Attorney Lesley Ellefson-Porras

About Me

Lesley Ellefson-Porras represents clients with federal immigration issues. She zealously advocates for clients and their families to help them navigate through a confusing immigration system.She worked as an immigration attorney with the Hispanic Committee of Virginia, where she represented clients with family based immigration petitions including through marriage. Lesley successfully helped families reunite or remain together in the United States. She has assisted countless immigrants complete their journey to become United States citizens.She is committed to providing assistance to the immigrant community. Lesley has volunteered with a variety of nonprofit organizations and worked with detained immigrants. Lesley has represented victims of domestic violence and victims of serious crimes with VAWA and U Visa applications. Additionally, she has worked as a pro bono attorney with Kids In Need of Defense (KIND), representing clients before the Immigration Court in asylum and Sp
I am Licensed to Practice in:
Virginiasince 2011
Wisconsinsince 2009
District of Columbiasince 2011
My Education
Unv. of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of LJ.D. - 2009
Marquette UniversityB.A. - 2003
My Memberships
American Immigration Lawyers Association
AILA DC Chapter
District of Columbia Bar Association
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
Virginia State Bar
State Bar of Wisconsin

Lead Counsel Verification Details

This Attorney is Verified in the Following Practice Areas:
Immigration Law since 2013
  • Verified Experience
  • Peer Recommended
  • Spotless Record

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