Working With Us

Welcome to Our Office in Downtown Seattle

We handle cases in immigration law, estate planning, probate and elder law. With experience, knowledge, training, and inspired client collaboration, we provide a personalized approach to our clients’ legal needs.  The way that we work and in the way that it is accomplished allows us to achieve successful outcomes for clients.

Working With You

Ellis Law guides clients in making plans for their futures and provides efficient options for clients to achieve their best outcomes. We are straightforward, responsive and diligent in representing our clients. We are driven to help our clients, focus on their cases, and compassionately guide them through legal processes in a professional manner.

One unique advantage for choosing Ellis Law is that by structuring our office around client needs, we do not carry the overhead of a larger firm. We provide both high-quality work and excellent client service expected of a bigger firm at rates that are reasonable to our experience levels.

We are always striving to provide the best service and value to our clients in every elder law, immigration law, estate planning and probate matter we handle.

Our Experience

We are proud to be recognized among the top probate and immigration attorneys in Seattle for 2020.

Ms. Ellis has nearly 20 years of experience.  She graduated from the University of Oregon in 2000 where she was an executive editor of THE OREGON LAW REVIEW.  Before Lisa started the firm in 2013, she was a Judicial Law Clerk for the Hon. Robert H. Whaley in the U.S. District Court for Eastern Washington, an attorney advisor with the U.S. Department of Justice attorney honor program, and an associate at a small firm in Seattle for more than eight years.

Lisa has extensive immigration experience with employment-based, family-based, I-9 worksite compliance, trainee, student visas.  In our business immigration practice, we represent a diverse mix of small, medium and large employers and international corporations.  Lisa is the author of Visa Solutions for International Students, Scholars, and Sponsors:  What You Need to Know.  She has also presented at many national and regional immigration law conferences. 

Ellis Law, LLC also handles Probate and Elder Law matters including Medicaid planning and basic estate planning for seniors and families.  During high school, Lisa was an Alzheimer’s patient caregiver. Lisa is a former volunteer attorney with the Wills Clinic within the King County Bar Association and volunteer educator with the Alzheimer Association. She is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Lawyers (NAELA) and the Real Property, Probate and Trust section of the Washington State Bar Association. 


1001 Fourth Ave., Suite 4400
Seattle, WA 98154
phone: (206) 389-1503
info [at]

We are committed to providing practical yet innovative solutions to advance strong cases. Our goal is to provide diligent, effective representation and individualized, result-oriented services.