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Liya Djamilova

Liya Djamilova

also known as Abogada Liya

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About Me

Liya has been in the legal field for more than ten years dedicating all her time to defending human rights. She believes that everyone has a right to be treated with respect and dignity, and that no one is illegal. She is a member of the State Bar of California, and American Immigration Lawyers Association. Also, she currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Northwest Detention Center Roundtable.

Liya was born and raised in Uzbekistan, where she graduated from Law School and was admitted to the Bar. She worked in the area of human rights law with various organizations, including American Bar Association Europe & Asia Rule of Law Initiative, Open Society Foundation, Organization for Cooperation and Security in Europe and with several United Nations projects.

After moving to the United States in 2006, Liya worked for the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project as a legal advocate with the Violence Against Women Act (“VAWA”) unit. She completed her Masters in Law (“LLM”,) at the University of California Hastings College of Law. She was admitted to the California State bar in 2010 and began practicing immigration law. In 2012 she established her own firm, the Law Office of Liya Djamilova P.S.


Languages Spoken: Russian, Ukrainian, Spanish

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Practice Areas


  1. Immigration: 100%
    5 years



Retainer (Always), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

8 total 

  • David D Mordekhov

    Ms. Djamilova is a highly capable lawyer and I don't hesitate to refer my clients to her when they are in need of a competent immigration attorney.


    David Mordekhov Lawsuits & Disputes Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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    I don't hesitate to send all of my clients and friends to Liya for their immigration needs. She is a gifted attorney with a generous spirit.


    Erin Rubenstein
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Office of Liya Djamilova, PS

811 1st Ave, #224
Seattle, WA, 98104



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
ChairAmerican Immigration Lawyer's Association of Washington Tacoma EOIR Committee2015 - Present
Vice ChairAmerican Immigration Lawyer's Association of Washington Tacoma EOIR Committee2013 - 2015
Associate AttorneyVillacorta Law, P.S.2010 - 2012
VAWA ParalegalNorthwest Immigrant Rights Project2008 - 2009
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember2010 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2010 - Present
Northwest Detention Center RoundtableOutreach DirectorN/A
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California, Hastings College of the LawN/ALL.M - Master of Laws2010
Tashkent State School of LawN/ALL.B - Bachelor of Laws2003
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
undamentals of Immigration Law seminarU visa in removal proceedings2015
2015 Northwest Regional Immigration Law ConferenceRemoval 101: Motion to Supress2015
Immigration Fundamentals for AttorneysRemoval Proceedings: an overview2014
AILA September Monthly Meetingimmigration bonds2014
2014 Pacific Northwest Immigration Law ConferenceMy first BIA appeal2014
NWIRP Presents: An Evening At the Wing Luke Asian MuseumNorthwest Immigrant Rights Project2013