Law Offices of

Cynthia R. Exner, LLC



American Immigration Lawyers Association












WELCOME to The Immigration Law Offices of Cynthia R. Exner, LLC. Attorney Cynthia R. Exner obtained her Bachelor Degree in 3 years, instead of 4 years and obtained her Juris Doctorate Degree in 2 ½ years instead of 3 years. During law school, she also worked as a Family Court Clerk at the Superior Court in Bridgeport, CT handling family matters such as divorces. While working as an Associate Attorney for Tirola, Herring, Pober and Lazo in Westport, CT she handled hundreds of real estate closings representing both individuals and lending institutions, as well as juvenile and criminal cases in Bridgeport, Norwalk, Stamford and Danbury. When the renowned Immigration Attorney Joel Stewart moved his Immigration practice to the State of Florida, Attorney Exner assumed the handling of many of his Connecticut –based immigration cases.

As an Associate Attorney for Cramer & Anderson, in New Milford, CT she continued practicing real estate and immigration law, until eventually opening her own immigration practice in New Milford, CT. Original clientele consisted of family-based immigration involving marriage to a US citizen, and employer-sponsor cases in which employers sponsored their employees for permanent residence. The practice expanded rapidly as Attorney Exner was elected to the position of Connecticut State Chapter Chair of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, and to the Board of Governors of AILA, and received the prestigious Pro Bono Award from AILA. She achieved success on behalf of a large number of clients from a broad range of nations.
Attorney Exner participated in efforts to expand our immigration laws, to better assist our US businesses in attracting the best and brightest workforces and pursued a strong passion to broaden our immigration laws to include our US veterans and LGBT community.
Today, the firm consists of 3 attorneys all concentrating in the field of immigration and nationality law, and has a distinguished list of clientele from many nations. The law firm continues to be a family business.

Attorney Kristan Exner worked previously at the admiralty and maritime law firm of Hill, Betts and Nash at One World Trade Center, NY, NY and is a survivor of the World Trade Center attack on 9/11. Kristan Exner is also founder and President of the national dog and puppy charitable rescue organization known as located in Danbury, CT.
Despite the steady growth, we pride ourselves in representing each client, and providing individualized and personal service.