About Craig J. Peterson

Craig’s background includes over 8 years with one of the largest international law firms, advising clients in a wide range of industries. Clients included business organizations of all sizes, from single member start-up enterprises to nonprofit organizations to global corporations with thousands of employees. Prior to that, Craig worked for over 10 years in-house at one of the largest public research universities in the United States, gaining deep experience with the full range of immigration issues faced by university management, departments, international faculty, research staff and students.

Bar Admission

      • Minnesota, 1992



      • William Mitchell College of Law (Juris Doctor,) 1992
      • University of Minnesota (M.A.) 2001
      • Moorhead State University (B.S. International Business) 1987


Professional Associations

      • American Immigration Lawyers Association
      • NAFSA: Association of International Educators
      • Minnesota State Bar Association
      • Hennepin County Bar Association


Past Employment Positions

    • Dorsey & Whitney, LLP- Attorney (2005 – 2013)
    • University of Minnesota – International Student & Scholar Services (1994 – 2005)
    • Sahr, Kunert & Tambornino – Law Clerk and later Attorney (1990 – 1994)
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