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Shiva Karimi headshot
300 TradeCenter
Suite 7000
Woburn, MA 01801
Tel: 781 904 2690

Shiva Karimi

Of Counsel, Corporate Department, Immigration Practice Group

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Biography

Shiva’s practice focuses on immigration law. She advises clients on a broad range of immigration matters including business and family immigration, federal immigration litigation and naturalization. Her clients range from multi-national corporations to start-up high technology companies, independent schools, and individual foreign nationals.

In the litigation arena, Shiva represents mortgage lenders in a variety of pre- and post-foreclosure matters including title issues, loan transactions, condominium issues and origination claims.
 
Previous to McLane Middleton, Shiva established and directed Karimi & Associates, PC for 14 years (2000-2014). She served as chair of the Boston Bar Association’s Immigration Law Committee ( 2002-2007), and was a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association’s Immigration Law Steering Committee (2006-2007). She is also a long-time member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

Shiva earned her J.D. from Suffolk University School of Law (1998), and is currently admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the Federal District Court for the District of Massachusetts, and the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals. She received her B.A., cum laude, from Northeastern University.

Shiva is a frequent speaker on both immigration and real estate related matters for judges, attorneys and non-attorneys, and has given presentations at the Boston Municipal Court Department Judge’s Conference, the American Immigration Lawyers Association, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, the Boston Bar Association, the Massachusetts Bar Association, Boston College Law School, and the Iranian Association of Boston, among others.

Areas of Focus
  • Civil Litigation
  • Immigration Law
  • Real Estate Law
 

Admissions

  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • Federal District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit

Involvement

  • Friends of Fort Point Channel Board of Directors
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce Women's Leadership Program
  • Newton Network
  • Iranian Association of Boston

Videos and Seminar Replays

What You Should Know About the H-1B Visa Application Process
U.S. and Foreign Branches Set-Up Tasks (immigration portion - 1/21/2016)

Articles & Presentations

Written By Shiva

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The strengths of our practice groups and the industries we serve make McLane Middleton one of the most diverse law firms in New England.

Integrity and trust

At McLane Middleton we establish and maintain long-standing relationships with our clients to help us better achieve their unique goals over time. This approach to building trust requires that our esteemed lawyers and professionals use their broad, in-depth knowledge and work together with integrity to ascertain sound resolutions to legal matters for their clients.

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McLane Middleton is made up of more than 105 attorneys who represent a broad range of clients throughout the region, delivering customized solutions. As a firm we are recognized as having the highest legal ability rating. The firm is rated Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell and is recognized as one of the nation's leading law firms in Chambers USA. Our attorneys are distinguished leaders in their respective practice areas.

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McLane Middleton's versatile group of attorneys and paralegals become trusted authorities on each case through collaboration. We work with our clients to learn their individual needs first and foremost and, together, we develop comprehensive solutions to their specific legal matters. This approach helps us exceed our clients' expectations efficiently and effectively, client by client, case by case.

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A history of excellence

McLane Middleton was established in 1919 in New Hampshire, and has five offices across two states. However, deep historical roots don't allow you to become innate. Our firm is organized, technological, and knowledgeable. Our history means we are recognized. But our reputation is built on the highest quality of service and experience in very specific areas of law.

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Intelligence paired with action

Our team continuously seeks opportunities to enhance their professional development and put key learnings to action. The pursuit of further insight guides us to volunteer service opportunities, speaking engagements, and teaching roles. Our lawyers are sought after thought leaders across their industries, and recipients of leadership awards throughout the region.