About Lisa Seifert
In more than 24 years of practice, Lisa Seifert has built Seifert Law Offices into a firm nationally and internationally renowned for its skill and knowledge in immigration and nationality law.
Ms. Seifert is admitted to the Washington State Bar Association, the U.S. District Court, and the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Ms. Seifert is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) both regionally and nationally. She was awarded the AILA Joseph Minsky Award for outstanding contributions in the field of Immigration and Nationality Law. She is a regularly featured writer and speaker at AILA conferences in the Northwest.
Ms. Seifert frequently presents lectures to business, community and legal groups on immigration topics regarding family, deportation, and “know your rights” topics.
She was recently selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America and was counsel in the precedent case before the Ninth Circuit Court: Castro-Cortez v. INS(Castro-Cortez v. INS, F3d., No. 99-70267 (Jan. 23, 2001)).
Since 1989, Seifert Law Offices has helped employers obtain work permits for their executives and has assisted thousands of people in coming to the United States to become permanent residents, advance their educations, work, and pursue other opportunities offered in the United States. Our work includes preparing and filing necessary petitions and supporting documentation to government agencies and also submitting administrative appeals and motions. Our clients come from every country around the world, from every walk of life, and range from governmental and corporate agencies to children, spouses and fiancés. Seifert Law Office’s talented team handles every kind of immigration situation.
- AILA (American Immigration Lawyers Association)
- ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union)
- WSBA (Washington State Bar Association)
- TCBA (Thurston County Bar Association)
- SuperLawyers.com (Listed in the Best Lawyers of WA since 2004)
- Immigration Works Washington
- Best Immigration Lawyers
- Olympia Downtown Association
Admitted to Practice Law:
- EOIR – immigration courts in all 50 state
- U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington
- Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals
Recent Speaking Engagements:
March 2012 – AILA NW Regional Immigration Law Conference – Seattle, Washington – Local and Regional CIS policies and procedures.
November 2011 – Ninth Annual Latino Youth Summit – Centralia College. October 12, 2011. Youth involvement in DREAM Act and other legislative advocacy.
November 2011 – Stop the Checkpoints, Port Angeles, WA – Impact of Detention on local communities.