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Mina K.

Mina Kalra

25 reviews
Mina Kalra is a business lawyer that has been licensed to practice law in California for the past nine years. She obtained her Juris Doctor in law from the New England Law School in Boston. Mina solely specializes in immigration law. She has represented numerous clients. Since May 2017, Mina has been an employment-based adviser at Berkeley International Office, UC Berkely. Mina has also been a partner at New World Law LLP since January 2017.
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Sarah C.

Sarah Corstange

96 reviews
Sarah’s practice, Corstange Law, focuses on immigration for startups and businesses to help them come up with strategies to keep their founders, investors, and employees in the US. She provides all of the necessary advice to ensure her clients stay in compliance with the immigration laws. Her interest in international law inspired her to live and travel in the Middle East for years.
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Ursula T.

Ursula Trimming

64 reviews
Immigration is an area of the law that can have a serious impact on an individual's life and few attorneys understand that better than Ursula Trimming. Ms. Trimming specializes in employment-based working visas and green cards. She can also help with Marriage Green Cards, Fiance/Spouse Visas, and Family Sponsorship. Ms. Trimming provides effective services with compassion and drive.
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Mari R.

Mari Ribeiro

2 reviews
Mari Ribeiro is both a corporate attorney and a business woman. She specializes in providing legal services to small businesses and entrepreneurs. Mari is exceptionally experienced in dealing with commercial contracts, as well as mergers and acquisitions. She is licensed to practice law in Florida and received her legal degree from the Nova Southeastern University – Shepard Broad Law School. Since May 2016, Mari has been acting as the principal attorney at her own legal firm.
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Brenda P.

Brenda Prackup

2 reviews
Brenda Prackup works at her own Law Offices, helping her clients in legal matters in the most professional way. It is a Civil Litigation and Transactional Law Firm and focuses on representing clients in business, entertainment and fraud matters. Previously, Brenda spent her first years in the legal world working as a Contract Attorney for Steptoe & Johnson LLP. Her education is from The American College of Law, which is where she graduated with her J.D. from in 2000.
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Juan C.

Juan Cervantes

2 reviews
Juan Cervantes is a corporate attorney that primarily focuses on business-related immigration matters. He has been licensed to practice law in Virginia for two years. Apart from his expertise as an immigration attorney, Juan also has experience in dealing with business formations and commercial contracts. He received his legal degree from the Liberty University School of Law. Juan has been a partner at Cervantes & Cervantes since February 2017.
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Claudine G.

Claudine Gasana

2 reviews
Claudine Gasana is an immigration attorney with more than six years’ experience. She is licensed to practice law in New York. Claudine has a J.D. in law, which she obtained after she graduated from the SMU Dedman School of Law. She has represented clients in numerous industries, including the healthcare industry, as well as the oil and gas industry. Claudine has been the founder and managing attorney at her own law office since May 2016.
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Michael S.

Michael Sweet

Attorney Michael Sweet graduated from law school in 2012 with honors and since then, he has been helping businesses and entrepreneurs. He specializes in employment and immigration law, general business law, and civil litigation. Attorney Sweet is experienced in drafting briefs for litigation cases and has also participated in hearings and trials.
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Andres H.

Andres Holguin-Flores

Andres Holguin-Flores is a business lawyer who has been serving corporate clients for the past two years. He has been licensed to practice law in California and obtained his legal degree from the Southwestern Law School. Andres is exceptionally experienced in immigration law. He is also skilled in legal research and writing. Andres has been serving as an associate attorney at Weisz Immigration Law Group since September 2017.
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Our Tacoma immigration attorneys & lawyers can help you or your company secure a work visa for business-related matters, such as advising you on obtaining a short-term visa for business trip or a work visa that will allow an employee or executive work within the United States or abroad for an extended period of time.

Some of the types of visas that the Tacoma immigration attorneys on UpCounsel have helped clients obtain include: H-1B visas, which is for temporary employment in specialty occupations, O-1 visas, where an individual possesses extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics, L-1, which is for employees of an international company with offices in both the United States and abroad, E-2 visa, which is for investors, along with several other popular work visas.

Whether you or your company requires advice on obtaining a work visa for an executive, employee, or foreign national in regards to U.S. immigration or matters abroad such as: visitor visas, employee work visas, legal permanent residence (green cards), investor visas, and citizenship - our immigration attorneys can help you throughout the entire process.

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