I am the founding partner of The Law Offices of Shan Potts, a full-service immigration law firm with extensive experience in Deportation and Removal Defense; Green Cards, Family Immigration; Employment Immigration; U.S. Citizenship, U-Visas; VAWA Cases; DACA Cases; Consular Processing; Waivers and Appeals before the Executive Office for Immigration Review and the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, and Asylum (Sexual Orientation), HIV Waivers, Family Unifications.
I have has successfully litigated complex issues concerning crimes and immigration before the 9th Circuit Federal Court of Appeals.
I have helped military families with immigration benefits.
I have protected relatives of U.S. military members from deportation.
I obtained a specialty visa for international clients; fashion models, entertainers, athletes, business professionals, medical professionals, scientists, students and researchers.
I also have extensive experience in Criminal Defense cases focusing on post-conviction issues.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|10 Best Immigration Attorneys||American Institute of Legal Counsel||2018|
|Chief Legal Officer||The Better Start||2014 - Present|
|Attorney & Founder||Potts Martinez||2000 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Free Arts for Abused Children||Board of Directors||2014 - Present|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association||Member||2010 - Present|
|Los Angeles County Bar Association||Member||2000 - Present|
|ReelUrban News||The American Worker||2014|
|Emerging Issues in Crimes & Immigration: The 3 Important Legal Developments That Will Protect Thousands Facing Deportations||2014|
|The Right to Effective Assistance of Counsel in Immigration Removal Proceedings||2014|
|Southwestern University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2002|
|University of California - Berkeley||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1999|
|CSUN Pre Law Association||Benefits of Having a Law Degree||2016|
|Arteaga v. Mukasey||Won|
|Membreno vs Gonzalez||Won|
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