Eric A. Fisher, Esq

Of-Counsel Attorney
P:970-446-7884
E:eric@immigrationissues.com
Eric A. Fisher, Esq
Eric A. Fisher, Esq

Eric has been practicing immigration law for over forty-one years, having started his career as an Attorney Advisor with the Board of Immigration Appeals in 1976.  After several years at the BIA, Eric transferred within the US Dept of Justice to the predecessor of the Office of Immigration Litigation (“OIL”).  As a trial attorney, Eric represented the legacy INS before Federal District Courts and Courts of Appeal throughout the U.S.  The are numerous published opinions by U.S. courts in which Eric was the lead attorney for the Dept of Justice.

Eric also served as an Assistant U. S. Attorney in the Northern District of California from 1981 to 1986.

In 1996, Eric worked for a U.S. State Department contractor in Kazakstan where he was able to use his knowledge of Russian and public relations to help that newly independent country understand the laws being drafted for a market economy.

Eric opened his law office in Frisco, Colorado in 1999.  He has been representing employers seeking foreign workers, asylum seekers and immigrants before various government agencies.

Eric is also an adjunct faculty member with Colorado Mountain College.  He is on the CMC advisory committee for the paralegal program and teaches several law related courses.

Education:

  • American University - J.D. Magna Cum Laude
  • Boston University - B.A. Magna Cum Laude, Soviet & East European Studies and Political Science

Bar Admissions:

  • Colorado, California, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and District of Columbia

Professional Affiliations:

  • Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Rotary Club of Summit County
  • Summit County Chamber of Commerce
  • Adjunct teacher, Colorado Mountain College, Paralegal certification program
  • Adjunct teacher, Summit High School, Trial Advocacy and high school mock trial team