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N. David Shamloo

Immigration Attorney at Hillsboro, OR

4.9   149 reviews

also known as N. David Shamloo

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  • Licensed for 30 years
    State OR
    Acquired 1993
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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About N. David

Learn N. David’s areas of practice.

3
Practice areas
  1. Immigration
    50%
    Mr. Shamloo's handlesNinth Circuit Court of Appeals cases, Federal Habeas cases, Removal matters, Asylum, Adam Walsh cases, Post-Conviction Relief, and Domestic Relations matters, as related to Immigration law

    31 years

  2. Appeals
    25%
    Mr. Shamloo's immigration practice includes immigration Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals cases, Federal Habeas cases, appeal before the Board of Immigration Appeals and US District Court appeals of denials of I-130, I-485 and other immigration cases.

    31 years

  3. Criminal defense
    25%
    Mr. Shamloo's crimmigration provides review of plea agreements, second opinion, working with prosecutors and defense attorneys to reach a resolution that either reduces exposure to deportation or eliminate it all together. SB819 cases!

    31 years

I AM ABLE TO HANDLE ALL TYPES OF IMMIGRATION CASES ACROSS THE UNITED STATES, INCLUDING CALIFORNIA, NEVADA, OREGON AND WASHINGTON. I AM SETUP TO MEET YOU VIA ZOOM, FACETIME, SNAPCHAT. I AM OPEN AND ACCEPTING NEW CASES AND CLIENTS! LATE AND WEEKEND APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE!

 

COMPLEX IMMIGRATION AND CRIMINAL ISSUES, APPEALS, REMOVAL, DEPORTATION, NATURALIZATION, US CITIZENSHIP, UVISAS, ADJUSTMENT OF STATUS, GREEN CARDS, WORK PERMITS, BOND, 9TH CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS, US DISTRICT COURT APPEALS. I, I-601a PROVISIONAL WAIVERS.

 

N. David Shamloo, founder of the Law Office of N. David Shamloo, LLC, practices Criminal and Immigration law - crimmigration law and provides services for immigration matters in the Sacramento, CA, area.

Mr. Shamloo has been fighting to keep families together for the last 29 years.  He fled his childhood country as a refugee and settled with his family in the US. He understands first hand the pain immigrants and undocumented persons experience when they have to leave their country.

Mr. Shamloo's immigration practice includes Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals cases, Federal Habeas cases, US District Court appeal cases, Adam Walsh cases and appeals, Removal/deporation cases, bond, release from ICE custody, cancellation of removal, motions to reopen,Immigration appeals with the Board of Immigration Appeals, Asylum, Withholding of Removal, Convention Against Torture claims, Post-Conviction Relief, as related to Immigration law. He also handles felony, misdemeanor, expungements, reduction to misdemeanor  and early termination of probation matters.

Mr. Shamloo handles bond and immigration removal/deportation matters in Sacramento, CA, Tacoma, WA and Seattle, WA.

Mr. Shamloo also works as an expert with criminal attorneys in connection with immigration consequences of criminal convictions/arrest for their non-US citizen clients. Pleading guilty to any crime, however minor, could end up being a disaster in one's future immigration attempts to become legal!

Awards

Client's Choice 2023,2022,2021,2020,2019,2018,2017,2016,2015,2014,2013
Client's Choice
2023 2022 2021 + 8 ...
Top Contributor 2012
Top Contributor
2012

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Law Office of N. David Shamloo (By Appointment Only)

