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Sophie Alcorn is a California native and first came to the Silicon Valley when she attended Stanford University and studied International Relations. She received her J.D. cum laude from Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, as well as the National Association of Women Lawyers Outstanding Law Graduate Award and the Equal Justice Works Award.

Sophie is admitted to State Bar of California, the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Third and Ninth Circuits, and the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Sophie founded Alcorn Immigration Law in 2015 in Mountain View, California, to focus on the U.S. immigration law needs of Silicon Valley including visa and green card options for founders, investors, talent and families. She is currently serving as Treasurer of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, Santa Clara Valley Chapter.


Languages spoken: English, German, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 100%
    8 years, 350 cases



Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Alcorn Immigration Law, PC

682 Villa St.
Suite E
Mountain View, CA, 94041


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Attorney of Orange CountyOC Metro2012
Equal Justice Works AwardEqual Justice Works2008
National Association of Women LawyersOutstanding Law Graduate Award2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
FounderAlcorn Immigration Law2015 - Present
AttorneyLaw Offices of John R. Alcorn2008 - 2014
Association namePosition nameDuration
Mountain View Chamber of CommerceMember2015 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Silicon Valley chapter)Member2015 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Silicon Valley chapter)Treasurer2016 - 2016
Leadership Mountain ViewParticipant2015 - 2016
American Civil Liberties UnionMember2010 - 2010
National Association of Women LawyersMember2010 - 2010
Hispanic Bar Association of Orange CountyMember2010 - 2010
Orange County Bar AssociationImmigration Section Vice Chair (2010)2009 - 2011
American Bar AssociationMember2009 - 2009
Newport Harbor Bar AssociationMember2009 - 2011
Stanford Professional Women of Orange CountyMember2008 - 2009
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
BIA Reopened Immigration Court TrialVictory
Certificate of CitizenshipVictory
E2 Visa RenewedGranted
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Publication nameTitleDate
Washington University Global Studies Law ReviewLandlords Beware, You May Be Renting Your Own Room...In Jail: Landlords Should Not Be Prosecuted For Harboring Aliens2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Washington University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
Stanford UniversityInternational RelationsBA2005
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Stanford Breakfast Club Orange CountyThe Future of Comprehensive Immigration Reform2009