Kristie L. Bowerman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Immigration Attorney in New Orleans, LA

Immigration & Nationality Law Group
 | 938 Lafayette Street, Suite 201
New Orleans, LA 70113
Phone: 504-569-4696
Fax: 504-569-4697
Selected To Rising Stars: 2012
Licensed Since: 1999
Practice Areas:
  • Immigration: Business (50%),
  • Immigration: Consumer (50%)
    Attorney Profile

    Kristie L. Bowerman is the founder and senior attorney of Immigration & Nationality Law Group in New Orleans, Louisiana. Since her graduation from Tulane University Law School and admission to the bar in 1999, Ms. Bowerman has dedicated her entire legal career solely to immigration law concerns. During that time, she has handled a wide range of employment- and family-based immigration matters and is currently representing clients in more than 15 states and more than 50 countries worldwide. To enhance the varied and global nature of her practice, Ms. Bowerman uses a broad range of technologies to provide each of her clients - whether in her office, across the country or on another continent - with a level of personal service that has become all too hard to find in the legal profession.

    Ms. Bowerman offers a comprehensive range of employment-based immigration services, including assistance with bringing foreign hires to the U.S., filing petitions for foreign employees already in the U.S., filing employee visa applications with appropriate U.S. consulates and providing I-9 compliance audits. Her family-based immigration practice is equally broad and includes services related to immediate relative visas, K-1 fiancé(e) visas, family preference visas, and battered spouse petitions. In addition, Ms. Bowerman represents applicants filing for naturalization.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 50%Immigration: Business
    • 50%Immigration: Consumer
    Focus Areas

    Naturalization & Citizenship

    Selections

    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

    Rising Stars: 2012

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    About Kristie Bowerman

    Admitted: 1999, Louisiana

    Professional Webpage: http://www.inlg-usa.com/Attorney/Kristie-L-Bowerman.shtml

    Honors/Awards:

    • Kristie L. Bowerman is honored to announce that The Marquis Who’s Who Publication Board has selected her to be included in its 2018 edition of Who’s Who in Professional Women. The publication recognizes outstanding female professionals in their specific fields, and, as such,  features women who have achieved high levels of recognition and achievement in their chosen professions. Inclusion is an honor limited to individuals who have exhibited leadership and success in their industries and occupations., Who's Who in Professional Women, Marquis, 2018
    • Ms. Bowerman is proud to announce that The Marquis Who’s Who Publication Board has selected her to be included in its 2018 edition of Who’s Who in the World. Inclusion in the edition is comprised of the top 3% of the professionals in the world who have demonstrated leadership, excellence, and longevity within their respective industries and professions., Who's Who in the World, Marquis, 2018
    • Ms. Bowerman is pleased to accept the invitation to join The National Advocates: Top 100 Lawyers. Membership in The National Advocates is extended solely to a select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state or region who exemplify superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature, and profile as lawyers practicing in designated aspects of the law. Membership in The National Advocates: Top 100 is limited to the Top 100 Lawyers from each state or region who serves individuals and families in the legal system. , Member, Top 100 Lawyers, The National Advocates, 2017
    • Kristie L. Bowerman is honored to announce that The Marquis Who’s Who Publication Board has selected her to be included in its 2017 edition of Who’s Who in American Law. The Board stated that inclusion in the edition is limited to those individuals who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their fields of endeavor and who have, thereby, contributed significantly to the betterment of contemporary society., Who's Who in American Law, Marquis, 2017
    • Ms. Bowerman is honored to have been recognized with the Clients’ Choice Award for 2017 for her work in the field of immigration law. Each year, Avvo.com presents attorneys across the country with the Clients’ Choice Award based on both the quantity and quality of client reviews that the attorney receives., Clients' Choice Award, Avvo, 2017
    • Ms. Bowerman is honored to have been recognized with the Clients’ Choice Award for 2016 for her work in the field of immigration law. Each year, Avvo.com presents attorneys across the country with the Clients’ Choice Award based on both the quantity and quality of client reviews that the attorney receives., Clients' Choice Award, Avvo, 2016
    • Ms. Bowerman is pleased to accept the Acquisition International Global Mobility, Immigration and Logistics Award for Best Immigration & Nationality Firm - Louisiana on behalf of Immigration & Nationality Law Group. Since 2010, Acquisition International Magazine's annual awards have been highlighting the amazing work done by those firms and individuals whose ceaseless dedication to innovation, customer care and the continued growth and improvement of their businesses has seen them forge ahead of their competitors and raise the bar for performance and reults in their industry., Best Immigration & Nationality Firm - Louisiana, Acquisition International, 2015
    • For the third year in a row, Ms. Bowerman is honored to have been recognized with the Clients’ Choice Award for 2015 for her work in the field of immigration law. Each year, Avvo.com presents attorneys across the country with the Clients’ Choice Award based on both the quantity and quality of client reviews that the attorney receives., Clients' Choice Award, Avvo, 2015
    • As the founder of Immigration & Nationality Law Group, Ms. Bowerman is pleased to accept the Acquisition International Global Mobility & Immigration Award for Best Immigration Law Firm - Louisiana. Since 2010, Acquisition International Magazine's annual awards have been highlighting the amazing work done by those firms and individuals whose ceaseless dedication to innovation, customer care and the continued growth and improvement of their businesses has seen them forge ahead of their competitors and raise the bar for performance and reults in their industry. , Best Immigration Law Firm - Louisiana, Acquisition International, 2014
    • Ms. Bowerman is again honored to have been recognized with the Clients’ Choice Award for 2014 for her work in the field of immigration law. Each year, Avvo.com presents attorneys across the country with the Clients’ Choice Award based on both the quantity and quality of client reviews that the attorney receives., Clients' Choice Award, Avvo, 2014
    • Ms. Bowerman is honored to have been recognized with the Clients’ Choice Award for 2013 for her work in the field of immigration law. Each year, Avvo.com presents attorneys across the country with the Clients’ Choice Award based on both the quantity and quality of client reviews that the attorney receives., Clients' Choice Award, Avvo, 2013

