A Headline About Our Immigration Practice

General immigration:

Lawful Permanent Residence 
Citizenship and Naturalization 
Family Based Visas 
Employment Based Visas 
Employment Authorization *Contingent upon eligibility. 
Travel Documents

Waivers are a form of discretionary relief available to those that have committed certain violations that make them inadmissible and/or deportable. Chou Colwell offers assistance with waivers for the following types of violations: 

Certain criminal convictions 
Fraud and Misrepresentation 
Grounds of Inadmissibility 
Unlawful Presence

Appeals can and should be filed in instances where there is a legal error in the finding of the Judge or Field Officer. Chou Colwell files appeals in the followings institutions: 

Board of Immigration ("BIA") 
the Ninth Circuit 
Administrative Appeals Office ("AAO")

Removal/Deportation Proceedings can be initiated at any time and sometimes involves the detention of a loved one. These situations are heartbreaking and difficult to navigate. Contact our office to discuss your options in removal proceedings which could include, but are not limited to:                   

Detention and Bond Defensive
Asylum/ Withholding/ Convention Against Torture                    
Cancellation of Removal                   
Motions to Reopen                   
Unaccompanied Minors

Other Humanitarian Benefits: 

Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) 
U Visas – Temporary legal status for victims of “qualifying crimes.” 
Temporary Protected Status (TPS) 
T Visa – Temporary legal status for victims of trafficking
Deferred Action for Early Childhood Arrival (DACA)

Protecting Injury Victims and Their Families throughout the State of Washington

Personal injury law allows for a series of rights and protections for victims of negligent and reckless actions. There is no substitute for experience, and we provide our clients with over 20 years of experience in resolving injury claims. Navigating insurance claims and the legal process can be daunting, however we guide our clients every step of the way, keeping them informed and looking out for their best interests. We pride ourselves on offering personalized legal services in a world that can seem highly impersonal. At Chou Colwell, we always put the needs of our clients first.

We have offices in Bellevue and Kennewick to serve clients in both Western and Eastern Washington. If your injuries have limited your mobility and you are unable to come to our offices, we will come to you. Please call 425-830-0400 or 509-302-8552 to schedule a free consultation.

Practice Areas:

Motor Vehicle Injuries: If you have been injured in a motor vehicle collision, you may be entitled to receive monetary compensation in the form of payment of medical bills, lost wages, as well as pain and suffering.

Wrongful Death: When the death of a person is caused by the wrongful act or negligence of a corporation or person, a claim may be brought to recover damages suffered as a result of the death.

Medical Malpractice: Medical malpractice may result from a variety of different errors on the part of a healthcare provider, causing serious injuries and entitling the injured person to compensation.

Premises Liability: If you were injured by an unsafe or defective condition on someone else's property, you may be entitled to compensation. The most common example of a a premises liability case is a slip and fall in a business, however other examples would include inadequate maintenance of public areas and private residences and buildings that do not adhere to proper safety codes.