Chelsea Strautman is a creative entrepreneur and social justice advocate. Today, she runs her own law firm, focusing on immigrant and human rights. Chelsea is licensed in the state of Colorado, and is a member in good standing of the Colorado State Bar. Her law practice in Oregon is limited to federal immigration law.
Previously, Chelsea worked as an associate attorney for Elkind Alterman & Harston, a renowned immigration law firm in Denver, Colorado. She took a four-year hiatus from her law practice and focused on entrepreneurial endeavors as the Director of Operations and Creative Director of Bonsai Mirai in Warren, Oregon. Before attending the University of Colorado Law School, Chelsea worked with UNICEF in Panamá, facilitating workshops with indigenous communities on women’s empowerment and the UN Declaration of the Rights of the Child. During her undergraduate studies at the University of San Diego, Chelsea trained in the United States Marine Corps for four years, graduating first from her company of 200+ men and women at Officer Candidate School. She also received a competitive scholarship to attend Oxford University for a term, completing a tutorial in Philosophy at Blackfriars.