Recognized since 2001
EXPERIENCE: Twenty-two (22) years practicing exclusively in the area of U.S. Immigration and Nationality Law.
SPECIALTY: Priority workers, intra-company transfers, outstanding researchers, national interest waivers, labor certifications, corporate compliance, employer sanctions defense, family-based immigration issues, naturalization issues, immigration appellate and judicial review issues.
PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT: Has written and lectured extensively on immigration and other law, both in Arizona and nationally. Selected Tucson Immigration Lawyer of the Year 2012. Has been listed in the Best Lawyers of America since 1999, listed in top 5% immigration lawyers by Super Lawyers, rated “Superb” by Avvo, listed in Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, and listed as “AV Rated Attorney” by Martindale-Hubbell for having the highest rating in Legal Ability and Ethical Standards.
- 2870 North Swan Road, Suite 160
Tucson, AZ 85712
- The University of Arizona, BA, graduated 1990
- Arizona, State Bar of Arizona
- American Immigration Lawyer Assn. - Member 1994 - Present
- Ballet Tucson Professional Dance Company - President, Board of Directors
- IMMLAW-National Consortium of Immigration Law Firms - One of the select group of 18
- Pima County Bar Association - Member 1998 - Present
- Administrative Law Judges
- Department of Justice (DOJ) - Director of the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR)
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
- Immigration Law, Tucson (2012)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:
- Immigration Law
- Employer Sanctions
- Family Based
- Best Lawyers of America 2012 Lawyer of the Year - Immigration Law, Tucson
- Listed in Best Lawyers of America for Immigration Law 1999 - Present
- Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory rating "AV"
- Listed in Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
- U.S. News & World Report First-Tier Ranking Best Lawyers in Immigration Law 2010 - Present
- Superlawyers 2007 to Present - top 5% in field of Immigration Law
- Listed in Arizona's Finest Lawyers
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