Lisa Ellis brings value to clients by providing individualized service and twenty years of experience to help clients achieve their goals. She handles a diverse practice of probate, elder law, immigration and estate planning.
She provides a personal touch to each of her client's cases.
She handles post-death administration and fiduciary advocacy and advising in her probate practice. Her immigration practice emphasizes business, family, naturalization and global migration work including H-1B, L-1, PERM, Students/Schools, I-9 Compliance and petitions for family members, and religious workers. Lisa also assists families and individuals with estate planning and long-term planning for health care and financial needs for elders or the disabled.
Lisa speaks regularly on immigration topics nationally and regionally. She was the immigration attorney of a full-service law firm in Seattle for nearly nine years prior to founding Ellis Law, LLC. Lisa has been selected as a Rising Star by Washington Super Lawyers and is a former chair of the Board of Publications for the National American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA).
After graduating from the University of Oregon School of Law, Lisa was an Attorney Advisor for seven immigration judges at the Executive Office for Immigration Review, a position she entered through the U.S. Attorney General's Honors Program. Prior to entering private practice, she also was a law clerk for the Honorable Robert H. Whaley at the U.S. District Court of Eastern Washington and a Trial Attorney for the U.S. Federal Defender's Office of Eastern Washington and Idaho where she handled a wide-range of immigration matters. A native of the Seattle area, Lisa lived in Australia and has traveled to 25 countries. Lisa's practice philosophy is to achieve the best possible client results through collaboration and cooperation with her clients.