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Cheri Harjo-Dobbs

PERM Paralegal

Berardi Immigration Law is thrilled to have nationally-renown Permanent Labor Certification Application (PERM) expert Cheri Harjo-Dobbs on its team! With over 20 years of immigration law experience in this complex field, Cheri is a vital member of the Berardi Immigration Law team.

After obtaining a Bachelor of Science Degree in Legal Studies & American Jurisprudence from the University of Houston-Clear Lake in 1999, Cheri began her career as a legal assistant at a large firm in Houston, Texas, where she was quickly promoted to Supervisor of the Labor Certification Department. She went on to work at various other distinguished firms in Houston, working in Labor Certification Application departments until 2011, when she relocated to Colorado. After sharing her knowledge at two firms in Denver through 2017, Cheri started her own business as a Freelance PERM-Specialist, where she aids attorneys and employers with their PERM applications, consults law firms for their PERM-related matters, and provides training on all aspects of the labor certification application process. Cheri truly enjoys handling the dynamic labor certification application (PERM) process and is proud to have lent key support in the permanent residency journey for countless foreign nationals over her career.

In her free time, Cheri enjoys spending time with her spouse and four sons. Cheri loves traveling and has a passion for photography. An avid basketball fan, Cheri also coaches her young son’s basketball team. Cheri is based in Denver, Colorado.