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Shannon M Underwood

Shannon M Underwood

Practice areas:

Immigration

About Me

Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2001

  1. Immigration: 100%
    14 years

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Roxanne Eberle

    Shannon is a top-notch immigration lawyer, particularly when it comes to deportation defense. if I or a family member were placed in detention, I'd want Shannon in my corner to help me.

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    Roxanne Eberle Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Monica Kaup Cary

    Shannon is extremely competent. She is highly regarded among her peers and our mutual clients have expressed a high rate of satisfaction with her work.

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    Monica Cary Mediation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Global Justice Law Group, PLLC

216 First Avenue South #420
Seattle, WA, 98104-3459

Resume

License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive200307/06/2015
COInactive200108/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
2014 Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Top Women Attorney in WashingtonSuper Lawyers2013
2013 Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Top Women Attorney in WashingtonSuper Lawyers2012
2012 Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Pro Bono Work Having Greatest ImpactAmerican Immigration Lawyers Association - Washington Chapter2010
Excellent Volunteer Legal AdvocacyEastside Legal Assistance Program2008
Pro Bono Publico Service CommendationWashington State Bar Association2007
Pro bono Publico Service CommendationWashington State Bar Association2006
Pro Bono Publico Service CommendationWashington State Bar Association2005

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerGlobal Justice Law Group, PLLC2009 - Present
Associate AttorneyGlobal Law Partners LLP2008 - 2009
Associate AttorneyLaw Offices of Carol L. Edward & Associates, P.S.2006 - 2008
Associate AttorneySeifert Law Offices2003 - 2005
Associate AttorneyMargaret C. Makar, P.C.2001 - 2002

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Washington chapter)Treasurer2006 - 2007
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Washington chapter)Member2003 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Colorado chapter)Member2001 - 2002

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Immigration and Nationality Law HandbookShould I Stay or Should I Go?2007
AILA DispatchTouring an Immigration Related Facility2006

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Colorado School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
AILA NW ConferenceBond Matters2015
WSBA Spotlight ProgramImmigration Law: Ethics Issues2013
Immigration 101: An Intro to Immigration PracticePermanent (immigrant) visas2013
Immigration 101: An intro to immigration practiceCitizenship and Naturalization2013
Immigration 101: An Intro to Immigration PracticeBroad Bases of Legal Immigration2013
Eastside Legal Assistance Program CLEApplying for Lawful Permanent Residency2012
AILA NW ConferenceRemoval Defense and Motions Practice2012
June AILA WA CLEHow Marriage, Separation, and Divorce Can Affect our Clients: Priority Dates, Adjustment of Status, and Naturalization2009
ILW.com TeleconferenceAdjustment of Status: A 360 Degree View: Adjustment in Removal Proceedings2007
Eastside Empowerment Group EventHow to Become a U.S. Citizen2007
AILA National TeleconferenceEmployment-Based Immigrant Visas for Newer Practitioners: A Broad Overview of Assessing, Preparing, and Filing an EB Case2007
AILA National ConferenceFamily Issues in Employment-Based Nonimmigrant Visas2007
Northwest Regional Immigration Law ConferenceFamily Relationships2006
Eastside Empowerment Group EventHow to Become a U.S. Citizen2006
AILA National ConferenceAdjustment of Status vs. Consular Processing: Should I Stay or Should I Go?2006
Eastside Empowerment Group EventHow to Become a U.S. Citizen2005