Extraordinary and Outstanding: O-1s and EB-1s for Science and Business
February 22, 2018
02:00 PM (ET)
|Format||Live Web Seminar|
Our panel of experts will discuss the obstacles and challenges associated with O-1s and EB-1s for the science and business fields. They will address key areas, including defining the “field of expertise,” tips on presenting evidence, and making the leap to EB-1.
- Defining the “Field of Expertise” for Scientists, Researchers, and Business Leaders
- Strategies and Tips for Presenting Evidence
- Current RFE and NOID Trends
- Making the Leap to EB-1: Building a Resume with Permanent Residency in Mind
FacultyEileen F. Morrison (DL), AILA ACES Interest Group Chair, Newton, MA
Eileen Morrison has practiced solely in the field of immigration and nationality law since 1990. She represents domestic and multinational corporations, educational institutions, research institutions and hospitals as well as arts organizations in connection with devising complex, long-term institutional immigration strategies and obtaining visas for professionals, managers, executives, researchers, health professionals and performing and fine artists from all over the world. She serves as a frequent panelist at immigration conferences at the local, regional and national level. An active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) since 1990, Ms. Morrison served on AILA's New England Chapter Executive Board, serving as Chapter Chair from 2000-2001. She is currently a member of the AILA National ACES (Athletics, Culture, Entertainment, and Science) Committee. Ms. Morrison has previously served on the AILA National Texas Service Center, California Service Center, Texas Service Center, and the Distance Learning Committees and is a past member of the AILA National Board of Governors, She has authored numerous articles on business immigration law including several in the Immigration Practice Manual, published by the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education Institute in 2004 and updated in 2011 and 2014. Ms. Morrison graduated from Boston University School of Law where she was a winner of the Homer Albers Moot Court Prize. She also graduated cum laude from Boston University with a B.A. in English.
Jonathan Lee Flores, Los Angeles, CA
Jonathan L. Flores is an associate attorney with Haight Law Group, PLC in Los Angeles, CA. He is admitted to practice law in the states of California and Florida and has been practicing immigration law since 2011, specializing in business and sports related matters. Mr. Flores obtained his B.A. in political science and sociology from the University of California, Los Angeles, and J.D. from Southwestern Law School. His key professional accomplishments include successful representation of companies and individuals in varied industries, including information technology, video game, finance, sports, and entertainment.
James Hollis, Nashville, TN
James Hollis is an attorney in the Nashville office of Siskind Susser PC, where his practice focuses exclusively on immigration and nationality law. Mr. Hollis represents businesses and individuals in several areas of immigration law, with a particular concentration on immigration for entrepreneurs and startup businesses. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Hollis founded a practice in which he counseled entrepreneurs on all phases of the immigration process, from establishing an entity in the United States, to making necessary investments, to submitting an application to the immigration authorities. Mr. Hollis earned his J.D. from Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, Missouri, where he was Associate Editor of the Washington University Global Studies Law Review.
|AILA Member/International Associates||$129|
|AILA Members’ Paralegals||$129|
|AILA Nonprofit Members||$129|
|AILA Law Student Members||$129|
|Nonmember Law Students||$199|
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The Extraordinary and Outstanding: O-1s and EB-1s for Science and Business web seminar takes place Thursday, February 22, 2018, at the times noted below:
- 2:00 pm-3:30 pm eastern time
- 1:00 pm-2:30 pm central time
- 12:00 pm-1:30 pm mountain time
- 11:00 am-12:30 pm pacific time
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