E. MILNER, ESQ., LLM -
San Diego immigration attorney Nora Milner received her Juris
Doctor degree from the University of Denver, College of Law
in 1976. After serving in the Navy's Judge
Advocate General (JAG) Corps, she entered private practice
in 1980. In 1986, Nora focused her practice on Immigration and
Nationality Law in San Diego, California and has been a practicing
San Diego immigration lawyer for over 20+ years. In 1992, Nora
became licensed in the Republic of Poland, and opened offices
in Warsaw, Poland and Palm Desert, California.
is an active member, lecturer, board member and past Chapter
Chair of the American
Immigration Lawyers Association, and has served as
a professor at two local law schools. She became certified by
the State Bar
of California as a Certified
Specialist in Immigration and Nationality Law, an
honor reserved for only the best immigration practitioners,
and received her
Masters of Law (LLM) degree in Space Law from Northwestern
University School of Law in 2001; and another Masters of
Law (LLM) in Federal Trial Advocacy from California
Western School of Law in 2005.
A native of the Panama Canal Zone, Nora speaks fluent Spanish.
She is licensed in the states of California, Colorado and Iowa,
and is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme
Court. Nora is also a four-time recipient of the San
Diego Super Lawyers designation for Immigration Law for
the years 2008-2011.
E. MARKEE, ESQ. -
San Diego immigration attorney Tifany Markee received her Juris Doctor degree
Western School of Law, graduating Magna Cum Laude in
May of 2001. She was also published in the California
Western International Law Journal with an article on the Russian
mail-order bride industry and the Violence Against Women Act,
an article which won her an award for outstanding writing.
Tifany was sworn into the California State Bar in December of
2001, and is licensed to practice law within the State of
California. Tifany is also a Certified
Specialist in Immigration and Nationality Law, one of only
twenty total operating within San Diego County.
Tifany is also an active
member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, and is a frequent
participant in continuing education seminars in the subject of immigration law.
She has dedicated herself to this demanding field of law, and has successfully
presented and assisted with cases before the CIS, Board of Immigration Appeals,
the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Federal District
Tifany expanded her practice to include International Adoption
law. In this regard, she has become one of only a handful
of attorneys across the nation with an active practice in the
adoption and immigration of foreign-born children. This
specialization has become even more relevant in light of the implementation
of the Hague Convention and the Intercountry Adoption Act in April
2008. Tifany is an active lecturer and mentor in this field, and
is a frequent invited speaker at law schools and professional
organizations, including the American
Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and Academy
of California Adoption Attorneys (ACAL).