Lindsay Hanson, Attorney

Lindsay is from Baltimore, Maryland and graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Baltimore, School of Law.  During law school, she interned for the Baltimore Immigration Court where she drafted legal opinions for the judges and was able to observe various types of removal proceedings. For her last year of law school, Lindsay moved to New York City as a visiting student at City University of New York Law School, where she worked part time at a small immigration firm in Manhattan and interned for Families for Freedom, a New York-based multi-ethnic human rights organization by and for families facing and fighting deportation.

After graduating law school in 2012, Lindsay spent her summer in Quito, Ecuador taking Spanish language courses and exploring the incredible cities and cloud forests of Ecuador. In 2013, she returned to the United States to work as an immigration attorney in Philadelphia at a firm specializing in “crimmigration” issues. At this firm, Lindsay represented clients with complicated cases due to criminal convictions before immigration courts and USCIS field offices in multiple states.

In 2015, Lindsay joined another Philadelphia immigration law firm that handled a wider variety of immigration cases including removal defense, family-based petitions and employment-based petitions.  This allowed her to broaden her practice and handle a wide-array of immigration cases.  She is now able to advise clients on a variety of matters including L-1A visas, L-1B visas, I-140 petitions, EB-1/EB-2 petitions, PERM applications, TN visas, naturalization applications, I-601A provisional waivers, adjustment with hardship waivers, SIJS, and the consequences of issues such as criminal charges or convictions, past fraud, previous denials, issuance of a RFE or NOID, among other issues.

Lindsay has been through the immigration process with her husband, a native of Italy. She understands how frustrating and confusing many of these immigration processes can be and works to help her clients to understand each step and feel in control of their case.

Outside of work, she enjoys hiking with her husband and dog Hazelnut, cooking curries and soups, and writing short stories.

Lindsay is a member of the American Immigration Lawyer’s Association.