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Attorney Ardian Gjoka received his J.D. from Tirana University School of Law, Albania, in 1995.  He worked as an attorney in Albania until he immigrated to the United States in 1999. Upon arriving in Jacksonville, Florida, he volunteered at Jacksonville Area Legal Aid, helping immigrants who had arrived in the US as refugee.


In 2003, Mr. Gjoka  received the Degree of  Master of Laws in United States Legal Studies (with honors), from Golden Gate University School of Law, San Francisco, California. He is now admitted to the New York State Bar Association.


From 2002 until 2012, Mr. Gjoka worked for various law firms in Jacksonville, Florida.In 2012, Mr. Gjoka founded  GJOKA LAW FIRM, PLLC., practicing immigration and social security law. 


Native of Albania, Mr.Gjoka has been a passionate and dedicated advocate of the Albanian community for many years by assisting members of this community to find the best legal representation for all of their legal issues.   He is a member of San Jose Refugee Ministry which provides support to individuals who have had to flee their countries of origin due to the tragedies of persecution and war. 



  • New York State Bar Association

  • American Bar Association 

  • American Immigration Lawyer’s Association

  • Albanian Bar Association



  • All Courts of the State of New York

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit

  • All Immigration Courts in the U.S.

  • U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)

  • Social Security Administration



Languages spoken: English, Albanian

Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 75%
    4 years
  2. Social Security: 25%
    4 years



Contingent (25%), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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    I endorse this lawyer for immigration law. Extremely dedicated and goes the extra mile for his clients. Highly recommended.


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Contact info

Gjoka Law Firm, PLLC

8613 Old Kings Rd. S.Suite 601D
Jacksonville, FL, 32217


NYCurrently registered 201203/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney/OwnerGjoka Law Firm2012 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Albanian Bar AssociationN/AN/A
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
New York State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
American Immigration Lawyer’s AssociationN/AN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Golden Gate University School of LawU.S Legal StudiesLL.M - Master of Laws2003
University of TiranaLawJD - Juris Doctor1995