Jia Zhao

Jia Zhao

Associate

Jia Zhao focuses her practice on business immigration and compliance. Jia advises individual and corporate clients in a variety of complex immigrant and non-immigrant matters, including petitions and applications for family and employment-based matters, as well as the naturalization process. 

Concentrations
  • EB-5 immigrant investor visas
  • EB-1, PERM-based immigrant petitions
  • Non-immigrant visas, including L-1, O-1 and H-1B
  • Immigrant and non-immigrant petitions and applications
  • Adjustment of status
  • Cancelation of removal

Capabilities

Experience

  • Legal Intern, Immigrant Rights Clinic, Lincoln Square Legal Services, New York, January 2014-May 2014
  • Judicial Extern, Hon. Jaime Rios, New York Supreme Court, Queens County, New York, September 2012-December 2012
  • Legal Intern, Samsung Heavy Industries, Seoul, Korea, June 2012-August 2012

Recognition & Leadership

  • Member, New York State Bar Association
  • Member, New York City Bar Association
  • Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 2014
  • B.A., Duke University, 2011
Admissions
  • New York
Languages
  • Chinese (Mandarin), Fluent