Jennifer’s practice includes a broad range of immigration and labor and employment matters. She is a multi-lingual attorney able to handle all immigration matters, including H-1B visas, L-1A, L-1B, and H visas, J-1 visas, E-1, E-2, and Australian E-3 visas, F visas and the OPT period option, O visas, TN visas, pre-PERM and PERM labor certifications, permanent resident, investor-, employment-, and family-based visa petitions, deportation and political asylum cases, and naturalization matters.
After completing law school, Jennifer received a number of Immigration Law certificates, including: Certificate in Public International Law, International Courts of Justice, The Hague; Certificate on E.E.C. Law, London University; and Institut Universitaire de Hautes Études Internationales, Certificate in Comparative Private International Law, Geneva Switzerland. She is fluent in French and speaks conversational German.
Prior Legal Experience
Jennifer was admitted to the New York Bar in 1979 and practiced in New York until she joined Ward and Smith, P.A. in January of 2007.
Professional and Community Activities
Go Global NC, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Member, Board of Directors
North Carolina Chinese Business Association: Vice President, Government Liaison and Co-Chair of Speakers Committee
Triangle Chapter of British American Business Counsel of North Carolina: Secretary, Legal Counsel and Executive Committee Member
Vice Chairman, International Law & Practice Section, North Carolina Bar Association
Wake County Bar Association, Public Service Committee and Lawyers Read Program
Organization of Women in International Trade of the Greater Triangle, Director and Corporate Secretary
Articles in the National Law Review database by Jennifer G. Parser