Nikki Merhpoo Jacobson (JD ’97) Becomes First California Dual Certified Legal Specialist

November 6, 2018 | Pepperdine Law alumna Nikki Merhpoo Jacobson (JD ’97) has become the first lawyer in California with a dual certification as a legal specialist in Workers’ Compensation and Immigration and Nationality Law. As a dual-certified specialist, Jacobson is uniquely qualified to handle catastrophic orthopedic and neurological work-injury cases, and complex employment and family-based immigration matters.

Via the PR Web news release:

“From the first day Nikki Mehrpoo Jacobson walked into my Los Angeles courtroom over 20 years ago, I knew she was a truly exceptional lawyer and I congratulate her for her unmatched extraordinary achievement of double certification in Immigration & Workers’ Compensation Law.” U.S. Immigration Judge Bruce J. Einhorn (retired) said. “Knowing her, I am not at all surprised and I am proud to call her a colleague and friend.”

“Her litigation skills and enthusiasm in immigration court were remarkably above the lawyers before me in my court at the Executive Office for Immigration Review.” Einhorn added. “She is an attorney of high integrity, intellect and ethical standards who continues to be a dedicated and zealous advocate for immigrants from all over the world.”

The complete announcement may be found here