M. Edwin Prudhomme
Prudhomme is principle at Edwin Prudhomme Law Offices, a
business and immigration law firm offering solutions to investors,
corporations, and professionals for their business and immigration
He is board certified in immigration and nationality law by the Texas
Board of Legal Specialization. He brings more than 50 years experience
in all facets of immigration law and is committed to the highest ethical
standards with an AV rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review
Rating system. Prudhomme provides expertise in United States
immigration and nationality legal services and business immigration to a
worldwide clientele. He is nominated annually by his peers as one of
the "Best Lawyers in America in Immigration."
Prudhomme has broad foundation of legal expertise including serving as a
former U.S. Immigration Judge. A 13 year Las Vegas resident, he is a
member of the Clark County Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas, the
Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and the Texas Bar Immigration
Committee. He served as past Nevada chairperson and on the board of
governors for American Immigration Lawyer Association, on the board of
directors for the Nevada chapter of Japan-American Society, as a board
member of Nevada?s Chinese American Chamber of Commerce, and on the
board of governors for Consular Corps College.
In 1959, Prudhomme began practicing law. His most notable cases
include Fano v. O?Neil, 806 F2d 1262 (5th Cir. 1987), Five Star
Restaurants WAC 01-001-53644, INS/OAA (2001), and Hyatt Regency,
WAC-02-223-52560 (AAO, Nov. 7, 2007).
Prudhomme was admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court in 1965; the U.S.
Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in 1985; the Supreme Court of
Texas in 1959; the U.S. Tax Court in 1960; the Federal District Court,
Eastern District, Texas in 1961; the Federal District Court, Southern
District, Texas in 1976; and the Federal District Court, Arkansas in
Prudhomme attended the University of Norte Dame for undergraduate
studies where he participated in freshman and varsity football. He
earned his J.D. at St. Mary?s University in 1959, and a M.A. in
political science at Texas A & M Commerce in 1970.
He is married to his wife Pennye, and has five children. He enjoys fine
dining and wine, spending time outdoors and traveling.