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Ahmad Mohamad Yakzan

also known as Ahmad Yakzan, Esq.

About me

Experience Unrivaled Service in the Immigration Law Field!

The story of Yakzan Law PLLC starts with the dream of a young Lebanese man coming to the United States to become an attorney. This young man persevered against long odds. He attended Stetson University and received the best education one could receive. In 2011, he became a member of the Florida Bar, opening the door to helping immigrants like himself achieve their lifelong dreams of becoming Americans. That young man experienced what it is like to be away from his family. The young man’s name was Ahmad Yakzan, our firm’s founder.

Our firm does one thing and one thing only: helping you achieve the American Dream. We will help you come to the United States to invest your hard-earned money, helping you remain in the United States with your family if you are in removal proceedings, or apply for your lawful permanent residence to make the United States your home. Attorney Ahmad Yakzan has also helped numerous individuals apply for asylum in the United States, where they will be secure from any form of persecution. Attorney Ahmad Yakzan is also proud to have represented several abused spouses gain their permanent residence through self-petitions under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).

Attorney Ahmad Yakzan is a frequent lecturer before associations helping immigrants. He is a mentor and a member of the Loan Committee for Project Prosper. He has also been a panel member during the American Immigration Lawyers Association’s Central Florida Chapters 28th Annual Conference in Clearwater, Florida. Attorney Ahmad Yakzan is proud to advise criminal attorneys on immigration consequences of criminal pleas, including attorneys at the Public Defender’s Office and the Pinellas Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys.

At Yakzan Law PLLC, we make you the following promises:

·        We will always get back to you within 24 hours of contacting us

·        We will zealously represent your interests before the government to increase your chances of success

·        We will always be forthright and honest with you

The story of Yakzan Law PLLC is your story. Attorney Ahmad Yakzan has lived your dream and will do everything possible to help you achieve yours. Call us today for a consultation and experience what makes us different from other immigration law attorneys.  



Languages spoken: Arabic, English, French

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Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 75%
    5 years
  2. Asylum: 25%
    5 years



Fixed (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Yakzan Law PLLC

475 Central Ave.
Suite M1
St. Petersburg, FL, 33701



FLMember in Good Standing201106/21/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Leadership StetsonStetson University2016
Dean's AwardStetson University College of Law2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing AttorneyYakzan Law PLLC2015 - Present
AttorneyTucker & Ludin P.A.2012 - 2015
Attorney at LawEllen R. Gorman P.A.2011 - 2011
Association namePosition nameDuration
International Bar AssociationN/A2016 - Present
Hillsborough County Bar AssociationN/A2015 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationN/A2011 - Present
St. Petersburg Bar AssociationN/A2011 - Present
Florida BarN/A2011 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A2006 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Matter of SZClient was granted an INA 212(c) waiver and remained in the United States.
Matter of HBcase terminated and the client retained his residence
Matter of AAAffirmative asylum was granted
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Publication nameTitleDate
Paraclete magazineOur Duty to Protect Children Illegally Entering from Other Countries2014
Paraclete magazineImmigration Pitfalls When Entering a Criminal Plea2014
ParacleteFlorida Supreme Court Clarifies the Effect of Criminal Convictions on Immigrants2013
Leading Lawyers on Navigating Trends in Immigration LawWhat Employers Must Know about Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals2013
Paraclete the Spirit of ProofThe Violence Against Women Act: The Shield Protecting Abused Immigrant Spouses2012
Paraclete the spirit of TruthRelief For Young “Innocent” Illegal Immigrants2012
International Enforcement Law ReporterRule 15 Depositions Of Saudi Security Police And Admitted At Trial Do Not Violate Confrontation Clause2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stetson University College of LawInternational LawLL.M - Master of Laws2009
Stetson University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
Stetson UniversityBusiness AdministrationMBA2005
Stetson UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2003
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Monthly MeetingImmigration Consequences of Criminal Convitions2016
Capital ReportFlorida House Bill 10952016
TV InterviewSecurity Checks and Social Media2015
Stetson University Homecoming 2015Multicultural Networking Panel2015
Presentation before thge 6th Circuit Public DefenderCrimigration2014
Presentation before Pinellas County Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationCrimigration2014
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Central Florida chapter)Ethics in Immigration Law2014
10 Year Anniversary Panel DiscussionMiddle East Politics2014
St. Petersburg Bar Association, Marital and Family Law SectionThe Marriage of Immigration and Family Law2012
Presentation before the Rotary Club of ClearwaterImmigration Law2012
“Working Together for the World: What’s in it for the U.S.?”International Human Rights2008