Christopher Richardson Attorney Profile on UpCounsel
Christopher Richardson

Christopher Richardson

Attorney at Law

Charleston
South Carolina
Licensed in
GA
Duke University School of Law
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About
With over 10 years experience in both employment and immigration law, Chris has extensive experience inside and outside of the government to meet your visa needs. As a former U.S. diplomat and Consular Officer for the U.S. Department of State, Chris provides his clients with an "insider advantage" that you won't find with most firms. Having interviewed and adjudicated tens of thousands of visa applicants at U.S. Embassies and Consulates across the globe, Chris has extensive experience in all visas categories including B1/B2, E-2, L, student visas, P visas, O visas, J visas. etc. With Chris, clients don't have to guess at what the visa officer… read more is thinking, they know.
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"Chris is knowledgeable and has unique expertise in business laws. He is very responsive and is a to go for immigration issues."

Assist with Other Immigration Matter
Posted on Apr 23, 2018
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"Chris helped my family and I answer several questions related to citizenship for my children and grandchildren. He explained everything so clearly and his unique, insider experience as a former Consular Officer really showed. Lissette."

Passport and Citizenship Questions Answered
Posted on Mar 26, 2018
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"Chris helped me navigate the process of getting an immigrant visa for my wife. Chris answered all our questions, helped us fill out hte paper work, and was able at all times to help. I would highly recommend Chris. Philip King"

I-130 Petition For My Spouse
Posted on Mar 26, 2018

Work History

Nelson Mullins

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Mar 2018 - Present

Immigration visas: Immediate relative and family-based visas and Employment-based visas including investor visas and religious workers, the Diversity Visa Program.

Non-immigrant visas: E-2 treaty trader, H1-B, L visas, business visitor and domestic employee B1 visas, J exchange visitor visas, O visas, I visas, B-2 medical treatment visas, R visas, P visas, H-3 visas.

Mar 2018 - Present

U.S. Department of State

Foreign Service Officer

Jan 2011 - Mar 2018

Commissioned officer of the diplomatic corps of the United States of America. Prior Postings: Madrid, Spain (2016 - 2018), Karachi, Pakistan (2015 - 2016), Managua, Nicaragua (2013 - 2015); Lagos, Nigeria (2011 - 2013)

Jan 2011 - Mar 2018

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