Zachary S. Brugman is an attorney at MayesTelles where he practices immigration law exclusively. Zac earned his law degree and certificate in law and government from Willamette University College of Law in Salem, Oregon.
Zac represents clients at removal hearings in Immigration Court, before US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), and on appeals at the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Zac has gained extensive litigation experience over the last 10 years in Arizona’s detained and non-detained Immigration Court's. In managing extremely heavy and diverse caseloads at his past firms, Zac has acquired significant experience on virtually every type of removal and family-based immigration case. Zac has tremendous experience in appellate work at the BIA and Ninth Circuit as well as in asylum cases where he has helped achieve at least 25 asylum grants for immigrants from countries which include Cameroon, El Salvador, Ghana, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Venezuela. Zac has a track-record of success in administratively closing and dismissing removal cases and in securing the liberty of detained clients at highly contested bond hearings. Zac's passion for Immigration Law, desire to serve the underrepresented, and enjoyment of research, allows him to achieve the best possible results for clients.
- Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
- Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA)
- EOIR (Immigration Courts)
- Oregon State Courts