Janet Greathouse has dedicated her legal career to assisting individuals and businesses of all sizes in meeting their immigration needs. Whether representing a pastor in preparing a Religious Worker Petition or a business in petitioning on behalf of a foreign worker, Ms. Greathouse strives to meet the highest professional standards.

Ms. Greathouse has successfully represented clients in a wide range of visa matters. In representing corporate clients, Ms. Greathouse assists companies in obtaining nonimmigrant work related visas (H-1B, L-1 and TN), and employment based lawful permanent residence (PERM applications, I-140 petitions and adjustment of status). Ms. Greathouse also assists individuals in realizing their immigration goals, whether it is to reunite with family members, start a new life with their spouses, begin a new or build on their existing career, or simply to visit the U.S. To help individuals meet these goals, our office is able to represent clients in a variety of matter, including family based immigrant petitions, marriage-based green card applications, inadmissibility waiver applications, and naturalization applications. You can visit out Services page to see what expertise our office can offer.

Ms. Greathouse is a published author of articles analyzing cutting edge immigration topics, and was a speaker at the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) National Conference, discussing new developments in employment based immigration law.

After earning her Bachelor's Degree from Occidental College, Ms. Greathouse received her Juris Doctor from the University of San Diego School of Law. Ms. Greathouse studied international law through the University of San Diego Paris Institute on International and Comparative Law in Paris, France, and has interned with the United Nations.

In addition to being a member of the State Bar of California, Ms. Greathouse is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and the Calabasas Chamber of Commerce.


Co-Author: “Practice Guidance on Identifying Investor Source of Funds,” Immigration Options for Investors and Entrepreneurs, AILA Publication (2006).

Co-Author: "Parting Is Such Sweet Sorrow: Musings on Adjustment of Status Portability", American Immigration Lawyers Association 2001 Midyear Conference Handbook (2001).

Co-Author: "A Moveable Feast: New and Old Portability Under AC 21§105", 6 Bender's Immigration Bulletin III (February 1, 2001).

Co-Author: “A Moveable Feast: An Analysis of Adjustment of Status Portability Under AC21”, 6 Bender’s Immigration Bulletin 577 (June 15, 2001).

Co-Editor: “Awakening A Slumbering Giant: The Department of Labor’s Interim Final Rule on H-1B Dependency”, A. James Vazquez-Azpiri and Angelo A. Paparelli, Vol. 73 Interpreter Releases 685 (April 26, 2001).

Co-Author: "Imagining The Improbable: Extraordinary Immigration Solutions For The Hapless And Hopeless" (2008)

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