Audio: How to Create an Immigration Practice

Nikki Mehrpoo Jacobson is an immigration lawyer based out of Los Angeles. She provided a guest lecture called “How to Create an Immigration Practice” at Solo Practice University® on Tuesday, July 27th, 2010.

Nikki Mehrpoo Jacobson is a founding partner of Jacobson & Han LLP, an internationally recognized immigration law firm. She has extensive experience in immigration law, including employment‑based and family‑based immigration and deportation/removal defense. For over twelve years she has successfully litigated immigration matters in Immigration Court and the U.S. Courts of Appeals and obtained legal status for hundreds of clients. Nikki has been named a Southern California “Super Lawyer Rising Star” by Los Angeles Magazine in the area of Immigration Law. She has also been recognized by Los Angeles Mayor Villaraigosa for her advocacy and dedication to Immigration Law. Nikki is also an Associate Professor of Law at West Los Angeles College . For over a decade, Nikki has been an in-demand immigration attorney, legal analyst, legal commentator, author, speaker and professor on the topics of employment visas, family visas, deportation, removal, employment compliance, adjustment of status, naturalization, citizenship and other immigration related issues. She is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, for which she has been a publications editor, author, speaker and liaison to various Department of Homeland Security agencies.

What You Will Learn:

  • Do clients actually need your help?
  • Can you effectively help clients?
  • Is your geographic area saturated with other immigration attorneys and how to build your practice if it is
  • Is there a need for an immigration attorney in your community?
  • Can you build an immigration practice moonlighting?
  • How important is flexibility and self-determination in the process?
  • How can you position yourself differently in a saturated market
  • Is being technologically savvy important in an immigration practice?
  • How to wear several hats
  • Finding mentors and study groups
  • Learning how to live and thrive with an immigration practice

The audio is approximately 60 minutes. Listen directly below.

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