Norris McLaughlin Welcomes J. Alexander Short to Pennsylvania Immigration Group

Posted on November 9th, 2021

The law firm of Norris McLaughlin, P.A., is pleased to welcome J. Alexander Short as an Associate. He joins the firm’s Immigration Law Practice Group in the Allentown office.

“Alex is a skilled attorney who has demonstrated a commitment to serving his clients, and we look forward to having him as a part of our growing immigration law group,” said Raymond G. Lahoud, Chair of the Immigration Law Practice Group.

“I’m excited to be a part of Norris McLaughlin and to work collaboratively with such an exceptional team of practitioners,” Short said.

About Alex Short

Short concentrates his practice on immigration law, working with a range of individuals and businesses on matters involving immigration law and deportation defense, including employee immigrant and non-immigrant visas, I-9 compliance, import/export issues, family immigration, criminal investigations, and federal and administrative agency immigration appeals.

Prior to joining Norris McLaughlin, Short worked as a litigation and worker’s compensation defense associate. He also served as an Assistant District Attorney in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, where he handled misdemeanor and felony cases.

Alex is a graduate of the Penn State Dickinson School of Law and received his B.A. from the University of Virginia. While attending law school, he was a founding member of the Addiction Legal Resource Team, which provided legal research for those affected by substance use disorder. In that role, he published articles to Pennlive and Harvard Law School’s Bill of Health blog. He is licensed to practice in the state of Pennsylvania.

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