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Selecting an Attorney is one of the most important decisions that a client makes. You can learn about our expertise in the area of Immigration law by looking at our website, success rates, and reviews of our services from to martindale hubbell where we have consistently received the highest rating. Our services are not cheap, but they are thorough and we are prepared to advocate aggressively on our clients behalf when we need to.


Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 100%
    32 years



Hourly ($100-350/hour), Fixed (sometimes)

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Contact info

Edward Carol L Attorney At Law

500 Denny Way
Seattle, WA, 98109-5009

Law Offices of Carol L. Edward & Associates, P.S.

300 South First Street
Mount Vernon, WA, 98273



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2014
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2013
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2012
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2011
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2010
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2009
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2008
Best Lawyers ImmigrationBest Lawyers in America2007
Best Attorney ImmigrationN/A2007
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2007
Best Immigration LawyerSeattle Magazine2006
Best Lawyers ImmigrationBest Lawyers in America2006
Best Lawyers ImmigrationBest Lawyers in America2005
Best Lawyers ImmigrationBest Lawyers in America2004
Attorney of the YearNorthwest Immigrant Rights Project1997
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Principal AttorneyLaw Offices of Carol L. Edward & Associates, P.S.1986 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
United States Supreme Court Barmember2004 - 2007
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationBoard Member2002 - 2003
AILA (Washington State Chapter)Vice Chair, Chair, Former Chair, Board Member2000 - 2005
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationNational EOIR committee member1998 - 1999
United States Court of Appeals For the Ninth Circuitmember1990 - 2007
American Immigration Lawyers Associationmember1988 - 2007
Washington State Bar Associationmember1984 - 2007
United States District Court for the Western District of Washingtonmember1984 - 2007
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Ardon-Matute v. INS, 157 F.3d 696 (9th Cir. 1998)successful 9th cir litigation
Vera-Villegas v. INSSuccessful appeal
Paramasamy v. Ashcroftwon asylum
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Publication nameTitleDate
AILA NW Regional conferencesVariousN/A
NWIRP Asylum BookAsylumN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seattle University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
University of California - DavisBusinessBS - Bachelor of Science1980
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Immigration Conference on 9th Circuit PracticeFederal Litigation Practice2005
Department of Homeland Security - ICE Attorneys National ConferenceImmigration Overview from Private attorneys perspective2004
University of WA - Immigration CLEImmigration Law2002
NW Regional Immigration Conference (90-present)Various immigration topicsN/A
AILA national conferences (91-Present)Removal, Asylum, Cancellation, WaiversN/A