About Julianne Opet
Julianne Opet focuses her practice on business immigration and is an associate attorney in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania office of Klasko Immigration Law Partners. Her clients include both individuals and corporations seeking counsel on immigrant and nonimmigrant employment-based matters. In particular, she concentrates her practice on international investors, multinational executives and managers, and professionals in the fields of architecture, manufacturing, business, technology, the sciences, and the arts.
Within the EB-5 field, Attorney Opet has expertise in representing investors, developers and regional centers in filing successful I-924 and I-526 petitions, as well as experience representing investors in EB-5 litigation matters in federal court, and filing adjustment of status and consular processing applications as well as preparing applications for naturalization.
She also has experience filing family-based petitions, waivers of inadmissibility, VAWA petitions, asylum applications, and other removal defense claims. She represents clients before USCIS, the Executive Office for Immigration review, and Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Before Attorney Opet began practicing law, she worked in Washington, D.C. with policy institutes to provide analytical resources to Congress members and others, and to monitor foreign policy changes in regions of interest. She obtained her Juris Doctor from Villanova Law School, and her bachelor’s degree in political science and Arabic studies from the University of Notre Dame. While in law school, she was a Dean’s Merit Scholar and an associate editor of the Environmental Law Journal.
An active member of the AILA Pro Bono Committee and AILA’s Philadelphia Chapter, Attorney Opet is a co-Chair of the Philadelphia Chapter’s annual conference and CLE. She is actively admitted to the Pennsylvania State Bar. Attorney Opet is fluent in English, French and basic Arabic.