Strak Immigration Law
Joanne Trifilo Stark

Joanne Trifilo Stark

(602) 682-5881
joanne@starkimmigrationlaw.com

Ms. Stark is personally committed to helping foreign individuals become part of American society. A graduate of Cornell University, where she majored in English and Spanish, she has taught legal writing, linguistics, and English as a second language at a college level. Since 1986, Ms. Stark's practice has emphasized business, investor and work visas and family immigration. Many of her clients are high-tech companies with a need for foreign specialized employees and managers.

Professional Activities
State Bar of Arizona: Immigration Law Section, Past Chair and Legislative Liaison; International Law Section
American Immigration Lawyers Association: Arizona Chapter, past chair
Board of Alien Certification Appeals: past co-chair; member, Liaison Committee
Maricopa County Bar Association
VLP Immigration Attorney of the Year Award

COURT AND BAR Admissions
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1986
U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 1982
State Bar of Arizona, 1982

Community Leadership
Arizona-Sonora Judicial Relations Project: past chair, Immigration Section
Valley of the Sun Human Resource Association: past chair, Legislative Action Committee
Arizona Chapter, American Electronics Association: past advisory board member

Articles
E-Verify Program: Do's and Don'ts
Amendments Clarify "Legal Arizona Workers Act"
Immigration Reform: No Longer Just a Federal Issue
Immigration Reform Update
Permissible Business Activity for Foreign Visitors

Language Fluency
Spanish, Italian and French

Education
Arizona State University, J.D., 1982
Arizona State University, M.A., 1975
Cornell University, A.B., 1971: Cornell National ScholarAILA member
University of Madrid, 1970

Birthplace
Buffalo, New York