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Jennifer Marylee Smith

Immigration Attorney at Glenwood Springs, CO

5.0   1 review

also known as Jennifer M. Smith, Smith Immigration

  • Licensed for 23 years
    State CO
    Acquired 2000
    Active No misconduct found

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About Jennifer

Learn Jennifer’s areas of practice.

Practice area
  1. Immigration
    Removal defense, family and employer based visas and residency,asylum, temporary work visas, H1B visas, E-3 visas, U visas, VAWA, waivers, advice on criminal pleas, I-9 compliance and audits

    18 years, 100 cases

Drawing on more than 17 years of private practice, Jennifer Smith uses her time-tested skills to find creative solutions within the complex web of immigration law. Her full-service immigration law firm is located in Glenwood Springs. She is currently serving as the Chair-Elect of the Colorado chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). She graduated from the University of Colorado, School of Law in 2000, with honors and then clerked at the Colorado Court of Appeals for Honorable Judge Kapelke. She is a member of multiple national, international and local immigration lawyer associations. She writes articles on immigration issues and presents at local, state, and national conferences on all areas of immigration law. Ms. Smith received AILA’s Michael Maggio Pro Bono Award for her volunteer work at the family detention center in Artesia, NM; the Athena International Award for Young Professionals from the Glenwood Springs Chamber of Commerce in 2013; and the Jackie Morales Community Service Award in 2010.

When not working she is biking, hiking, camping, and trail running with her family and dog.

Contact Jennifer

Smith Immigration
823 Blake Ave., Suite 202
P.O. Box 3005
Glenwood Springs, CO, 81602


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Posted by anonymous | March 1, 2017
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| Hired Attorney
Very compassionate!
Great attorney with helpful staff. They are always looking out for their clients and work tirelessly to get them the outcomes they deserve.


  • Hourly Rates $ 175-300 per hour
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Managing Shareholder
  • Smith Immigration
  • 2010 - Present
  • Managing Attorney Immigration and Naturalization
  • Karp Neu Hanlon PC
  • 2010 - 2010
  • Associate
  • Leavenworth & Karp PC
  • 2007 - 2010
  • Assistant Attorney General
  • Colorado Attorney General's Office
  • 2002 - 2007
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  • University of Colorado School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2000
  • Connecticut College
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1995


  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Ninth Judicial District Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (Colorado Chapter)
  • Chair-Elect (previously secretary, treasurer and Vice-Chair)
  • 2014 - 2018
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Jackie Morales 2010 Professional
  • Culb Rotario Roaring Fork
  • 2010


  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
  • 2016
  • CLE for Colorado
  • "Change in Status" in Immigration Law for the Colorado Practitioner, original and updated versions
  • 2016

Speaking Engagements

  • Immigration
  • Practice Development and Consular Issues
  • 2017
  • Various Health Companies
  • Changes to Immigration and Policy and Process
  • 2017
  • AILA National Conference 2016
  • VAWA Violence Against Women Act
  • 2016
  • Fall Conference
  • Complex Marriage Based Immigration Cases
  • 2016
  • Community Meetings throughout Colorado
  • DACA
  • 2016
  • Fall Conference
  • U Visas, T visas, and VAWA
  • 2015
  • Fall Conference
  • Consular Processing versus Adjustment of Status
  • 2014
  • Fall Conference
  • VAWA
  • 2013
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Attorney endorsements

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Immigration Attorney | Nov 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jennifer is an excellent and passionate immigration advocate. I endorse this lawyer."
Immigration Attorney | Jun 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jennifer is a very capable immigration lawyer and a trusted member of the Glenwood Springs legal community."
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Glenwood Springs Immigration Lawyer Jennifer Marylee Smith
Jennifer Marylee Smith
Immigration Attorney
Glenwood Springs, CO
Licensed for 23 years