Sharon Noble has exclusively practiced U.S. immigration law since 1996, concentrating on business-related immigration matters. Ms. Noble worked in London for eight years before returning to the United States in 2003. Prior to 1996, Ms. Noble practiced corporate real estate and health care law in Los Angeles. With Ms. Noble’s prior corporate experience, she possesses a strong business background and exceptional writing skills, both of which have proven invaluable. Ms. Noble has coauthored and contributed to several articles for various AILA publications, including: The Consular Practice Handbook (AILA 2010 First Edition; 2012 Second Edition), The Waivers Book (AILA 2011 First Edition; 2017 Second Edition; 2019 Third Edition), Occupational Handbook: Immigration Options for Artists and Entertainers (AILA 2007 First Edition; 2014 Second Edition; 2020 Third Edition). She was also a Fellow at the Institute of United States Studies at the University of London, co-editing Reason and Republicanism, Thomas Jefferson’s Legacy of Liberty (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. 1997).
Education & Admissions
- J.D. from Hastings College of the Law
- B.A. in Political Science, from the University of California, Los Angeles, magna cum laude
Business-related immigration matters with an emphasis on both non-immigrant visa petitions for corporate employees, individual investors and entrepreneurs as well as employment based immigrant petitions, extraordinary ability petitions and outstanding researcher petitions.
Professional Associations & Memberships
- Member of the California Bar Association
- Member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association