Jennifer L. Carr
Associate Attorney
e: jennifer@jspvisa.com
p: (415) 434-1161 x36

Jennifer is an associate at the firm and a Certified Specialist in Immigration & Nationality Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. Her practices focuses on PERMs and I-140s, where she has developed deep expertise in the complex, highly regulated area of PERM labor certification applications, as well as PERM-based I-140 immigrant petitions. She has a particular skill in scaling permanent residence programs for rapid-growth companies, and also has wide-ranging skills in nonimmigrant visa petitions, adjustment of status, naturalization, and related applications. Jennifer is recognized as outstanding in the field by Super Lawyers®.

Prior to joining the firm, Jennifer worked in Southern California as an attorney representing clients in family-based immigrant petitions, deportation defense, and civil litigation.

Honors & Awards:

  • AILA NorCal Liaison to the U.S. Department of Labor’s District Office, 2017 to present
  • Selected for inclusion as a Rising Star in the Northern California Super Lawyers® since 2017
  • Legal Services for Children, Pro Bono Panel, 2016 to present
  • AILA NorCal Law Student Mentor, 2016 to present
  • Bar Association of San Francisco Attorney of the Day Trainee, 2016-2017
  • Whittier Law School, Dean’s Merit Scholarship, 2005, and CALI Excellence for the Future Award, 2006
  • University of British Columbia, Provincial Scholarship, 2000, and Directed Studies Award of Excellence, 2004

Memberships & Admissions:

  • State Bar of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. Immigration Courts and the Board of Immigration Appeals
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association

Education:

  • B.Com. University of British Columbia
  • J.D. Whittier Law School