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WILLIAM F. BRATTAIN II graduated from Hastings College of the Law and was then admitted to practice in Alaska in 1972. He is admitted in both Alaska and California and in the Federal courts of Alaska. He represents clients before the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the National Visa Center (NVC), the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL), the Executive Office of Immigration Review (EOIR), Immigration Court and the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA).

A member and strong supporter of the American Immigration Law Association (AILA), Mr. Brattain has extensive litigation experience before the Alaska Supreme Court and regularly represents clients with matters before the Alaska Department of Labor, Alaska Workers Compensation Board, and in conjunction with the American Arbitration Association.


JOANNE REA WILLIAMS has a Master’s Degree from Columbia University Teacher’s College and has over 20 years’ experience working in the field of immigration.

Joanne has lived in China, Japan and Taiwan, and traveled widely.


OLIVIA C. BRATTAIN graduated from Anchorage’s Dimond High School in 2011. She was in the Japanese Immersion Program for 12 years. Olivia is currently a junior at University of Alaska Anchorage majoring in paralegal studies.


KEITH W. BELL enjoys an of counsel relationship with Alaska Immigration Law Center. Mr. Bell, who has long been recognized as one of Alaska’s pre-eminent practitioners of immigration law, retired from the daily practice of law in 2012.

He and Mr. Brattain regularly consult on complex matters when the occasion arises.