Attorney Troy James Mattes has been practicing immigration law in Pennsylvania since 1998. He has gained unique insights and appreciation of the issues our clients face through three years of work with the United States Peace Corps in Africa.

Mr. Mattes is capable in Spanish and fluent in French. Additionally, he works closely with a reliable network of translators of other languages to understand and work with clients from all parts of the world. He is devoted to his work as an immigration lawyer, and our location in Lancaster provides for attentive and responsive services to people with immigration and/or criminal issues at the York County Prison and York Immigration Court.

Mr. Mattes is admitted to practice before the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, and he is able to represent clients before the Immigration Court in all 50 states. He is admitted to practice in the state courts of Pennsylvania, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

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Carmen I. Ruiz

CarmenAs Legal Assistant of the firm since 1999, Carmen assists the firm's attorneys in preparing and filing forms, letters and related correspondence with the various courts and immigration agencies. She is fluent in Spanish and English and is responsible for scheduling client appointments for the firm's attorneys, assisting with case preparation, as well as translation and interpretation. Importantly, Carmen is the firm's manager, keeping attorneys and clients on time for court and interview obligations. Her warm smile and personal touch assures clients that their case will be handled in a professional and caring manner.

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Our advanced knowledge of the challenges our clients face and our deep understanding of immigrant issues from around the world drive the results we achieve for our clients. We invite you to learn more about the Law Office of Troy J. Mattes, P.C., and to contact us with your immigration law questions.