LAC is pleased to announce that Diana Vellos Coker has been elected as the Chair of the San Diego chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) is the national association of more than 14,000 attorneys and law professors who practice and teach immigration law. AILA member attorneys represent U.S. families seeking permanent residence for close family members, as well as U.S. businesses seeking talent from the global marketplace. AILA members also represent foreign students, entertainers, athletes, and asylum seekers, often on a pro bono basis. Founded in 1946, AILA is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization that provides continuing legal education, information, professional services, and expertise through its 39 chapters and over 50 national committees.
Fausta Albi will be speaking at the Annual Conference of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) in D.C. this week. Her presentation is entitled “Introduction to the Employment-Based Immigration Preference Categories.” The conference will be held from June 17 through June 20, 2015.
Claudia Martorell has been selected to serve as Co-Chair of the Mexican Consulate Advisory Committee of the San Diego Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.
Larrabee Albi Coker LLP is ranked First Tier in San Diego, California in Immigration Law for 2015 by U.S. News and World Report. The U.S. News and World Report – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.
Claudia Martorell has been selected to serve as a member of the Advocacy and Media Committee and the DMV/ SSA Committee for the San Diego Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.
Diana Vellos Coker will be a panelist on the AILA web seminar Playing the Visa Bulletin Lotto on September 4, 2014.
Diana Vellos Coker has been elected as Vice Chair for the San Diego Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association for 2014-2015.
Diana Vellos Coker presented Top Filing Tips for L Petitions at the 2014 American Immigration Lawyers Association national conference in Boston, MA.
Diana Vellos Coker has been selected to serve another term as an
Ambassador for the American Immigration Council.
Amanda Neher became a member of the Lawyers Club of San Diego.
The Lawyers Club of San Diego seeks to advance the status of women in the law and society.
Firm is recognized in the 2014 Chambers USA Guide published by Chambers and Partners. The guide notes that the firm “maintains a good reputation for its advice to individuals and employers on a broad range of matters. Frequently advises clients on strategic immigration matters and I-9 compliance.” Fausta Albi and Diana Vellos Coker are also listed as notable practitioners.