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Jeffrey Dean Joseph

also known as Jeff Joseph

About me

Joseph Law Firm, P.C. is a premiere full-service immigration law firm with a national reputation for excellence in providing professional legal services to individuals, employers, investors and families.  JLF, P.C. advises corporate clients and foreign nationals on all matters related to immigration law.  We serve clients in a variety of industries including technology, energy, medicine, education, entertainment and government. 


Joseph Law Firm, P.C. has achieved an AV® rating from Martindale Hubbell which represents the highest rating a law firm can achieve for excellence in the field of immigration.  JLF attorneys have been elected to positions of national prominence in the field of immigration and we have received numerous awards for being the top lawyers in the field of immigration including Best Lawyers in America®, and Colorado Superlawyers.® 


Joseph Law Firm, P.C. prides itself on getting to know the clients with whom we work and understanding our clients’ cultures, structures, strategic visions and goals.  We work with individuals employers to solve short-term immigration needs but also to plan proactive strategic strategies.


Joseph Law Firm, P.C. prides itself on superior customer service.  Each case is assigned to a team of professionals which includes an attorney with knowledge and experience of immigration law.  Your case will not be delegated to a legal assistant and when you call the office, you will always be able to speak with a person who is working on your case.  We value each of our clients.


Services we provide:


Family-based petitions

Filing immigrant and nonimmigrant petitions for small companies and Fortune 500 multinational corporations

Working with individuals who seek to enter the United States in employment categories

Responding to worksite enforcement audits and raids

Auditing I-9s and developing corporate compliance programs

Advising employers on employer obligations under the Immigration and Nationality Act

Guiding employers through the immigration implications of mergers and acquisitions

Working with investors who seek to immigrate based on investment in businesses in the United States

Working with athletes, artists and entertainers to enter the United States to work in their fields

Assisting multinational corporations with the global movement of foreign talent into the U.S. and to other countries.

Removal defense and litigation



Federal litigation of immigration matters


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Photos and videos

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Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 100%
    17 years, 2.66 thousand cases



Hourly ($175-375/hour), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • William Matthew Breitigam

    I endorse this lawyer. Jeff and his firm have an outstanding reputation.


    William Breitigam Criminal Defense Attorney
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  • Roland Yin-Chia Ho

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Joseph is a very seasoned and knowledgeable immigration attorney.


    Roland Ho Litigation Attorney
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Contact info

