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Attorney & Counselor

Joined in 2013
(972) 386-9544

Lauren Allen

Lauren specializes in business and employment related immigration law. Her practice involves assisting employers with worksite compliance issues to minimize potential liability associated with the verification of employment authorization of foreign nationals, including training companies and individuals on the employment eligibility verification process. Lauren actively works with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to ensure clients create and maintain a culture of compliance.

Lauren also focuses on various family and employment-based immigration matters, including Internationally Recognized Athletes (“P-1”) and Individuals with Extraordinary Ability or Achievement (“O-1”).

Areas of Practice

  • Immigration & Nationality Law
  • Employment and Business Related Immigration

Education

  • Southern Methodist University School of Law – Dallas, Texas
    Juris Doctor, 2003
  • Amberton University – Garland, Texas
    Master of Arts in Professional Counseling, 2011
  • Texas A&M University – College Station, Texas
    Bachelor of Arts, 1999
  • GTE Scholar Athlete, 1997
  • Eisenhower Leadership Development Program, 1999

Admissions & Licenses

  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Licensed Professional Counseling-intern, State of Texas

Speeches & Publications

  • Enforcing Foreign Judgments in Texas. The Advocate – The Litigation Section of the State Bar of Texas. Volume 63, Summer 2013, Co-Author.
  • Panel Speaker, I-9/E-Verify: Short form, Long List of Complexities and Hard Hitting Penalties, 2014 Texas/Oklahoma/New Mexico AILA Spring Conference in Dallas, TX (April 25, 2014).
  • Co-Author, Discrimination on I-9 Verification is Risky Business. Construction News (March 2014). www.constructionnews.net.
  • Co-Author, E-Verify: Friend or Foe?  Construction News (February 2014). www.constructionnews.net.
  • Co-Author, Verifying a Mobile Workforce. Construction News (January 2014). www.constructionnews.net.
  • Co-Author,(2013, October). Verification, Technology, and Challenges to the Small- to Mid-Sized Business Employer. Paper presented at 37th Annual Conference on Immigration and Nationality Law, Austin, TX.
  • Co-Author, Enforcing Foreign Judgments in Texas. The Advocate – The Litigation Section of the State Bar of Texas. Volume 63, Summer 2013.

Affiliations

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Texas A&M Association of Former Students