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Kevin Lederman

Kevin Lederman

Partner

klederman@cmlseattle.com
206-340-1033 ext. 211
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Kevin Lederman joined Cowan Miller & Lederman in 2005 after practicing immigration law at another prominent Seattle law firm for fifteen years. Kevin’s practice includes all aspects of family and employment-based immigration, in addition to naturalization issues. He is a frequent speaker on immigration law, including presentations at Continuing Legal Education seminars, and to Washington State human resources and technology sector groups.

Education

  • The University of the Witwatersrand (Johannesburg, South Africa), Bachelor of Commerce, 1986
  • University of Washington, JD, 1989

Awards & Recognition

  • U.S. News and World Report: Best Lawyers
  • Super Lawyer - Washington Law & Politics
  • Best Lawyers in America® – Woodward/White
  • The International Who’s Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers®
  • Best Immigration Attorneys in Seattle - Seattle Metropolitan Magazine

Professional and Community Involvement

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
    • Member
    • Past Washington State Chapter President
    • Past Liaison Chair with USCIS District Office
    • Past Member of the National Board of Governors
    • Past Member of the National Customs & Border Protection Liaison Committee
  • King County Bar Association
    • Member
    • Volunteer Attorney with the KCBA Neighborhood Legal Clinic
  • Washington State Bar Association
    • Member
  • Northwest Immigrant Rights Project
    • Volunteer attorney

Why Do I Practice Immigration Law?

I love the practice of Immigration Law! It is such a unique area of law to practice in that it is so rewarding, so personal, and allows me to feel like I am doing something worthwhile. I am inspired by each of my client's personal immigration stories, and as an immigrant myself, feel a strong empathy for what my clients experience as they attempt to navigate the complexities of our overly cumbersome immigration system, with the attendant anxieties and frustrations that it creates. I am proud to play a small role in continually adding to the mix of the American melting pot.