Attorney Daniel Shanfield

About Me

The Law Offices Daniel Shanfield Immigration Defense PC is rated A+ by the Better Business Bureau. Our firm is dedicated to helping immigrants and their families with deportation defense, family immigration, citizenship, and criminal immigration problems. We are also committed to assisting immigrant victims of crime and non-citizens fleeing persecution in the home country and seeking asylum. Our staff works tirelessly to bring families together, and to keep them here when trouble strikes.The firm is led by Daniel Shanfield (JD, UC Berkeley), a former INS trial attorney and clinical law professor at New York Law School. Daniel is rated as a "Preeminent Attorney" by for his service defending his immigrant clients, and winner of the AVVO Clients' Choice Award. The Consulate General of Mexico in San Jose has recognized Daniel with its Premio Tequio community service award for his tireless dedication to the Bay Area's immigrant community.
I am Licensed to Practice in:
Californiasince 1997
My Education
UC Berkeley Law School Boalt HallJD - 1996
University of California Los AngelesBA (magna cum laude) - 1993
My Memberships
American Immigration Lawyers Association
American Bar Association
Santa Clara County Bar Association
National Immigration Project - National Lawyers Guild
My Publications
AILA - Update on Crimes Involving Moral Turpitude
Refugee Reports - Relief for Persecuted Religious Minorities
AILA - Evidence of a Conviction in Immigration Court

Lead Counsel Rating Details

This Attorney is Rated in the Following Practice Areas:
Immigration Law since 2014
  • Verified Experience
  • Peer Recommended
  • Spotless Record

Practice Highlights

Received the Following Awards
Premio Tequio Community Service Award Consulate of Mexico
Prosser Award for Human Rights Research, UC Berkeley Law

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