Reviews

4.9 / 5.0
  149 customer reviews
Client's Choice 2023
Client's Choice
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Posted by Melissa | February 16, 2024
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
The best!
David is simply the best! Stopped my husband from getting deported. We won our case when chances were slim. Definitely knows what he’s doing. He was prepared, detail oriented, and very good at communicating with us. Price was reasonable (compared to others). My husband got his life back, all thanks to David Shamloo. Worth every penny!
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Posted by Jennie | November 2, 2023
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Thank you Lawyer David
We are really thankful to meet Lawyer David Shamloo. We went through a couples of lawyers and they all turn us down until we meet Lawyer David. We worked together seen 2017 but there are some delay because of Covid. Now my husband able to get his green cards back and able to stay in United State with his families. Words cant describe how much we thankful to Lawyer David to help our family. Thank you so much.
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Posted by Esmeralda | July 19, 2023
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| Hired Attorney
Criminal case
David is amazing! He helped my family and I with overcome a very complex criminal case from day #1. He is trustworthy, straightforward and communicates quickly. David also understands and speaks Spanish! He was there every step of the way for us and he truly cares for his clients. I have recommended David and will continue to recommend him 100%! Thank you David!
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Posted by Teresa | April 10, 2024
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Phenomenal Service
David by far is an amazing, trustworthy attorney!!! I myself experienced the horrible experience of being in a detention center and he worked in my case that was very complicated!!! My family and I put all our trust and he didn’t fail me! He stopped my deportation and helped me get back to my children and family!!
Posted by Tae | December 10, 2023
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| Hired Attorney
Great lawyer !
Mr.Shamloo has been my lawyer for quiet sometime and He has helped me a lot through out this whole process I was on my deportation list and he has been big part to get approval/win on my cases which my cases had a very low chance of getting this approval and even Covid slowed things down he would consistently text/email to let me know what is going on with immigration office which I really appreciated while I was worried about not knowing what’s going on with my case thank you so much Mr.Shamloo and far more !
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Posted by anonymous | December 4, 2023
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| Hired Attorney
Highly recommended
Attorney Shamloo came recommended and has been counseling my immigration proceedings. These have been going for a few years and attorney shamloo has been very consistent and devoted to my case. he is tough but tender, hard professional with an excellent human touch,extremely knowledgeable in recognition of the law and the process of it . he is well established and respected by the officials. if you have an on going immigration problem and need real assistance, he is the attorney for you in portland and nation wide.
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Posted by Bahv | September 13, 2023
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Thank you
I am really grateful to Mr Shamloo to help me get my US citizenship. I want to explain my situation in detail so that someone who reads this and has similar issues can get the help needed from Mr. Shamloo and his decades of experience with Immigration and criminal laws. So please bear with the upcoming essay :) My case involves criminal cases. I got arrested 3 times since I came to US in 3 different states over a period of 8 years. the first one was a DWAI arrest but the case was dismissed by the court and pleaded to reckless driving (speeding). the second one was for possession of psilocybin but the case was again dismissed by the court with not guilty. Both these times I was fortunate to have very good lawyers in the 2 different states and I am grateful them as well. the 3rd arrest was in Oregon in 2019 with a DUI and possession of Cocaine. I hired a criminal lawyer who didnt have experience in immigration law. I later realized after reading online that I will need to hire immigration lawyer as cocaine conviction would definitely make me deportable (actually I found out that controlled substance offense is deportable even without a conviction, so technically my previous arrest for Psilocybin also made me deportable if USCIS wanted to deport me). Thats when I found Mr Shamloo. He immediately started working with my criminal lawyer. He asked me to start outpatient rehab right away even before court dates. I sincerely did all the work and decided (and have stuck with that decision) to stop using substances. The criminal lawyer and Mr Shamloo made a plan to get case dismissed if possible and worse case scenario at least get the possession of cocaine dismissed. They were thankfully able to convince the DA/court of dismissing the 'possession of cocaine' charge but due to previous offenses had to plead guilty to the DUI (again got lucky since the police during breathalyser for alcohol only and no urine test). After the DUI conviction I got 2 yr bench probation which I completed within a year with regular urine analysis (UA) tests and driver's license suspension for 1 yr but got hardship permit to drive with interlock device in car. Mr. Shamloo asked me to reach out to him after probation. However he had already started planning to build my citizenship case and as soon as my probation was done he asked me to sign up for random UA at my rehab. He also asked to setup a voluntary interlock device in my car. This was to prove that I had decided to stop using substances and to prove that low to no chance of recidivism. After I did that for 2 years he asked to get a professional evaluation done by a psychologist at NW Forensic Institute which was a little expensive (~$5K) but Mr Shamloo really wanted to make the case that and prove that there was no chance of recidivism and in the worst case if I was to go to court for deportation then the psychologist could testify. The evaluation was a 4 hour interview and questionaire with 300 questions. Since I had done the work and cleaned my act, the report came out good and then Mr Shamloo was confident that we can move ahead with application. However he wanted to wait till at least 3 yrs passed from the time of conviction so that we can show that no substance usage and issues with law in the last 3 yrs to show good moral conduct. He finally applied on my behalf for N400 naturalization along with my court records, letters of support from family and friends. I got a call for interview within 3months and got approval for citizenship during interview with a very nice USCIS officer. I just had to explain the circumstances of the arrests. We didnt have to show all the evaluation report, UA tests or interlock records but we had it ready just in case things went south and the USCIS officer decided to reject application or worse. all the best if you are in trouble with immigration and I would definitely recommend to go with Mr. Shamloo.
