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Firm Overview

Established in 2001, JD Global Law Firm is a full service law firm that is dedicated to representing individuals and companies in immigration, estate and business related matters. Our goal is to provide high quality legal services through the use of modern technology and friendly yet professional attorney-client relationship.

We represent individuals, corporations, and other institutions from around the world on all issues related to the United States immigration and naturalization law. Our clients appreciate our excellent service and practical advice as they navigate through the challenging rules and regulations of the U.S. immigration law.

Whether you are looking to start a new business in U.S. or expanding an existing business, we can assist you in planning and selecting the proper form of business entity, which minimizes conflict and reduces or eliminates risk of personal liability.

At JD Global Law Firm, we take pride in providing quality representation in a friendly yet most professional manner at reasonable rates.

Example cases

I have successfully represented hundreds of cases with various immigration matters including those involving marriage, adoptions, removal or departation, Deffered Action Childhood Arrivals, H-1B work visas and other types of employment-based and family-based immigration.

I also was selected as a magistrate's advisor in the U.K. Court, regarding U.S. Immigration law and inter-country adoption matters.

Main Office

Main
39899 Balentine Drive
Suite 200
Newark  CA  94560

Phone
  • (510) 438-6868
Fax
  • (510) 438-6818

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?

Free limited phone consultations for new clients with new matters. Initial Office consultation is $100 ( 1/2 hour).

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

Most immigration services are billed on flat fee basis. For appeals and more complex matters, we charge on an hourly basis.

We also offer monthly/installment payment plans and payments by credit cards.

Hourly Rates

$295

Office Information

Office Hours

Monday through Friday
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Office Manager

Ms. Lu

Emergency After Hours

No

Languages Spoken

I am fluent in both English and Mandarin Chinese.

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

Many of my family members are immigrants. My parents immigrated here decades ago so that we could have better lives and obtain higher education. I have firsthand experience of what many of my clients are going through while trying to make new lives here. It was an easy choice for me to go into immigration law

What is your firm's point of view regarding clients educating themselves on legal issues?

I think educating yourself on legal issues is good. But often times, there a lot of incorrect or inaccurate information out there. It is not a good idea to believe everything you "heard" from others or "read" on the internet. In many situations, it is beneficial to retain the services of a qualified attorney so your case will not be compromised.

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?

We do offer consultation for clients with specific questions about any forms or documents they may have at our hourly rate.

Is your firm willing to coach clients who want to represent themselves?

I think my job as an attorney is to advise clients of their options and assist them through the legal process, rather than to "coach" them. Some people may think that it is less expensive if they represent themselves. But, please remember that no matter what, you will "pay" for the work that needs to be done in order to go through the process successfully. If you are not willing to pay an experienced attorney or put in the necessary time and effort to do it on your own successfully, you will "pay" by dealing with endless processing delays or even the denial of you case due to your inexperience and lack of professional legal representation. Our goal is to advise and guide our clients through the intricate legal maze, particularly with the ever-changing U.S. immigration law.

David Sheen

Prior to starting my practice, I worked for other boutique law firms that focused on immigration law.

I have been gaining experienced in immigration law since law school, where I worked on a pro bono basis with nonprofits. I have had a lot of experience representing clients with immigration needs. I also have great mentors, including judges, professors, and other lawyers. Many of them have remained friends of mine.

I'm bilingual; I am fluent in both Chinese and English. I'm also very experienced, detail oriented and good at what I do.

I am very easy going and very attentive to my clients' situations.

Personal interests:

I enjoy traveling, drawing and meeting new friends. I'm also a beginning golfer.

License
  • Bar Number: 215625
    California , 2001
Education
  • California Western School of Law
    J.D. , 2000
    San Diego, CA
    Immigration and International Law
  • University of North Carolina
    B.A. , 1996
    Chapel Hill, NC
    Political Science
    Psychology

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