Bonnie Stern Wasser – Attorney at Law

BA Social Ecology, UC Irvine (including junior year at Université de Bordeaux, France)
MA Urban Planning and Architecture, UCLA, Los Angeles
JD Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles

Bar admissions: Washington State Supreme Court and the California Supreme Court (inactive in California)

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

U.S. District Court, Central District California

Organizations: American Immigration Lawyers Association (“AILA”) (member, AILA Military Assistance Project, Volunteer AILA Washington Chapter (member and former Chapter Chair, current Vice-Chair of the Continuing Education Committee); member, International Section and Solo Small Practice Section of the Washington State Bar Association; King County Bar Association; and the Washington Lawyers for the Arts.

Employment History:

2003-Present: Principal, Law Office of Bonnie Stern Wasser, Seattle, WA
2000-2003- Associate Attorney, McDonald, Hoague and Bayless, Seattle, WA
1988-2000- Principal, Law Office of Bonnie Stern Wasser, Los Angeles, CA
1986-1988 – Associate Attorney, Barst & Mukamal, Los Angeles, CA
1986-1988- Honor Law Graduate/Trial Attorney, Immigration & Naturalization Service, Los Angeles, CA

For a detailed list of public speaking engagements and publications, see profiles on Avvo.Com and LinkedIn


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