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Alexander Amar Kannan

Alexander Amar Kannan

Practice areas:

Immigration, Criminal Defense, Family

About Me

Attorney Alex Amar Kannan is a documentary filmmaker and a Spanish-speaking attorney focusing on criminal, immigration, and limited family matters.


Languages Spoken: Spanish, English

Photos and Videos

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2012

  1. Immigration: 60%
    3 years
  2. Family: 20%
    3 years
  3. Criminal Defense: 20%
    3 years



Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

24 total 

  • Jonathan Pierre Lacour

    One of the absolute best. I endorse this lawyer.


    Jonathan Lacour Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Harris Justin Brumer

    I endorse this lawyer. Alex is hard working and extremely dedicated to the profession. He works hard for his clients and always maintains a humble attitude.


    Harris Brumer Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Offices of Alex Amar Kannan

401 West A Street
Suite 1100
San Diego, CA, 92101

Law Office of Lopez and Mohammed

3725 West Montrose Avenue
Chicago, IL, 60618




ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law201208/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Client's Choice Award-ImmigrationAvvo2014
Deans ListCalifornia Western School of Law2011
San Diego La Raza Lawyers Association ScholarshipSan Diego La Raza Lawyers Association2010
Law Student InternshipPublic Interest Law Initiative2010
Summer FellowPeggy Browning Fellowship2009

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyLaw Office of Alex Amar Kannan2013 - Present
AttorneyLaw Office of Lopez and Mohammed2012 - Present
Public Interest Law Initiative InternLegal Assistance Foundation Of Metropolitan Chicago2010 - 2010
Peggy Browning Fund FellowWorking Hands Legal Clinic2009 - 2009


Association NamePosition NameDuration
San Diego County Bar Association, Young/New Lawyers DivisionMember2013 - Present
United States District Court for the Southern District of CaliforniaAdmitted2013 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Colorado Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember2012 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
People of the State of Illinois v. M.R.Not Guilty
In the Matter of X in Removal ProceedingsTerminated and client released same day from ICE custody.
In the Matter of X in Removal ProceedingsTerminated and client released same day from ICE custody.

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Publication NameTitleDate
California Lawyer MagazineQ&A: What have you found to be the most rewarding aspect of your practice area?2014
Border EncuentroImages from the U.S.-Mexico Border2013
Border EncuentroFriendship Park2011
California Western School of LawThird-Year Student’s Senate Bill Signed to Law2010
San Diego State University/California Western School of LawA.I.M. For Law2010
Illinois Migrant Legal Assistance ProjectThe Lives of Migrant Farmworkers in Rural Illinois2010


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
California Western School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2011

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Taller MigratorioConocer sus derechos bajo la ley de inmigracion2014
San Diego County Bar AssociationOpening Your Practice: Marketing and Business Development2014