Daniel Shanfield

Daniel Shanfield

Immigration Attorney
San Jose, CA

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RATING

10.0

No Misconduct

Languages

French , Spanish , English

Answers and Advice

130 questions answered.

About Me

My passion is defending immigrants before USCIS and the immigration and federal courts, with a focus on criminal immigration, citizenship family, and refugee/asylum matters. Having worked as a trial lawyer for the Immigration Naturalization Service, I have a better understanding of how the government's attorneys will attack my client's case, and I use that understanding everyday to provide the...

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Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Client Reviews

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Successful outcome on a difficult case

Posted by: a client 2 months ago.

I am a US Citizen and married an immigrant who overstayed his tourist visa. We applied for his Adjustment of Status on our own, but that was not...

Meticulous, Diligent and Professional Lawyers

Posted by: a Immigration client 4 months ago.

With a very short timeline to respond to a USCIS request for information, Daniel, Rachel and his staff went to work on my behalf. They were thorough,...
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Endorsements

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Seth P Chazin
Seth Chazin

Albany, CA

Over 1 year ago

Relationship: Worked together on matter

I endorse this Attorney.
Elliot M.S. Yi
Elliot Yi

Lake Oswego, OR

About 2 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer.
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Résumé

License

1997 License Status: Active for the state of California.
Last updated by Avvo: 09/24/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2010 – present

Law Offices of Daniel Shanfield - Immigration Defense, PC

Education

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1996 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law

Awards

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2014 Top 100 Lawyers

The National Advocates

Associations

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2007- 2008 Chairman

American Immigration Lawyers Association, Santa Clara Valley Chapter


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Portfolio

Publications

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2013 Update on Crimes Involving Moral Turpitude and Admissibility

American Immigration Lawyers Association (California chapters)

2004 Relief for Persecuted Religious Minorities from Iran

Refugee Reports

Speaking Engagements

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2014 Immigration Court Removal Proceedings

at American Immigration Lawyers Association (Santa Clara Valley chapter) Surviving Your Master Calendar Hearing CLE

2013 Developments in Crimes Involving Moral Turpitude and Inadmissibility

at American Immigration Lawyers Association (California chapter)

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