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Robert L. DeMoss, II


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Robert L. DeMoss, II is an attorney in the Atlanta office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

Robert L. DeMoss, II is an attorney in the Atlanta office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP.


  • J.D., Harvard Law School (1989)
  • M.Div., Nashotah House, cum laude (1984)

  • B.S., Southern Methodist University, summa cum laude (1981)
    Phi Beta Kappa


  • Florida
  • Not Licensed in Georgia


  • Florida Supreme Court


  • Florida Bar Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law


  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • ABA-ALI Institute Speaker
  • Council on Foreign Relations, Washington, D.C.
  • Georgia Bar ICLE Speaker (2003)
  • “Innovation in the Visa Process”
  • Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law, The Florida Bar (1995–Present)
  • Presidential Commendation, American Immigration Lawyers Association (1993, 2009–2011)
  • Joseph Minsky Young Lawyer Award, American Immigration Lawyers Association (1995)
  • The International Who’s Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers (2002–2009, 2011–Present)
  • Phi Beta Kappa


  • 2016 AILA Spring CLE Conference, Washington D.C. (April 8, 2016)


  • Editor Assisting, "Completing Form N-400, Application for Naturalization," AILA, 2012-13 FORMS & FUNDAMENTALS 339
  • Editor (Update), "Adjustment of Status for Beginning Practitioners," AILA, 2007-08 NAVIGATING THE FUNDAMENTALS OF IMMIGRATION LAW 271, and AILA, 2005-06 IMMIGRATION & NATIONALITY LAW HANDBOOK 623
  • Co-Author, "Preparing Special Immigrant Visa Petitions for Religious Workers: A Practical Guideline," IMMIGRATION OPTIONS FOR RELIGIOUS WORKERS 41 (2005), reprinted from AILA, II 2004-05 IMMIGRATION & NATIONALITY LAW HANDBOOK 21
  • Co-Editor, "INS FORMS FOR APPLICATIONS AND PETITIONS." (4th ed., 1999; 3d ed., 1995; 2d ed., 1993)
  • Co-Author, "Maintaining Valid NIV Status During Years of Immigrant Visa Processing:  Creative Options When H or L Durational Limits Are Being Reached," STRATEGIC LAWYERING:  GUIDING BUSINESS PERSONNEL THROUGH THE MINEFIELDS TOWARD PERMANENT RESIDENCY 25 (1998)
  • "BALCA:  The Important Trends," AILA, II 1994-95 IMMIGRATION & NATIONALITY LAW HANDBOOK 382 
  • "The Transferring Investor:  Advantages of Using the L-1A Nonimmigrant Classification in Establishing Business in the U.S.," ADVANCED SEMINAR ON INVESTMENT RELATED VISAS 50 (1993) (AILA Central Florida Chapter)
  • "Citizenship for Sale or Incentive for Economic Development?," 38 FED. B. NEWS & J. 442 (1991) (Federal Bar Association, Washington)
  • "New Rules On Immigration," 79 NATION'S BUS., Sept. 1991, at 35 (U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Washington)
  • "Liberty's  Commerce  Torch:  Effects  of  the  1990  Immigration  Act  on  Business  in  the  U.S.," 16 INT'L LEGAL PRAC. 56 (1991) (International  Bar  Association,  London),  published  also  in  18 BARRISTER, Spring 1991, at 54 (American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Chicago)
  • "What Your Client Needs To Know About the Immigration Act of 1990," 37 PRAC. LAW., June 1991, at 61 (The American Law Institute-American Bar Association Committee on Continuing Professional Education, Philadelphia)
  • Case Abstract, 1 INT'L J. REFUGEE L. 244 (1989) (Oxford University Press, Oxford)