Carol L. Edward

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Immigration Attorney in Seattle, WA

Law Offices of Carol L. Edward & Associates
 | 500 Denny Way, Seattle, WA 98109-5009
Phone: 206-956-9556
Fax: 206-956-4025
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1984
Practice Areas:
  • Immigration: Consumer
Attorney Profile

The founder of and principal attorney at the Law Office of Carol L. Edward & Associates, Carol L. Edward focuses her practice exclusively on immigration law. Providing representation to individuals and businesses throughout the area, she assists companies who are seeking qualified individuals with the application for and obtaining of H-1B, O-1 and L-1 visas. She also has extensive experience in family visas as well as naturalization applications, asylum petitions, and deportation and removal. Ms. Edward also represents clients in naturalization and citizenship matters through appearances before immigration judges and the Board of Immigration Appeals.

As an undergraduate, Ms. Edward attended the University of California, Davis, and she received a Bachelor of Science in business in 1980. She then went on to pursue her legal education at what was then known as the University of Puget Sound School of Law, and she was awarded her Juris Doctor in 1984. Admitted to practice before all Washington state courts, Ms. Edward is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.

Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, Ms. Edward has received other recognition from her fellow professionals as well, including an AV Preeminent* peer-review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a 10.0 "Superb" peer-review rating through Avvo. A member of a variety of legal organizations, she has served as the chair of the Washington State Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. Ms. Edward is also an active participant in the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, a nonprofit legal services organization.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Immigration (100%): Asylum, Naturalization & Citizenship

Focus Areas

Asylum, Naturalization & Citizenship


Selected to Super Lawyers for 13 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2019

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About Carol Edward

Admitted: 1984, Washington

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Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Washington State Chapter of American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), Chair

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Northwest Immigrants Rights Project
  • National Immigration Project
  • ACLU
  • Hate Free Zone
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Office Location for Carol L. Edward

500 Denny Way
Seattle, WA 98109-5009

Phone: 206-956-9556

Fax: 206-956-4025

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Last Updated: 11/12/2019

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