Attorney Alex Isbell is one of the founding partners of Solow, Isbell & Palladino LLC. Prior to co-founding Solow, Isbell & Palladino LLC, he was employed as a senior attorney a boutique immigration firm in suburban Philadelphia, PA where he worked as a law clerk from 2004-2005 and as an attorney from 2005 until 2008. Attorney Isbell is experienced in representing individuals in immigration court and before USCIS in a variety of matters. Types of cases that Mr. Isbell has handled in immigration court in the past include asylum, withholding of removal, protection under the Convention Against Torture, adjustment of status, and cancellation of removal. Mr. Isbell also has significant experience with appellate immigration matters such as appeals to the Board of Immigration Appeals, the USCIS Administrative Appeals Office (AAO), and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
In addition handling family-based immigration matters and immigration litigation, Mr. Isbell represents individuals and corporations related to non-immigrant employment-based immigration benefits such as H-1B visas; P-1 visas for athletes and their support staff; O-1 visas for athletes, business people, and artists; TN visas for professionals and academics; and students with complex F-1 student visa issues, such as reinstatement of status. He has also successfully helped individuals obtain U.S. permanent residency through the EB-1, EB-2 processes, and EB-2 special recruitment processes.
Mr. Isbell received his J.D. from Villanova University in 2005 and was a member of Villanova’s competitive Environmental Law Journal from 2003-2005. He was also a member of Villanova’s CARES clinic where he successfully represented several clients in removal proceedings and performed independent research related to trafficking in men and boys around the world in at the request of Catholic Relief Services. In 2005 Mr. Isbell received the Villanova Alumni Association’s Award for Pro Bono Service in recognition of the 185 hours of pro bono legal assistance he provided while in law school, and he was selected by Villanova University School of Law’s Legal Writing Faculty to act as a Legal Writing Teaching Assistant in 2004-2005. Prior to attending Villanova University School of Law, Mr. Isbell received a B.A. in Political Science from Boston College in 1999 and was a Fulbright Grantee at the University of Helsinki in 1999-2000.
Mr. Isbell is admitted to practice law by the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the Middle District of Pennsylvania, the United States Supreme Court, and the United States Court of Appeals Second, Third, Fourth & Eleventh Circuits, and is also a member of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
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