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We care about our clients and have been providing top quality advice to individuals seeking to navigate the pitfalls of the U.S. immigration system for more than twenty years. 


Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 100%



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Cowan Miller & Lederman

1000 2nd Avenue
Suite 1620
Seattle, WA, 98104-1003


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Immigration attorneysThe International Who's who of business Lawyers2013
Leading Business LawyerChambers & Partners USA Guide2012
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2012
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
Corporate Immigration 2011Who's Who Legal2011
Super LawyersWashington Law & Politics Magazine2011
America's Leading Lawyers for BusinessChambers USA2011
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2011
America's Leading Lawyers For BusinessChambers USA2010
Super LawyersWashington Law & Politics Magazine2010
America's Leading Lawyer's for BusinessChambers USA2008
Super LawyersWashington Journal of Law & Politics2006
Super LawyersWashington Law & Politics Magazine2005
Super LawyersWashington Law & Politics Magazine2004
Community Leadership AwardWashington Association of School Administrators2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Chair U.S. CBP Liaison CommitteeAmerican Immigration Lawyers Association, Wa Chapter2010 - 2011
Chair, State ChapterAmerican Immigration Lawyers Association (Aila)2005 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
Washington Chapter American Immigration Lawyers AssociationExec. Committee2006 - 2010
Washington Chapter American Immigration Lawyers AssociationPresident2006 - 2008
Washington Association of Community College Trusteeslegislative steering committe2006 - 2007
League of Education Voters FoundationPresident2006 - 2011
Publication nameTitleDate
Employing International Workers (Inside the Minds)Obtaining Visas for Foreign Nationals2012
Washington State Bar Association Bar NewsA Broken System: Making Sense of Immigration Status, Enforcement and Immigration Reform2010
CEO MagazineThe Price of Immigration Failure2006
Northwest Regional Immigration CLEImmigration without Labor Certification: Anticipating & Overcoming RFEs in EB-1 and Eb-2 Petitions2004
Washington State Bar Association Bar NewsImmigration Law and Civil Rights2002
Washington State Bar Association Bar NewsSeptember 11 Aftermath: Immigration Effects2002
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Harvard University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1977
Stanford UniversityEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1972
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Immigration Law for non-immigration lawyersI-9 and E- Verify2009
Northwest Regional Conference CLEImmigration without Labor Certification2006
International Law Practice SectionImmigration Reform2006