Contact Allison-Claire Acker:Office: 310-570-4088
Office Location:Los Angeles Immigration Law Office
1416 2nd Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Education:UCLA School of Law, J.D.
Allison-Claire Acker is a 1988 graduate of the UCLA School of Law, and was recently named Southern California’s Top Female Attorney of the Year by Los Angeles Magazine. She has over twenty-five years of immigration law experience, counseling individuals and corporations with regard to all aspects of entertainment, family and employment-related immigration law. Ms. Acker assists both individuals and corporate clients to obtain both non-immigrant and immigrant visas in almost every US immigration category. She advises corporate clients regarding the immigration consequences of mergers and acquisitions. She also represents foreign investors with regard to visa options.
Ms. Acker is a noted speaker at immigration conferences, seminars and local universities. She is also the author of several immigration related articles. She is currently in charge of the immigration section of the Santa Monica Bar Association as well as one of its trustees, in addition to being a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Associations Immigration section, the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the Mexican American Bar Association and the Japanese American Bar Association. Most recently, Ms. Acker was AILA’s Southern California Chapter Advocacy Event Co-Chair. She has also been reappointed as an Advisory Committee member to the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy, representing the County of Los Angeles. Ms. Acker also served on the UCLA School of Law Alumni Board of Directors.
Awards & RecognitionSuper Lawyers (2011-2016)
Super Lawyers 2016 national business addition
Southern California’s Top Female Attorney of the Year (2016)
MembershipsSanta Monica Bar Association
Los Angeles County Bar Association
American Immigration Lawyers Association
Community InvolvementAdvisory Member to the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy
Founder and Member of the LA County Equine Response Team
Member of the TEM County Planning Task Force