About Us

Managing Partner Rosanna Berardi founded our firm in 2005 after working as an INS Inspector, INS Attorney, a University Immigration Lawyer and an Associate at one of Western New York’s largest corporate firms. Her vision to create a premier immigration legal services team was realized through consistent, proven results for our clients. Today, we are respected across America, Canada and the world for our firm’s knowledge, insight and strategies meeting the long and short term goals of businesses and individuals. Our exceptional service will help make your move to the U.S. as easy and stress-free as possible.

Our Offices

Headquartered in Buffalo, New York, just 20 minutes from the U.S.-Southern Ontario border, Berardi Immigration Law also maintains satellite offices in London, Toronto, and Beverly Hills.

We have helped

Intra-Company Transferees
NAFTA Professionals (TN, L-1)
Aliens of Extraordinary Ability
Artists & Celebrities
Criminal Aliens
Temporary Professionals (H-1B, E-3)
Members of the Media
Medical Professionals
Foreign Students
Religious Workers
Fiancées and Spouses of U.S. citizens
Exchange Visitors


Our Team


Rosanna Berardi, Esq.

Managing Partner
In June of 2005, Rosanna Berardi, Esq. founded Berardi Immigration Law, a full-service immigration law firm.  Ms. Berardi has a unique combination of government, university and corporate experience …


Jennifer Behm, Esq.

As a partner with our team, Jennifer Behm advises multinational companies and individual clients in all aspects of immigration law, including nonimmigrant visas, family and employment-based green cards, criminal…


Gabriella Agostinelli, Esq.

Associate Attorney
Ms. Agostinelli graduated from Canisius College with degrees in International Business and International Relations. She was first exposed to immigration law during college through an internship with the International Institute of Buffalo…


G. Jack Falsone, Esq.

Of Counsel
Mr. Falsone has a unique blend of criminal, corporate and immigration experience. He has been practicing law for more than 16 years and has represented both corporations and individuals with complex corporate, criminal and legal transactions. At Berardi…

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Sam Tiranno

NAFTA Paralegal
Samuel J. Tiranno began his immigration career in 1973 working in the Buffalo District Office of the legacy Immigration & Naturalization Service (“INS”). In 1975, he was appointed as an Immigration Inspector, and he …


Samantha Murphy

Samantha Murphy is knowledgeable in all aspects of case preparation for family and employment-based immigration matters. She prepares and files adjustments of status applications, waivers, nonimmigrant and immigrant visa…

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Mary Lamancuso

PERM Paralegal
Ms. Lamancuso began her immigration career in 1987 as a legal assistant at a small Buffalo-based law firm. Under attorney supervision, Ms. Lamancuso was responsible for preparing and submitting various applications for…

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Yvonne Grist

Visa Services Coordinator
Yvonne Grist spent more than 20 years with General Motors Acceptance Corporation (GMAC) in Buffalo.  She was employed in variety of positions ranging from Accounting Coordinator to Dealer Service Specialist. Ms. Grist…

Toni Calliva

Toni Calliva

Visa Agent – London
By appointment, contact office
Based in London, Toni is prepared to take the stress out of the application process by accompanying you to your appointment in the U.K. With a background in communication and as a personal assistant plus several years…

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Cindy Kovacs

Director of Finance
Cindy Kovacs joined Berardi Immigration Law in 2011 as Director of Finance. She oversees all aspects of the accounting and financial areas of the firm which include payroll, compliance, ledger activity, expenses and receivables….


Susan Cryan

Executive Assistant
Susan Cryan joined the Berardi Immigration Law team in 2013 as an Administrative Assistant.  She brings positive customer-service attitude to our team and ensures that the new client intake activities run smoothly.


Danielle Blahowicz

Administrative Assistant
Danielle Blahowicz is our firm’s Administrative Assistant and is likely the first person you will speak to when contacting us. She is a dedicated customer service professional and brings a positive attitude to our team. Ms. Bl…


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