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Attorney Biography - Lisa Brenman

Biography: Lisa R. Brenman is an immigration law specialist practicing business and family based immigration law since 1998. She is one of a small group of attorneys certified by the North Carolina State Bar as a Specialist in Immigration Law. She earned this Specialist certification in 2008. She began her legal career in 1995 in Salt Lake City, Utah handling asylum matters. Since 2000, she has owned and managed Brenman Immigration Law Firm dedicated exclusively to the practice of U.S. immigration law. The Firm prides itself in handling a variety of immigration matters from world famous artists and entertainers to young people who arrived in the United States as children. The staff is fluent in Spanish and French.

When not practicing immigration law, Ms. Brenman is sailing with her husband or bicycling around North Carolina.



Attorney Biography - Elizabeth Heetderks

Biography: Elizabeth Heetderks received her law degree, cum laude, from the University of Miami and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Pennsylvania State University. She began her legal career under the U.S. Attorney General Honor Program as a trial attorney for the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) in Atlanta, Georgia. She later gained experience in business and family immigration while working part time in private practice in San Antonio, Texas and Raleigh, North Carolina. Ms. Heetderks represented clients before the Immigration Court while working at the N.C. Justice Center. Ms. Heetderks speaks French and is learning Spanish.

She also enjoys running, tennis and is a certified personal trainer and group fitness instructor at the UNC Wellness Center at Meadowmont.


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