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Lisa M. Galvan

Cincinnati
(513) 287.6865
Lgalvan@ckrlaw.com
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BAR ADMISSIONS

State Bar of Ohio
The Supreme Court of Ohio
United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio


AREAS OF PRACTICE

Immigration
International


ACCREDITATIONS

Awards:
Top Lawyer, Immigration by Lousiville Magazine (March 2014)
Recipient of Zenas Award for Excellent Service (2001)

Membership:
American Immigration Lawyers Association
AILA Mid-South CLE Chapter Chair (2013-2014)
American Bar Association
Kentucky Bar Association

EDUCATION

J.D. from Cleveland Marshall College of Law

B.A., Baldwin Wallace College


LANGUAGES

English

Spanish

Lisa M. Galvan is a partner in the Cincinnati office.  Ms. Galvan represents companies throughout the world in securing necessary work visas and permanent resident cards for employees, advising on I-9 compliance issues and representing companies in government audits and investigations.

Ms. Galvan has extensive experience in employment-based immigration law.  Ms. Galvan advises and represents companies in the preparation of employment-based nonimmigrant petitions (e.g., B, E, H, L, O, P, R, and TN petitions), labor certification (PERM) applications, immigrant petitions (all preference categories), and adjustment of status and consular processing applications. Additionally Ms. Galvan assists individuals with family based petitions and naturalization applications.

Ms. Galvan represents companies undergoing immigration-related investigations, including I-9 audits, public access file reviews, SEVIS evaluations, onsite inspections, and a variety of other government probes. In addition, to prepare companies for the possibility of such government activity, Ms. Galvan helps them in their efforts to establish successful compliance programs.