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
Small business and start up visas
Visa for students, Interns and trainees
Amy J. Novak
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.
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.
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
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