Founder, CEO, and Managing Attorney
Amira Al-Alami, is the founder, CEO, and owner of Alami Law.
Amira immigrated from Cali, Colombia with her family at the age of five. She is the daughter of Dr. Bachar Al-Alami, a Syrian refugee who came to the United States at the age of fifteen with the American Red Cross, and Mrs. Amira Buraye de Al-Alami, a Colombian abstract artist of Lebanese descent.
Amira has dedicated her professional career to the practice of immigration law, which she began in 2004 at her former law office of Haddad & Al-Alami, PLLC, in Lubbock, Texas. While practicing in Texas, she made regular weekly appearances on Telemundo News speaking about hot topics in immigration law.
Amira moved to Los Angeles in 2006 and joined the law firm of Frank & Morton, LLP as their managing associate. After two years of, she once again transitioned into her own law practice, which opened its doors in Glendale, California in 2008. Since its inception, Alami Law has grown from a two-person staff to the company's current team of twelve vibrant and dedicated individuals who make it their personal duty to fight for immigrants who are trying to attain their own personal American dream. Alami Law is located in Pasadena, California where Amira and her team continue to service the immigrant communities of the United States and abroad. Amira also travels around the country to speak to the Latino communities about immigration law and knowing their rights.
Among her accolades, Amira is the immigration correspondent on Univision's number one nationally syndicated morning show, "El Bueno, La Mala y El Feo." She is also an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and served as the Chair of the Immigration Section of Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA) from 2014 to 2015. Amira has been named by the American Society of Legal Advocates as a "Top 40 Immigration Lawyer Under 40" in California for 2016, 2017 and 2018. She has also been selected by the American Institute of Legal Counsel as one of the "10 Best Immigration Attorneys" in California for 2017 and 2018. The National Advocates chose Amira as a member of the "Top 100 Lawyers" for 2016, 2017 and 2018
Amira received her Bachelor of Science degree in International Economics from Texas Tech University located in Lubbock, Texas in 2000, graduating Magna Cum Laude with Highest Honors. Thereafter, she went on to receive her Juris Doctor from Texas Tech University School of Law in 2003.
She is also the proud aunt of an adorable little boy named Adam.