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Ahmad Mohamad Yakzan

Ahmad Mohamad Yakzan

also known as Ahmad Yakzan, Esq.

Practice areas:

Immigration

About Me

Ahmad M. Yakzan practices primarily in the area of immigration law.  He has represented clients before several immigration courts around the United States, the Board of Immigration Appeals, the Department of Homeland Security, and before the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida.  His cases have ranged from Immigration Visas for professionals and refugees to Applications for Citizenship. Ahmad started his legal career as a law clerk and associate at the immigration law firm of Ellen R. Gorman P.A. in St. Petersburg, Florida.


While in law school, Ahmad was a member of Stetson’s nationally acclaimed Moot Court Board and a member of the team that won Pace University’s International Criminal Court Moot Competition in 2008.  He served as a Teaching Fellow at Stetson’s Legal Writing Clinic and as a student editor of the Journal of International Wildlife Law and Policy. Ahmad is from Beirut, Lebanon and is a native Arabic speaker; he is also conversant in French.

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Languages Spoken: Arabic, English, French

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2011

  1. Immigration: 100%

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

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Contact Info

Yakzan Law Group PLLC

76 4th St. North
#528
Saint Petersburg, FL, 33731

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing201105/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Dean's AwardStetson University College of Law2008

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyTucker & Ludin P.A.2012 - Present
Attorney at LawEllen R. Gorman P.A.2011 - 2011

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Hillsborough County Bar AssociationN/A2015 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationN/A2011 - Present
St. Petersburg Bar AssociationN/A2011 - Present
Florida BarN/A2011 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A2006 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Matter of SZClient was granted an INA 212(c) waiver and remained in the United States.
Matter of HBcase terminated and the client retained his residence
Matter of AAAffirmative asylum was granted

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
ParacleteFlorida Supreme Court Clarifies the Effect of Criminal Convictions on Immigrants2013
Paraclete the Spirit of ProofThe Violence Against Women Act: The Shield Protecting Abused Immigrant Spouses2012
Paraclete the spirit of TruthRelief For Young “Innocent” Illegal Immigrants2012
International Enforcement Law ReporterRule 15 Depositions Of Saudi Security Police And Admitted At Trial Do Not Violate Confrontation Clause2008

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stetson University College of LawInternational LawLL.M - Master of Laws2009
Stetson University College of LawInternational Law ConcentrationJD - Juris Doctor2008
Stetson UniversityBusiness AdministrationMBA2005
Stetson UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2003

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
St. Petersburg Bar Association, Marital and Family Law SectionThe Marriage of Immigration and Family Law (upcoming presentation)2012
Presentation before the Rotary Club of ClearwaterImmigration Law2012
“Working Together for the World: What’s in it for the U.S.?”International Human Rights2008