give up and feel disillusioned; we get MORE motivated to make a difference with our work.
Clients come to us because we are the best at what we do, and because we genuinely care. Choosing to specialize in a field means that you are completely devoted to it; that you will protect it as if it were your own. That is the way we approach every case we take.
Protecting your future is our passion.
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At Cofman & Bolourtchi we know that finding the right attorney to represent you is a choice not to be taken lightly. During your consultation, we will learn about you, your specific situation, and determine what options are available to you. If we cannot help you due to the current immigration laws, we will tell you that. One of the things people love most about us is our honesty and integrity. But if we can help, and you decide to hire us, know that you have a team of experts who are totally committed to you and your case.
Raymond R. Bolourtchi
Mr. Bolourtchi has achieved national recognition for his expertise in immigration and criminal defense matters. He represents clients seeking relief from removal and deportation proceedings throughout the country, and practices in state, federal and immigration courts. He has assisted hundreds of clients obtain citizenship and naturalization.
Mr. Bolourtchi's passion for immigration issues motivates him to fight zealously for his clients, and he is a true advocate in each and every case.
Mr. Bolourtchi speaks fluent Spanish, French, Catalan, Farsi, and Italian.
Author and lecturer on Immigration Topics, including immigration consequences of criminal convictions; Expert witness and consultant on guilty pleas and immigration law; Quoted in St. Louis Post Dispatch; National Mentor to other attorneys in the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) in areas of removal and deportation and family immigration.
ST. LOUIS UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL
Certificate in International &
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA
AT LOS ANGELES
B.A., Political Science
Affiliations & Honors
• American Immigration Lawyers Association,
Member and National Mentor
• Sam Williamson National Mentor Award
"Immigration - Temporary Workers for Business," Corporate Law Update Missouri Bar 2004 (co-author with Tim Wichmer).
"Commentary: Immigration Consequences of Criminal Conduct: Injustice for the Immigrant." Mo. Lawyers Weekly, April 24, 2006
Kimberly L. Cofman
Kimberly Cofman-Bolourtchi is the managing partner of the firm. Ms. Cofman-Bolourtchi practices in the areas of Family Immigration and Immigration Appeals, and is known as a fierce advocate who gets results.
Ms. Cofman- Bolourtchi is the former Director of Leadership and Professional Development at Washington University in St. Louis. She is also the founder of Project BE Confident, a program that instills confidence in girls, and Move into Power, which inspires women to connect with their own power and express it authentically. Kim is a sought after speaker and presenter on the topic of expressing confidence, and her message has been called "a game changer."
For more information on her programs, see: Move Into Power
ST. LOUIS UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL
ST. LOUIS UNIVERSITY
Activities & Affiliations
• Former Director of Leadership and Professional Development, Washington University Law School in St. Louis
•NALP Member, Professional Development
• TheBindel, COO
• Missouri, Illinois, California