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Lisa Helen York

Lisa Helen York

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York Law, LLC is a full-service U.S. immigration law firm that assists businesses and individuals apply for U.S. work visas and permanent residence.  To compete in a global economy, companies need highly qualified employees.  Recruiting skilled employees often means reaching across borders and sponsoring non-citizen workers for visas and permanent residence in the United States.  The procees of obtaining visas for foreign workers can be complex and frustrating.  York Law, LLC works with businesses to navigate this complex system quickly and efficiently, so that your company has the right people at the right time.  Whether your company needs a software engineer from India, a biochemist from the Czech Republic, or a ballet dancer from China, we have the expertise needed to secure the appropriate visa for your employee and their family members.







Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 100%

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1763 Franklin Street
Denver, CO, 80218

York Law, LLC

1763 Franklin St.
Denver, CO, 80218-1124



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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarColorado Super Lawyers2013
President's CommendationAmerican Immigration Lawyers Association2013
Rising StarColorado Super Lawyers2012
Outstanding MemberAmerican Immigration Lawyers Association (Colorado chapter)2012
Rising StarColorado Super Lawyers2011
Rising StarSuperLawyers2010
Rising StarSuperLawyers2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyStern Elkind Curray & Alterman, LLP2002 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationVice-Chair, Interagency Committee2014 - 2015
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationChair, Annual Conference Fundamentals Committee2014 - 2015
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationElected Director, Board of Governors2014 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationChair, USCIS Field Operations Liaison Committee2012 - 2014
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember, Annual Conference Committee2011 - 2014
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember of Ethics/Practice Management Committee2010 - 2012
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Colorado chapter)USCIS Liaison Committee Chair2010 - 2012
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember, Fall Conference Committee2010 - 2010
American Immigration CouncilColorado Ambassador2009 - 2013
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Colorado chapter)Former Chair2008 - 2009
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Colorado chapter)USICE Liaison Committee Chair2003 - 2006
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Matter of Le, 25 I&N Dec. 541 (BIA 2011)BIA Published Decision
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Publication nameTitleDate
American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)Independence Day—Immigration Law and the Solo Practitioner by Stuart Reich, Becki Young, Lisa York, and Reid Trautz2010
American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)A Salute to Those Who Stood Up to AZ SB 1070: How to Prepare Winning Extraordinary Ability Petitions for Athletes and Artists By Cory Caouette, Peter Ashman, and Lisa York2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Denver College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
University of Colorado - BoulderInternational RelationsBA - Bachelor of Arts1995
School for International TrainingN/AKenya Costal Studies Program Spring 1994N/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
AILA Fall 3-in-1 2010 Fall ConferenceExtraordinary Ability Petitions for Artists and Athletes2010
AILA 2010 Annual ConferenceLaw Practice Management2010
2010 Rocky Mountain Summer InstituteHot Topics in Immigration Law2010
NASFA Annual Conference 2006International Student Advising2006
NAFSA Region II ConferenceInternational Student Advising2005