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Certified Specialist, Immigration & Nationality Law, State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization.


Languages spoken: Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 100%
    17 years



Fixed (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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1417 N Main St
Santa Ana, CA, 92701


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Immigration AttorneyOC Metro Magazine2014
Golden Keyboard AwardLos Angeles County Bar Association, Immigration Section2013
Orange County Top AttorneyOC Metro Magazine2013
Orange County Top AttorneyOC Metro Magazine2012
Clients' Choice Award-ImmigrationAVVO2012
Attorney and Counselor of the Court9th Circuit Court of Appeals1998
Attorney and Counselor of the CourtU.S. Central District Court1998
Certificate of Appreciation - Legal FairLa Placita - Social ServicesN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PresidentJavier G. Pineda, Professional Law Corporation.2000 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember1999 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationImmigration Section1999 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Humanitarian ReinstatementWife and daughter were granted residency.
Adjustment of Status - Wife of Deceased BeneficiaryClient's case was reopened and residency approved.
Motion to Reopen Removal ProceedingsMotion to reopen was granted.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Whittier College School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
California State University, FullertonN/ACriminal Justice1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Sixth Annual Symposium on Family Based ImmigrationI-601A Provisional Waiver and Other I-601 Waivers of Inadmissibility Based on Qualifying Family Members2014
Law DayPro Bono Immigration Assistance2012
Immigration Law Section Annual Law Symposium on Family Based ImmigrationWho is Grandfathered under section 245(i)?2011
Enfoque Legal - AM 1020Deportation Defense2011
Enfoque Legal - AM 1020Immigration Law2011
Law DayPro Bono Immigration Assistance2010
Law DayPro Bono Immigration Assistance2009
Law DayPro Bono Immigration Assistance2008
Law DayPro Bono Immigration Assistance2007
Law DayPro Bono Immigration Assistance2006
Cummunity FairImmigration - General Information2006
Law DayPro Bono Immigration Assistance2005
Law DayPro Bono Immigration Assistance2004
Law DayPro Bono Immigration Assistance2003