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Pursuing Washington Lisa Ellen Seifert
Lisa Ellen Seifert

Lisa Ellen Seifert

33 years of experience

Immigration Law



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. MEMBER OF: AILA (American Immigration Lawyers Association) ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) WSBA (Washington State Bar Association) TCBA (Thurston County Bar Association) (Listed in the Best Lawyers of WA since 2004) Immigration Wo View More ›

Practice Area

Immigration Law
Asylum, Citizenship, Deportation Defense, Family Visas, Green Cards, Immigration Appeals, Investment Visas, Marriage & Fiancé(e) Visas, Student Visas, Visitor Visas, Work Visas,


English: Spoken, Written

Professional Experience

Seifert Law Offices
1989 - Current


William Mitchell College of Law

J.D. (1987) | Law

William Mitchell College of Law
University of Saint Thomas

B.A. (1983) | English Literature and Japanese Studies

University of Saint Thomas


Professional Associations

American Immigration Lawyers Association

President - Washington State Chapter

2008 - Current

American Immigration Lawyers Association
American Immigration Lawyers Association


1991 - Current

American Immigration Lawyers Association
Washington State Bar # 18345


1988 - Current

Washington State Bar  # 18345

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Seifert Law Offices PLLC
626 Columbia St NW, Suite 1-A Olympia, WA 98501
Telephone: (360) 357-7087
Fax: (360) 705-1163

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