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David M. Sturman

David M. Sturman

David Sturman is recognized as one of the best immigration lawyers in Los Angeles. He has dedicated his long career to immigration law, practicing immigration and nationality law exclusively since 1980.

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Jonathan R. Sturman

Jonathan R. Sturman

Jonathan R. Sturman is strongly committed to the zealous representation of his clients. He specializes in family-based immigration and complex immigration-based federal litigation. No issue is too complex.

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David A. Wulkan

David A. Wulkan

David practices in the area of corporate immigration law, providing counsel to domestic and multinational clients concerning employment-based visas and permanent residency.

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Lisa Pickering

Lisa Pickering

Lisa is a highly skilled immigration attorney focusing in removal defense, asylum, criminal immigration, and family immigration law. With more than two decades of experience, Lisa has fine-tuned the art of immigration-based litigation and has earned a strong reputation in the immigration law community.

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Staff Members

Annie T.

With over 20 years of experience in immigration law, Annie is a highly competent Paralegal, specializing in H-1B visas. She is fluent in five languages including English, Spanish, French, Armenian, and Turkish.
annie@davidsturman.com

Criona B.

Criona is one of our Senior Paralegals specializing in employment-based immigration. She has 30 years of immigration experience and is extremely knowledgeable in many areas of immigration law.
criona@davidsturman.com

Dara G.

Dara is our office’s Senior Legal Assistant. If you are calling our office’s main line, it is most likely Dara’s voice you are hearing on the other end of the phone. She is friendly, organized, and always up-to-date on your case.
dara@davidsturman.com

Jaye O.

Our firm simply could not run without Jaye as our Office Manager. Jaye is highly competent in processing PERM applications and managing our federal lawsuits. Jaye also manages the firm’s billings.
j@davidsturman.com

Laurel V.

Laurel is one of our Senior Paralegals specializing in family-based immigration. She is also extremely well-versed in embassy and consulate processing procedures. Laurel has decades of experience and is an invaluable asset to our law firm.
laurel@davidsturman.com

Lexi M.

Lexi is an excellent Legal Assistant. She is very organized in managing cases and patient when working with clients preparing applications and forms. Lexi is also fluent in both English and Filipino.

Margarita P.

Our Paralegal Margarita has been with the firm for more than a decade. Over the years Margarita has acquired a wide variety of knowledge on H-1B’s L-1’s, and R-1 visas. She currently handles our employment-based adjustment of status cases and processes EAD/AP renewals.
margarita@davidsturman.com

Phil A.

As a Senior Paralegal and Intake Specialist, Phil is an invaluable asset to our firm. With decades of experience in immigration law, Phil’s knowledge of all matters of immigration is unmatched.

Yolanda R.

Yolanda one of our beloved Secretaries. She is friendly, professional, and courteous. Our clients love Yolanda and only have nice things to say about her.
yolanda@davidsturman.com

Jasmine

Jasmine is an excellent Secretary. She is friendly, outgoing, and professional. Our clients enjoy working with her and find her calming demeanor refreshing.