Joseph M. Spesia


Joseph is an Associate at Global Immigration Associates, where his practice focuses on both nonimmigrant and immigrant visas. He most frequently works on H-1B, L-1, TN, I-140 and I-485 case types, and regularly helps dependents file applications for status and work authorization. 

Joseph works with clients in several industries, including computer services and insurance.

Before joining GIA, Joseph was an Associate at a national, mid-size immigration law firm where he focused on procurement of nonimmigrant and immigrant visas in the L-1, E-2, and EB-1 categories. Earlier in his career, he worked for International Legal and Business Services Group, LLP where he was responsible for preparing H-1B, L-1 and EB-1 visas. 

When he isn’t in the office, Joseph enjoys spending time with loved ones and learning new skills. His favorite subjects of interest include economics, markets, political philosophy, psychology, physiology and sports. 


  • The John Marshall Law School, J.D.

  • The University of Iowa, B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • Joseph is licensed to practice in Illinois.


  • American Immigration Lawyers Association