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Posted by Abdurkedir | June 5, 2023
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Excellent , good advicer, respectable person for all clients
Abdi 1 I recommend this lawyer for everybody His very close to his client, treat like brothers, sisters. Also treated like close family his knowledgeable person,smart enough
Posted by Gretchen | January 18, 2023
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Highly valued consultation!
Information provided was beyond helpful! David was direct in providing realistic advice, overall scope of case and provided possible avenues that my husband and I were unaware of. It was well worth the money spent! I feel more prepared and informed in reaching the appropriate decisions.
Posted by Maria | January 14, 2023
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| Hired Attorney
I will hire you again
I am so happy That I have the pleasure to meet David he is an excellent lawyer and really responsible. I really recommend it to everybody. I am happy for his work. I will hire him again for sure.
Posted by Annie | January 9, 2023
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| Hired Attorney
Amazing
He was great. Prepared me well to face whatever May come for my naturalization interview. I passed my interview. Thank you David for your awesome help. You were amazing!!
Posted by anonymous | September 29, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Outstanding and supportive
David was an outstanding lawyer. Not only did he help fight for my immigration case but he helped me later in becoming a naturalized US citizen. He was quick in responding to my questions or concerns and very knowledgeable about the immigration process. I’m very grateful for his service and support. My family and I can’t thank him enough!
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Posted by Vishaal | September 23, 2022
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Incredible, knowledgeable, skilled, non judgmental. Awesome Attorney
David is just excellent in what he does. I had a consultation with him, he resolved a very complex issue. He is very skilled, professional, compassionate, goal oriented and non judgmental. I would highly recommend David if you need a good attorney to represent you. Thank you David
Posted by anonymous | September 21, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Awesome
I hired David to help with my immigration situation. he is very professional and got my paperwork ready on time. four months later I got my work permit now I am just waiting for my green card. he is on top of it, the communication was great I will definitely recommend him. great person
Posted by Bahar | September 16, 2022
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| Consulted Attorney
Very knowledgeable
David is a great lawyer! He is so knowledgeable and very well experienced. He helped us with a complex citizenship case and laid out all the possible outcomes and gave us all the possible solutions. Thankfully the issue was resolved quickly! I highly recommend him.
Posted by Chastidy | August 23, 2022
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| Consulted Attorney
Best option because of cost and experience!!!
Mr. Shamloo is by far the most flexible as well as experienced criminal and immigration lawyer I was able to actually speak with during weekend hours. He went over and beyond in the initial consultation and gave extra time to make sure all parties involved understood the situation as a whole and knew the options they had to move for word. He was very kind and not judgmental when answering questions about a matter that was very hard to discuss. He is honest and straightforward in regards to pricing and experience. Not to mention the follow through on education when answering questions and concerns. His hours of operation for his clients is over and beyond. He was the only legal consult we could schedule in a serious hurry and fear. He is well versed on not just legal matters but as well in political situations that could influence court situations or charges. He knows his value he educated and empowers his clients and it matters to him. I would recommend him to any and everyone who needs real help in a intimidating and scary situation.
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Posted by Elizabeth | July 27, 2022
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Consultation
So happy with the service during my consultation a lot of my concerns were clarified and got a better understanding of my case. You can tell he has a lot of experience and knows what he's doing!
Posted by Maira | July 21, 2022
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| Consulted Attorney
Consultation
David was really attentive and explained everything perfect if you’re looking for a lawyer I would definitely recommend.
Posted by Mary Santiago | June 29, 2022
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| Consulted Attorney
Very helpful
He was very helpful to me, answered all my questions. Explained the process of my aplicación. Give me very important information that I need to fix now, so I won’t have problem in the future.
Posted by Gabriela | June 21, 2022
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| Consulted Attorney
Consultation
I reached out to Mr. Shamloo to discuss about how to get my parents to become U.S. citizens. We had a zoom meeting were my mom, my sibling and I told Mr. Shamloo a bit more of the reasonings we want them to be a U.S. citizens, and he had told us what was the best option and how to get the process going on. He is super patients and had answer all our doubts and questions along the consultation. I will recommend him because he is amazing at his job and wants the best for his future clients, and for his actual clients too since he is the lawyer of my uncle too. Thanks again for all your amazing work, we really appreciate you!!!
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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Owner
  • The law office N. David Shamloo
  • 2001 - Present
  • Partner
  • Shomloo & Shomloo, LLC
  • 1995 - 2001
  • Associate
  • Ransom & Blackman
  • 1993 - 1995

Education

  • Saint Louis University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1993
  • University of Oregon
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1989

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Ice v Doe
  • Won
  • DHS v. John Doe
  • Won!
  • DHS v. John Doe
  • Won!
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Associations

  • 8th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Attorney member
  • 2004 - Present
  • 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Attorney Member
  • 2003 - Present
  • Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 1993 - Present
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 1993 - Present
  • 9th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Attorney Member
  • 1993 - Present
  • US District Court for District of Oregon
  • Attorney Member
  • 1993 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • Persian
  • Farsi

Honors and Awards

  • Gerald H. Robinson Excellence in Advocacy Award
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • 2014
  • Rights of Foreign Nationals plaque
  • Oregon State Bar CLE
  • 2010
  • Juvenile Rights plaque
  • Oregon State Bar CLE
  • 2004
  • Certicate of Appreciation/Oregon law Institute
  • NW School of Law, Lewis & Clark
  • 2004
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Publications

  • Oregon State Bar
  • Rights of Foreign Nationals
  • 2020

Speaking Engagements

  • AILA Oregon chapter CLE
  • Motion to suppress in Removal Proceedings
  • 2015
  • Model Court program
  • The final hearing
  • 2014
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Crimmigration
  • 2014
  • Yamhill County Bar Association
  • Immigration & Criminal
  • 2006
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (Washington State chapter)
  • Immigration & Criminal
  • 2006
  • AILA, Oregon
  • Immigration & Criminal
  • 2006
  • Race, Class, Culture
  • Race, Class, Culture
  • 2004
  • Pacific University
  • Ethic and Society 9/11
  • 2004
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (Oregon)regon chapter)
  • Immigration & Criminal
  • 2004
  • 17th Annual Family law seminar
  • Family Immigration law
  • 2004
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (Oregon chapter)
  • Immigration & Criminal
  • 2003
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Attorney endorsements

Received (19)
Given (21)
Endorse N. David
Immigration Attorney | Jul 16
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Shamloo is a zealous advocate for his clients and is well-regarded among many of his peers. I would trust him with my clients and I endorse him."
Immigration Attorney | Jul 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Naveed is very knowledgeable regarding Immigration Court trial and appellate litigation. He is also well versed in "crimmigration," that is, the Immigration consequences of criminal convictions. He has mentored me on a number of difficult appellate matters."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse David. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community."
Immigration Attorney | Apr 17
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"It has been a pleasure to work with David on several immigration matters for mutual clients."
Immigration Attorney | Mar 14
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. David works very hard, cares about his clients, and brings experience and know how making him an excellent attorney!"
Immigration Attorney | Feb 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have worked with David in the past. He is a dedicated and intelligent immigration attorney. I wouldn't hesitate to refer him."
Immigration Attorney | Feb 14
Relationship: Other
"I highly recommend David. He is extremely knowledgeable about complex immigration issues. He is very hard-working and provides excellent representation for his clients."
Immigration Attorney | Feb 13
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Shomloo and I had a mutual client with criminal and immigration issues. As soon as we resolved the criminal case, Mr. Shomloo had the client released and resolved his immigration issues. David is accessible, knowledge, and a solid advocate in your corner. I strongly recommend him."
Immigration Attorney | Feb 13
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Shomloo is intelligent, knowledgeable, skilled and very thorough."
Immigration Attorney | Jan 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. David N. Shomloo is an outstanding lawyer who brings advanced expertise in both immigration and criminal law to the table. He is a zealous advocate for his clients, who does not shrink back from difficult cases or powerful, well-funded opponents - such as big government agencies. He has extensive state and federal court litigation experience at both the trial and appellate court level. David is a smart, knowledgeable, ethical and effective advocate for his clients. Besides that, he is warm, personable, and even charming. Having come to the US as an immigrant himself many years ago, he has a personal appreciation of the opportunities and challenges that this country offers. If I had a difficult legal problem and needed a skillful, competent, and aggressive lawyer, I would not heistate to hire David."
Criminal defense Attorney | Dec 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Immigration Attorney | Feb 20
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. David is professional, personable and inspires confidence through his evident grasp of the nuances of the immigration laws. I am a criminal defense attorney and I routinely look to David to advice my clients on the immigration consequences of conviction or negotiated resolution. His advice has been instrumental in my compliance with the mandates of Padilla. Top Notch."
Immigration Attorney | Oct 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. David exhibits unusual focus and energy."
Immigration Attorney | Oct 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Immigration Attorney | Oct 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Immigration Attorney | Sep 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"David is well recognized as a lawyer who is very knowledgable about immigration and criminal law. He works diligently on behalf of his clients. I have referred many clients to him over the years."
Unknown Attorney | Sep 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Immigration Attorney | Sep 22
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Shamloo is my go-to-attorney when it comes to Federal Court litigation matters. I need not bestow any higher praise."
Immigration Attorney | Mar 04
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. David Shomloo has a reputation as a top notch immigration litigator among his peers in the Pacific Northwest."
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Hillsboro Immigration Lawyer N. David Shamloo
N. David Shamloo
Immigration Attorney
Hillsboro, OR
Licensed for 30 years
Virtual consultation available