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Lisa Christoffersen's full service immigration practice serves business and professional clients in the high tech, biotech, international trade, & engineering industries, as well as individuals in a range of disciplines including the arts. Lisa is active with AILA and serves on the national USCIS and Ombudsman committees. She lived in Japan for over 3 years and is a Seattle native.


Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 100%



Fixed (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Christoffersen Law PS

1001 4th Avenue
Suite 4400
Seattle, WA, 98154


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyersWashington Super Lawyers2015
Super LawyerWashington Super Lawyers2014
Washington Super LawyerWashington Super Lawyers2013
Washington Super LawyerWashington Super Lawyers2012
Washington Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
Washington Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2010
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics2010
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2008
Rising StarN/A2007
Rising StarN/A2006
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyChristoffersen Law PS2011 - Present
AttorneyCowan Miller & Lederman1999 - 2011
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationOmbudsman Committee2015 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationCSC Liaison Committee2014 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember1999 - Present
King County Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
AILA WashingtonExecutive Committee2012 - 2015
WA AILA Department of State Liaison CommitteeChair2011 - 2012
University of Washington School of LawIFAP Volunteer Mentor2009 - 2014
WA AILA Department of Labor Liaison CommitteeChair2008 - 2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of WashingtonJapanese StudiesMAIS1998
University of Washington School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
Inter-University Center YokohamaJapaneseJapanese language studies1997
Middlebury CollegeHistory/East Asian StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts1992
Doshisha UniversityJapanese StudiesAssociated Kyoto Program1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Northwest Regional Immigration ConferenceRecent Developments in L1 Visas2016
AILA National WebinarLessons Learned in FY16 – Preparing for the FY17 H-1B Quota Season2016
NW Regional Immigration ConferenceL1 Visas2015
NW Regional Immigration Conference, PortlandWhen an H Will Not Work2014
AILA Annual Conference, BostonNIV Basics2014
NW Regional Immigration Law Conference, SeattleIssues in L and E Visas2013
AILA Annual Conference on Immigration Law, San FranciscoNonimmigrant Visa Basics2013
NW Regional Immigration Law ConferenceHot Topics in PERM2012
Monthly CLEVisa Issues, a Q&A with former Consul General of Chennai2012
AILA WA Monthly MeetingPrevailing Wages Issues for H-1B and PERM2012