Jeff D. Joseph

Jeff D. Joseph

Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP

Recognized since 2010

Denver, Colorado

Practice Areas

Immigration Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Immigration Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Immigration Law
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Jeff Joseph is a graduate of the University of Denver, College of Law. Jeff is founder and Senior Partner of Joseph Law Firm, P.C. He is the Director of Corporate Immigration, Worksite Enforcement and Employer Compliance. Jeff currently serves as the Secretary on the Executive Committee of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. He is a past Chapter Chair of the Colorado Chapter of AILA and served for 6 years as director on the AILA National Board of Governors. He also served as Vice Chair of the Immigration Law Section of the Federal Bar Association and President of the Colorado Chapter of the FBA.

In 2004, he received the Joseph Minsky Young Lawyer Award from AILA. In 2009-2021, he was selected for inclusion into the Best Lawyers in America. In 2015 and 2021, Best Lawyers named Mr. Joseph as the Best Immigration Lawyer in Denver. In 2006 through 2021, Mr. Joseph was named a Colorado Superlawyer by Colorado Superlawyer Magazine. 5280 Magazine also named Mr. Joseph a “Top Lawyer” for 2006 through 2021. Joseph Law Firm has been recognized by U.S. News and World Report as a Tier I Law Firm in the field of immigration law. Mr. Joseph is an adjunct professor of immigration law at the University of Denver College of Law. He is bilingual in Spanish.

Contact & Links


  • 1900 Wazee Street, Suite 303
    Denver, CO 80202


  • English
  • Spanish


  • Wake Forest University, graduated 1993
  • University of Denver, graduated 1997

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, Colorado Bar Association


  • American Immigration Lawyers Association - Governors
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association - Secretary
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association - Treasurer
  • Colorado Bar Association Civil Rights Committee - Member
  • Colorado Chapter, Federal Bar Association - Member
  • Federal Bar Association, Immigration Law Section - Vice Chair
  • Colorado Bar Association, Balanced Legal Career Committee - Member
  • Colorado Hispanic Bar Association - Board of Directors
  • Colorado Supreme Court, Colorado Bar Association - Practice Monitor
  • Joseph Family Foundation - Board Member
  • Mexican Cultural Center - Board of Directors
  • Mile High Young Professionals, Philanthropy Committee - Member
  • Urban Nights Denver - Fundraiser for Urban Peak of Colorado - Co-Chair
  • University of Denver Sturm College of Law - Adjunct Professor of Immigration Law
  • Colorado Criminal Defense Bar - Member
  • American Immigration Council - Trustee
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association - Member

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Immigration Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Immigration Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Immigration Law, Denver (2021)
  • Immigration Law, Denver (2015)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Immigration Law


  • 2021, named as “Global Thought Leader”, Who’s Who Legal, Corporate Immigration
  • 2004, Joseph Minsky Young Lawyer of the Year Award
  • 2005, Finalist Denver Business Journal, Denver Bar Association, %u201CBest of the Bar Awards%u201D in Immigration Law
  • April 2008, nominated by Denver Business Journal as one of Denver%u2019s %u201CForty under 40%u2019 for business skills, leadership and community service.
  • 2011, Presidents Commendation Award, American Immigration Lawyers Association for Outstanding Service to the Association as Chair of the 2011 AILA Annual Conference
  • 2014, %u201CTop Lawyer%u201D Immigration, 5280 Magazine
  • 2015, Best Immigration Lawyer of the Year in Denver, Best Lawyers
  • 2006-2020, “Superlawyer” Colorado Superlawyers Magazine
  • 2006 to 2021, Colorado Supreme Court Pro Bono Recognition Award
  • 2006-2021, named “Top Lawyer” in immigration law in Colorado, 5280 Magazine
  • 2010-2020, named to the Best Lawyers in America in the field of immigration law
  • 2010-2020, named by U.S. News and World Report as a top-rated law firm in immigration law

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