Our Attorneys & Staff
Millar & Pérez Immigration Lawyers, PLLC are available to help you with all U.S. immigration matters. We specialize in business immigration and complex and challenging family immigration matters. We approach each case with professionalism, enthusiasm, and flexibility. Listed below are the immigration lawyers and support staff that you will work with when you retain our firm. Contact us to find out how one of our immigration lawyers can assist you.
practices primarily out of the Bellingham and Vancouver, B.C. offices. He serves many business and individual clients throughout the U.S., Canada, the U.K. and Asia. Duncan is a U.S. Immigration Lawyer Licensed in Washington state, and a B.C. Practitioner of Foreign Law (U.S. law). Duncan's practice focuses exclusively on immigration law, and he has extensive experience in all types of green card cases, business and family immigration, investment and consular matters. He appears regularly at the Port Court at the Blaine Port of Entry and the Seattle Immigration Court, where he represents respondents in deportation proceedings against the Department of Homeland Security, and often accompanies Canadians to the border to acquire visas under the NAFTA.
Duncan graduated with the highest honors from California State University, Long Beach where he earned a Bachelor's degree in Philosophy. He then attended Seattle University School of Law and received the degree of Juris Doctor. Duncan is a member of the Washington State Bar Association and the American Immigration Lawyer's Association. Duncan is active in the British Columbia Pipers' Association as a certified adjudicator and competitior, and is a drummer with the Four-Time World Champion Simon Fraser University Pipe Band from Burnaby, B.C. Duncan and his spouse Danielle enjoy playing celtic music together, spending time with their family and hiking with their dog.
practices out of the Seattle and Bellingham offices. She is a U.S. Immigration Lawyer licensed to practice law in the State of Washington and a B.C. Practitioner of Foreign Law (U.S. law). Carla has broad knowledge and experience in fiancé visas, spousal petitions, Consular Processing, waivers, deportation defense, asylum, citizenship and H-1B cases. Known for her meticulous work and perseverance, Carla provides excellent guidance to her clients throughout their cases. Carla appears regularly at Immigration Court in both Seattle and Tacoma, WA, where she represents respondents in deportation proceedings. Carla is fluent in Spanish and has a special interest in reaching out to our growing Latino population.
Carla graduated from University of Texas-Pan American where she obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Biology, with a minor in Chemistry. She received her law degree from Seattle University School of Law. Carla is a member of the Washington State Bar Association, and the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington. Prior to law school, Carla worked at Baylor College of Medicine as a research assistant in a molecular biology laboratory. During law school, Carla interned at Starbucks Coffee Corporation and at Millar Fagan-Smith, PLLC. She was an active member of her law school’s Latino/a Law Student Association and is currently a member of Latino/a Bar Association of Washington.
Andrew Hayes is an immigration attorney licensed to practice in the State of Washington. Andrew joined the firm in 2004 after receiving a B.A. in English and a minor in Mathematics from the University of Rochester. He graduated from Seattle University School of Law in May 2012 where he participated in mock trial, appellate, and international law contests.
Andrew enjoys playing music, reading, and learning things from unexpected places. When time allows, he can be found hiking in the Olympics, Cascades, or Manning Park.
is an immigration attorney licensed to practice in the State of Washington and the State of Wisconsin. He was born in Marshfield, Wisconsin, and graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a Bachelor’s Degree in Legal Studies. During his undergraduate career, Doug played trumpet for the University of Wisconsin Marching Band and served as an Assistant Coach for the Monona Grove High School Tennis Team.
After graduation, Doug attended the University of Wisconsin Law School and received his Juris Doctorate degree in 2010. During law school, he gained experience as a student attorney in the Wisconsin Department of Justice and the Frank J. Remington Center. He helped prosecute environmental crimes working under the supervision of the Attorney General’s Office. After law school, he moved to Washington and worked as a Public Defender at Baker, Lewis, Schwisow & Laws.
Doug recently joined Millar & Pérez Immigration Lawyers and works primarily out of the Vancouver office. He enjoys working with clients to find the best solution to their immigration issues. He focuses primarily on business visas and waiver issues. In his free time, he enjoys hiking and fishing in the beautiful forests of the Pacific Northwest.
is a case manager in our Seattle, WA office, where she works closely with attorney Carla Pérez. Deniz is fluent in English, Turkish, French, and Spanish. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics (Major: Spanish Language & Literature) from the University of Ankara, Ankara, Turkey. She received her Advanced Paralegal Certification from the American Bar Association (ABA) approved program at Edmonds Community College in Edmonds, Washington. Before coming to Millar & Pérez Immigration Lawyers, Deniz had previously worked as a Legal Advocate at the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP), Seattle, WA in the Domestic Violence Unit.
is a case manager for our Vancouver, B.C. office. Blair works primarily with family-based immigration cases. Originally from Manitoba, he is a graduate of UBC Law School and a member of the Simon Fraser University Pipe Band, one of only four bands located outside of the United Kingdom that have won a Grade 1 World Pipe Band Championship. Blair is known for his professionalism, calm demeanor and subtle wit.
is the operations manager for the firm. He is our highly experienced, one-stop Marketing, IT, Bookkeeping, Finance, and Admin departments! He sometimes provides the friendly voice that answers the phone when you call our Seattle office. Ron has a degree in Philosophy from the University of Maryland, and a degree in Anthropology from the University of Washington. He enjoys playing celtic music with his wife and their musical group and is also very enthusiastic about literature, ethnomusicology, paleoanthropology, mountain biking and graphic design.
is a case manager in our Vancouver, B.C. office. Originally from New Zealand, Rachel graduated from Victoria University, New Zealand, with a PhD in Biological Sciences. Rachel manages cases dealing with waivers of inadmissibility, NAFTA and intra-company transfer visas.