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Elizabeth Poh

Elizabeth Poh

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About Me

Elizabeth's practice focuses exclusively on immigration law, with an emphasis on business and family-based immigration. She represents employers and indviduals in securing temporary work visas and permanent resident status based on employment. She also represents US citizens and lawful permanent residents wishing to sposor family members for legal immigration status, and assists permanent residents in obtaining US citizenship.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 2002

  1. Immigration: 100%

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Contact Info

MacDonald Hoague & Bayless

1500 Hoge Building
705 Second Avenue
Seattle, WA, 98104-1745




Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2006
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2005
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2004
Delta Theta Phi Founders AwardDelta Theta Phi2000
James K. Lawless AwardJudges of King County Superior Court1999

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerMacDonald Hoague & Bayless2008 - Present
Associate AttorneyMacDonald Hoague & Bayless2004 - 2007
Associate AttorneyMundt MacGregor LLP2002 - 2004
Judicial Law ClerkWashington State Court of Appeals, Division One2001 - 2002


Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers Association, Washington ChapterMembership Chair2007 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers Association, Washington ChapterProgram Chair2006 - 2007
American Immigration Lawyers Association, Washington ChapterSecretary2005 - 2006
American Immigration Lawyers Association, Washington ChapterTreasurer2004 - 2005
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember2002 - Present
Order of the CoifMember2001 - Present
Phi Beta KappaMember1997 - Present


Publication NameTitleDate
The Visa Processing Guide and Consular Posts HandbookAdvisory Opinions from the Visa Office2007


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Washington -SeattleLawJD - Juris Doctor with High Honors2001
University of Washington -SeattleComparative History of IdeasBA - Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude1997

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Immigration Compliance in WashingtonEmployment Eligibility Verification Form - Overview of Recent Legislation and Case Law2006
2004 Northwest Regional Immigration SeminarImmigration Law Basics - Jargon and Arcana in Immigration Practice2004
The New Reality of a Global WorkforceIntroduction to Business Immigration Law2003
Employment Law Issues SeminarMultinational Workforce and International Issues2003