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Languages spoken: Spanish

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  1. Immigration: 100%
    15 years

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  • Tom Youngjohn

    Shannon Underwood towers over the immigration legal community. An extraordinary lawyer.

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    Shannon is a top-notch immigration lawyer, particularly when it comes to deportation defense. if I or a family member were placed in detention, I'd want Shannon in my corner to help me.

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Global Justice Law Group, PLLC

216 First Avenue South #420
Seattle, WA, 98104-3459

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive200308/16/2016
COInactive200108/22/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
2014 Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Top Women Attorney in WashingtonSuper Lawyers2013
2013 Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Top Women Attorney in WashingtonSuper Lawyers2012
2012 Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Pro Bono Work Having Greatest ImpactAmerican Immigration Lawyers Association - Washington Chapter2010
Excellent Volunteer Legal AdvocacyEastside Legal Assistance Program2008
Pro Bono Publico Service CommendationWashington State Bar Association2007
Pro bono Publico Service CommendationWashington State Bar Association2006
Pro Bono Publico Service CommendationWashington State Bar Association2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerGlobal Justice Law Group, PLLC2009 - Present
Associate AttorneyGlobal Law Partners LLP2008 - 2009
Associate AttorneyLaw Offices of Carol L. Edward & Associates, P.S.2006 - 2008
Associate AttorneySeifert Law Offices2003 - 2005
Associate AttorneyMargaret C. Makar, P.C.2001 - 2002
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Washington chapter)Member2003 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Washington chapter)Treasurer2006 - 2007
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Colorado chapter)Member2001 - 2002
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Immigration and Nationality Law HandbookShould I Stay or Should I Go?2007
AILA DispatchTouring an Immigration Related Facility2006
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Colorado School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Washington chapter) Monthly MeetingParalegal Training and Tips for Removal Proceedings2015
AILA NW ConferenceBond Matters2015
WSBA Spotlight ProgramImmigration Law: Ethics Issues2013
Immigration 101: An Intro to Immigration PracticePermanent (immigrant) visas2013
Immigration 101: An intro to immigration practiceCitizenship and Naturalization2013
Immigration 101: An Intro to Immigration PracticeBroad Bases of Legal Immigration2013
Eastside Legal Assistance Program CLEApplying for Lawful Permanent Residency2012
AILA NW ConferenceRemoval Defense and Motions Practice2012
June AILA WA CLEHow Marriage, Separation, and Divorce Can Affect our Clients: Priority Dates, Adjustment of Status, and Naturalization2009
ILW.com TeleconferenceAdjustment of Status: A 360 Degree View: Adjustment in Removal Proceedings2007
Eastside Empowerment Group EventHow to Become a U.S. Citizen2007
AILA National TeleconferenceEmployment-Based Immigrant Visas for Newer Practitioners: A Broad Overview of Assessing, Preparing, and Filing an EB Case2007
AILA National ConferenceFamily Issues in Employment-Based Nonimmigrant Visas2007
Northwest Regional Immigration Law ConferenceFamily Relationships2006
Eastside Empowerment Group EventHow to Become a U.S. Citizen2006
AILA National ConferenceAdjustment of Status vs. Consular Processing: Should I Stay or Should I Go?2006
Eastside Empowerment Group EventHow to Become a U.S. Citizen2005