Janice’s experience covers a wide range of US visa and nationality matters, including both family and employment based visas and US nationality issues. She has particular expertise on employment-based matters and, in 2017 was named in the Who’s Who of Corporate Immigration lawyers. Janice regularly advises multinational companies on their overall U.S. immigration strategy.
Prior to establishing her own firm, Janice worked with the Hodkinson Law Group in central London for five years. Prior to moving to London, she worked in Chicago, Illinois with the Law Offices of Susan Fortino-Brown and Kempster, Keller & Lenz-Calvo in Chicago, Illinois and within the immigration department of FagelHaber LLC (now known as Thompson Coburn LLP). She first began working in the field of US visa and nationality law in 1996 as a Paralegal with Kempster, Keller & Lenz-Calvo.
Janice graduated from the John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois and was admitted to the Illinois state bar in 2004.
Janice places great importance on sharing and learning from her colleagues in the field and is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, International Bar Association Immigration & Nationality Law section, American Women Lawyers in London and the International Irish Business Network.
Since 2012, Janice has been a member of the Board of Trustees for icap (Immigrant Counselling & Psychotherapy) which is a registered British charity providing high quality counselling and psychotherapy principally to Irish immigrants.
Janice is a native Chicagoan and has been living in the UK for more than 10 years. She lives near London with her partner and their two dogs.