About Jessica Marks
Jessica L. Marks is an experienced EB-5 immigration attorney currently working with the Wolfsdorf Immigration Law Group located in Santa Monica, Calif. The law office has been named by U.S. News’ Best Lawyers as a “Tier 1” Immigration Law Firm in Metropolitan Los Angeles. Attorney Marks specializes in EB-5 immigrant investor matters, immigration issues affecting the healthcare industry, national interest waiver and outstanding professor and research immigrant visa petitions for scientists and academics, and immigrant and nonimmigrant visa applications at consular posts around the world. She is an accomplished appellate advocate and has successfully appealed denials of hardship waivers and immigration visa petitions to the Administrative Appeals Office.
Attorney Marks’s personable character and compassion allow her to work with her clients on a personal level while maintaining a professional atmosphere. She works closely with each client, ensuring that all their inquiries are tended to, and is not hesitant to sit down and speak to clients on an individual basis. Attorney Marks continues to follow up with her clients even after her legal obligations to them have ended in order to keep them up to date with useful information. She demonstrates her genuine care for her clients and their interests through her incredible ethical standards.
In addition to her work as a lawyer, Attorney Marks co-authored an article published in the 2013 AILA Midyear Conference Handbook about preparing clients for their visa interviews and challenging adverse decisions. In addition, she has co-authored and edited several articles published in AILA’s “Visa Processing Guide” and “The Consular Practice handbook.”
She currently sits on the national AILA Healthcare Professionals/Physicians and Vermont Service Center Liaison committees.
Attorney Marks earned her law degree from the George Washington University Law School in Washington, D.C. While studying at GWU, she served as the notes dditor for the Public Contracts Law Journal. She attended the University of Michigan for her undergraduate education where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Economics.