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Jason Karavias

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A good lawyer should be experienced, accessible, responsive and fully dedicated to your case. Because I am a solo practitioner, my clients receive personalized legal representation. I will spend a significant amount of time with you, answering your questions, helping you understand the process and accompanying you to legal proceedings. I bring more than 20 years of experience to my clients' work. Many of my clients are referred to me by past satisfied clients. I believe this is a testament to my client-centered approach. I value forming lasting relationships, and I work hard to achieve the best possible results for each and every client. Jason Karavias, Esq. provides personalized legal representation and advice to his clients in Family Immigration.


  • Boston University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 1999
    • Honors: Dean’s Scholar; St. Catherine's College, Oxford University (Spring 1998)
    • Honors: American Journal of Law and Medicine
  • Columbia University, New York, New York
    • B.A. - 1996
    • Honors: Columbia University Suffolk County Alumni Association Scholarship
    • Major: Philosophy

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Neighborhood Legal Services Association
  • Allegheny County Divorce Law Project

Past Positions

  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, Associate, 1999 to 2001
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, Summer Associate, 1998
  • United States Attorney’s Office, Eastern District New York, United States Justice Department Internship, 1997

Professional Associations

  • Allegheny County Bar Association
  • Allegheny County Bar Association Bankruptcy Law Committee

Practice Areas

  • Immigration & Naturalization Law

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York


  • Super Lawyers, 2016 - 2020
  • Lead Counsel, Immigration and Personal Bankruptcy, 2015 - 2020
  • AVVO Clients Choice Award, 2014 - 2020
  • Three Best Rated - Bankruptcy for 2017
  • Three Best Rated - Immigration for 2015 - 2016, 2020
  • Best In The Burgh, Top Immigration Lawyer, 2015