Sidney Ellen Collier

Sidney Ellen Collier

  • Immigration Law
  • Vermont
Claimed Lawyer Profile

I am the founder and owner of the Law Office of Sidney Collier, PLC, and have over 15 years of experience working exclusively in the area of U.S. immigration and nationality law.

I work on both employment-based and family immigration matters. I have successfully assisted clients with H, L, and O temporary visas, and permanent residence matters including Extraordinary Ability, Outstanding Researcher, Multinational Executive/Manager, and PERM labor certification cases. I have also worked with employers on I-9 and H-1B compliance issues. I have proudly worked with all types of businesses, from small start-ups to large, multinational corporations, and worked with clients in the hospitality, international business, scientific research, engineering, technology, accounting and marketing sectors, and college and university settings, among others. I also assist clients with all facets of family-based matters including marriage-based petitions, and naturalization cases.

I enjoy the challenge of staying informed about the rapidly evolving immigration laws and procedures, so I can best advise my clients, and eliminate guesswork from immigration filings.

Prior to moving to Vermont, I worked in high-volume law firms in both Washington, D.C. and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. I attended the American University’s Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C. (cum laude) and The George Washington University in Washington, D.C., where I majored in International Affairs, with a concentration in Latin America and a minor in Spanish.

I am a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the International Medical Graduate Taskforce, the Vermont Bar Association, and the Washington County Bar Association. I currently hold the positions of Secretary of the Washington County Bar Association, and Chair of the Immigration Law Section of the Vermont Bar Association. I am admitted and authorized to practice law in Vermont and before federal agencies only.

Practice Area
    Immigration Law
    Asylum, Citizenship, Deportation Defense, Family Visas, Green Cards, Immigration Appeals, Investment Visas, Marriage & Fiancé(e) Visas, Student Visas, Visitor Visas, Work Visas
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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American University Washington College of Law
Honors: cum laude
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George Washington University
B.A. | International Affairs - Concentration in Latin American Studies (major), Spanish (minor)
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Professional Associations
Vermont State Bar  # 4473
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Contact & Map
Law Office of Sidney Collier
27 Main Street, Suite 12
Montpelier, VT 05602
Telephone: (802) 522-9901
Fax: (802) 318-4299