Elizabeth L. Epps Joins Full Service Chattanooga Immigration Law Firm

Tuesday, November 05, 2013
Elizabeth L. Epps
Elizabeth L. Epps

Olsen Law Firm announced that attorney Elizabeth L. Epps “Eliza” has joined the law firm as an immigration law associate. Ms. Epps is admitted to practice in Tennessee.

Ms. Epps is a native of Little Rock, Ar. She is an alumna of William and Mary Law School, and Sewanee: The University of the South.  While in law school, she was deeply involved in student organizations and fulfilled several leadership roles including deputy chief justice of the Honor Council, staff member of the Journal of Women and the Law, funding chairwoman of the Public Service Fund, academic chairwoman of the Black Law Students Association, and served as a weekly volunteer for Student Legal Services.

Ms. Epps has legal experience with the Arkansas Supreme Court, Legal Aid of Arkansas, and as a summer associate at Olsen Law Firm. She has a passion for immigration law as well as for serving clients during the immigration law process.

As an associate at Olsen Law Firm, Ms. Epps serves as a board member for SETLAW (Southeast Tennessee Lawyers Association for Women), a member of the Young Professionals Association of Chattanooga, and a board member of the Chattanooga Young Artists Network.  She is also a member of the Tennessee Bar Association, a member of the Immigration Law Section of the Tennessee Bar Association, and a member of the Chattanooga Bar Association.

Ms. Epps' practice areas include employment and investment based immigration law, family based permanent residence immigration law, nonimmigrant visas, entries and statuses, and naturalization processing and filing.


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