Our Associates

The attorneys at Barst Mukamal & Kleiner LLP offer professional immigration law services, drawing on a diverse variety of professional and personal backgrounds.  Our associates include:

Ching-Ming Agnes Tsao

Born in Keelung, Taiwan, Ms. Tsao has been practicing in New York since 1996, after receiving her J.D. from New York Law School.  She received her B.A. from National Chengchi University in Taiwan and her M.A. from St. John's University.  A member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and the Asylum Office Liaison Committee, Ms. Tsao is fluent in Mandarin and Taiwanese.


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Eric Lorenzo

Mr. Lorenzo was born in New York City and received his B.S. in Business Management from State University of New York at Stony Brook.  After receiving his J.D. from Widener University School of Law in Delaware, Mr. Lorenzo was admitted to practice in Connecticut and New York.  He is a member of AILA and the New York County Lawyers' Association, and is fluent in Tagalog and Spanish.  Mr. Lorenzo is also a member of the NYSBA and the ABA.


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Shou Ping Wang

As Foreign Legal Counsel for BMK LLP, Mr. Wang is admitted to practice in Shanghai, China, is a member of the China Bar Association, and speaks Mandarin.  He received his M.A. from the East China Institute of Politics and Law and his J.D. from Columbia University Law School.


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Samuel Newbold

Mr. Newbold is experienced in a wide range of employment based, family based, and investment based immigration issues.  Mr. Newbold has developed an immigration practice that is centered on investors and entrepreneurs in New York City and beyond.  He works closely with the local Start-Up and Technology communities, representing cutting edge companies and talented individuals who comprise New York’s rapidly growing Silicon Alley.

Mr. Newbold also works closely with foreign investors seeking nonimmigrant or immigrant status through EB5 or E-2 investments, and he is also experienced in helping foreign business owners receive L visa status through establishing New Offices in the United States.

In addition to business and investment based immigration matters, Mr. Newbold is experienced in defending clients against deportation before the Executive Office for Immigration Review and has successfully litigated cases before Immigration Judges and the Board of Immigration Appeals.

Mr. Newbold is a graduate of New York Law School and received his undergraduate degree, with honors, from Elon University.  He is admitted to practice law in New York and New Jersey.  He is from the Outer Banks region of North Carolina and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, American Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association.

Mr. Newbold frequently speaks at events throughout the New York City area on immigration issues.  He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Safe Passage Project, which is a non-profit that provides pro bono legal services to unaccompanied minors in the immigration process.


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