Compassionate, Effective Legal Help with Straightforward and Complex Immigration Cases.
Alen Takhsh is the owner and principal attorney at TAKHSH LAW, P.C. and he leads a successful and dynamic legal practice focused on Immigration, Corporate Law & Business Litigation.
Alen has successfully represented clients in various proceedings before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) in Chicago, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York and San Francisco. His Immigration practice includes family based petitions, fiancé(e) visas, removal of condition on green cards, asylums, adjustments of status, applications for naturalization, removal/deportation defense and consular processing. As a trusted Immigration lawyer who himself immigrated to the United States at a young age, Alen has a deep appreciation for and understanding of the often unpredictable Immigration process, never losing sight of the human element in each case.
Alen has also represented small and mid-size corporations, including start-up social media and legal technology companies, in various matters. His legal engagements have included, start-up counseling, corporate formations and governance, founders, stockholders, operating and partnership agreements, employment contracts and non-disclosure and non-compete agreements. He has successfully represented clients in the circuit courts of Illinois, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and before the Illinois Securities Commission. Alen enjoys working closely with entrepreneurs and company boards in his capacity as a resourceful Business attorney, helping them argue against their limitations and take flight. Continued referrals from past clients and colleagues alike are a testament to Alen’s approach to passionate and compassionate advocacy.
Alen received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from The University of Chicago and his Juris Doctor from the John Marshall Law School. In law school, he received an Honorable Mention for the Respondent’s Memorandum at the Vis International Commercial Arbitration Competition in Vienna, Austria and the Third Best Oralist award at the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. Alen served as the Vice President of the Middle Eastern Law Student Association (MELSA), Candidacy Editor for the Journal of Computer and Information Law (JCIL) and Federal Judicial Extern for the Honorable Samuel Der-Yeghiayan of the Northern District of Illinois. He currently serves as NexGen Co-Chair at the Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans (PAAIA) and is an active mentor to Assyrian students and young professionals in Chicago, Illinois.
Alen was born and lived in Tehran, Iran for ten years, resided in Germany for three years and has lived in the Chicagoland area since 1992. He speaks Assyrian, Farsi, German and English.
|IL||Active And Authorized To Practice Law||2007||07/06/2019|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2018|
|Top 40 Lawyers Under 40||American Society of Legal Advocates||2018|
|Honorable Mention||Vis International Commercial Arbitration Competition||N/A|
|Third Best Oralist Award||Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition||N/A|
|Owner and Principal Attorney||TAKHSH LAW, P.C.||2009 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|The John Marshall Law School Alumni Board||Board of Directors||2017 - Present|
|Heartland Alliance International||Board Member||2014 - Present|
|PAAIA NexGen (Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans)||Board of Directors||2009 - Present|
|JMLS Journal of Computer and Information Law||Candidacy Editor||2006 - 2007|
|Middle Eastern Law Student Association||Vice President||2006 - 2007|
|Chicago Daily Law Bulletin||A Question For My America||2017|
|Mark Cuban, Jack Dorsey & 33 Tech Leaders Call on Congress to End Discriminatory Visa-Waiver Rules Against Dual Nationals of Iran (and others)||2016|
|John Marshall Journal of Computer & Information Law||Enhancing National Security Through Trade With Iran: A Call To Revise The Export Administration Act of 1979||2006|
|John Marshall Law School, Chicago||JD - Juris Doctor||2007|
|The University of Chicago||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2002|
|CLE||Asylum Law Training for Pro Bono Attorneys||2017|
|Chicago Volunteer Legal Services||Asylum||2017|
|Human Rights for Syrians Clinic||Asylum Law 101||2016|
|Pars Equality Center's Immigration Law Workshop||Asylum; Green Card; Citizenship||2014|
|I-601A to Green Card||Green Card Granted|
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Wed Nov 06 2019
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