John D. Lee
Attorney At Law
Immigration Law Specializing in Non Immigrant & Immigrant Visas
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Biography for John D. Lee


      John D. Lee is the founder and managing attorney for the Law offices of John D. Lee. This office is currently operating as a Professional Limited Liability Company. Prior to that the company was operating as John Doechung Lee , Chtd., a Nevada Professional Corporation.

      Currently, this Nevada law firm is primarily engaged in Citizenship and Immigration Services. Previously while operating as John Doechung Lee, Chtd, this firm was engaged in general business and civil litigation with certain areas of specialization including immigration, gaming and real estate development. The firm has made a strong commitment to technology, and has many sophisticated computer tools to assist in litigation, research and development, which enables the firm to better serve the needs of its clients.

      The firm is actively engaged in all the areas of immigration, except Political Asylum cases, and currently represents a number of prominent foreign and American companies, producers, developers and high profile individuals.

Employment History

April 2008 – Present, Founder and Managing Member of John D. Lee, PLLC.

January 1995 – March 2008, Founder and President of John Doechung Lee, Chtd., a Professional Corporation

May 1986 - December 1994 = Senior Managing Partner of Cohen, Lee & Johnson (10 man civil law firm)

March 1981 - May 1986 = Founder and President of John Doechung Lee, Chtd., a Professional Corporation

Biographical Information

      Born in Boulder City, Nevada, November 24, 1955. Admitted to Nevada bar, 1980; U.S. District Court, District of Nevada, 1981; Utah and U.S. District Court, District of Utah. Education: University of Nevada at Las Vegas (B.S., 1977); Brigham Young University (J.D., 1980). Member: State Bar of Nevada; Utah State Bar; Clark County Bar Association; Utah Trial Lawyers Association; American Immigration Lawyers Association. Language: Chinese. Practice primarily in immigration: and certain real estate, gaming and family matters.

Representative Clients

Current Clients:

  • Gordie Brown
  • Randy Black – Black Gaming
  • Boyd Gaming - Immigration Matters
  • Stephen Cloobeck – Polo Towers
  • Cross Promotion, Australia
  • Dick Foster Productions, Inc.
  • Diversified Development, Inc.
  • Jackie Baskow & Associates
  • Joel Bergman – Bergman Walls & Associates- Architects
  • John Elardi
  • Joseph Gabriel
  • Jon J. Jannotta Architects-Planners
  • Interblock USA, LLC
  • Mirage Resorts/Monte Carlo Hotel & Casino - Immigration Matters
  • Phil Ruffin – Treasure Island
  • Southwest Air Conditioning, Inc.
  • SPI Entertainment, Inc. – Thunder Down Under; Human Nature; The Bee Gees/Australia
  • TCS/Huxley, USA

Significant Former Gaming Clients while with John Doechung Lee, Chtd. or Cohen Lee & Johnson:

  • Bruce Becker of Becker Gaming & Related Entities
  • Corpus Christi Day Cruise, Ltd.
  • Dr. Jerry A. Argovitz - Real Estate and Gaming Development
  • Freeport Day Cruise, Ltd
  • Frontier Hotel & Casino
  • Glendale Services Inc. (Glendale, Nevada) - Gaming Development
  • Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino & related parent and subsidiaries
  • Pioneer Hotel & Casino - Laughlin
  • Riviera Hotel & Casino
  • Sahara Hotel & Casino & related subsidiaries
  • Texas Day Cruises, Inc.


2830 S. Jones Blvd, Ste 1
Las Vegas, Nevada. 89146
Phone: (702) 898-9338
Fax: (702) 898-9538
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Office Hours
Monday thru Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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