About Us

Stelmakh & Associates LLC is a business immigration law and relocation consulting firm based in Seattle, Washington

With more than 15 years of experience, our team of legal advisers and support staff work together to achieve favorable immigration outcomes for clients. If you are looking for the immigration lawyer Seattle trusts, call us at +1(206) 605-0550 or email us at info@stelmakhlaw.com to schedule your initial consultation.

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Securing a visa or achieving permanent residency in the United States may seem like a pipe dream. The team at Stelmakh & Associates LLC will help to make your immigration goals achievable.

Our Differentiators as a Law  Firm

At Stelmakh & Associates LLC, we provide an experienced helping hand to assist you through every step of the immigration process. The laws that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services strictly enforce undergo revisions nearly every year, so the requirements for a successful immigration application are always changing. Our dedicated lawyers keep in tune with every change and development relating to U.S. immigration laws and regulation to ensure they can provide you the robust representation that you deserve.

We handle every case with integrity and attention to detail. Through our consultation service, we carefully access each immigration case’s viability and then advise on the best way to proceed. Our thorough approach demonstrates a solid track record of client success and satisfaction.

Today’s digitally dependent world requires us to explore clients’ most sensitive immigrations decisions online, so our office has gone virtual. Regardless of where you are located, we can serve your immigration-related needs through phone calls, video conferencing, email communication, or any other medium you require.

Our Immigration Services

Drawing on our extensive experience representing clients in all phases of the immigration process, Stelmakh & Associates LLC provides the following services:

  • Business Immigration legal advice
  • Non-immigrant visas
  • Family Immigration legal advice


Our team will always go the extra mile to meet our clients’ most pressing needs relating to immigration, U.S. business investment or expansion, and relocating within America.

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Our team

Katya Stelmakh

Founder and Managing Director

Immigration attorney Katya Stelmakh has over 15 years of successful experience in the field of business immigration law. Prior to founding Stelmakh & Associates in 2008, Ms. Stelmakh managed business immigration practice of an international law firm with offices in Philadelphia, Moscow, and Kiev. While with the firm, Ms. Stelmakh counseled one of the world’s largest ferro-alloy and steel manufacturers on all international business personnel relocation matters and travel concerns. She also litigated international legal disputes and advised corporate clients on business transactions.

Kimberly McGurn

Associate Attorney

Kimberly is a dedicated and compassionate immigration attorney with expertise in the O-1 Extraordinary Ability visa, as well as various permanent residency paths such as EB-1 Extraordinary Ability and Outstanding Researchers, EB-2 National Interest Waivers, and their accompanying Adjustment of Status applications ("green cards"). She is experienced in assisting clients navigate complex legal systems in creative ways, adept at creating optimal outcomes for clients and collaborating in teams to foster successful results for internal and external stakeholders. She has experience at both small and mid-sized firms, as well as in the private and public sector. Prior to becoming an attorney, Kimberly held roles in the startup and finance industries.

Immigration specialist with Cambodian heritage, long hair and sweet smile

Kelsie Milham

Senior Paralegal

Kelsie has several years of experience in U.S. immigration law, specializing in the O-1 Extraordinary Ability visa, EB-1 Extraordinary Ability and Outstanding Researchers, EB-2 National Interest Waivers, Adjustment of Status applications, and RFE responses.

Before joining the firm, she worked at Legalpad, an immigration support startup, for 3 years, where she helped a multitude of startup founders, business executives, and STEM workers navigate their complex immigration journeys. Kelsie helped the legal team grow by developing critical SOPs and resources, resulting in a high approval rating for EB-2 NIW, O-1A, and EB-1A petitions. After Legalpad was acquired, Kelsie worked in a management role where she trained and mentored a team of 5 immigration paralegals.

As a child of Cambodian refugees, Kelsie understands the complexities, stress, and heightened emotions of the U.S. immigration process. She is extremely passionate about providing exceptional white-glove service and an empathetic approach to her clients.

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