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David M. Haghighi

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Immigration Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

Law Offices of David M. Haghighi, APC
3435 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Phone: 213-632-3900
Fax: 213-632-0865
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2022
Licensed in California Since: 2001
Practice Areas: Immigration: Consumer (50%), Appellate (50%)
Languages Spoken: English, Persian (Farsi)
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Attorney Profile

Attorney David M. Haghighi is the founder and owner of the Law Offices of David M. Haghighi in Los Angeles, California. Board-certified as a specialist in immigration and nationality law by The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, Mr. Haghighi has more than 21 years of total legal experience, and he provides unmatched counsel and support to clients throughout the state, around the country and across the globe who have legal needs involving any of the following:

  • Immigration law
  • Asylum
  • Removal defense
  • Waivers
  • Green cards
  • U.S. citizenship
  • Appeals

Having fled his native Iran more than 40 years ago due to persecution, Mr. Haghighi fully understands the considerable challenges and struggles that so many face in their home countries. In light of this, he delivers exceptional advocacy at all turns to help them pursue their dreams and goals of seeking a better life in the United States.

For more than 18 years now, Mr. Haghighi has travelled throughout the U.S. assisting a diverse range of foreign nationals with deportation defense and other immigration issues, and he has handled thousands of cases before the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, as well as before the Executive Office for Immigration Review, the Board of Immigration Appeals and other appeals courts across the nation.

A 1995 cum laude graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles, Mr. Haghighi obtained his Juris Doctor from Southwestern University School of Law in 2000. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Central Districts of California, the U.S. Supreme Court, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th Circuits.

Mr. Haghighi is also an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the American Bar Association and the Los Angeles County Bar Association, among his other professional affiliations. He has also received numerous top attorney rankings from his peers along with 10 out of 10 client ratings on Avvo, Avvo's Clients' Choice Award and the 10 Best in Client Satisfaction Award from the American Institute of Legal Counsel, Immigration and Nationality Law Division.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Immigration: Consumer
  • 50%Appellate
Focus Areas

Asylum, Naturalization & Citizenship, Appeals

Selections

1 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2022

Certificates and Credentials

About David M. Haghighi

First Admitted: 2001, California

Professional Webpage: https://www.haghighi-law.com/about

Honors/Awards

  • Superb Rating (10 out of 10), Avvo
  • A+ Accredited Business, Better Business Bureau (BBB)
  • Top Contributor Award, Avvo
  • Top 100 Lawyers, The National Advocates
  • Top 10 Attorneys, The American Jurist Institute, Immigration and Nationality Division
  • Best Attorneys of America, Lifetime Member
  • 10 Best Attorney, Client Satisfaction, American Institute of Legal Counsel, Immigration and Nationality Law Division
  • Rated Top 3 Immigration Lawyers in Los Angeles, by Three Best Rated
  • College Honors, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), 1995
  • Awarded Top 100 Immigration Lawyers in the State of California, Top 100, The American Society of Legal Advocates, 2016
  • Awarded Client's Choice for perfect 5 star client rating, Avvo, Client Choice Award , 2014
  • Awarded Top 100 Immigration Lawyers in the State of California, Top 100, The National Advocates, 2016, 2016
  • Cum Laude , University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), 1995
  • Awarded Top 100 Immigration Lawyers in the State of California, Top 100, The National Advocates, 2015
  • Who's Who, Strathmore's Who's Who, 2005
  • Psychology Department Honors, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), 1995
  • Awarded Client's Choice for perfect 5 star client rating  , Client's Choice , Avvo, 2015
  • Certificate of Appreciation, City of Los Angeles , 2005

Bar/Professional Activity

  • District Court Northern District of California
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Eleventh Circuit
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association, 2008
  • United States District Court for the District of Colorado, 2014
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 2007
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 2003
  • American Bar Association, 2015
  • Supreme Court of California, 2001
  • United States Court of Appeals For the Second Circuit, 2011
  • United States Supreme Court, 2005
  • State Bar of California, 2001
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 2012
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eight Circuit, 2012
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, 2007
  • United States District Court for the Central District of California, 2001

Educational Background

  • University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), B.A., Cum Laude, College & Departmental Honors, 1995

Representative Clients

  • I routinely represent Immigrants throughout the United States in a wide variety of settings. 

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Certified Specialist, Immigration & Nationality Law, The State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization, 2017
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Office Location for David M. Haghighi

3435 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90010

Phone: 213-632-3900

Fax: 213-632-0865

Last Updated: 8/6/2021

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