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Clifford Togo Sakata

Clifford Togo Sakata

also known as Clifford Sakata, Cliff Sakata

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About Me

Immigration atttorney for all of your immigraton needs. 


Languages Spoken: Japanese, Thai

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2004

  1. Immigration: 100%
    11 years



Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • James Nelson Dicks

    This attorney works very hard for the clients and keeps up with the law by attending legal seminars to assist them in this regard. I endorse this attorney.


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  • M. Todd Miller

    I endorse this lawyer.


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Contact Info

4909 Murphy Canyon Road
Suite 400
San Diego, CA, 92123



NMAuthorized to practice law200402/07/2011

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Client Review Rated 5.0Martindale-Hubbell2014
Warren Family ScholarUniversity of San Diego School of Law2003

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerKazmi & Sakata, Attorneys at Law2004 - Present
Judicial Law InternU.S. Department of Justice, Executive Office of Immigration Review2003 - 2003


Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationPro Bono Co-Chair (San Diego)2010 - 2011
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationNew Member's Division Committee Member2009 - 2010
San Diego Yokohama Sister City SocietyDirector2008 - Present
Hawaii State Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
State Bar of New MexicoMember2004 - Present


Publication NameTitleDate
Riverside Presss-EnterpriseSTATE: Deportation rates drop in California2011
California WatchAs feds crack down, California courts more lenient on deportations2011
San Diego UNION-TRIBUNETrio of Japanese naval ships in port2010
San Diego Yu YuGreen Card Renewal Procedures2010
San Diego Yu YuHow to apply for a re-entry permit2010


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of San Diego School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
UCLAInternational RelationsBA - Bachelor of Arts1995
International Christian University (Tokyo, Japan)International RelationsStudy Abroad1993

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Japanese Business AssociationImmigration Basics2009
San Diego Miramar CollegeImmigration Issues2007
UCSD Japanese Students AssociationImmigration Topics for College Students2006