Elizabeth Hernandez

With more than a decade of immigration experience gained as a paralegal at a full-service law firm and an immigration boutique, Liz Hernandez joined Waller in 2017 after earning her law degree while working full-time. Liz assists employers in the manufacturing, automotive, information technology and healthcare industries with a wide range of immigration matters required to build and manage competitive workforces. Her experience includes assisting international clients with U.S. operations in managing a wide range of matters at the intersection of employment and immigration law, including B-1/B-2, E-2, EB-1, H-1B, L-1A/L-1B, R-1/R-2, TN visas, consular processing, labor certification (PERM), I-9 compliance and E-Verify counseling and training.


  • Member, Nashville and Tennessee Bar Associations
  • Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Member, Lawyers' Association for Women
  • Member, Tennessee Association of Professional Interpreters and Translators, 2005 - present
    • President, 2010 - 2012
    • President-Elect, 2008 - 2010
    • Board of Directors, 2006 - 2008

Prior Affiliations

  • Immigration Paralegal, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP, Nashville, Tenn., 2011 - 2017
  • Paralegal, Rose Immigration Law Firm, PLC, Nashville, Tenn., 2007 - 2011


  • J.D., Nashville School of Law, 2017
    • Dean William C. Koch, Jr. Scholarship, 2016
    • J. Williams Blevins Scholarship, 2015
  • M.A., Belmont University, 2004
  • B.A., Scripps College, Environmental Science, Latin American Studies, 1999

Legal Services

Industries Served

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee