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Attorney Yana Shaw concentrates her practice on family law and immigration and nationality law. Ms. Shaw’s competence, compassion, and ability to listen closely allows her to actively and aggressively address her clients’ concerns and to tailor a strategy that is specific to each individual client. The law offices of Ms. Shaw provide unparalleled legal counsel in all legal matters that fall under the umbrella of family and immigration law.

Ms. Shaw began her legal career in Russia in 1994 as an attorney specializing in family, business and corporate law. Prior to founding the Law Offices of Yana Shaw, P.A., Ms. Shaw worked at law firms focusing their practice on family, immigration, and complex civil and commercial litigation. Ms. Shaw’s knowledge and in-depth understanding of two dramatically different legal systems, combined with years of  experience on both sides of the world, sets her apart from most of the other lawyers in the field. Her unique experience and creative approach allows her to match her clients’ spirit and expectations.


Languages spoken: Russian

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Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 50%
  2. Family: 50%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

The Law Offices of Yana Shaw, P.A.

4400 North Federal Highway
Suite 210
Boca Raton, FL, 33431


FLMember in Good Standing201101/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Excellence For The Future AwardCali2009
Gold Medal for Academic ExcellenceYerevan University of Economics and Law1994
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney/FounderThe Law Offices of Yana Shaw, P.A.2011 - Present
AssociateScott J. Brook, P.A.2012 - 2012
Law ClerkJan Peter Weiss, P.A.2011 - 2011
Law ClerkShiner & Sosin, P.A.2008 - 2008
Business DevelopmentRTH Associates, Inc.2007 - 2011
Law ClerkGautier & Hasty, P.A.2004 - 2004
AttorneyTrofimov & Associates, L.L.C.1996 - 1999
Law ClerkThe Southeast District Court of Moscow1994 - 1996
Association namePosition nameDuration
Palm Beach County Bar Association, Family Law Practice CommitteeExecutive Committee Member2012 - Present
Florida BarAttorney Member2011 - Present
American Bar Association, Family Law SectionExecutive Committee Member2011 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Southern Florida chapter)Attorney Member2009 - Present
Palm Beach County Bar AssociationAttorney Member2006 - Present
American Bar AssociationAttorney Member2005 - Present
Florida Association for Women LawyersAttorney Member2005 - Present
Palm Beach County Bar Association, Young Lawyers SectionAttorney Member2005 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
ConfidentialVery successful
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Publication nameTitleDate
Legal DigestChallenges in Meeting Residency Requirement for Foreign Nationals in RF1998
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
University of Miami School of LawLawLL.M - Master of Laws2005
Yerevan University of Economics and LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
New Developments in Nationality Law; Compatriots Act 1999Citizenship and Nationality Law1999
"Freedom of Conscience and Associations" (1997 Enactment)Freedom of Religion in Russia - New Developments1997