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Jim Yacov Daniel

Immigration Attorney at Rockville, MD

5.0   51 reviews
  • State Years
    Maryland - MD 28 years
    New York - NY 30 years
  • Licensed for 28 years
    State MD
    Acquired 1996
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 30 years
    State NY
    Acquired 1993
    Status
    Currently Registered No misconduct found

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

About Jim

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Credentials, Experience, Abilities:  I studied law at Harvard Law School and have spent a quarter-century practicing law, first at prominent law firms in Washington, D.C. and New York City, and then as a government lawyer for the U.S. Congress and two agencies. I've also taught at Georgetown University Law Center.

My specialties in immigration and family law are complemented by extensive experience in regulatory matters and in foreign and international law. I have practiced law overseas and am well-equipped to consider the special customs and requirements of your own cultural or religious community.

I am licensed to practice law in Maryland, New York and Israel. I speak Hebrew and have an Arabic-speaking paralegal as well.

Meaningful Consultations:  My consultations are thorough, because I won't give you legal advice on the fly. On the contrary, I need to understand all the relevant facts, and your personal priorities and goals -- and then do whatever research is necessary -- before presenting my best recommendations to you.

Effective Planning, Communication, and Advocacy:  After our initial consultation, I'll develop a plan to advance your goals. As we move forward, I'll set out your options and decision points at every stage. Throughout, I'll inform you promptly of significant developments, safeguard your privacy, and act as a zealous and conscientious advocate for your interests.

Improving Your Odds:  In many cases, outcomes depend partly on judges, government officials, or other third parties. I won't make false promises or guarantees. Instead, I'll inform you of your risks and possibilities, and work hard to give you the best chances of success, on your own terms.

Costs:  Some cases allow a fixed fee, but most are subject to hourly billing against a retainer fee paid in advance. The costs of legal representation are often determined by the actions of courts, agencies and adverse parties, and by your own changing circumstances over time. I'll work to limit your costs and avoid surprises by keeping you informed and helping you decide what to fight for.

