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Michele Nina Carney

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Our motto is caring, personal attention to cases. We are tough, aggressive advocates for our clients. Carney & Marchi, P.S. was established in 1993 and is a full service law firm with practice areas in Immigration law and Criminal Defense.


Languages spoken: Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 100%
    24 years



Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Minda Anya Thorward

    Michele is an extraordinarily caring and knowledgeable immigration attorney. She brings a wealth of experience to every case she handles.


    Minda Thorward Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Tom Youngjohn

    Not merely an extraordinary immigration attorney, but a pillar of the immigration bar.


    Tom Youngjohn Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Carney & Marchi PS

108 South Washington Street
Suite 406
Seattle, WA, 98104

Carney & Marchi P.S.

3702 W. Deschutes
Kennewick, WA, 99336



TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199107/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Outstanding contribution to Trial AdvocacyFoundation Press Inc.1991
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerCarney & Marchi Attorneys at Law1993 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers Asociation (Washington State chapter)Chapter Chair2013 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Washington State chapter)Treasurer2012 - 2013
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Washington State chapter)Programs chair2011 - 2012
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Washington State chapter)Co-chair, Professional Responsibility and UPL committee2010 - 2011
WSBA, Law Office Management CommitteeMember2001 - 2005
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Washington State chapter)Washington State Chapter Ethics Liaison2000 - 2001
College of the State Bar of TexasMember2000 - 2004
WSBA, Committee of Law ExaminersMember2000 - 2002
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationTreasurer and Membership Chair1997 - 1999
WSBA, Committee of Law ExaminersMember1994 - 1996
Washington State Bar AssociationSpecial District Council1994 - 2000
Northwest Women's Law CenterSpeaker's list for low income women in immigration law1994 - 1997
Washington Women LawyersBoard of Directors1994 - 1997
Washington Women LawyersMembership and State Liaison Committee Chair1994 - 1997
American Bar Association, ADR Executive CommitteeMember1993 - 1993
Publication nameTitleDate
Ninth Circuit Court of AppealsZahedi v. INS, No. 98-711792000
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
McGill UniversityPolitical TheoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1984
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Washington State chapter) Ethics CLEProfessional Responsibility and Ethics2013
Topical CurrentsAdjustment of Status and background clearances2006
Cancellation of Removal, WA State AILA ChapterCancellation of Removal2003
Northwest Regional Immigration ConferenceWaivers and Inadmissibility2002