Maris Liss

  • 221 Courses Completed
  • Head of Appeals & Founder of the Firm's Litigation Practice
  • The Law Offices of George P. Mann & Associates, P.C.


Maris J. Liss heads up the appellate litigation practice at George P. Mann and Associates, a boutique immigration firm in Farmington Hills, Michigan. She litigates at the BIA, Federal Circuit Courts of Appeal (mostly the Sixth Circuit) and in Federal District Court. Maris is a co-editor of American Immigration Lawyer’s Association (AILA) Immigration Litigation Toolbox, 5th Edition published in March 2016. The Immigration Litigation Toolbox teaches administrative, federal district court and circuit court litigation.

Maris is a graduate of Columbia Law School and Barnard College.  She has served terms on the AILA National Amicus Committee and on the AILA National Litigation Steering Committee.


  • American Immigration Lawyer’s Association (AILA) National Annual Convention   Las Vegas, NV

Live Panelist, Naturalization Cases in Federal Court (Masters Level) June 2016

Authored article for AILA publication in connection with this panel.

  • Federal Bar Association Immigration Conference Memphis, TN

Live Panelist, Habeas, EAJA and Declaratory Judgment Actions May 2015

  • American Immigration Lawyer’s Association (AILA) National Podcast

Podcast Panelist, The Lost Art of Briefing Oct. 2014

  • American Immigration Lawyer’s Association (AILA) Washington DC Chapter CLE

Live Panelist, Litigating Appeals at the Board of Immigration Appeals Nov. 2014

  • Live Webinar Panelist: Advanced and Expert Removal Webinar Series at (Leading Immigration Law Publisher).

Best Practices in Challenging Agency Action, May 2014; The C Words: Citizenship, Cards and Claims, Categorical Analysis, Convictions, CIMTS, Jan. 2014; The D Word: Detentions, Deferrals, DACA, Defenses to Deportability, Departures Nov. 2013

Practice Areas

  • Immigration

1 Course by Maris Liss