Ryan Swanson & Cleveland, PLLC
401 Union Street, Suite 1500
Seattle, WA 98101-2668
206.464.4224
Ryan Swanson & Cleveland, PLLC
401 Union Street, Suite 1500
Seattle, WA 98101-2668
206.464.4224

Ryan Swanson & Cleveland, PLLC
401 Union Street, Suite 1500
Seattle, WA 98101-2668
206.464.4224

Brenda M. Ferderer

Brenda M. Ferderer

Paralegal

Practice Areas:

Brenda processes both family-based and employment-based immigration matters. She works closely with our clients to unite families and obtain employment visas and permanent residency status. She has extensive experience preparing petitions and/or applications for alien relatives, fiancée (K-1/K-3), immigrant and nonimmigrant visas, naturalization and derivative citizenship, specialized knowledge occupations (H-1), intra-company transferees (L-1), TN (NAFTA Professional), investors (E-1/E-2), business visitors (B-1), labor certification (PERM), and victims of domestic violence (VAWA). Brenda prepares these cases to be filed with the government agencies such as Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Department of State, U.S. Embassies, etc.

Representative Experience

Draft and prepare various types of employment-based and family-based immigration documents, including petitions and/or applications for alien relatives, fiancé(e)s, immigrant visas, naturalization, specialized knowledge occupations, intra-company transferees, TN (NAFTA Professional), investors, business visitors, labor certification applications (PERM), and victims of domestic violence (VAWA).

Professional Activities

  • Volunteer, Citizenship Day (2008, 2011)

Credentials

Education
  • Associate of Technical Arts Degree (Paralegal Certificate), Edmonds Community College
    (2002)
  • ABA-approved Paralegal Program

Hobbies & Interests

Brenda joined the firm with more than fifteen years of experience as a paralegal, all of which were solely in immigration law.