BIRG & MELTSER is a law firm of leaders with a client focus second to none. 

We stake our reputation on the solutions we provide.  Your success is a true measure of our success. 

BIRG & MELTSER consists of experienced and committed attorneys and a full staff of highly trained paralegals and legal support personnel.  Since establishment in 1991, we have consistently exceeded the highest professional standards.

BIRG & MELTSER and its entire team is dedicated to being an active role model and member of our community. From participating in volunteer programs at local organizations to taking on critical cases for clients without immediate financial means; our firm is engaged in our surrounding community and we help our fellow neighbors, both close and far.

Our office is striving in becoming fully GREEN and we look forward to more innovative ways to preserve the precious enviornment.
 
We welcome suggestions of how our team can help our community. 

 

GENE MELTSER, ESQ.

Managing Partner, received his Juris Doctorate Degree from DePaul University College of Law. He is admitted to practice law in the Supreme Court of the United States, Supreme Court of the State of Illinois, U.S. Federal District Court For The Northern District of Illinois, Federal Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, and to practice Immigration Law in all jurisdictions of the United States.  Mr. Meltser is also licensed in the U.K. as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales. Gene is a co-founder of Immigrant Legal Defense Committee. Mr. Meltser is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)American Bar Association (ABA)Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA)Chicago Bar Association (CBA) and American Trial Lawyers Association (ATLA). For 5 years in a row Gene Meltser has been selected as a Rising Star Super Lawyer by his peers in the area of Immigration & Nationality Law and was featured in "Chicago" and "Forbes" magazines. He concentrates his practice in the area of Corporate Immigration & Healthcare Law.

Contact Gene Meltser at meltser@bmlaw.com


YURI M. BIRG, ESQ.

Founding Partner, Mr. Birg has been practicing law since 1991.  He is also an accomplished executive and serves on boards of several corporations and non-for-profits. He excels at “project management” approach to solving complex issues by gathering all needed components for a complete solution.  His practice includes business immigration law, health law, construction and zoning law, as well as corporate and transactional law.  He is a “go-to” resource for clients and attorneys alike.   Mr. Birg received his Juris Doctorate Degree from DePaul University College of Law and is licensed to practice in the State of Illinois and to practice Immigration Law in all jurisdictions of the United States. 

Contact Yuri Birg at birg@bmlaw.com 

LANA MELTSER, ESQ

Associate, of counsel, received a Juris Doctorate Degree from IIT-Chicago Kent College of Law, and is admitted to practice law in the State of Illinois.

Contact Lana Meltser at lanameltser@bmlaw.com