Paul Martin

Senior Associate // Dallas


“I am passionate about immigration law and public policy and their ability to improve the lives of those seeking new opportunities through immigration.”

Paul is a Senior Associate in the Dallas office of BAL, working on nonimmigrant and immigrant visa matters. He focuses on O-1, H-1B, PERM, and other employment-based petitions. (His expertise includes EB-1 petitions across the Outstanding Researcher, Extraordinary Ability, and Multinational Manager categories.) Paul also specializes in strategizing and overseeing responses to complex government challenges to non-immigrant and immigrant petitions, such as RFE, NOID, and Appeal filings.
Paul has overseen high-volume casework for the H-1B Cap, as well as Individual and Blanket L-1 filings, Company L Blankets, E-2 Registrations, PERM, AOS, and Immigrant Visa consular applications. He has also advised companies on hiring best practices and immigration requirements for all non-immigrant categories, including J-1 and F-1.
Paul has served as an advocate for low-income immigrant employees as well as LGBT asylees. He belongs to the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

University of California School of Law, J.D.
Universidad de Buenos Aires in Argentina, M.A., International Immigration Policies
Princeton University, B.A., Sociology

English, Spanish

State Bar of California

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