Our Firm

The Bollman Firm has a full staff of employees with extensive experience in handling immigration matters including employment and family-based visas, naturalization, and I-9 and E-Verify compliance issues.

The Bollman Firm also has contract attorneys, paralegals and I-9 Specialists who are available to work on large projects. These professionals have been trained by the Bollman Firm and are familiar with the firm’s protocols and procedures. This allows the Bollman Firm to provide boutique small firm service and have the ability to handle large immigration projects or I-9 audits.

Please see below for background on Ms. Bollman and her legal and administrative staff:


Patricia A. Bollman

Patricia A. Bollman is a 1986 graduate of Tulane University School of Law. For almost 30 years Ms. Bollman has practiced primarily in the area of immigration and nationality law. A significant portion of Ms. Bollman’s immigration law practice is in the area of employment-based immigration matters although the firm also handles family based visas and naturalization cases.

Ms. Bollman has spoken at law schools and for professional and public groups on employment-based immigration visas and I-9 compliance procedures. Ms. Bollman is licensed to practice law in Louisiana. However, as the firm specializes in Immigration and Nationality law, which is a federal administrative law practice, the firm can represent immigration clients from anywhere in the United States. Ms. Bollman can be contacted at patricia@bollmanfirm.com.

Patricia A. Bollman is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

Patricia A. Bollman has an AV rating, the highest, from Martindale-Hubbell.

Legal Assistants

Daphne A. Fingerman

Daphne A. Fingerman is a native New Orleanian and graduated from St. Mary’s Dominican High School and then St. Mary’s Dominican College with an Associate of Applied (Legal) Science degree. Daphne has worked in the legal field since 1981 and with Ms. Bollman for over 25 years. Daphne is married and has two children. Daphne primarily assists with the firm’s H-1B filings and handles all of the firm’s client billings. You can contact Daphne at daphne@bollmanfirm.com.

Yolanda F. Fortune

Yolanda F. Fortuné was born in Germany, but is a native of New Orleans, Louisiana. Traveling often, she had the opportunity to live in Germany for two and one half years and Panama for four years. Yolanda is married with three children. She has worked with Ms. Bollman in the immigration field for over 20 years specializing in both family and employment-based immigration filings. Yolanda is also trained to perform I-9 audits. Yolanda can be reached at yolanda@bollmanfirm.com.

Operations Manager

Michael G. Greaney

Michael G. Greaney "Mike" was born in Houston, Texas, but lived the majority of his adult life in Austin, Texas. Mike handles operational and administrative matters for the firm. Prior to joining the firm in 2008, Mike had his own small business as a contractor and home remodeling specialist in Austin, Texas. Mike can be reached at mike@bollmanfirm.com.