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Thamys C.P. Gaertner

PARTNER

Ms. Gaertner, born in Curitiba, Brazil, earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the University of Utah and her Juris Doctor from the Sturm College of Law at the University of Denver. She is admitted to the Colorado State Bar.

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Background and Experience

Ms. Gaertner specializes in employment-based immigration matters.

 

During her time in law school, Ms. Gaertner worked as a volunteer with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network (RMIAN) and the Denver immigration court. She also worked as a research assistant and authored multiple articles on various “crimmigration” topics, and served as a staff editor on the Criminal Law Review.

Ms. Gaertner worked as an Attorney Advisor for the Aurora immigration court in the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) of the Department of Justice. In that position, she researched and drafted decisions on complex removal cases.

Prior to founding Gaertner Torres PLLC, Ms. Gaertner was an associate attorney for Wilner & O'Reilly, APLC, in Salt Lake City. In that role, she worked on various matters in business immigration matters including: E-2 (investors), F-1 (international students), H-1B (specialty workers), H-1B1, L-1A/L1B, L1 blanket petitions, O-1, P-1, TN, PERM (EB-2/EB-3), EB-2 NIW, and EB adjustment of status/consular processing.

Ms. Gaertner is fluent in English, Portuguese, and Spanish.

During her free time, Ms. Gaertner enjoys playing and watching soccer, reading, hiking, traveling, and spending time with her wife and their French Bulldog, Louis.

Areas of Practice

Business Immigration (non-immigrant and immigrant) and Family Immigration

Bar Admissions

Colorado, 2017

Education

  • Sturm College of Law, University of Denver

    • Juris Doctor (J.D.) – 2017

  • University of Utah

    • B.A. Political Science – 2013

    • magna cum laude

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association

    • 2020 - Present

  • Colorado Bar Association

    • 2017 - Present

  • Federal Bar Association, Immigration Law Section

    • 2019 - Present​

Contact

Please contact us to set up a consultation and find out more about our immigration services.

(385) 645-3001

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