Janet Holste Cheetham

Janet Holste Cheetham

Immigration Attorney
Seattle, WA




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About Me

Janet is one of the most experienced Seattle immigration lawyers and has practiced exclusively in the area of immigration and nationality law since 1981. She serves as Chair of the Immigration Group. She represents and advises businesses and individual clients on all aspects of immigration matters. Janet has extensive experience in processing E-1 treaty trader, E-2 treaty investor, F-1 students,...

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Client Reviews

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Green card trough marriage.

Posted by: a Immigration client about 1 year ago.

I don't understand how can people give her 5 stars!! This lawyer is really bad. We had to do all the paperwork with my wife, and we had one mistake...

Janet is an experienced and knowledgeable attorney.

Posted by: a Immigration client about 2 years ago.

I went to Janet with my immigration issue (L1-H1) which needed immediate attention. She was responsive, patient and truly empathized with me. The...
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Carl Michael Shusterman
Carl Shusterman

Los Angeles, CA

Over 5 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Janet Cheetham is one of the premier immigration attorneys in the Pacific Northwest, and indeed, in the country. Not only is she one of the top...
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1989 License Status: Active for the state of Washington.
Last updated by Avvo: 03/10/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2003 – present

Ryan, Swanson & Cleveland, PLLC


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1980 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

South Texas College of Law


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2014 Leading Practicioner

Who's Who International Corporate Immigration Lawyers


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American Immigration Lawyers Association

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2006 Immigration Practice & Procedure Under the North American Free Trade Agreement

American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)

2006 Reality of Business Immigration

American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)

Speaking Engagements

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2009 Immigration Institute

at Washington State Bar Association

2009 NAFTA & TN Issues

at American Immigration Lawyers Association Conference

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