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Steven Tanijo

Steven Tanijo

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About Me

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, Farsi, Portuguese, Romanian

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2008

  1. Immigration: 100%



Fixed (Always), Free Consultation (30 minutes), Pro Bono (10%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Kripa Upadhyay

    I endorse this lawyer. I have known Steve since law school; have seen him in Immigration court on several occasions, and have worked with him on Immigration matters. He cares enormously about his clients and will go out of his way to help them, even if it is at great cost to himself. You can be assures of low cost but honest, ethical and good representation from him for your Immigration case needs.


    Kripa Upadhyay Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Michael Joseph Tisocco

    I endorse this lawyer. I've known Steve for a few years now and he is deeply committed to helping his clients, no matter the situation and is routinely working late into the evening on pending cases. He's a good person and a good attorney willing to offer honest advice.


    Michael Tisocco Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Office of Steve Tanijo, PLLC

Columbia Tower
701 5th Ave, 42nd FL
Seattle, WA, 98104



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top Contributor AwardAVVO2013
CALI AwardSeattle University2004

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerKonteh & Tanijo, PLLC2011 - 2012
Founder and Executive DirectorProject Kids Art2009 - Present
AttorneyLaw Office of Steve Tanijo, PLLC2009 - Present

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Muckleshoot Tribal Court AssociationMemberN/A
Northwest Immigrant Rights ProjectPro Bono AttorneyN/A
Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribal Court AssociationMemberN/A
Project Kids Art Non-Profit OrganizationFounder and Executive DirectorN/A
Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association, Bar Convention CommitteeMemberN/A
Tulalip Tribal Court AssociationMemberN/A
United States District Court for the Western District of WashingtonMemberN/A
Washington State Bar AssociationMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Asylum from SomaliaAsylum Granted

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seattle University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
University of WashingtonFinance InvestmentBS - Bachelor of ScienceN/A
Monash University Faculty of LawInternational LawUnknownN/A
Saint Petersburg State University, Faculty of LawInternational LawUnknownN/A

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Immigration ReliefU-visa, Cancellation of Removal, DACA, and other forms of Adjustment2013
Burmese ImmigrationHow to Adjust Status from a Refugee and the Effects of Crimes on Adjustment and Citizenship2013
Burmese & Bhutanese ImmigrationFamily Law and the effects it has on Immigration2012