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Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 100%
    36 years, 15 thousand cases


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Attorney endorsements

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  • Sean Cleary

    I endorse this lawyer. A brilliant attorney and a highly respected one in the legal community.


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  • Margaret D. Stock

    Jan and I have worked together on several matters over the years. I have been highly impressed with her work ethic; she is tireless in serving her clients. Jan is particularly worth hiring if you need assistance with consular processing issues; she is the only attorney in the US who has a comprehensive and encyclopedic knowledge of all US consulates. Jan is also known for her devotion to the complexities of non-immigrant and immigrant visas for health care professionals.


    Margaret Stock Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info


VAAuthorized to practice law201209/15/2015
DCActive 197511/29/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
Edith Lowenstein Award for ExcellenceAmerican Immigration Lawyers Association1997
Association namePosition nameDuration
Consular CorpsMember2008 - Present
French-American Chamber of CommerceMember1995 - Present
IMMLAW/The National Consortium of Immigration Law FirmsFounding Member1990 - Present
International Bar AssociationMember1980 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember/Elected National Director1978 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1975 - Present
District of Columbia BarMember1975 - Present
District of Columbia BarMember1975 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Visa Processing GuideStrategic Lawyering at Consular Posts2008
Visa Processing GuideRepresenting Clients at the American Embassy in Manila2008
Immigration BriefingsConsular Processing of Nonimmigrant VisasN/A
Interpreter ReleasesRepresentation of Nonimmigrant Visa Applicants at American Embassies and ConsulatesN/A
Interpreter ReleasesProcessing Visas for Iranian NationalsN/A
UnknownProper Utilization of the B-1 and H Working VisasN/A
UnknownAdjustment of StatusN/A
UnknownLabor Certification: Procedures and ProblemsN/A
UnknownThe Refugee Act of 1980, An Operational PerspectiveN/A
UnknownRefugee and Asylum ProceduresN/A
AILA Monthly MailingRefugee and Asylum Practice: Avoiding Discretionary DenialsN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Howard University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1974
University of WashingtonEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1970