Joseph Law Firm

963 East Colorado Ave
Colorado Springs, CO, 80903



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Colorado SuperlawyerColorado Superlawyer Magazine2012
Best LawyersBest Lawyers in America2012
Top Attorneys in Colorado5280 Magazine2012
Top-rated law firm, immigrationU.S. News and World Report2012
Presidents Commendation AwardAmerican Immigration Lawyers Association2011
Colorado SuperlawyerColorado Superlawyer Magazine2011
Top Attorneys in Colorado5280 Magazine2011
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2011
Top-rated law firm, immigrationU.S. News and World Report2011
Presidents Commendation AwardAmerican Immigration Lawyers Association2011
Colorado SuperlawyerColorado Superlawyer Magazine2010
"Top Lawyer" in Immigration in the area of Immigration Law5280 Magazine2010
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2010
Top-rated Law Firm, ImmigrationU.S. News and World Reports2010
Colorado SuperlawyerColorado Superlawyer Magazine2009
Top Attorneys in Colorado5280 Magazine2009
Colorado SuperlawyerColorado Superlawyer Magazine2008
Top Attorneys in Colorado5280 Magazine2008
Colorado SuperlawyerColorado Superlawyer Magazine2007
Top Attorneys in Colorado5280 Magazine2007
Colorado SuperlawyerColorado Superlawyer Magazine2006
Top Attorneys in Colorado5280 Magazine2006
Finalist in the Best of the Bar AwardsDenver Business Journal and Denver Bar Association2005
Joseph Minsky Young Lawyer of the Year AwardAILA2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior PartnerJoseph Law Firm, P.C1998 - Present
Associate AttorneyLaw Office of Ann Allott1997 - 1998
Law ClerkCenter for Human Rights Advocacy1996 - 1997
Association namePosition nameDuration
Mexican Cultural CenterBoard of Trustees2010 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationElected Director2009 - Present
American Immigration CouncilTrustee2007 - Present
Colorado Criminal Defense Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy NetworkBoard of Directors2000 - 2003
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Riley v. INS, 310 F.3d 1253 (10th Cir. 2002)Granted petition for review in our client's favor
Nahatchevska v. Ashcroft, 317 F.3d 1226 (10th Cir. 2003)10th Circuit found that the mailbox rule does not apply to immigration appeals
Vo v. Greene, 109 F. Supp. 2d 1281 (D. Colo. 2000)Case was successful. Client was ordered released from custody.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Denver College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
Wake Forest UniversityEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts, cum laude1993
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Webinar"Crimes and Vices: Immigration Consequences of Criminal Pleas and Convictions"2011
Sports and Entertainment Law Section"Nonimmigrant Visa Options for Foreign Athletes, Artists, Entertainers and Models"2011
Solo and Small Business Conference"Growing Forward with your Practice"2011
Practicing Immigration Law in the Absence of Immigration Reform"Detention Issues"2011
Paralegal School"Hot Topics in Immigration Law"2011
National Teleconference"Employment Based Immigration and Employer Compliance"2011
Migrant Resources Center"Immigration Law 101"2011
Institute for Public Policy"Creating the Perfect Immigration System"2011
Immigration Policy Class"Immigration Issues in Criminal Cases"2011
Immigration Law Section"Supreme Court Decisions on Immigratoin from 2010"2011
Immigration Law for the Colorado Practitioner"Federal Court Challenges to Agency Action"2011
Fall Conference"Rules of Evidence and Trial Practice in Immigration Court Proceedings"2011
Extension Program"Proactive Employer Compliance"2011
Denver Kids"Immigration Issues Facing Undocumented Youth"2011
Colorado Chapter Monthly Meeting"Matter of Silva-Trevino and the Categorical Approach to Crimes"2011
Colorado Chapter Monthly Meeting"Rules of Evidence and Trial Practice in Immigration Court Proceedings"2011
Annual Employment Law Update"What Every Human Resources Manager and In-House Counsel Needs to Know About Immigration"2011
Annual Conference"Immigration Consequences of Criminal Pleas and Convictions"2011
Annual Conference"Federal Court Immigration Update"2011
Annual Conference"Hot Topics in Immigration Law"2011
Teleconference"Custody, Voluntary Departure and Judicial Review"2010
Presentation"Arizona SB-1070"2010
Presentation"Hot Topics in Immigration Law"2010
Presentation"The Arizona Immigration Law and Its Implications for Colorado"2010
Presentation"Naturalization Basics"2010
Presentation"I-9 Issues and Proactive Employer Compliance"2010
Presentation"Immigration 101"2010
New York Chapter Annual Conference"Motions to Reopen Removal Proceedings"2010
Global Health Symposium"Issues Involving Immigrants with HIV and AIDS"2010
Federal Practice CLE"Immigration Update"2010
Fall Conference"Advanced Issues in Employment-Based Adjustment of Status"2010
Annual Immigration Law Update"Cross Circuit Issues in Immigration"2010
Annual Immigration Law Update"Sophisticated Defenses to Removal"2010
Annual Immigration Law CLE"Immigration 101"2010
Annual Conference"Representing Employers in I-9 Enforcement Actions"2010
Annual Conference"Advanced Removal Defense Strategies"2010
American Immigration Lawyers Association Spring Conference"When it's not happily ever after, I-751 Developments"2010
Seminar"Overview of Immigration Law"2009
HIV Symposium"HIV Issues for Non-Citizens"2009
Fall Conference"Advanced Business Issues in Immigration"2009
Crimes Conference"Criminal Grounds of Removal"2009
Annual Immigration Law CLE"Immigration Consequences of Criminal Pleas and Convictions"2009