Anna was born in Hong Kong and came to the U.S. to attend Northern Illinois University where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, graduating Magna Cum Laude. Anna worked in a senior accounting role for several years with successful companies prior to joining LAC in 2002. Anna is also a Notary Public. Anna was attracted to immigration law because she experienced firsthand the positive benefits of becoming a naturalized U.S. citizen. She wants to contribute to the firm’s success of helping its clients achieve the same goal. Anna also enjoys a healthy lifestyle, loves nature and being out in the great outdoors.
Atesa Lashkari comes to LAC with several years of public accounting and financial accounting experience in various fields of law. LAC’s mission and passion in assisting foreign nationals from all over the world in the immigration process is what drew her in joining the firm as its controller. She is a graduate from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Science degree in Advertising and a focus in accounting. Born in Abadan, Iran, she is a dual U.S. and Iranian citizen, and is proficient in French and fluent in Farsi. In her spare time, Atesa enjoys volunteering, traveling, watching foreign and independent films and cooking.
Brandon graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature & Creative Writing. He is a first-generation American, born & raised in California after his family immigrated to the United States from South Africa. Outside of work, he enjoys reading philosophy, writing fiction, & playing computer games.
Milena is native Bulgarian and speaks Bulgarian, Russian and English. As a participant of International Olympiads in Russian language and literature she gained two golden medals and was awarded a full scholarship for studying in Moscow.
There she earned her Bachelor’s degree in management of international tourism and hospitality. She also completed a year studying international business as an MBA student at the All-Russian Academy of foreign trade.
After graduation she worked for multinational companies and public institutions in various industries and countries: tourist and event management industry (Bulgaria, Germany, China, Thailand, Japan), import/export (Germany, Russia, China, Sri Lanka), healthcare (Germany, USA) and held different positions from Marketing/PR associate to Head of Representative office and Member of the Supervisory board.
As an immigrant to the USA and a professional who worked closely with foreign expatriates Milena understands the importance of visa formalities and legal status in today’s global world. She has recently joined LAC’s Labor Certification Team and is passionate about supporting highly skilled workers in their endeavors to attain a future in the United States.
In her free time Milena enjoys reading, watching documentary movies, singing, dancing, and planning adventurous trips for her family or friends.
Trinity Rodriguez is a San Diego native, born and raised. In her free time she enjoys long days on the beach, skateboarding, being outside with nature, doing tarot cards, collecting crystals, and hanging out with her cat Mister. Prior to joining our team, Trinity had previously worked as an administrative assistant for multiple construction companies.