We can answer all your immigration law questions and help you move through this complex process smoothly, effectively and efficiently.

Our office specializes in employment and family based applications for permanent and temporary residence as well as in citizenship and other ancillary immigration related matters.   




Temporary work visas


Permanent work visas


Family-based Immigration





Small business and start up visas


Visa for students, Interns and trainees


Inter-company transfers


Regulatory Compliance


Amy J. Novak

principal attorney

Amy founded the Novak Law Office in 2005  providing clients with comprehensive support for their immigration needs.  She has built a reputation for working compassionately with clients to deliver successful results and her extensive experience has benefited many clients throughout the country.  

Her knowledge and skill are a priceless resource any organization or individual can count on.

Elisse Kelley   |   client   |  small business owner


Partner, Green & Spiegel

Ms. Novak heads up the Colorado office of the renowned law firm, Green and Spiegel, a Canadian based immigration firm. Green and Spiegel is Canada's largest and oldest immigration firm with over 50 years of experience in assisting a global clientele.  


National Expert

Leading expert on temporary employment

Amy is a leading expert on the temporary employment visa, the H-2B visa, and often serves as a mentor for other attorneys in this area. She is a frequent panelist on national and local immigration law conferences, and she has written extensively on this  topic.  Ms. Novak has a diverse client base.  And, she has an additional skill set in having assisted clients with both Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division and the Office of Foreign Labor Certification audits.


"She is nationally renowned and frequently speaks on the H-2B visa at immigration law seminars."

Cristina Steele Kaplan  |  colleague


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Media & Presentations

Speaker, "What to Do when the ICEman Cometh," Labor & Employment Law's Annual Conference, Snowmass, Colorado, January 2019  

Speaker, "I-751 Petitions to Remove Conditions on Residence", American Immigration Lawyer's Association Annual Conference, Orlando, June 2019

Speaker,    Immigration, Locally: How to Protect Your Business and Advocate for Workers, Vail Valley Symposium/Vail Valley Partnership, Vail, CO, April 2019

Speaker, "Divorce and Timing: Dealing with Ethical Issues in Tumultuous Relationships", American Immigration Lawyer's Association Annual Conference, San Francisco, June 2018

Writer, "Lobbying on Behalf of the H-2B Visa Program", American Immigration Lawyer's Association "Think Immigration" Blog, April, 2018

Moderator/Speaker, "What We Know About Trump and Immigration: How It Impacts Labor & Employment Lawyers," Labor & Employment Law's Annual Conference, Vail, Colorado, January 2018

Writer/Speaker, "Defining H-2B Temporary Need", American Immigration Lawyer's Association's Fall H-2B Conference, Seattle, Washington, August 2017

Discussion Leader, "The H-2B Temporary Worker Visa Program: Overview and Recent Developments", American Immigration Lawyer's Association's Florida Chapter's Annual Conference, Orlando, Florida, October 2017

Moderator/Speaker, "The Intersection of Business Immigration and Labor Law,"  Labor & Employment Law Annual Conference, Snowmass, Colorado, January 2017

Speaker, "The Ins and Outs of the H-2B Visas", American Immigration Lawyer's Association's Colorado Chapter's Fall Continuing Legal Education Meeting, Denver, Colorado, September 2016

Speaker,  "A Guide to the Successful Ins and Outs of H-2A and H-2B Petitions", American Immigration Lawyer's Association Annual Conference,  Las Vegas, Nevada, June 2016

Moderator/Speaker, "The Intersection of Business Immigration and Labor Law,"  Labor & Employment Law Annual Conference, Vail, Colorado, January 2015

Working Group Member, Comments to the U.S. Department of Labor's Proposed Regulatory Changes to the H-2B Program, American Immigration Lawyer's Association, June 2015

Speaker, "Current Developments in H-2B Processing," American Immigration Lawyer's Association's Webinar,  April 2013



Ms. Novak is active in her community on behalf of immigrant rights.  She works closely with local law enforcement and other advocacy organizations on behalf of undocumented individuals. She assists a local non-profit with clients with domestic violence and immigration issues. Ms. Novak has also participated in and spearheaded lobbying efforts on behalf of her clients in Washington, D.C.

  • Bright Future Foundation

  • Eagle County Community Trust Project

  • Electing Women Alliance, Vail Chapter

  • Vail Valley Partnership



As a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, Amy is an active participant in the local Colorado chapter, where she most recently served as the DMV/SSA committee liaison.  She is proud to serve as an advocate for AILA on immigration issues occurring on the Western Slope in Colorado.  Ms. Novak currently services on the AILA Colorado Access to Services Committee and the AILA National Department of Labor Liaison Committee.

Ms. Novak is licensed in both New York and Colorado, having received her Juris Doctor degree from the prestigious Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York City, and her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan.


  • American Bar Association

  • American Immigration Lawyer's Association

  • Colorado Bar Association

  • Continental Divide Bar Association

  • H-2B Workforce Coalition

  • Seasonal Employment Alliance