Location

Daniel Law Office
20 Courthouse Square, Suite 205
Rockville, MD, 20850

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Posted by Mary Anne | July 3, 2024
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Excellent Immigration Attorney
We hired Jim as our immigration attorney to assist with an AOS. Jim led us through form preparation and evidence collection thoroughly and efficiently. Jim provided technical legal guidance for a particular issue and potentially saved us two years of processing time through his research and knowledge. We highly recommend Jim to support others in their immigration journey.
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Posted by My | June 24, 2024
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Family Based Green Card Application
I hired Jim for my green card application (spouse of a US citizen) and took great care of my case. He's detailed oriented and very informative during the first initial consultation. Once we got the process started, he followed up frequently and had everything organized in a timely fashion. Once the application was submitted, Jim would email me whenever there is an update - which sometimes was faster than USCIS updating their online tracking system! I highly recommend Jim and his service!
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Posted by Vernon | June 3, 2024
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Exceptional Immigration attorney
Jim is extremely competent, thorough, and works with a sense of urgency. He guided us through the entire process and his cost are reasonable as well. I highly recommend him.
Posted by anonymous | April 4, 2024
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Great family lawyer
I have contacted Jim few weeks ago for family consultation and he is great. I highly recommend Jim for anyone looking family law
Posted by G | April 2, 2024
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N400 help
Jim was great in helping me file for naturalization, I recommend him for any immigration help
Posted by Ike K. | April 1, 2024
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Citizenship
If you are looking for an experienced attorney for your immigration matters, look no further. Very knowledgeable and results-oriented. I consulted attorney Jim through my company for my immigration matters.
Posted by Naya | March 15, 2024
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Adjustment of status
Mr Daniel is a great lawyer! He responds very quickly which is always appreciated but was also very patient with us throughout this process. I also appreciate the fact that he is a very detailed oriented person. Overall great work!
Posted by Amir | November 1, 2023
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Immigration Application
He is extremely knowledgeable, helpful, and organized. He thoroughly went through all the immigration application steps and was very detail oriented. Emails and phone calls were always answered in a timely manner.
Posted by Brittney | October 2, 2023
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Spousal Visa Nigeria
Jim is an awesome lawyer! he is quick to respond and very thorough. My husband and I are going through the Spousal Visa process in Nigeria and are now just waiting on an interview letter .Thank you Jim!
Posted by Erin | August 31, 2023
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Great Experience
Jim Daniel was efficient and communicated extremely well, I enjoyed working with him!
Posted by Ken | August 18, 2023
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Exceptional lawyer
I found myself going through a rather difficult divorce. Divorce is hard enough (emotionally) and the financial and legal stresses only make it that much more unbearable. Especially with the case back-up in the courts due to COVID. Thankfully Mr. Daniel was very personable and understanding. He thoroughly explained the legal process and choices that I had available to me. He was always well prepared and extremely effective in interacting with the court, the mediator, and apposing counsel. I can not recommend him enough!
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Posted by K. E. D. | May 27, 2023
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Excellent work on my Status Change (Immigration)
I worked with Jim Daniel for my immigration and status change. He is very knowledgeable about all intricacies of the process. He replies to emails immediately, and even on week end to help and provide guidance. I highly recommend working with Jim Daniel Law Office! K. E. D.
Posted by Mike & Liz | May 11, 2023
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Great!!
Mr. Daniel is very knowledgeable and takes time to explain everything so that it is easy to understand!
Posted by anonymous | May 4, 2023
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Excellent guiding me through divorce
I hired Jim to help me navigate my mutual-consent divorce. His advice was valuable, communication was clear and timely and he was on top of all of the necessary paperwork. I would recommend Jim Daniel to anyone who finds themselves going through a divorce.
Posted by Josh | April 9, 2023
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Exceptional Attorney for Guardianship Matters - Highly Recommended!
I recently had the pleasure of working with attorney Jim Daniel for obtaining guardianship of my aunt through the Court of Maryland. From our very first meeting, I knew I was in the right hands. Jim's wealth of knowledge and expertise in guardianship matters was immediately evident, and he took the time to explain the entire process in a way that was easy to understand. Despite my being located in Colorado and having a busy work and personal life, Jim made the process incredibly seamless by utilizing Zoom and email to communicate and work through the necessary steps. His attention to detail on all the required legal forms ensured that the complex process went smoothly and did not get stuck along the way. This level of organization and efficiency was truly impressive. When it came to the actual meeting with the judge, I was amazed by how smoothly everything went. Jim had anticipated and addressed all the issues the judge brought up ahead of time, which greatly reduced my stress around the proceedings. His professionalism and preparedness truly shined in the courtroom. I am immensely grateful for Jim's help in obtaining guardianship for my aunt, and I would wholeheartedly recommend him to anyone in need of an attorney for similar matters. His expertise, dedication, and personal approach make him an exceptional attorney who truly cares about his clients and their needs. If you're looking for someone to guide you through the guardianship process, you won't find a better attorney than Jim Daniel.
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Posted by Godwin | March 22, 2023
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Excellent
If there's anything above Excellent, I would have rated Jim Daniels as such. A very awesome immigration attorney who worked tirelessly to have my family join me. Not only does he ensure all your documents are accurate and compelling, but he'll also literally school you, and show you a better insight into the various documents and the questions being asked. He is simply the best!!
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Posted by Keith and Antoinette | February 20, 2023
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Go to for immigration
Jim Daniel was very helpful and thorough. We were able to get through the immigration process in 8 months without any dilemma. We are very pleased with Jim's service. 5 stars all the way.
Posted by ROBERT | January 2, 2023
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LEGAL SCHOLAR
Jim Daniel provided basic, sound legal direction. His demeanor is described as attentive, contemplative, knowledgeable, and one possessing a mastery of his art beyond his professional training.
Posted by anonymous | December 1, 2022
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Committed, patient and knowledgeable Lawyer
Mr. Daniel is extremely honest, knowledgeable and punctual lawyer. For my case, he consulted me in detail with full of professionalism and courtesy. I recommend him for any immigration issue.
Posted by khadija | November 15, 2022
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Khadija
Very knowledgeable and honest. I had an extremely urgent issue with immigration and had less than 30 days to find a solution. Within the hour I sat with him, he directed me on what to do and I found a solution within 9 days. Definitely hiring him. I cannot thank you enough because you saved my life. God bless you and your family
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  • Retainer Always
Payment methods
Cash, Check

Resume

AVVO RATING 7.4 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Adjunct Professor
  • Georgetown University Law Center
  • 2017 - 2017
  • Attorney Advisor
  • US Dep't of Agriculture
  • 2016 - 2018
  • Advocate
  • Israeli Ministry of Justice
  • 2002 - 2016
  • Committee Counsel
  • US House Of Representatives
  • 1996 - 2001
  • Associate
  • Curtis Mallet Prevost Colt & Mosie
  • 1992 - 1994
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Education

  • Harvard University Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1992

Associations

  • Montgomery County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2019 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • Hebrew
  • Arabic

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Rockville Immigration Lawyer Jim Yacov Daniel
Jim Yacov Daniel
Immigration Attorney
Rockville, MD
Licensed for 30 years