Immigration Attorney William C. Menard Recognized by the New Jersey Law Journal as a “New Leader of the Bar”

Posted on August 11th, 2021

William C. Menard, a Member of the law firm of Norris McLaughlin, P.A., has been recognized as one of the “New Leaders of the Bar” in the 2021 New Jersey Law Journal’s Legal Awards.

“It is an honor to be recognized by the New Jersey Law Journal among such a tremendous group of attorneys who have demonstrated a commitment to the legal profession and to their clients,” Menard said.

About the “New Leader of the Bar” Honor

The New Jersey Law Journal’s annual legal awards honor attorneys who have made an impact on the New Jersey legal community. The “New Leaders of the Bar” category recognizes attorneys under the age of 40 who have exhibited notable achievements as well as outstanding potential. Information on the methodology can be found here. Honorees will be recognized at a gala in September. For more information or to register for the event, please click here.

About William Menard, Esq.

Menard is an immigration law and deportation defense attorney. He represents individual and corporate clients in all facets of immigration law and has appeared on behalf of clients in deportation proceedings throughout the country. Menard has represented clients before the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services, immigration courts, and the Board of Immigration Appeals. He has completed and advised on permanent residence visas and various temporary visas for clients from around the globe.

In 2020, Menard was included in the “Rising Star” New York Metro Super Lawyers list. A description of the selection methodology can be found at No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. A frequent author and speaker, he was recognized as a “Top Author” in the JD Supra Readers’ Choice Awards. Menard is active in his community and helped write a town ordinance protecting immigrants from discrimination and establishing guidelines for educators on how to help immigrant students feel safer in school. He earned his J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law in 2012 and his B.A. in Government at Claremont McKenna College in 2009.

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