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Federal Bar Association, 2016
    • New Orleans Bar Association, 2013
    • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), 2001
    • Louisiana State Bar Association, 1999

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Immigration Attorney, Congress of Day Laborers/New Orleans Workers' Center for Racial Justice Legal Clinic, Mass screenings for available immigration relief, legal advice regarding risk of arrest based on new executive orders, and family emergency preparation., 2017
    • Speaker/Presenter, Changing Immigration Laws and Your Rights, a free community immigration forum to inform the immigrant community of current immigration benefits available, enforcement actions, and constitutional rights when dealing with all forms of law enforcement., 2017
    • Speaker/Presenter, Overview of Executive Orders and Immigrants' Rights, a free community immigration forum to inform the immigrant community of current immigration benefits available, enforcement actions, and constitutional rights when dealing with all forms of law enforcement., 2017
    • Speaker/Presenter, President Trump's New Immigration Orders and Your Rights, a free community immigration forum to inform the immigrant community of current immigration benefits available, enforcement actions, and constitutional rights when dealing with all forms of law enforcement., 2017
    • Speaker/Presenter, President Obama's New Immigration Order and Your Rights, a free community immigration forum to inform the immigrant community of current immigration benefits available, enforcement actions, and constitutional rights when dealing with all forms of law enforcement., 2012

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Author, Tearing Down the Wall: President Trump’s Immigration Policies Warrant Collective Action from the Labor and Employment Community, The Labouring Oar, Federal Bar Association, 2018
    • Presentation to legal peers on the political and economic factors impacting the current business immigration climate in the United States and the oppotunities for foreign immigration-related investment. , Speaker/Presenter, Latin American and the United States, New Orleans Bar Association, 2017
    • Presentation to American and Panamanian lawyers on the political and economic factors impacting the current business immigration climate in the United States. Presented as part of the New Orleans Bar Association Delegation to Panama in Panama City, Panama., Speaker/Presenter, Panama and the United States: A Discussion Concerning the Trump Administration, Immigration Policy, and Business Immigration, New Orleans Bar Association, 2017
    • Presentation designed to educate peers concerning the status of comprehensive immigration reform and its impact on immigration law practice., Speaker/Presenter, Comprehensive Immigration Reform, New Orleans Bar Association, 2013
    • Author, Pitcherskaia v. I.N.S.: The Ninth Circuit Attempts to Cure the Definition of Persecution, Journal of Law & Sexuality, Tulane Law School, 1997

    Educational Background:

    • Universita di Siena, Italy, Legal Studies, 1997
    • Grand Valley State University, Bachelor of Arts in International Relations, Minor: French, 1995
    • Universite Paul Cezanne (Aix-Marseille III), Aix-en-Provence, France, 1995

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    Office Location for Kristie L. Bowerman

    938 Lafayette Street
    Suite 201
    New Orleans, LA 70113

    Phone: 504-569-4696

    Fax: 504-569-4697

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    Last Updated: 5/28/2019

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