Alen Takhsh

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Top Rated Immigration Attorney in Evanston, IL

Takhsh Law, P.C.
 | 701 Main Street, Suite 202
Evanston, IL 60202
Phone: 844-344-2628
Fax: 312-241-1683
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 2017 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Immigration: Consumer (80%),
  • Immigration: Business (20%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Persian (Farsi),
  • German
    Attorney Profile

    Alen Takhsh is a top-rated attorney who established Takhsh Law, P.C. on the principle of providing compassionate legal counsel for those facing both straightforward and complex Immigration issues. His practice is devoted to understanding his clients' aspirations, and he is fully committed to seeing that their dreams of legally living, studying, working, and investing in the U.S. are realized. Alen was selected to Super Lawyers for 2020–2021 and was chosen as a member of the Rising Stars from 2017–2019.

    Alen has represented immigrants and prospective citizens before the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), and throughout Consular Processing in a variety of cases, including: family-based petitions (I-130); provisional waivers (I-601A); fiancé(e) visas (K-1); national interest waivers (NIW); adjustment of status (I-485); citizenship and naturalization (N-400); investment visas (EB-5, E-2, etc.); and bond, defensive asylum, and cancellation of removal hearings, just to name a few.

    Attorneys like Alen Takhsh are recognized by their peers for their outstanding work and commitment to the spirit of the legal profession. Their knowledge of the law, professional work ethic, and advocacy on behalf of their clients allow them to stand out among other lawyers in the field.

    As someone whose family immigrated to the U.S. nearly thirty years ago, Alen has an acutely intimate knowledge of the Immigration process. He is keenly aware of the human element in every case, never losing sight of what is truly at stake. After emigrating from Iran and Germany to the U.S. with his family, Alen pursued higher education degrees and received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from The University of Chicago (2002) and his Juris Doctor from UIC John Marshall Law School (2007). In law school, he served as a Federal Judicial Extern for the Honorable Samuel Der-Yeghiayan of the Northern District of Illinois and as the Candidacy Editor for the UIC John Marshall Journal of Computer and Information Law.

    Alen serves on the boards of Heartland Alliance International and the National Immigrant Justice Center, two not-for-profit organizations under Heartland Alliance dedicated to providing housing, healthcare, jobs, justice, and immigration services to those in need. Alen is also a volunteer attorney with the UIC JMLS International Human Rights Clinic and the Moran Center for Youth Advocacy.

    Alen is proficient in Aramaic, Farsi, German and English. He enjoys spending time with his family and two dogs, Misiu and Piper, as well as public speaking, marathons, triathlons, and fishing.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 80%Immigration: Consumer
    • 20%Immigration: Business
    Focus Areas

    Asylum, Naturalization & Citizenship

    Selections

    Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

    Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021 Rising Stars: 2017 - 2019

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    About Alen Takhsh

    Admitted: 2007, Illinois

    Professional Webpage: https://www.takhshlaw.com/meet-our-attorney/

    Honors/Awards:

    • Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Vienna, Austria (177 universities; 51 countries) - Honorable Mention for Respondent’s Memorandum
    • Rising Super Lawyer, 2017
    • Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition (world’s largest moot court) - Semifinalist & Third Best Oralist

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • National Immigrant Justice Center
    • NexGen Board of the Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans, 2009, Co-Chair, 2012 to 2015
    • John Marshall Law School Alumni Board
    • Moran Center for Youth Advocacy in Chicago and Evanston
    • JMLS International Human Rights Clinic, Volunteer
    • Heartland Alliance International, Boards
    • Middle Eastern Law Student Association (MELSA) - Vice President

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Journal of Computer and Information Law (JCIL) - Candidacy Editor

    Educational Background:

    • The University of Chicago, Bachelor of Arts, Economics, 2002
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    Office Location for Alen Takhsh

    701 Main Street
    Suite 202
    Evanston, IL 60202

    Phone: 844-344-2628

    Fax: 312-241-1683

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    Last Updated: 9/23/2020

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