In the Legal Community

2019

LAC is a Silver Annual Sponsor of Lawyers Club of San Diego.  Lawyers Club is the largest specialty bar association in San Diego with more than 1,300 members of all genders, including attorneys at various public agencies, law firm managing and equity partners, retired and active federal and state judges, current and former U.S. Attorneys, current and former San Diego District Attorneys, San Diego Public Defenders, Federal Defenders of San Diego, as well as law firm associates, law students and others in the San Diego community who share our mission of advancing the status of women in the law and society.

LAC is a Bronze Member of the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce. The San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce is a nonprofit membership organization  that helps provide a voice for San Diego businesses through advocacy, member-to-member connections and professional development. The Chamber leverages the political clout of the business community to enact business-friendly policies that support the region’s economic growth and creation of jobs. The Chamber is the largest on the West Coast, with 2,500 member businesses representing 300,000 employees.

 

2018

Amanda Mullane and Claudia Martorell are promoted to the partnership of Larrabee Albi Coker LLP

Diana Vellos Coker is the Advocacy Director for the San Diego Chapter of NAWBO – the National Association of Women Business Owners.  Founded in 1975, the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) is the unified voice  of over 10 million women-owned businesses in the United States representing the fastest growing segment of the economy.  With far-reaching clout and impact, NAWBO is a one-stop resource to propelling women business owners into greater economic, social and political spheres of power worldwide.

Claudia Martorell is selected to Chair the Social Security Administration and Department of Motor Vehicles liaison committee, Co-Chair the U.S. Consulate Tijuana, Committee, and part of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Committee for the San Diego Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association for the 2018-2019 term.

Fausta M. Albi to speak on “Immigrant Visa Consular Processing” at the 2018 AILA Annual Conference to be held in San Francisco, California from June 13 – 16, 2018

Diana Vellos Coker to speak on “Employment-Based Adjustment of Status Interviews” at the 2018 AILA California Chapters Conference

Diana Vellos Coker to speak on “Employment-Based Immigrant Visas” at the 2018 AILA Fundamentals Online Course

Diana Vellos Coker to speak on “Nonimmigrant Visa Fundamentals” at the 2018 AILA Annual Conference to be held in San Francisco from  June 13-16, 2018

Diana Vellos Coker presents at UCSD’s Rady School of Management, February 2018

Immigration Compliance at the Worksite,” by Fausta M. Albi posted February 5, 2018 in Best Lawyers Legal Insights.

Future of H-1Bs,” by Diana Vellos Coker posted January 18, 2018 in Best Lawyers Legal Insights

Claudia Martorell continues to serve on the liaison committee to the Mexican Consulate Advisory Committee of the San Diego Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association

Diana Vellos Coker continues to serve as an Ambassador for the American Immigration Council

Fausta M. Albi serves as the President of the Italian American Bar Association of San Diego

Fausta M. Albi continues to serve as a Board Member of the American Bar Association’s Immigration Justice Project

Diana Vellos Coker and Fausta M. Albi are selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® in the field of Immigration Law (Copyright 2008 to present, respectively, by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).

Diana Vellos Coker and Fausta Albi are recognized in Who’s Who Legal: Corporate Immigration

2017

Fausta M. Albi serves as a Faculty Member for “Compliance and Enforcement Trends,” 30th Annual AILA California Chapters Conference, Hollywood, CA November 9 – 11, 2017

Michelle Garcia serves as a Coordinator for the 30th Annual AILA California Chapters Conference held in Hollywood, California from November 9 – 11, 2017

Managing Intermittent Foreign Employees in the I-9 Context,” by Claudia Martorell is published by LawLogix on September 9, 2017

Amanda Mullane serves as a Faculty Member for “Labor Cert. 103: Audits, Supervised Recruitment, Denials, and Appeals,” at the 2017 AILA Annual Conference on Immigration Law held in New Orleans, Louisiana from June 21–24, 2017

Fausta M. Albi serves as a Faculty Member for “Introduction to H-1B Specialty Workers,” at the 2017 AILA Annual Conference on Immigration Law held in New Orleans, Louisiana from June 21–24, 2017

Fausta M. Albi presents “Immigration Updates: How Changing Policies Impact International Students and Scholars” at The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California on February 14, 2017

Diana Vellos Coker and Fausta Albi are selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® in the field of Immigration Law (Copyright 2008 to present, respectively, by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).

Diana Vellos Coker and Fausta Albi are recognized in Who’s Who Legal: Corporate Immigration