• Shameen Woods
    U.S Attorney
  • Tel:
    416-643-8490
  • Fax:
    416-363-8760
  • E-Mail:
    shamwoods@ggilaw.com

PROFILE

 

Shameen is a US attorney with more than eight years' experience practicing exclusively in the field of U.S. corporate immigration and nationality law. She provides business-immigration services - including strategic counselling - to large multi-national corporations from a wide variety of industries; among them telecommunications, financial services, transportation and consulting.

 

Her legal experience includes advising and counselling corporations and their employees on U.S. immigration law and corporate compliance, assisting corporate and individual clients in obtaining admission to the U.S. through various non-immigrant and immigrant visas, advising on written submissions and representing clients before governmental bodies such as Customs and Border Protection, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services and the Department of State and submitting applications for temporary work permits, permanent residence and family-based immigration.

ADMISSIONS AND AFFILIATIONS

 

  • Called to the Michigan State Bar
  • Member, Michigan State Bar 
  • Licensed as a Foreign Legal Consultant  in Ontario
  • Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
  • Member, AILA National Membership Committee
  • Member, AILA Canada Chapter Liaison Committee
  • Member, AILA Canada Executive Committee
  • Past Chair, AILA Canada Chapter

 

EDUCATION

 

  • LL.M. Temple University
  • LL.B. University of London, England
  • B.A., York University