Norris McLaughlin Promotes Associate Attorney to Member of the Firm

Posted on January 1st, 2021

The law firm of Norris McLaughlin, P.A., is pleased to announce the promotion of William C. Menard to Member of the firm effective January 1, 2021.

“Both Nick and William exemplify what Norris McLaughlin stands for in our mission and values, so we are pleased to present them with this advancement in their legal careers,” said John N. Vanarthos, Chairman of the firm.

About William Menard

“It’s been a pleasure working at Norris McLaughlin and I am thrilled the firm trusts me enough to provide me with this opportunity to take on more responsibilities,” Menard commented.

Menard is a leading immigration law and deportation defense attorney. He represents both individual and corporate clients in all facets of immigration law and represents clients at trial in deportation proceedings before immigration courts throughout the country. Menard is also admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court and routinely represents clients before the federal courts of appeals, the Board of Immigration Appeals, and the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services. He has completed and advised on permanent residence visas and various temporary visas, representing clients from across the globe.

Additionally, Menard is active in his community on immigration matters, helping to write a town ordinance protecting immigrants from discrimination and advising education professionals on how to help ensure that immigrant students feel safe in school.

Menard 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. In law school, Menard was selected to join the prestigious Moot Court Honor Society, earning the Joseph T. Tinnelly Best Brief Award for his year and being twice chosen to argue in the Philip C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition, the largest and most respected moot court competition in the world.

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