Carol L. Edward

Top rated Immigration attorney in Seattle, Washington

Law Offices of Carol L. Edward & Associates, P.S.
Carol L. Edward
Law Offices of Carol L. Edward & Associates, P.S.

Practice Areas: Immigration; view more

Licensed in Washington since: 1984

Education: Seattle University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2024

Law Offices of Carol L. Edward & Associates, P.S.

500 Denny Way
Seattle, WA 98109-5009 Visit website


The founder of and principal attorney at the Law Office of Carol L. Edward & Associates, Carol L. Edward focuses her practice exclusively on U.S. Immigration and citizenship law. Attorney Julia Hunter is also a principal attorney and is involved in managing and overseeing staff and client casework.  Our team of lawyers and legal professionals, provides representation to individuals and businesses throughout the United States and Worldwide. We assist companies and individuals seeking or renewing visas under  the categories of  non-immigrant, immigrant, and humanitarian visas including DACA, as well as those seeking citizenship. Our team has extensive litigation experience, and can effectively represent clients before the Immigration Court, on administrative appeals, and to the federal court system.   We also use our expertise to advise attorneys about the impact of immigration status on collateral legal matters.  .

Ms. Edward received her B.S. with honors from University of California, Davis, and her Juris Doctorate with honors from the University of Puget Sound School of Law. Ms. Edward was admitted to practice law in Washington State in l984 and is permitted to practice Immigration law throughout the United States, and at U.S. Consulates, worldwide. Other admissions include the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

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 previously served as the chair of the Washington State Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. Ms. Edward is also an active supporter of a number of non-profits organizations assisting immigrants, including the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, a nonprofit legal services organization, and has received recognition for this service by local organizations and the Washington State Bar Association.

*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

Immigration: Consumer, Immigration: Business

Focus areas

Asylum, Naturalization & Citizenship

  • 70% Immigration: Consumer
  • 30% Immigration: Business

First Admitted: 1984, Washington

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • National Lawyers Guild, Immigration Project
  • 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
Educational Background:
  • U.C. Davis, Bachelor of Science, 1980
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Admitted to practice before U.S. Supreme Court , 1999
  • For work our law firm completed on behalf of DACA applicants. , Apex Award, Washington State Bar Association, 2018
  • Access to Justice Award, Skagit County Bar Association and Community Action Agency, 2013

Office location for Carol L. Edward

500 Denny Way
Seattle, WA 98109-5009

Phone: 206-956-9556


18 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2024

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