Patricia M. Machado has been practicing law since 1996. She is a graduate of Boston University and Brooklyn Law School. She is admitted to practice law in the State of New York and the United States District Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts.

Ms. Machado’s parents were political exiles that came from Cuba in 1966 escaping Castro’s repressive regime and was born in the United States. Her Cuban American background gives her cultural sensitivity and her fluency in the Spanish language allow her to effectively communicate with and represent her clients.

She decided to open her first office in Elmhurst, Queens and later her second office in Washington Heights. Ms. Machado has been known to aggressively represent her clients while giving them the personal and individualized attention they deserve. She visits her clients personally while detained if needed in order to interview them and represent them. She also traveled to Consulates abroad and detention centers out of state.

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Area of Practice

Family Law, Immigration Law, Criminal Law & More

Our practice is comprised of a team of attorneys and support staff who are not only hard working and attentive but are dedicated to obtaining winning results.

At the Law Office of PATRICIA MACHADO, PC we interview our clients at length, in order to understand that person's needs and assess whether the case can be resolved and if so how to accomplish that in the most cost efficient and speedy manner. Our office is mostly specialized in Immigration Law and Family Law. These services encompass a broad range of areas, from representation before the U.S. Citizenship & immigration Services or the Immigration Court, helping the immigrant obtain post-conviction relief. Contact us immediately for a consultation so that you can tell us about your case pr confidentially. We will fight to give you peace of mind and give your case the best possibility for success.

We are experienced in all immigration matters, including the following: If you need real solutions in a divorce or any other family law matter, you can trust the experience of PATRICIA M. MACHADO, PC to provide high quality, compassionate and experienced representation. The Family Law area of our practice focuses on:


Read what our clients have to say about us!

"I loved the representation I received from Ms.Machado and loved how she resolved my case. Everything came out phenomenal! I do recommend this attorney to anyone. Ms.Machado gave me lots of hope and tranquility. She took me out deportation and then she made me a permanent resident. I am very grateful with my results and I am really happy with the office team, they are very professional. i give them all a 10"

- Nolis

The attorney Ms.Machado has a great professional team in which they treat the client with lots of respect and kindness. The best thing is that she does her job well. My case was hard and she resolved my immigration case.

- Rosa

I have worked with Ms. Patricia Machado for more than 4 years, I have recently retained her again for a Divorce matter as well. When I worked with her regarding my Immigration matter everything went great, I received my permanent green card and also became an citizen. I have no regrets about anything less then 3 months my divorce was out. I thank her and specially her staff. They answered all my questions when needed and i was always keep inform too. I recommend her to anyone!! 2 Thumbs Up!

- Anabel

Ms.Machado and her staff were very helpful and always kept me informed on the progress of my divorce. My uncontested divorce took no longer than 5 months.

- Elizabeth

The attorney and the staff gave me very good and personalized attention. I placed all of my trust in Mrs. Machado and it all paid off. She turned out to be the best thing to happen to me in awhile. I cannot thank her enough for getting me my permanent residency and putting me on track to citizenship. She comforted and emotionally supported me every step of the way. I can 100% recommend the law offices of Patricia Machado for any of your immigration issues. - Jeraldin

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