Leigh Cole - Dinse, Knapp & McAndrew, P.C.

Leigh Cole

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2010
Phone: 802-859-7035

Ms. Cole, a director of the firm, advises clients in immigration matters relating to employment, education, research, investment and entrepreneurial business.


Ms. Cole advises clients on immigration compliance for employment of international professionals in the United States.

Education and Research

Ms. Cole advises colleges, universities and research institutes on immigration compliance for professors, researchers, staff, F-1 students, J-1 exchange visitors and campus immigration policy and procedure.

Investors and Entrepreneurs

Drawing upon her experience in immigration, commercial transactions and securities compliance, Ms. Cole advises companies, investors and entrepreneurs doing business in the United States, including EB-5 projects, EB-5 investors, E-1/E-2 treaty traders and treaty investors, and companies transferring international executives, managers and critical personnel to the United States.

Cornell UniversityBA 1985Albany Law School of Union UniversityJ.D. 1991
American Bar AssociationVermont Bar AssociationNew York Bar AssociationAmerican Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA)NAFSA: Association of International Educators

Client Comments

"Leigh is very responsive and knowledgeable and a pleasure to work with."

-Steven Klein
Fletcher Allen Health Care

"Leigh Cole is a talented and committed immigration attorney who understands the meaning of client service. Her work product is excellent, and I rely on her exclusively to meet all our institutional immigration law needs."

-Kathleen Rogers
Simmons College

"Leigh is a smart professional who responds quickly and effectively. She communicates in a manner that allows me to understand the law rather than just take her answers at face value. I'm a better informed administrator because of her work style."

"Leigh Cole has a high level of expertise and very good personal and project management skills. All in all, she is outstanding. I highly recommend her."

-Jack Glaser
MBF BioScience

Office Location

209 Battery Street
P.O. Box 988
Burlington, VT 05402-0988
United States

Practice Areas

Immigration Law

Other Information

Gender: Female