OUR TEAM

Katia Teirstein

Katia Teirstein

Attorney at Law, Partner

Katia is the Founding Partner and Attorney at Tattoo Visa. She has over 10 years of experience in business immigration. She is fluent in French.

Amanda Leslie

Amanda Leslie

Case Manager

Amanda is a Case Manager for Tattoo Visa. An expert in both the O-1 visa process as well as the tattoo industry, Amanda assists clients in case work flow, as well as conducting background research on tattoo industry achievements for clients.

Jasmine Leiselsen

Jasmine Leiselsen

Paralegal

Jasmine is our Paralegal at Tattoo Visa. She has more than 7 years experience in immigration law. She is an expert in drafting forms, contracts, agreements, and legal arguments.

Annie Cahill

Annie Cahill

Content Writer

Annie is our Content Writer. A published author, Annie creates all written communication for Tattoo Visa, from our industry guides to expert recommendation letters.


Amilla Sather

Amilla Sather

Case Manager

Amilla is our Case Manager, responsible for helping artists and studios navigate the myriad of documents required for the process, from start to finish.

10 RANDOM FACTS ABOUT US 

 

  1. Katia and Jasmine are identical twins. Katia is two minutes older.

  2. Katia is fluent in French and lived in France as a teenager.

  3. Jasmine has a phobia of hummingbirds.

  4. Katia completed the “Phall Challenge” (a spicy curry eating competition) at the Brick Lane Curry House in New York City. She received a certificate and one free beer. Indian food is both Katia and Jasmine’s favorite food.

  5. Both Katia and Jasmine love dogs. Katia has two and Jasmine has one.

  6. They love to snowboard and have matching tattoos paying homage to their home in the Cascade Mountains.

  7. Jasmine is a “true crime” junkie.

  8. Katia had green hair and Jasmine had blue hair in high school (they were grunge kids in Seattle in the 1990s.)

  9. “Bucket List” Stuff: Katia – to run all six of the Abbott World Marathon Majors (she’s already halfway there!). Jasmine – to travel to Nepal and hike to Everest basecamp.

  10. Katia and Jasmine both love spinning and are featured in a “Great Big Story” about the law firm and their Peloton bikes.

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