Lea Sullivan McDermid

Shaftel Delman Kaufman, LLC

Lea McDermid McKenna (formerly Lea McDermid) is fluent in Spanish. Prior to going into private practice, she worked as the Domestic Violence Staff Attorney in the Immigration and Refugee Services Program at Catholic Social Services in Anchorage, Alaska. She is a graduate of UC Berkeley’s Boalt Hall School of Law. She has also practiced immigration law in San Francisco and she clerked for Chief Justice Dana Fabe of the Alaska Supreme Court.  As an undergraduate, she attended the University of California at Santa Cruz, where she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with honors.

She is a member of the Alaska Bar Association and the California Bar Association. She is authorized to practice immigration law before the Department of Homeland Security (formerly known as the INS), immigration court, and the Board of Immigration Appeals. She has also been admitted to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. She is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and the National Lawyers Guild Immigration Project.

Lea worked as an immigration attorney at Bean & Associates in San Francisco and at Catholic Social Services immigration program before opening Law Offices of Lea McDermid in 2005. She operated her practice until 2018, when it merged with Shaftel Delman Kaufman, LLC. Lea practices both immigration law and estate planning.

She studied Spanish in Mexico and Guatemala and worked in the fields of social services and criminal justice for six years in San Francisco and Santa Barbara, California before going to law school. Lea is passionate about traveling and she has traveled extensively in Mexico, Central America, Europe, and Southeast Asia. In her free time she keeps busy enjoying the outdoors and chasing after her two children.


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