Jane Park is an associate at the Garfield Law Group. She is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey and is a member of the American Bar Association, the ABA Young Lawyers Division, APABA-DC (Asian Pacific American Bar Association of D.C.), NAPABA and the International Association of Korean Lawyers. Jane earned her B.A. in Government and International Politics from George Mason University and her J.D. from the Villanova University School of Law. During law school, she was a summer associate at the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia and a judicial intern for the Honorable Linda Carpenter at the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas. She also spent a summer interning at the Constitutional Court of Korea located in Seoul. She received the Dorothy Day Pro Bono Service Award for her many hours of service, which included a 2010 trip to Galveston, Texas where she assisted victims with legal issues in the aftermath of Hurricane Ike. She continues to volunteer on pro bono projects through a variety of local organizations. Jane is fluent in Korean and is actively engaged in the Korean community through the Korean American Association. She recently participated at a press conference featuring attorneys and leaders of the D.C. area Korean community to discuss developments in immigration law effecting the large immigrant population of the area. She has worked closely with leaders of the community and local churches to assist individuals and families facing immigration challenges.
Jane focuses on employment-based visas, consular processing, adjustment of status, permanent residence through extraordinary ability and national interest waiver immigrant petitions. She has filed numerous successful O-1 petitions for internationally-acclaimed dancers and performers. Her work in the area has allowed her to serve clients from all over the globe, including employees of a major chemical corporation, world-class dance companies, small businesses, international organizations, colleges and universities. Her experience at the firm also includes family-based petitions, self-petitions, waivers of inadmissibility, removal defense and litigation in proceedings before immigration judges.