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Bernard Sidman, Attorney At Law

Immigration Lawyer | Serving Encino, CA

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15760 Ventura Blvd., Suite 1180
Encino, CA 91436

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Bernard obtains immigrant and nonimmigrant visas for prominent entertainers, models, high tech professionals, journalists, investors, and international business clients. As a result of the large number of clients that Bernard represents in the TV and film community, he received the honor of being the only immigration attorney to be accepted as a full voting member of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts. Bernard has written over 300 published articles about various aspects of immigration for many publications, including the Los Angeles Times. He has conducted numerous seminars for professional organizations and he has been featured in several television documentary and news programs in England and in the United States.

Since its inception, Bernard's firm has devoted itself to the practice of immigration law. A member of "The American Immigration Lawyers Association" for over 25 years, Bernard is exceptionally knowledgeable and proficient in the field of immigration. A native of Leeds, England, Bernard Sidman graduated with honors from the University of Sheffield. He went on to practice as a solicitor in London before moving to the United States to found his law firm in 1983.

He takes on cases for clients throughout the United States and all over the world. While he specializes in immigration issues for the entertainment industry, Bernard handles all types of immigration cases, including business and family immigration matters and investment based cases including E visas and EB5s which includes Regional Center cases

Contact Bernard Sidman, Attorney at Law today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

  • Asylum
  • Citizenship
  • Deportation / Removal
  • Employment Visas
  • Family Visas
  • Green Cards
  • Immigration

Bernard has an exceptional staff who guide clients step by step through each process and he personally reviews every case before it is filed with the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service. He has often been told by clients that other attorney’s had turned them away stating that they can’t be helped and he has taken them on and delivered fantastic results. Consultations to assess what services he can provide are free.

For more information, visit our website at http://bernardsidman.com

If you or a loved one needs the help of an experienced Immigration Attorney, call Bernard Sidman today at 818-643-1952, or complete the contact form provided on this site to arrange your free initial consultation.

Attorney Bernard Sidman


  • California
  • England


  • University of Sheffield, U.K. Graduated in 1971 with LLB (Hons).

Admitted To The Bar:

  • 11/1983

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • State Bar of California
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association (Immigration Section)
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
  • British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA)

Languages Spoken:

  • Spanish
  • Chinese
  • Mandarin

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