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Daniel J. Baurkot is a named partner at Baurkot & Baurkot ad a Deportation Defense attorney at Baurkot & Baurkot. He is a 1987 graduate of St. John’s University School of Law in New York a 1984 graduate of Notre Dame University in South Bend, India. While at the University of Notre Dame, Daniel majored in Accounting.
Over the years, Mr. Baurkot has took on numerous positions in several private firms across New York City, New York, before becoming a member of Baurkot & Baurkot, the firm started by his father in 1960. He is admitted to practice law before the Supreme Courts of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, the Federal District Court for the District of New Jersey and the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He is also admitted into the Federal District Courts for both the Eastern and Federal Districts of New York.
Mr. Baurkot practices primarily out of the Firm’s New Jersey and New York offices (handling cases in Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx, Manhattan, Long Island, Upstate New York and the rest of New York State as well as Newark, Jersey City, Patterson, Clifton, Piscataway, Camden, Phillipsburg, Woodbridge, Clinton and the remainder of the State of New Jersey).
Mr. Baurkot represents individual clients, estates and corporations of all sizes in all types of matters, including immigration litigation, commercial and real estate transactions, state and federal regulatory issues, civil defense, personal injury and criminal defense. Daniel’s current practice is focused on Immigration Law & Deportation Defense in courts across the nation.
Mr. Baurkot also leads the Firm’s “Post-Conviction Relief” practice area, which focuses on vacating criminal convictions for permanent residents and those who have some other minor or serious criminal conviction, that warrants their removal from the United States. It has long been a recognized principle of Baurkot Law that a key way to overcome the removal/deportation of a person in removal/deportation proceedings, is by attempting to vacate the underlying criminal conviction — however minor it may be. Daniel, together with other Baurkot Firm Attorneys, work diligently to secure post-conviction relief in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania and in Federal Courts across the United States. Petitions filed include Petitions for Writs of Coram Nobis, New York 440 Motions, Pennsylvania Post-Conviction Relief Motions, New Jersey Post-Conviction Relief Motions, Federal and State Habeas Petitions, and, among others, Section 2255 Motions in federal courts.
Mr. Baurkot has long been a leader in the immigration law and deportation defense community and his background in civil and criminal litigation provides him with a strong background to take on any case, regardless of what it entails.
Mr. Baurkot’s key focus is on deportation defense, including immigration bond hearings, bond redetermination hearings, master calendar hearings, individual (merits) hearings, asserting all forms of removal relief, including, but not limited to Cancellation of Removal for Permanent Residents, Cancellation of Removal for Non-Permanent Residents, Political Asylum, Convention Against Torture, Withholding of Removal, Former 212(c) Relief, Adjustment of Status and Voluntary Departure.
Mr. Baurkot also assists in the securing of Private Bills, S Visas, U Visas and T Visas and he diligently works on Motions to Reopen, Stays of Removal, Administrative Appeals and Petitions for Review in the Second and Third Circuits of the United States Courts.
- 1987, J.D., St. John’s University School of Law, Queens, New York
- 1985, B.A., Notre Dame University, South Bend, Indiana
- New York
- New Jersey
- Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
- Federal District Court for the District of New Jersey
- Federal District Court for the Eastern District of New York
- Federal District Court for the Southern District of New York
- Second Circuit Court of Appeas
- Third Circuit Court of Appeals