Anna Demidchik

Anna Demidchik is the founding attorney of Demidchik Law Firm. She specializes in immigration law.

Anna received her J.D. from Hofstra Law (Maurice A. Dean School of Law). She is admitted to the New York State Bar and is a member of American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA).

Besides English, Anna speaks Mandarin and Russian.

D. Garth Sullivan

D. Garth Sullivan graduated from Rutgers Law School in 1995. He is admitted to practice in the state courts of CT, NY, NJ & CA as well as the 2nd and 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, NJ Federal District Court and CT Federal District Court. He is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and his practice focuses primarily on immigration law and civil litigation.

His immigration work includes appearing in immigration court on behalf of asylum applicants, both affirmative and defensive, removal defense, appeals to the BIA and Circuit Courts and preparing waiver applications. He is firmly committed to the belief that everyone deserves quality legal representation and that immigrants are an important and often underappreciated segment of our society.

When he is not working, he enjoys biking, yoga and spending time with his family.

Tudor Neagu

Tudor Neagu practices immigration law throughout the United States, but primarily in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Tudor has helped clients from all over the world to secure green cards through asylum for the past five years.

In law school, Tudor participated in an asylum clinic, and then he worked with DHS ICE where he assisted in the process of removing foreign nationals from the United States. By participating in the immigration system on both sides, he is intimately familiar with the asylum process and immigration courts, and is therefore able to guide his clients through every step of their immigration case.

Tudor graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania in 2006. He earned a JD from Villanova Law School in 2010.

Stephen Mullkoff

Stephen Mullkoff, Esq. is a senior trial attorney and Of Counsel at Demidchik Law Firm. He represents clients facing criminal & white collar charges in State and Federal Court.

As a criminal defense attorney, Mr. Mullkoff has handled many highly contested criminal cases in New York and Pennsylvania. He is a graduate of the Business School at the University of Washington (1996) where he was a member of the Dean’s List and Temple University Beasley School of Law (2002) where he was awarded the Barrister’s Award and Outstanding Oral Advocate Award for demonstrated excellence in Trial Advocacy (2002).

Lixiang Liu

Graduated from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign College of Law, Lixiang Liu is a junior associate attorney at Demidchik Law Firm. Admitted in New York State Bar in March 2014, Lixiang Liu has been primarily practicing in immigration area.

Lixiang Liu’s international academic and legal background (4-year undergraduate law school in Shanghai, China and Chinese Bar Admission since 2012) enables him to better understand foreign clients’ immigration and other legal needs. Meanwhile, with the U.S. professional academic and practicing experience, Lixiang Liu has successfully assisted a large number of clients in various immigration applications, administrative and judicial proceedings.

Carlos Lorenzo

Carlos Lorenzo has been practicing law for over 6 years. He is a graduate from the University of Puerto Rico and from EMH Law School in Puerto Rico. He also completed his LLM (Master in Law) in Maritime Law and International Trade from the University of Southampton, England.

Carlos has worked as advisor and special aide to the Director of the Puerto Rico Trade Company, state agency in charge of all export related matters for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. During this period Mr. Lorenzo was in charge of handling aspect of the Puerto Rico Free Trade Zone as well as developed the commonwealth’s export plan.

Later on, Carlos worked as legal counselor and advisor to the Puerto Rico Police Academy and Police Department. He provided legal advice to the agency director as well as served acting general counsel for the agency.

He started his career in the Immigration field working, as an attorney with a non-profit organization in New York helping underprivileged families with their immigration needs. He was in charge of the filling of unlawful presence waivers as well as family immigrant visas and petitions before USCIS.

Currently Carlos focuses his practice in Immigration matters before the United States Immigration Court. He has successfully represented dozens of clients before the Immigration Court throughout the United States in Removal Defense cases, Asylum, Cancellation of Removal and Withholding of Removal. He also has represented clients before the Board of Immigration Appeals as well as several Federal Courts and has helped them with immigrant and non- immigrant matters with USCIS.

He has a real passion and drive in helping immigrants achieve their American Dream and will advocate fiercely in behalf of his clients to achieve their goals and dreams. Carlos speaks English and Spanish.

Jeremy G. Mondejar

Mr. Jeremy Mondejar is member of the State Bar of Nevada and a member of the United States District Court, District of Nevada.  He has seven years experience practicing with private firms in Las Vegas, NV, and he is Of Counsel at Demidchik Law Firm.  He has represented high profile clients including models and athletes in a variety of matters.  Jeremy also lived in Taiwan for three years.  He is an inveterate traveler who has visited Russia, East Asia, and Central and South America.

Jason Molesso

Jason C. Molesso is licensed to practice Law in the States of New York and Texas, as well as several Federal Courts, including the Court of Federal Claims in Washington, D.C.

Jason has exclusively represented injured people in Medical Malpractice, Medical Device and Pharmaceutical, Vaccine, Construction, Premises Liability, Automobile, and General Negligence cases throughout the United States.
In almost 20 years of practice, Jason has deposed over 1000 medical and scientific witnesses, has taken more than 40 trial verdicts, and has argued in excess of 20 appeals; all while helping injured people receive the Justice they deserve.

He attended the University of Texas at Austin where he earned a degree in Biochemistry in 1995. He earned his law degree at Southern Methodist University School of Law in Dallas, Texas in 1998. He also earned a Master of Science degree in Biology (with special emphasis in recombinant DNA technology) in 2005 from New York University.

