Maria Glinsmann leads the Nonimmigrant Visa Practice in the law firm of Glinsmann & Glinsmann, Chartered. Her practice is focused exclusively on U.S. Immigration, citizenship and consular issues. Leading technology and service companies seek Glinsmann’s immigration experience and deep understanding of business practices to achieve their staffing objectives. Ms. Glinsmann’s uniquely personal approach helps individuals realize their aspirations of bringing family members to the United States. She also helps industry leaders, scientists and innovators to achieve extraordinary ability, national interest and outstanding researcher status.
Ms. Glinsmann, a native of Montgomery County, is an active member of AILA and the Bar Association of Montgomery County, Maryland. She was awarded Outstanding Section Chair for her leadership of the Immigration Section (2000-2001). She served on the faculty for the Law School for the Public (Maryland Public Television) on the topic of New Developments in Immigration. She is also a regular faculty member for the continuing legal education courses on the topic of Immigration & Nationality Law for the ALIABA, American Legal Institute of the American Bar Association and AILA . Ms. Glinsmann
was an author on Ethics in Business Immigration Representation for the 2008 and 2009 AILA Annual Conferences. In 2011 she co-authored an article for AILA’s Diplomatic Visa Handbook on the A, G and NATO diplomatic visas.
Ms. Glinsmann and her partner are the most often reviewed and most positively rated immigration attorneys by clients in the Mid-Atlantic region on AVVO, Lawyers.com and Google. She is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell.
& National Interest
Complex US Citizenship
Diplomats and International
The Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC, 1993, Juris Doctor
1992 Ford Fellowship in International Law
The University of Maryland, School of Business, College Park, Maryland, 1990, Bachelor of Science, cum laude