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Amira Al-Alami

Amira Al-Alami

Practice areas:

Immigration

About Me



The Law Office of Amira Al-Alami was established to better serve immigrant communities in need. As an immigrant herself, Amira understands the often daunting obstacles that immigrants encounter in attempting to legalize their status in the United States pursuant to our country’s complex immigration laws.


 



It is for this very reason that Amira decided to open her own law firm so that she could give every client individualized attention. At the Law Office of Amira Al-Alami, communication is an integral part of the practice so that a client is not treated like another file but like a person whose entire life may be affected because of their immigration status. It is Amira’s desire to ensure that every client is treated equally, and that any fears or concerns they may have will be addressed immediately.


 


AMIRA AL-ALAMI, is the Owner and Managing Attorney of the Law Office of Amira Al-Alami.


 


She began practicing immigration law in 2004 at her former law office of Haddad & Al-Alami, PLLC, in Lubbock, Texas with fellow Texas Tech University School of Law grad, Racy Haddad Gordon. While practicing in Lubbock, she made regular weekly appearances on Telemundo News, Channel 46, speaking about hot topics in immigration law.


Amira then joined the law firm of Frank & Morton, LLP in Los Angeles, California in September 2006 and after almost two years, once again transitioned into her own law practice in Glendale, California. That practice has grown and is now located in Pasadena, California where Amira and her team continue to service the immigrant communities of the United States and abroad.


Ms. Al-Alami has appeared on Telemundo News, Canal 52 and "Al Rojo Vivo" in Los Angeles, California to speak to the Latino communities across our country about immigration law and knowing their rights. Additionally, you may have also seen her on TV Azteca, Canal 22, Mundo Fox, Canal 52 and Canal 34.


Professionally, she is serving as the 2013-2014 Vice Chair for the Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA), Immigration Section Executive Committee and one of the co-liaisons for United States Citizenship and Immigration Services for the same organization.


Ms. Al-Alami received her Bachelor of Science degree in International Economics from Texas Tech University located in Lubbock, Texas in 2000, graduating magna cum laude with highest honors. Thereafter, she went on to receive her JD from Texas Tech University School of Law in 2003.


 


Feel free to tune in and listen to Amira's Spanish radio talk shows on issues related to immigration on LA RAZA, 97.9 FM, everyWednesday morning from 7:00-7:30 am.


 



 


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Languages Spoken: Arabic, English, Spanish, French

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2004

  1. Immigration: 100%

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

11 total 

  • Joseph Hyunsung Lee

    Amira is one of the best immigration attorneys in town. She gets favorable results for her clients and she truly makes sure that their rights are protected. She is a great attorney.

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    Joseph Lee Trusts Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Levon B. Kevorkian

    I fully endorse Amira. As an outstanding immigration attorney she takes care of her clients and guides them through the complex immigration system. I would never hesitate to refer a client who needs immigration help to Amira.

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    Levon Kevorkian Child Custody Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Law Office of Amira Al-Alami

16 N. Marengo Ave., Ste 600
Pasadena, CA, 91101-1925

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200405/24/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Magna Cum LaudeTexas Tech University2000

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerLaw Office of Amira Al-Alami2008 - Present
Managing Associate AttorneyFrank & Morton, LLP2006 - 2008
PartnerHaddad & Al-Alami, LLP2004 - 2006

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationCHAIR, Immigration Section2014 - 2015
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationImmigration Section, Secretary2011 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationSouthern California Chapter, NMD Liaison2011 - Present
Latina Lawyers Bar AssociationTrustee2010 - Present
State Bar of TexasN/A2004 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Deportation and Removal ProceedingsCancellation of Removal for a Nonpermanent Resident: GRANTED
Family Based ImmigrationObtained Lawful Permanent Residence
On the road to my "greencard."Approval of lawful permanent residence.

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
La OpinionDenuncian adelantos de audiencias de niños migrantes2014
WebWireTop Questions About Same-sex Immigration2014

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Texas Tech University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Para Cualquier Pregunta de ImmigraciónImmigration Talk2014
Foro de InmigraciónEmployment/Family based Immigration Forum2014
FORO DE INMIGRACIÓNImmigration Issues2014