Office:  214.442.9006

Mobile: 214.732.1930


Attorney Lisa Sotelo is Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and focuses her practice on Corporate Immigration. She counsels corporations, educational institutions, and individuals on a variety of business immigration issues. Ms. Sotelo’s previous experience includes working at full-service immigration firms, where she represented clients not only in employment-based cases but also in federal litigation, international adoption, family matters, and immigration court proceedings. She speaks frequently at legal conferences organized by the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and actively serves in advocacy or leadership positions for the Texas Chapter of AILA.


A.B., Princeton University, 2001

J.D., Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, 2004

Bar Admissions

State Bar of Texas

Court Admissions

Texas Supreme Court


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Representative Experience

Employment-based nonimmigrant petitions for specialty workers, intracompany transferees, NAFTA workers, trainees, individuals with extraordinary ability, treaty traders and investors, and religious workers

PERM labor certification process for skilled workers, professionals, and educators

Other permanent resident options including: extraordinary ability, multinational managers/executives, outstanding professors/researchers, Schedule A nurses, religious workers, and national interest waivers

I-9 and worksite compliance

EB5 immigrant investor petitions

Professional Affiliations

Texas Bar Association

American Immigration Lawyers Association

Dallas Bar Association

Dallas Association of Young Lawyers

Texas Young Lawyers Association

Dallas Hispanic Bar Association

Previous Law Firm Experience

Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP

Reina & Bates Immigration Law Group