J. Jae Lee

J. Jae Lee

Sole Practitioner
Location:
Schaumburg, Illinois
Phone:
877-312-0956
Fax:
847-306-3942
Email:

Francis Law Center provides immigration law services nationwide and has offices in Chicago, Illinois, Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Madison, Wisconsin. We provide exceptional legal representation through top-notch research, meticulous documentation, and courteous client consultation. We are devoted to ease family separations and assist family unity and happiness, specialize in K-1 fiancé(e) visas, green cards through marriage, and 601/ 601A waiver green card services.

Attorney Jae has been teaching U.S. History at the University of Wisconsin, since he completed Ph.D. in History from New York University in 2000. He has written a U.S. history textbook, several textbook articles, and journal articles and lectured on legal topics relating to U.S. Immigration History. His experience and background as researcher and professor have well prepared him to help professors, researchers, medical doctors, artists, and executives promptly obtain green cards through successful applications of EB1/ NIW/ Physician NIW.

Dr. Lee earned his J.D. in 2012 from University of Wisconsin, Ph.D. in 2000 from New York University, B.A. in 1994 from Korea University, and B.S. in 1993 from Iowa State University. He is admitted to the bars of the Western District of Wisconsin and State of Wisconsin.

Areas of Practice

  • 100% Immigration
  • Family-Based Green Cards
  • NIW
  • EB1/Physician NIW Green Cards
  • K1 Fiance Visas

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin, 2012
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin, 2012

Education

  • University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison, Wisconsin
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Labor and Employment Certificate with Honors
    • Law Journal: Wisconsin International Law Journal, Articles Editor, 2010 - 2012
  • New York University, New York, New York
    • Ph.D. - 2000
    • Honors: Graduate Teaching Fellowships 1998-2000
    • Major: History
  • Korea University, Seoul, South Korea
    • B.A. - 1994
    • Major: Western History
  • Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
    • B.S. - 1993
    • Major: History

Published Works

  • History of the United States Since 1865, Great River Learning, 2016
  • Nativism, Gale Cengage Publishing, 2016
  • The Dawes Act, Gale Cengage Publishing, 2016
  • “Feasibility of applying a non-immigrant visa while family-based immigration petition is pending”, 2015
  • “Citizenship proof challenges for naturalized U.S. Citizens”, 2015

Representative Clients

  • Softnyx, Ltd.

Classes/Seminars

  • U.S. History Professor at the University of Wisconsin
  • Transformations of the Trans-Pacific World after World War II: Cultural, Social and Economic Exchanges and Changes in the United States and People’s Republic of China, Confucius Institute, 2015
  • Transnational Re-mapping of the "Yellow Peril, Association of Asian American Studies Conference, 2015
  • The De-Constitutionalization of Employee Free Speech Protection: Rise and Fall of Mythical Contrasts between the Public and Private Sector Employee Free Speech Protection, National Social Sciences Association Conference, 2014
  • U.S. Legal History, University of Wisconsin, 2014
  • Emergency Assistance: Who may qualify and how to apply? , Dane Country Circuit Court Information Session, 2012

Honors and Awards

  • Selected by Expertise as Top 20 Best Immigration Lawyers in Milwaukee - 2016
  • Top 10 Best Immigration Attorney, American Institute of Legal Counsel - 2016
  • Pro Bono Honor Society, Wisconsin Bar Association - 2015-2016
  • Labor and Employment Law Certificate with Honors, University of Wisconsin Law School - 2012

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • National Immigration Project, National Lawyers Guild, Member, 2015 - Present
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, Member, 2015 - Present
  • Dane County Bar Association, Member, 2012 - Present
  • Korean American Bar Association of Chicago, Member, 2015 - Present
  • Wisconsin Bar Association, Member, 2012 - Present
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association, Member, 2012 - Present
  • Good Shepherd House, President and in-House Counsel, 2016 - Present
  • Softny, Ltd., In-house counsel, 2012 - Present
  • AILA Chicago Chapter, CVLS Committee member, 2016 - Present
  • AILA Chicago Chapter, New Member Committee member, 2016 - Present
  • American Catholic Lawyers Association, Volunteer attorney, 2016 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Friedman & Anspach (NYC) , Law Clerk
  • National Labor Relations Board, Legal Intern
  • Sally Stix Law Office, Law Clerk
  • Neighborhood Law Project, University of Wisconsin Law School, Student Attorney
  • University of Wisconsin, Associate Professor of History

Pro Bono Activities

  • Pro Bono Attorney, St. Mary Magdalene Congregation, Milwaukee, WI, 2015 - Present
  • Pro Bono Attorney, St. Francis Law Center, Madison, WI, 2012 - 2014
  • Volunteer Attorney, Tenant Resources Center, Madison, WI, 2012 - Present
  • Volunteer Attorney, Legal Action of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, 2012 - Present

Languages

  • English
  • Korean