Jennifer C. Ha is a founding partner of JLJ Law Group, PLLC and a nationally and internationally recognized attorney in the field of bankruptcy and immigration law. Her clients span across the globe and range from families and small businesses seeking legal advice on personal issues to CEOs of multinational corporations pursuing immigration benefits through joint ventures in the United States.
Ms. Ha’s current emphasis is family based and employment-based immigration. Since entering into practice, she has helped hundreds of families obtain immigration benefits and assisted a multitude of employers with their staffing needs. Through her work, Ms. Ha has received numerous awards and recognition such as the Rising Star Award by the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), the Top 100 Lawyers Award through the National Advocates, and 2016 Law Firm of the Year.
Outside of work, Ms. Ha has played an integral role in various community organizations throughout the country. She has served as a board member of the Refugee and Immigrant Center, Vietnamese Community of Utah (VCU), head of the Miss Vietnamese Utah Pageant, Emcee of the Annual Lunar New Year Celebration for various organizations, and television host for the Dorchester House “Healthy Times” series in Boston, Massachusetts.
Recently, Attorney Jennifer Ha was selected as an award recipient for the Comcast Rise program celebrating women entrepreneurs in the United States.
Here’s her recent feature in the Comcast NBCUniversal promo on Women Entrepreneurs on International Women’s Day!
Bankruptcy / Debt Negotiation
U.S. District Court District of Utah
U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit
United States Bankruptcy Court – District of Utah
Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School, Provo, Utah
Law Review: International Law, Editor
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
Major: Political Science Business
Minor: Business Management
Official healthcare workforce projection for the State of Utah , The Physician Workforce: A Study on the Demand & Supply of Physicians in Utah, 2006
Behavioral Influences on Health, Utah’s Health: An Annual Review, Volume VIII, 2003
American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) – Present
Young Lawyers Division, 2009 – Present
Filipino Chamber of Commerce, board member 2014
Zions Bank Bank, Diversity Affairs, 2012
Foreclosures in Utah, RCI Realty, 2010
Vietnamese Elderly Association of Utah, 2004 – 2009
Vietnamese Community of Utah, 2003 – 2008
National Advocates Top 100 Lawyers 2017
Utah State Bar Outstanding Mentor 2016
Under Professional Associations
City of Taylorsville, Utah, Prosecutor
Kirton & Mcconkie, Extern
Ascione, Heideman & Mckay, LLP, Law Clerk
Utah Multi-Cultural Legal Center, Law Clerk
Kim & Chang Law Firm, LLP, Law Clerk
Utah Medical Education Council, Research Analyst / Lobbyist
Dorchester House Multi-Services, Television Host & Program Coordinator
Here’s how the shutdown delayed hundreds of immigration hearings in Utah — and led to at least one man’s deportation
Hundreds Of Immigration Cases Canceled So Far In Utah Due To Federal Shutdown
Immigration courts forced to play catch-up after hundreds of cases canceled during the shutdown