Gus M. Shihab, Esq., founder of the Law Firm of Shihab & Associates, Co., LPA, received honors and is a seasoned lawyer with more than 22 years of experience relentlessly fighting for the rights of international investors, businesses, corporations, employers, and immigrants and for the advancement of their causes.
Mr. Shihab served as a member of the Board of Governors for American Immigration Lawyer's Association and Chapter Chair from 2009-2011. He later was the chair of the Legislative Committee lobying Congressional members for meaningful immigratino refrom.
He has in depth understanding of immigration governmental processes both nationally and globally including, business immigration, H-1B, PERM, for engineering, architects, manufacturing, information technology and healthcare professionals. He successfully secured non immigrant visas, permanent residence and green cards for acclaimed scientists, professors and researchers as well as graphic designers, international performers, artists and athletes in processes such as P-1, O-1, J-1 visa waivers, EB-1, EB-2, EB-3 and national interest waiver cases.
Languages spoken: French, Spanish, Arabic
Hourly ($100-350/hour), Fixed (always), Retainer (always)
Cash, Check, Credit card
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum||Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum||2007|
|Million Dollar Advocates Forum||Million Dollar Advocates Forum||2007|
|Project Engineer||Ohio Department of Transportation||1985 - 1996|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association||Ohio Chapter Chair & Member of the Board of Governors||2009 - 2011|
|Gordon Proctor v. French Hardware||Prevailed on appeal for the property owners.|
|Frankllin County Convention Facilities Authority v. CP Maple Street, LLC||$8,000,000|
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|American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)||Imperfect Naturalzation||2011|
|Capital University Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1993|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association||Imperfect Naturalization||2011|
|Immigration Law Update||Immigration||2009|
|7th Annual Ohio AILA Conference||Immigration Law||2009|
|5th Annual Ohio AILA Immigration Law Update||Alternatives to H-1B Visas||2007|