Attorney Vicente Tanierla Cuison is duly admitted to practice law in the State of New York, US Court of Appeals (9th Circuit), and in the Republic of the Philippines. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association and a former member of the American Bar Association, Queens County Bar Association, and The New York Immigration Coalition. Outside of the United States, he is a lifetime member of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines, and the Philippine Constitution Association.
US Practice Areas
He is currently practicing in the field of US Immigration Law, focusing on the major aspects of family and employment-based immigration (including VAWA Self-petition, Waiver Applications & Labor Certification [PERM]), non-immigrant visa petitions (including H-1B, H-2B, E-1, E-2, B1/B2 extensios, F-1/M-1, O/P and K-1/K-3 Visa applications), and removal/deportation defense. In addition, he was involved in foreclosure prevention litigation - preparation of complaints and accompanying/related pleadings in connection with the TILA, RESPA, and other related Federal & California Statutes.
Prior to his US practice, he was a Supervising Bank Litigation Attorney (with the rank of Senior Assistant Vice President) at the Development Bank of the Philippines, and had worked for the same bank as litigation lawyer for almost 20 years. His first job was as Technical Assistant to the then Senior Associate Justice Jose Y. Feria of the Philippine Supreme Court. For 14 years, he served as Part-time Law Professor in various law schools in Manila (Arellano University, Lyceum of the Philippines, Polytechnic University of the Philippines, and Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila). Professor Cuison was consistently rated as one of the top ten law professors of Arellano University School of Law.
Attached to his professional record are cases won before the Supreme Court of the Republic of the Philippines (reported in the Supreme Court Report Annotated [SCRA]). With his extensive experience in the active practice of law and in the academe, Attorney Cuison is highly qualified to handle, and is accepting, legal consultancy job in relation to Philippine business, credit transactions, corporation, and property laws.
Attorney Cuison is a Bachelor of Laws (cum laude) graduate of the University of Santo Tomas (Manila, Philippines). He is also a holder of Bachelor of Arts degree major in Political Science (Lyceum of the Philippines) and a Master in Government Management degree from Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila/University of the City of Manila.
Attorney Cuison speaks English and Pilipino languages, including Bicol dialect.