About Us

Kristie L. Bowerman

Kristie L. Bowerman

Kristie L. Bowerman is the founding attorney of Immigration & Nationality Law Group.

Her practice is devoted to representing clients around the world in a broad range of U.S. immigration matters, with a particular emphasis on employment-based immigration.

Ms. Bowerman's clients have included Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies, professional sports teams, a world-renowned circus arts entertainment company, oil and gas companies, colleges and universities, K-12 schools, IT companies, financial firms, television networks, hospitals, engineering firms, religious organizations, and marine companies, among many others.

She also regularly represents clients in matters such as family-based permanent residence and U.S. citizenship.

Ms. Bowerman has given presentations nationally and internationally on a variety of topics relating to U.S. immigration laws and has written on legal topics ranging from asylum to the intersection of immigration law and other areas of law such as international law, tax law, maritime law, and others. She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the Louisiana State Bar Association, and the New Orleans Bar Association.

She earned her J.D. in 1999 from Tulane Law School and her B.A. from Grand Valley State University in 1995.

Nain Martinez Jr.

Nain Martinez Jr.

Nain Martinez, Jr. immigrated from Mexico to the United States when he was 12 years old.

With the support of his family he was the first one to graduate with a college degree, and subsequently with a law degree.

Mr. Martinez is an associate attorney at Immigration and Nationality Law Group in New Orleans, Louisiana. He practices removal defense, asylum, and family-based immigration law.

Mr. Martinez has written on legal topics relating primarily to the effects U.S. immigration policy has on the undocumented population. He is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the Louisiana Bar Association, and the New Orleans Bar Association.

He earned his J.D. in 2016 from Loyola College of Law and his B.S., Summa cum laude, from Tulane University in 2012.

He is the father of four children and loves spending time with his wife and kids. His guiding motto is, "No other success can compensate for failure in the home."