Alice Yardum-Hunter

Alice Yardum-Hunter

  • Immigration Law
  • California
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Alice Yardum-Hunter, Former Commissioner, Board of Legal Specialization, State Bar of California, practices complex immigration law, though appreciates the simpler matters too. A 14-year Thomson Reuters “Super Lawyer,” she served on its Blue-Ribbon Panel. She is distinguished by Martindale Hubbell. She edited two books for the American Immigration Lawyers Assn. and she is a Congressional Liaison for AILA. She has delivered talks for AILA on O-1 status, waivers of inadmissibility and relinquishment of U.S. citizenship. Alice was the Chair of the L.A. County Bar Association Immigration (LACBA) Section and has served its executive committee since 2006. She established liaison with the DHS Ombudsman’s Office and for 10 years headed up that liaison. She co-established liaison with US Dept. of Labor for LACBA, the only local bar to establish such liaison. She was one of 25 lawyers nominated for top lawyer by the San Fernando Valley Business Journal. She recently won an historic involuntary renunciation of U.S. citizen case after a fourteen-year long battle which uncovered wrongdoing inside federal government agencies. She has delivered more than 40 talks and published more than 30 articles

Practice Area
Immigration Law
Asylum, Citizenship, Deportation Defense, Family Visas, Green Cards, Immigration Appeals, Investment Visas, Marriage & Fiancé(e) Visas, Student Visas, Visitor Visas, Work Visas
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
State Bar of California
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  • Spanish: Spoken
Hofstra University
B.A. | Social Science
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Univ of San Diego School of Law
Law Degree
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“Best Immigration Lawyer of the Year” for Los Angeles, California
"Super Lawyer" designee
Thomson Reuters
Since the inception of the award, 2004 - 2017
Member, “Super Lawyer Blue Ribbon Panel"
Blue Ribbon Panel
Member, National Distance Learning Committee
American Immigration Lawyers Association
2009 - 2010
Nomination, “Top 25 Lawyers,”
San Fernando Valley Business Journal
Nominated out of 9,000 lawyers
Dana Foundation
Grant for post-J.D., LLM studies in international law
Various online ratings,, and
Excellent peer rating 4.5/5, Client rating 5/5, Yelp rating 5/5 and 10/10
Professional Associations
California State Bar  # 92074
- Current
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Certified Specialist - Immigration & Nationality Law
State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization
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Contact & Map
15233 Ventura Blvd, Suite 500
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
Telephone: (818) 609-1953
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