Celeste P. Lim
For over a decade, Celeste has represented a variety of clients in employment- and family- based U.S. immigration matters. She has represented organizations of various sizes and stages of development, including small to large multinational corporations, nonprofit organizations, and start-ups. Her clients have come from a range of industries that include IT, financial services, biotechnology research and design, manufacturing and distribution, engineering, health, marketing, food services, travel, and social media. She has also regularly assisted individual clients in permanent residence and citizenship matters. She has successfully handled complex U.S. immigration matters, advocating on behalf of clients before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the U.S. Department of Labor, and related government agencies. Celeste is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and is admitted to practice law in Massachusetts.
Celeste previously worked as a Paralegal at Chin & Curtis. Prior to re-joining the firm as an attorney, Celeste gained experience in asylum applications and deportation defense while clerking at the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic of Greater Boston Legal Services and at an immigration law firm. She has also clerked at a full service civil law firm and worked for a U.S. magistrate judge at the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.
Celeste received her J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts in Comparative Literature from Brown University. As an undergraduate, she spent some time living and studying in China through a Princeton University program. She enjoys traveling and exploring the world, writing, hiking with family and friends, playing the piano and other instruments, and the challenges of learning and training in a variety of fitness disciplines. She has run marathons in different parts of the United States and abroad.