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NANCY VO

Chair, Employment Based Immigration Department

Nancy Vo - Immigration Lawyer Orange CountyNancy Vo is the Chair of Wilner & O’Reilly’s Employment Based Immigration Department. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Whittier Law School. While at Whittier, she was an editor on Whittier Law Review, had an article published in 2015, and earned a CALI award in Legal Writing. Prior, Ms. Vo earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and Public Law from the University of California, San Diego.

In 2015, Ms. Vo began interning at W&O’ while attending law school. She later worked as a law clerk/case manager. Today, Ms. Vo works primarily in the firm’s employment-based practice where she focuses on non-immigrant petitions such as O-1s and P-1s for extraordinary and internationally recognized individuals, H-1Bs, L-1 intra-company transferees, E-2 treaty investor visas, as well as a range of employment-based immigrant petitions and PERM Labor Certification applications. She also has experience in family-based immigration matters, including but not limited to adjustment of status, I-751, 601/601A waivers and VAWA.

Ms. Vo grew up in Los Angeles with three older sisters and parents who were all refugees from Vietnam. She is a first generation Vietnamese American and the first in her family to enter the legal field.

In her free time, Nancy enjoys arts and crafts, baking, reading, watching movies, and spoiling her pets. She also enjoys traveling and trying new things.

Areas of Practice

  • Immigration

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2016

Education

  • Whittier Law School, Costa Mesa, California
    • J.D. magna cum laude – 2016
    • Honors: Dean’s List
    • Law Review: Whittier Law Review, Staff Editor, 2014 – 2016
  • University of California- San Diego, La Jolla, California
    • B.A. – 2012
    • Major: Political Science/Public Law

Published Works

  • BRIGHT-LINE RULE FOR WARRANTLESS CELL PHONE SEARCHES: WHY IT MAY NOT BE THE BRIGHTEST SOLUTION, 36 Whittier L. Rev. 593 2014-2015

Past Employment Positions

  • Law Office of David Sean Dufek, Administrative Assistant, 2011 – 2013

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