Attorney Profiles

Gretchen Korb-Nice


Practice Areas

Immigration and Naturalization Law, Family Law, Adoption, Guardianship, Estate Planning


  • Seattle University School of Law, J.D., cum laude
  • Simmons College, M.S.Ed
  • Gordon College, B.A. Philosophy and English Language and Literature
  • Scholar Program at Oxford University

Professional Affiliations

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Washington State Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • King County Bar Association, Family Law Section

Civic/Community Activities

  • Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP), pro bono attorney
  • King County Bar Association Kinship Care, pro bono attorney
  • King County Bar Association Neighborhood Legal Clinic, immigration clinic pro bono attorney
  • OneAmerica Citizenship Day, pro bono attorney
  • NWIRP's DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) Clinic, pro bono attorney
  • Helping Link, Board of Directors, past-President
  • Unaccompanied Chilldren Taskforce, Member

Gretchen is an experienced immigration and family law attorney. Gretchen's approach to law is client-centered, providing representation that honors her clients' goals and needs. She prides herself on integrity, collaboration, and rigorous advocacy.

Gretchen's immigration practice focuses on family-based and employment-based immigration. In addition, she represents clients seeking political asylum, naturalization, DACA, and other forms of humanitarian relief, such as the U visa for victims of qualifying crimes.

Gretchen's family law practice focuses on adoption, guardianship, estate planning and dissolution matters.

Gretchen managed a firm for five years, representing family law clients across King and Snohomish Counties and immigration clients from around the globe. Prior to practicing law, Gretchen was a middle school teacher and district education administrator, and earned a M.S.Ed in her native state of Massachusetts.

Gretchen lives in Seattle with her husband and two children. Having lived on both coasts, they are enthusiastic Seahawks and Red Sox fans. Gretchen also enjoys reading a good book, skiing, running, and traveling with her family.