Miki Kawashima Matrician

Contact Information:

Phone: 617-748-5187

Office Location:

WR Immigration Boston
175 Federal Street, Suite 1025
Boston, MA 02110

Miki Matrician is Partner at WR Immigration and is Co-Managing Partner of WR’s Boston office. Her practice focuses on managing all aspects of employment-based immigrant and nonimmigrant cases for multinational corporations, high tech companies, startup entities, hospitals, and nonprofit organizations. Having experienced the immigration process herself, Miki strongly believes that educating clients and providing transparency regarding the labyrinthian process is empowering for her clients and is as important as executing a comprehensive and carefully considered immigration strategy.

Miki was invited to serve as Adjunct Faculty Member at Boston University School of Law for the course Business Immigration Law. Miki is a frequent speaker at American Immigration Lawyers Association (New England). She has also presented at the Alliance of Business Immigration Lawyers (ABIL), Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education Center (MCLE), and Japanese business groups in Boston. She has also spoken at Boston College Law School and Suffolk University in forums relating to immigration law careers. She is a contributing author to MCLE’s Immigration Practice Manual. Miki has been selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America® distinction in 2023. Previously, she was also selected as Best Lawyers’ Ones to Watch distinction for 2021 and 2022 and Super Lawyers Rising Stars from 2013 to 2021.

Miki is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and currently serves on the AILA Ethics Committee and Executive Board of AILA’s New England Chapter. She holds a J.D. from Boston College Law School and a B.A. in both Government and East Asian Studies from Wesleyan University. During law school, her student note was published in the Boston College International & Comparative Law Review, where she served as Senior Articles Editor. She also served as a judicial intern at the Executive Office for Immigration Review (Boston Immigration Court) and U.S. District Court, District of Rhode Island.

A native of Nara, Japan, Miki is fluent in Japanese and previously worked as a professional translator, editor, and language teacher. Outside of the office, she enjoys yoga retreats and hiking with her family.