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Laurie Volk specializes in immigration law for accomplished horsemen. She obtains immigrant and nonimmigrant visas for clients around the world in all the horse sports: show jumping, dressage, eventing, driving, reining, polo, steeplechase, flat racing and foxhunting. Laurie’s intimate knowledge of the horse world sets her apart from other immigration lawyers.

As a rider and competitor herself, she understands what you do and the nature of your skills and experience.  She focuses on the needs of riders, trainers and the support staff that are integral to the top echelons of the horse industry. Laurie’s focus on  such a targeted market allows her to bring considerable expertise to your situation and provide you with the  best possible solution. When these talents are combined with a high level of personal service, clear communications and direct accessibility, Laurie is simply the best immigration attorney serving the equine community. Most important, Laurie obtains results. Her practice has an outstanding record of success for her clients.

Thanks to her association with Trow & Rahal, a leading business immigration firm in Washington, D.C., Laurie offers extended services in all aspects of immigration law. Laurie has the unique expertise of a specialist with the backup of a larger firm and exceptional support staff that can meet all your needs.

Laurie is a native of Southern California. She received her B.A. summa cum laude from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She studied at a French business school, Ecole Superieures des Sciences Economiques et Commerciales, before earning her law degree from UCLA. She speaks fluent Spanish and has extensive international experience. She worked for a major New York law firm and subsequently for the US Agency for International Development before creating a law practice that brings together her education, experience and passion.

Contact Laurie by phone or e-mail to discuss the details of your situation.


"Laurie has helped me get and keep my visa to work in the US as a trainer and compete as a show jumper. I went to another immigration lawyer in Miami, but he didn't know anything about the world I work in. Laurie has helped me and my family plan for our future."

- Gustavo Prato (ARG), show jumper
 

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