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Top Rated Immigration Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

Nikki Mehrpoo Jacobson
The Jacobson Law Firm, APC
510 West 6th Street, Suite 326
Los Angeles, CA 90014
T:Work 310-277-2266
F: Fax310-277-3366
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2016
Selected to Rising Stars: 2009 - 2012
Licensed Since: 1997
Education: Pepperdine University School of Law
Practice Areas: Immigration: Consumer (50%), Workers' Compensation (50%)
Industry Groups: American Immigration Lawyers Association, Beverly Hills Bar Association, California Applicant Attorney's Association, Los Angeles County Bar Association
Languages Spoken: English, Persian (Farsi), Spanish


Attorney Nikki Mehrpoo Jacobson is the founder of The Jacobson Law Firm, APC, a firm dedicated to the practice of Immigration and Workers’ Compensation Law in Los Angeles, California.  Known for her commitment to immigrants from all over the world and injured workers throughout California, Ms. Jacobson’s practice areas include family petitions and visas, immigration court defense, business immigration, industrial injuries, serious & willful claims, and work injury discrimination claims. 

Admitted to practice in 1997, Ms. Jacobson routinely speaks for various professional organizations, including the American Immigration Lawyers Association, California Applicants’ Attorney Association and the Los Angeles County Bar Association.  She is a published author & editor of various articles and books.  Ms. Jacobson is also a Professor of Law at West Los Angeles College.

Throughout the course of her career, Ms. Jacobson has received numerous honors and accolades. 

     In 2013, 2015 and 2015, she was given the Client Distinction Award by the esteemed rating company, Martindale-Hubbell. Recognized for excellence in (1) quality of service, (2) overall value, (3) responsiveness, and (4) communications ability, Ms. Jacobson was rated a perfect 5 out of 5 by her clients. Less than 1% of the 900,000+ attorneys listed on and have been accorded the Client Distinction Award.

     For the past seven years, Ms. Jacobson was also a recipient of the Clients’ Choice Award by for Immigration & Workers’ Compensation Law.  Her perfect rating of 10 out of 10 qualifies her as a “superb” attorney based on her experience, industry recognition and professional conduct.

     She was recognized by Los Angeles Magazine as one of its Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012.

     She was recognized by Los Angeles Magazine as one of the Top Women Attorneys - Southern California's Outstanding Young Lawyers in 2012 and again in 2015. 

     Ms. Jacobson is a "Top 100 Attorney" in California by The National Advocates.  The National Advocates is an invitation-only professional organization composed of the Top 100 attorneys from each state.  Members of The National Advocates exemplify superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence and performance in their area of specialty.

Ms. Jacobson is admitted to practice within the state of California, before the U.S. District Courts, Central District of California, and the Ninth Circuit United States Court of Appeals.  She has extensive legal experience and has successfully represented thousands of clients before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS – formerly INS), Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR – Immigration Court), Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), Workers' Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) and Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. 

She obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science (cum laude) from California State University, Northridge in 1994. She earned her Juris Doctor degree from Pepperdine University School of Law in 1997.

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Years of Selection

Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2016

Rising Stars: 2009 - 2012

About Nikki Jacobson

Admitted: 1997, California

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association (Member, Immigration Executive Committee Member, Immigration Court Liaison);   American Immigration Lawyers Association (Member, Immigration Court Liaison - Southern California);   Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Los Angeles County Bar - Immigration Pro Bono Coordinator;  Serve on the Executive Office for Immigration Review List of Free Legal Providers; Public Counsel

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Speaker
Last Updated: 9/24/2015
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