Susan Qin, Esq

Susan Qin is a distinguished immigration lawyer with a wealth of experience and a profound commitment to her clients. As an Asian immigrant herself, she understands firsthand the challenges and complexities of the immigration process, fueling her dedication to work tirelessly on behalf of her clients.

Susan has navigated a wide array of cases before the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), USCIS, immigration courts, the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), and Federal courts. Her extensive expertise and compassionate approach have made her a trusted and respected advocate in the field of immigration law. Susan holds a Juris Doctor degree from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Susan's legal career began in the public defender's office, where she honed her skills in advocacy and defense, passionately representing those in need. She then served as a clerk for a federal judge in Pennsylvania, gaining invaluable insight into the judicial process and further refining her legal acumen.
Throughout her career, Susan has been instrumental in securing legal status for numerous immigrants in the United States. Her personal journey as an immigrant has deepened her resolve to help others navigate the often daunting immigration system. She has also represented many detained immigrants, successfully assisting in their release from various immigration detention centers across the country.

Her dedication to delivering the best legal solutions and her empathetic approach to her clients' needs have made her a beacon of hope for many. Susan's unwavering commitment to justice and her relentless pursuit of positive outcomes for her clients underscore her role as a leading figure in immigration law.

Sandy Hom, Esq

Before joining Law Offices of Susan Qin, PC, Judge Hom maintained a practice as a legal consultant in Removal & Deportation Defense with many law firms since his retirement from the Immigration Bench in New York where he served for 30 years. He was appointed as the First Asian American Immigration Judge in the East Coast in April 1993 by Attorney General Janet Reno. He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Mississippi in 1973. 
Prior to becoming an Immigration Judge, he was a partner with the Law Offices of Hom & Hsiung from 1985 to 1993 in New York. He also served as chief legal counsel to the Presiding Bishop for the Episcopal Church for Refugee and Migration matters. From 1979 to 1985, Judge Hom worked as a Senior Trial Attorney for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in the New York Regional Office. He also worked as a Senior Attorney for District Council 37, Municipal Employees Legal Services in New York. Judge Hom served as senior litigation attorney for the New York State Division of Human Rights and he was the Attorney-in- Charge of the Legal Aid Society, Chinatown Office.  He is a member of both the Mississippi and New York Bars. 
He is married to Ann Hsiung, who is a Real Estate attorney and they have four sons and six grandchildren.

Craig Herskowitz, Esq

Craig Herskowitz is a seasoned attorney with more than 18 years of legal experience. Craig began his legal career in Washington, DC at the headquarters of two federal law enforcement agencies, the United States Marshals Service (USMS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Craig then served in the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. In the Narcotic and Dangerous Drug Section of the Department of Justice, Craig assisted in the successful prosecution of large scale drug traffickers and conducted financial investigations of leaders of terrorist organizations. In the Asset Forfeiture Money Laundering Section of the Department of Justice, Craig played an integral role in helping victims of financial crimes recover some of their losses, including victims in the Bernie Madoff scandal. These years of experience working on the Government side informed him how prosecutors operate, which helped him become a top rated criminal defense attorney.  Craig skillfully represented those accused of crimes with individual attention, respect, and a well thought out strategy to beat the case or negotiate the most favorable outcome. 

In 2019, Craig was appointed Assistant Counsel to the Governor. During the COVID-19 pandemic, he waived copayments for testing and vaccinations, implemented telehealth, and provided tax relief for small businesses and families. Craig also assisted in establishing the restaurant return-to-work tax credit program to help restaurants re-open.

Most recently, Craig served as an NYC administrative law judge, presiding over hearings and ensuring the principles of justice are upheld.

Craig takes tremendous pride in helping people.

Richard Chaskin, Esq

Born and raised in West Los Angeles, Richard has been practicing law in California since December 1981. Over the past 40 years, he has resolved thousands of cases across the state through jury trials, bench trials, and negotiated settlements. Richard has achieved seven-figure judgments in civil cases and not guilty verdicts in criminal cases. He handles both the most complex and the most common cases with equal dedication. Richard is a past president of a local bar association and has served as a temporary judge in Los Angeles County, where he often presided over traffic ticket cases. He has been a delegate to the California Bar Conference, taught law, and received awards from the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. Other lawyers regularly seek Richard's advice and assistance with their cases, a testament to his expertise and reputation. He is well-known among many local judges and their courtroom staff, which is a significant asset in legal practice. Outside of work, Richard enjoys traveling the world, spending time with his family, and engaging in outdoor activities.