Sameen Ahmadnia

Associate
Office

Los Angeles

1055 West Seventh Street
Suite 2400
Los Angeles, CA 90017
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Fax: +12134881178
Education
B.A., University of California-Berkeley, Berkeley, California
J.D., George Washington University Law School, Washington DC
State Bar Licenses
California
Languages
Persian
Spanish

Sameen Ahmadnia

Associate

Sameen Ahmadnia represents clients in immigration court, and before US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and US Consulates abroad. Sameen is proficient in asylum, removal defense, waivers, and family-based immigration. She has represented hundreds of clients before USCIS, and in immigration court. She also has experience in obtaining national interest waivers, extensions of status, and O-1 visas. Prior to joining Clark Hill, she worked for boutique immigration firms in Washington, DC.

Sameen is the recipient of the Manuel and Ana Maria Benitez Award for Clinical Excellence in Immigration and Presidential Volunteer Service Award, Gold Level for volunteering over 250 hours of service during her education. She has been invited as a speaker on a number of panels regarding immigration issues. Sameen is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and currently serves as the 2020-2021 Asylum Liaison for the Southern California Chapter.

Awards/Achievements
Manuel and Ana Maria Benitez Award for Clinical Excellence in Immigration, 2016
Presidential Volunteer Service Award, Gold Level, 2016
Client Counseling Competition Executive Board, 2015
Doha Forum Participant, 2012
Memberships
American Immigration Lawyers Association
Practice Areas
Immigration Law