Lisa R. Brenman
Managing Partner


Cornerstone Building

976 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.

2nd Floor

Chapel Hill, NC  27514[map]


Ph:  Office:      919-932-4593


Fax: 1-919-942-8674  


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 and was re-certified in 2014.  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 which is dedicated exclusively to the practice of U.S. immigration laws.



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



  • University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law

  • Humbolt State University


Bar Admissions:

  • North Carolina


Areas of Expertise:


Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (Carolinas chapter)

  • North Carolina Bar Association

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association

  • American Bar Association






  • English



Speaking Engagements:

  • What Family Law Attorneys Need to Know About Immigration Law, 2014

  • The Overlap Among Immigration Law and Family, Business, and Criminal Law, 2013

  • How to Get a Green Card Through Employment and Through a Family Member, 2011