Jon Velie Welcomes You To Velie Law Firm!
Jon Velie has practiced law for twenty-one years and is internationally renowned in Immigration Law, Corporate Law and Litigation.
Jon has represented a World Series MVP, Super Bowl participant, 3 Wimbledon Champions, an NHL All-Star, a first round NBA draft-pick, many Olympic Gold Medallists an, Oscar Winner, and numerous World Champions and National Champions in a wide spectrum of sports and entertainment. In addition to helping many individuals, Jon has assisted major corporations, such as Arizona Diamondbacks, Detroit Lions, Edmonton Oilers, USA Rugby, Oklahoma University, HID Global, WTA Tour, Aspen Ski Company, Telluride Ski and Golf, Tyson Foods, Lucent’s Bell Laboratories and many others. Jon secured the first “greencard” for a professional rugby player.
Jon has testified in court as an expert in immigration law and has authored expert letters and testified on immigration issues.
Jon has spoken at immigration seminars for the US Open (Tennis), Girl 2.0 Expo in Shanghai, China 2010, Sports Law Association Annual Conference, Aspen Ski Company, Telluride Ski Company and Lucent’s Bell Laboratories.
Jon is the President of Velie Law Firm, winner of the 2014 International Business Award (The Gold Stevie) for Company of the Year-Legal, the 2014 American Business Award (Bronze Stevie) for Company of the Year-Legal and Accounting and the 2012 Business Excellence Award, Best Overall Small Business in the Americas.
Jon launched www.OnlineVisas.com, and awarded the American Bar Association’s Louis M. Brown Legal Access to Justice Award and was declared an innovator in the legal industry. Jon is editor of www.ImmigrationMagazine.com.
Jon has briefed three cases to the US Supreme Court, has been featured in numerous publications including the New York Times, LA Times, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Le Monde, and London Times and featured on a segment of CBS 60 Minutes II. Jon has been a regular guest speaker on US Immigration law on Dublin Ireland’s afternoon radio show and spoken at US Congressional and agency panels.
Jon received his JD from the University of Oklahoma and BA from the University of California at Berkeley. He was also a three time collegiate All-American and National Champion in rugby and was inducted into the Oklahoma Rugby Hall of Fame and is the Director of Oklahoma University Rugby. Jon operates the Velie Law Firm and works and lives in Norman, Oklahoma with his four children, Gabriella, John, Chloe and Samantha.