Greg McLawsen, JD

Greg McLawsen

Managing Attorney
Immigration Support Advocates


Greg McLawsen is the managing attorney of Immigration Support Advocates, which represents and helps clients nationwide recover financial support under the Form I-864, Affidavit of Support. The law firm helps impoverished immigrants and abuse survivors transition to a life of self-sufficiency.

Greg McLawsen began his legal career at Nebraska Appleseed where he represented low-income clients in system impact litigation. As a law clerk, Greg worked on class action lawsuits challenging eligibility for Technical Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and Medicaid programs and discriminatory practices against immigrants.

Active in the legal community, Greg’s leadership focuses on using technology and innovation to improve the justice system. Greg has chaired the small practice section of the Washington State Bar Association, been appointed to its Future of the Legal Profession Task Force, and served on the Executive Committee of the American Immigration Lawyer’s Association (AILA)’s Washington Chapter.

Greg writes frequently for national publications including the American Bar Association, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin and AILA. He speaks frequently on topics including immigration financial support, the role of technology in law practices and emerging issues of legal ethics.

Greg is also the managing attorney of Sound Immigration, America’s web-based immigration law firm. Sound Immigration’s decentralized legal team serves clients globally through a web-based platform. The goal of Sound Immigration is to make excellent immigration law representation available to anyone, anywhere.