Providing the results and peace of mind one should expect when hiring an attorney.
Emily Reber-Mariniello has been practicing immigration law exclusively since her admission to the Washington State Bar in late 2010 and the formation of her practice in early 2012. Her firm, ERM Immigration Law, PLLC, is a small boutique firm devoted entirely to immigration law. At ERM, you will get the attention, respect, and service one should expect when hiring an attorney, without the pretension often associated with, well, hiring an attorney! When a person reaches out for assistance on a legal matter, they are often vulnerable, confused, or downright irritated with the system, and immigration is certainly no exception. It is her philosophy that lawyering isn't just about knowing the law, but also knowing the client and providing what that person needs to have a pleasant, calming, and successful experience.
Emily doesn’t focus on the size or status of her practice, or of her client. Rather, her focus is on what is important: quality work, thorough communication, and thoughtful preparation of the client's immigration or naturalization matter. Emily prides herself on having the superior service one might expect from a large firm with the personal service and accessibility of a small practice. Your piece of mind is always in her thoughts.
Emily is experienced in various types of Adjustment of Status (Green Cards), Naturalization, Consulate Processing, DACA, Asylum, U-Visa, 601/601A Waivers, TN’s, EB1A Aliens of Extraordinary Ability, National Interest Waivers (NIW), H1B, E2 Visas, and more. In 2012, she formed her practice in San Francisco, California, and maintains a client base in the Bay area. Now, her practice is based out of Seattle, Washington. Additionally, before coming to California, Emily worked for a public defender's agency in Seattle, Washington. Over the three years working at that agency, she learned valuable information that can be very helpful in an immigration case; for instance, she is an expert in how to obtain records and how to communicate with government agencies.
Outside of winning approvals, Emily loves learning about the diverse and incredibly unique cultures of her clients and their families. For Emily, it is a joy to help unite loved ones or to assist people in achieving their lifelong dreams of US Citizenship or legal status.
Emily sincerely hopes she can help you in your immigration journey. Thank you, and good luck.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|10 Best Law Firms||American Institute of Legal Counsel||2018|
|10 Best Immigration Attorney - Washington||American Institute of Legal Counsel||2018|
|Top 10 Immigration Attorney||Attorney and Practice Magazine||2018|
|10 Best Immigration Attorney - Washington||American Institute of Legal Counsel||2017|
|Top 40 Under 40||The National Advocates||2017|
|Distinguished Lawyer||Expert Network||2017|
|Top 40 Under 40||The National Advocates||2016|
|Client Communications Award||Seattle University School of Law Mental Health Court Clinic||2010|
|Immigration Attorney / Founder||ERM Immigration Law||2012 - Present|
|Temporary Associate Attorney||Counsellaw, A Professional Law Corporation||2012 - 2013|
|Rule 9 Intern||Associated Counsel For The Accused||2008 - 2010|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association||Active Member||2012 - Present|
|KOMO NEWS (TV Interview and Online Story)||Immigration lawyers try to calm client fears over President's executive order||2017|
|Seattle University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2010|
|Colorado State University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2004|
|Minority and Justice Commission||Immigration Issues in Civil, Criminal, And Administrative Court Proceedings||2018|
|Eb1(a) - Alien of Extraordinary Ability||APPROVED|
|Motion to Reopen and Reconsider I-130||APPROVED|
|L1A - Intracompany Transferee||APPROVED|
|National Interest Waiver||APPROVED - Green Card in < 6 months|
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