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Erin J Lee

Erin J Lee

Practice areas:

Immigration, Criminal Defense

About Me

Erin Lee is an experienced, licensed attorney with the State Bar of California.  She obtained her Juris Doctor from the University of San Diego School of Law, and her Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, San Diego.  Ms. Lee is licensed to practice in all Immigration Courts in the U.S., the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Central District of California.  She has served as the primary attorney on hundreds of successful cases and is passionate about obtaining success for her clients. She also speaks Spanish and Korean fluently.


Prior to working at the Law Offices of Erin J. Lee, Ms. Lee practiced at the Law Offices of Manuel E. Solis where she tirelessly defended hundreds of client from deportation, and fought for the unification of families in the U.S. and Mexico and other Latin countries.  She then joined Reeves & Associates, where she rose the ranks to a Senior Associate Attorney through her success with waivers of inadmissibility and numerous victories against U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.


Prior to becoming a licensed attorney, Ms. Lee was a Legal Advisor at the Small Claims Court at the Superior Court of California located in Kearny Mesa, California.  She helped hundreds of people through the small claims process, from filing to post-judgment collection.


In her free time, she dedicates serving the community as a pro bono attorney with the American Bar Association’s Immigration Justice Project, as well as serving as an attorney advisor for the North County Immigration and Citizenship Center (NCICC).  She also volunteers as an attorney with the Chaldean & Middle Eastern Social Services, providing aid at naturalization workshops.  Further, Ms. Lee serves on the board of the Pan Asian of Lawyers of San Diego, and is a member of the Lawyer’s Club of San Diego, San Diego County bar Association, and American Immigration Lawyer’s Association (AILA).

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Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, Korean

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2009

  1. Immigration: 99%
  2. Criminal Defense: 1%

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

15 total 

  • Aaron Alfred A Aquino

    Simply put, for ANY immigration matter I go to Erin Lee first. She's my go-to immigration attorney who dedicates her practice to help those in real need. I highly endorse this lawyer.

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    Aaron Aquino Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Jill L Rogers

    Top-notch attorney. I endorse this lawyer.

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    Jill Rogers Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Other

Contact Info

Law Offices of Erin J. Lee, P.C.

1582 W. San Marcos Blvd
Suite 303
San Marcos, CA, 92078

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive200905/20/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Nation’s Top One PercentNational Association of Distinguished Counsel2015

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyLaw Offices of Erin J. Lee2013 - Present
Senior ConsultantBooz Allen Hamilton2012 - 2015
Senior Associate AttorneyReeves & Associates2011 - 2012
AssociateLaw Offices of Manuel E. Solis2010 - 2011

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Pan Asian Lawyers of San DiegoBoard member2014 - 2015
San Diego County Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
Lawyer's ClubMember2014 - Present
American Bar Association, Immigration Justice ProjectPro Bono Attorney2013 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember2010 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaLicensee2009 - Present

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Philippines & Asian ReportIs An Immigration reform Coming2014
Philippines & Asian ReportEmergency Entries Into the U.S.2014
Philippines & Asian ReportFinding Proper Immigration Legal Representation2014
Philippines & Asian ReportRemoving Conditions on Residence2014
Philippines & Asian ReportB2 Visa Entries2014
Philippines & Asian ReportOvercoming a Criminal History2014
Philippines & Asian reportViolence Against Women Act2014
Philippines & Asian ReportCitizenship of a Child Born Abroad2014
Philippines & Asian ReportUsing an Assumed Name to Enter the U.S.2014
Philippines & Asian ReportDeportation May Not be the End of the World2014

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of San Diego School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
University of California - San DiegoEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts2004

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
DACADeferred Action for Childhood Arrivals2014