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Lorina A. Tester

Immigration Attorney at Salt Lake City, UT

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Lorina began her career as an associate in New York City in 2000, where she secured employment authorization and green cards for professors, scientists, business professionals and physicians, from around the globe.   

In 2003, Lorina joined the University of Utah, a prominent national research institution and one of the largest employers in the State of Utah. Lorina has expertise in matters involving employment visas and green cards for faculty, researchers and doctors. For several years, Lorina filed more H-1B applications than any other attorney in Utah. She also has significant experience with F-1 international students, J-1 researchers, scholars, trainees and interns, J-1 waivers, SEVIS compliance, and foreign medical graduates. 

Lorina established her own law firm in 2010 and immediately began representing clients at startups, spinoffs and rapidly growing business entities. She represents: public and private companies; entrepreneurs and international investors; multinational corporations; professional athletes; directors, production companies, ballet dancers, and, performing artists.

Lorina is actively involved in the American Immigration Lawyers Association, having twice been elected Chapter Chair, serving as a Member of the AILA Board of Governors and appointed by AILA’s President to the national Verification & Documentation Liaison Committee. She currently serves on the USCIS Nebraska Service Center Liaison Committee. 

 

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Licensed for 21 years
State NY
Status Currently Registered
Acquired 2002
Updated 07/14/2022
State NJ
Status License Administratively Revoked
Acquired 2001
Updated 01/17/2017

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Lorina Tester, Attorney At Law PLLC
136 S Main St Ste 423
Salt Lake City, UT, 84101-3648

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Posted by Noush | January 22, 2017
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She went through my question and analysed it and helped me with my case. Here normally attorney's just reply to your question to advertise their services but she was so considerate :) Thank you Lorina

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AVVO RATING 8.6 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Associate General Counsel
  • University of Utah, Office of General Counsel
  • 2003 - 2010

Education

  • New York Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2000
  • Hunter College
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1996

Associations

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Chapter Chair, Board of Gov.
  • 2002 - Present
  • NAFSA
  • Member / Speaker
  • N/A
  • SHRM
  • Member / Speaker
  • N/A

Speaking Engagements

  • AILA Web Seminar
  • Scholars to Dollars (Non-H-1B) Strategies for Foreign Students
  • 2015
  • AILA Annual Conference
  • ABC’s of F-1 & J-1 Visas
  • 2015
  • Presentation
  • Spotting Immigration Issues
  • 2014
  • NAFSA
  • The Road Less Traveled
  • 2014
  • Lorman Educational Services
  • Employment Related Records
  • 2013
  • The Juggling Act: HR Strategy and Employment Law Compliance
  • Employment Immigration Bootcamp
  • 2012
  • Press Conference
  • Deferred Action
  • 2012
  • 24th Annual Parsons Behle & Latimer Employment Law Seminar
  • 2012 Immigration Update Citizenship - National Origin Discrimination Form I-9 and E-Verify
  • 2012
  • NAFSA
  • MYTHS AND MYSTERIES OF THE SPECIAL HANDLING LABOR CERTIFICATION FOR COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY TEACHERS
  • 2008
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Immigration Attorney | Jan 05
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"I endorse this lawyer for her insight and knowledge of immigration."
Immigration