Nikki Mehrpoo Jacobson is a founding partner of Jacobson & Han LLP. She is an experienced attorney and immigration rights advocate. Ms. Jacobson has been practicing law since 1997 and has successfully represented hundreds of clients before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS – formerly INS), the United States Federal Courts and the Superior Courts of California.
Ms. Jacobson has extensive experience in Immigration Law; including, deportation and removal proceedings before the Immigration Court, Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. She has successfully represented clients in political asylum, withholding of deportation, cancellation of removal, and criminal and fraud waiver cases.
Additionally, she represents clients from all over the world before the USCIS, U.S. Embassies, and Consulates assisting them with consular processing, visas, adjustment of status, citizenship, naturalization hearings, various waivers, corporate immigration and employment matters, labor certifications, non-immigrant visas, and permanent residency options.
Ms. Jacobson is a member and very active in the American Immigration Lawyers Association (Southern California Chapter: Immigration Court-EOIR Liaison), the Los Angeles County Bar Association (Executive Member of the Immigration Law Section), Beverly Hills Bar Association, for which she is the Chair of the Immigration Committee, and several other legal associations.
Nikki Mehrpoo Jacobson is an active lecturer and author on various immigration topics. She is also a distinguished Associate Professor of Law at West Los Angeles College.
Ms. Jacobson 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. She was admitted to the California State Bar in 1997. She is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.