Susan Qin

Ms. Susan Qin, Esq. practices immigration law as well as criminal law and civil litigation. She has particular experience with immigration laws. Her main focus is helping the immigrants fight for their rights. She has been helping individuals resolve cases involving adjustment of statues, cancellation of removals, waivers, Immigration Bailout, as well as other cases. Ms. Qin is bilingual, she is fluent in English and Chinese.

Ms. Qin Received her Juris Doctor Degree from Duquesne Law School in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In her years at Duquesne Law School, she achieved high honor in her legal research and writing class. She also worked as a Teaching Assistant for two years assisting foreign LLM students. She amassed extensive experience from interning at the Public Defender’s office in Pittsburgh and an internship with the Honorable Chief Judge Joy Flowers Conti at the Federal District Court in the Western District of Pennsylvania. Ms. Qin is licensed to practice law in the state of Washington.

Francis T. O’Brien, Jr.

Francis T. O’Brien, Jr. is of counsel to Demidchik Law Firm.
As a member of the Massachusetts and Florida state bars and the federal bar in Massachusetts, Mr. O’Brien brings over thirty years of experience in the field of criminal defense and has represented clients on criminal state and federal matters in more than twenty states,.
Mr. O’Brien also has extensive state appellate experience, having argued before the Supreme Judicial Court and Appeals Court of Massachusetts as well as the Supreme Court of New Hampshire. On the federal level he is admitted to practice before the First, Second, Fourth and Seventh Circuit Courts of Appeal.

Jingya Zhang

Jingya Zhang, Esq., earned an L.L.M. from Washington University in St. Louis (WashU) in the State of Missouri in 2013. She earned a J.D. from the same law school in 2015. Jingya Zhang is admitted to the New York State Bar. As one of the bilingual attorneys at Demidchik Law Firm, Jingya Zhang, Esq. is responsible for clients’ intake and has successfully provided helpful legal advice to the clients who are seeking help at Demidchik Law Firm. She is highly appreciated by the clients because of her thoroughness, patience and kindness.

Monica Blut

Monica Blut is a 25-year Civil Litigator and Senior Trial Attorney at Demidchik Law Firm. She is a 1989 graduate of UCLA with a B.A. in Political Science, and attended the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, graduating in 1992.
Ms. Blut’s areas of specialty include commercial and real estate litigation, personal injury, medical malpractice, family law, and construction defect. Ms. Blut is bilingual with proficient Spanish speaking and writing ability.

Lawrence Mottola

After graduating from Brooklyn Law School in 2008, Lawrence began his legal career as an Assistant District Attorney in the Kings County District Attorney’s Office. He spent over eight years in the Brooklyn office where he prosecuted hundreds of criminal cases, and was promoted to Senior Assistant District Attorney after successfully trying over a dozen Felony cases in Kings County Supreme Court. As a criminal defense attorney at Demidchik Law Firm, Lawrence utilizes his experience as a prosecutor and familiarity with the criminal justice system to protect his clients’ rights and help them obtain a favorable resolution to their case.

Lawrence is licensed to practice law in the State of New York, as well as the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.

Yhezel Armando Vargas

Yhezel Armando Vargas is a member of the state bar of California, the United States District Court for the Southern District of California, and the Quechan tribal court. He earned his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Illinois College of Law, which he attended on a merit scholarship.

Prior to joining Demidchik Law Firm, Mr. Vargas served as a Deputy District Attorney in Imperial County, California. As a Deputy DA, Mr. Vargas prosecuted hundreds of felonies and misdemeanors. He has prosecuted trafficking and drug sales crimes, domestic violence, DUIs, firearms offenses, gang crimes, financial proceeds from illegal activities, robberies, assault with deadly weapon, and theft offenses. He is also experienced in working with serious and violent felonies .

He has extensive experience on matters related to fourth amendment and due process issues. He is especially well versed in issues regarding search warrants, electronic surveillance, and wiretaps. He successfully argued numerous motions for suppression of evidence, confessions, and disclosure of informants’ identities. He also first chaired felony trials to guilty jury verdicts. Additionally, he has extensive experience in felony sentencing matters. With his thorough understanding of criminal law and procedure, he can find the weaknesses in the weaknesses in the government’s case and investigation, which allows him to obtain the best possible resolution for his clients.

He is fluent in Spanish and conversational in Portuguese.

Lei Yu

Lei received his Ph.D. in international policy studies and analysis from Columbia University.  Prior to joining the Demidchik Law Firm, Lei has had experiences working both as a paralegal and legal interpreter at two other law firms.  He has very extensive academic and professional experiences in both oral interpretation and written translation from Chinese to English and vice versa previously at international organizations and U.S.-based think tanks such as the United Nations Department for Disarmament Affairs, the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, the Institute of International Education and the Foreign Policy Association.  Additionally, Lei is also a certified New York State Per Diem Court Interpreter for English and Chinese.

With a sharp understanding for the specific needs of the various clientele affiliated with the Demidchik Law Firm, Lei has successfully and effectively assisted numerous clients in various immigration and criminal-related legal proceedings through the provision of timely and accurate oral interpretation and written translation for their individual cases.

When Lei is not working, he enjoys playing both the piano and the violin and performs in the orchestra.  He also enjoys reading, exercising and spending time with his family.

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