The future of millions of families and individuals throughout the United States depends on the outcome of their immigration law matters. At Tanko Law Office we are crafting solutions to help you immigrate legally to the United States. We strive to offer solutions that can only be developed through experience and skill in immigration law.

Need a temporary working visa? A green card? US citizenship? Denise James, Esq., with Tanko Law Office, has helped many immigrants achieve their goals of varying degrees of visitation and immigration to the United States. Denise has assisted them in obtaining temporary work visas, green cards and becoming naturalized citizens.

She can explain how to: obtain a temporary visa, get a green card (through marriage, relatives, employment, investment, asylum and the green card lottery) or become an American citizen.

Denise James - Tanko Law OfficeDenise James, Attorney

Denise James achieved her undergraduate degree in Oklahoma and her Juris Doctorate at Pepperdine University School of Law. Denise also received a concurrent Master’s Degree in Alternative Dispute Resolution (Arbitration, Mediation and Negotiation) from Pepperdine’s prestigious Straus Institute, ranked number one in the country by U.S. News and World Report. Denise is a licensed Attorney in the States of Oklahoma, California and now Montana!

While attending law school, Denise volunteered with Pepperdine’s Center for Community Development and Service, mentoring and tutoring Los Angeles’s inner-city children and lecturing in various venues, including prisons, on the topic of domestic violence. Denise’s name is forever engraved in the Southern Poverty Law Center’s “Wall of Tolerance” for her work towards a more just America.

Denise and her husband have been married for nine years and moved to Montana three years ago. They are thrilled to call the Flathead Valley home. While she is not working, Denise spends most of her time writing, motorcycling, relaxing with her four rescue dogs and exploring the outdoors.

Denise is also a published author of both southern and paranormal fiction, a Certified Pet Nutrition Specialist and Canine Massage Therapist.

An avid sports fan, Denise is the President of the OU Club of Northwest Montana and the proudest Sooner in the valley!