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Linda Rose is consistently named among the top attorneys in Tennessee.  She is routinely included in the Business Tennessee Journal's Top 150 Lawyers and is listed on the Bar Register of Pre-Eminent Lawyers.  She is best known for her work in PERM Labor Certification and is a frequent lecturer on business immigration.  She has held a natioanally-elected seat on the Board of Directors of the American Immigration Lawyers Association for the past 12 years.

One of Rose Immigration Law Firms' areas of concentration is in the entertainment industry, especially in music.  Being located in Nashville (Music City USA), the firm's lawyers stand ready to represent artists of alltypes coming to Nashville and to the U.S.  What makes teh firm particularly attuened to the music industry is the fact that Linda Rose is a musician herself.  When the workday comes to a close, she picks up her vibraphone mallets to lead her own jazz band, Rose on Vibes Quintet.  For more information on her band, visit:


Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 100%
    30 years

Attorney endorsements

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  • Daniel Mark Kowalski

    I endorse Linda Rose 100%! You won't find a smarter lawyer, a nicer person, and a fine musician, all in one package!


    Daniel Kowalski Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Ester Greenfield

    I highly recommend Linda on business immigration matters, especially in the areas of PERM labor certifications and visas for musicians. Linda has a deep and scholarly knowledge of immigration law, is extremely dedicated, and comes up with effective solutions for a wide variety of issues. We have worked together for a number of years on committees and panels to advocate for better immigration answers for businesses.


    Ester Greenfield Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

2100 West End Ave Ste 935
Nashville, TN, 37203-5252


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Outstanding Service AwardAmerican Immigration Lawyers Association2012
Tennessee's Top 150 LawyersBusiness Tennessee Magazine2010
Tennessee's Top 150 LawyersBusiness Tennessee Magazine2009
Business Tennessee MagazineTennessee Business Magazine2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorVanderbilt University Law School1995 - Present
Managing PartnerRose Immigration Law Firm, PLC1990 - Present
Associate AttorneyStanton Clay Tom & Chapman1988 - 1990
Law Clerk to Justice Edward NakamuraHawaii Supreme Court1986 - 1987
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Baptist CollegeTrustee2011 - Present
IMMLAW -- the Consortium of Select Immigration Law FirmsMember1996 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationBoard of Governors1994 - 2013
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Hawaii at Manoa - William S. Richardson School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
Boston University School of LawLiberal Studies in AnthropologyM.L.S.1978