Seattle Immigration & Visa attorney – Katya Stelmakh has earned a strong reputation as an immigration attorney representing a broad variety of domestic and international clients. Her clients range from individuals to Fortune 100 companies, startup businesses and entrepreneurs over a wide range of industries.Ms. Stelmakh also worked for the World Bank in Washington, DC, where she perfected loan and grant agreements with Russia and other CIS countries.
Ms. Stelmakh received her J.D. and M.A. in Slavic Languages and Literatures degrees from nationally ranked top-tier The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law where Ms. Stelmakh also clerked in the litigation department of prominent Ohio firm Bailey Cavalieri LLC.
In her native Belarus, Ms. Stelmakh received Masters in International Law degree summa cum laude from the Belarusian State University. She also earned a Certificate in Transnational Law from the University of Geneva – Duke Law School in Switzerland.
Ms. Stelmakh is licensed in Ohio, New Jersey and Pennsylvania and is authorized to practice immigration law in any US state. She is currently a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and is active in the American Business Association of Russian Professionals (AmBAR) and an international humanitarian organization Children International. Ms. Stelmakh is fluent in Russian, Belarusian and English and has a working knowledge of German and Ukrainian.