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Caroline Elizabeth Ostrom

Practice areas

  1. Immigration: 100%
    15 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Matthew Anthony Streff

    Caroline is a highly respected figure in the immigration law community, and she has been a valued advisor to me in my own immigration practice. She has substantial expertise ranging from tech startups to family and humanitarian cases and a host of other immigration issues.


    Matthew Streff Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Timothy Deere Webb

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    Timothy Webb Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Ostrom & Peterson, LLC

825 Nicollet Mall, Suite 401
Minneapolis, MN, 55402

825 Nicollet Mall, Suite 401
Minneapolis, MN, 55402



MNNot Authorized - Suspended For Non-Payment Of Fees199707/31/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Honors in Legal Research and WritingUniversity of Minnesota Law School1994
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Immigration AttorneyOstrom & Peterson, LLC2015 - Present
Immigration AttorneyOstrom Law Office, LLC2009 - 2015
Associate General CounselAnalysts International Corporation2004 - 2009
Associate AttorneyTuft & Arnold, PLLC2003 - 2004
Associate AttorneyRider Bennet, PLLP1999 - 2003
Judicial Law ClerkMinnesota Court of Appeals1998 - 1999
Judicial Law ClerkRice County District Court1997 - 1998
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Minnesota/Dakotas chapter)Vice Chair2015 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Minnesota/Dakotas chapter)Secretary2014 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Minnesota/Dakotas chapter)Treasurer2013 - 2014
American Immigration Lawyers Association (MN/Dakota Chapter)Committee Chair, Upper Midwest Immigration CLE2012 - 2013
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember2001 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Hassan v. AshcroftAsylum granted after appeal
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Publication nameTitleDate
Family Law Forum (Minnesota Bar, Family Law Section)Marriage, Separation, Divorce and the Green Card: The Immigration Benefits of a Good Faith Marriage and the Futility of Fraud2002
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Minnesota Law SchoolLawJ.D.1997
Carleton CollegeHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Upper Midwest Immigration Law ConferenceAdvanced PERM Panel2015
AILA - MN/Dakotas - CLEH-1B Primer and Tips for the FY 2016 Cap Season2015
Immigration 101: Introduction to Immigration BasicsImmigration Basics2012
2012 AILA Upper Midwest Immigration Law ConferenceYour First H-1B: What You Need to Know2012
TCHRA Spring Conference 2011Business Immigration and Compliance for HR Professionals2011
Print Circulation - Lesson One - ImmigrationImmigration Overview2011
Overview of U.S. Immigration Law for InterpretersOverview of U.S. Immigration Law for Interpreters2011
Business Immigration and Compliance for HRBusiness Immigration and Compliance for HR2010
U.S. Law for InterpretersOverview of U.S. Immigration Law2009