Helen is a director in the Immigration Practice group of McCandlish Holton, P.C. in Richmond, Virginia. She concentrates her practice on employment-based and professional immigration. She has over 25 years of experience advising the staffing industry on STEM OPT, H-1B and permanent residence issues. Helen has also guided numerous clients through I-9, Department of Labor and Department of Justice investigations. She provides comprehensive I-9 and E-Verify training to HR professionals. She also publishes immigration updates for national trade organizations on I-9 compliance and E-Verify and provides critical expertise in this complex area. She has spoken, by invitation, at regional and national meetings of the American Staffing Association (ASA), the National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA), and the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) as well as numerous other national organizations on immigration issues significant to business communities, universities and employers. Outside of work, Helen enjoys reading, traveling and sports.