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John Khosravi

Immigration Attorney

Immigration attorney and Professor John Khosravi is the Managing Attorney at JQK Law Firm, a boutique-style immigration law firm headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, with satellite offices throughout the west coast of the United States. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Immigration Law at Pepperdine Law School.

As a first-generation American of immigrant parents, John understands the personal difficulties of immigration.

The JQK Law focuses on family, business (investment and employment), and talent (artists, athletes, scientists/professors/researchers and individuals with extraordinary abilities) based immigration to the United States. He also helps individual naturalization, obtaining travel documents (white passport/reentry permits) and other immigration-related needs of his clients.

John works with individuals and clients of various sizes, from start-ups and small businesses to multinational corporations, in a broad range of industries, including academic, advertising, medical and research, new media, biotechnology, aerospace, fashion, and the arts and entertainment fields.

John is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and served as the Vice-Chair of AILA’s National Law Student Committee, in addition to teaching Immigration Law as an Adjunct Professor at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, and Pepperdine Law School in Malibu, CA. John earned his Juris Doctor degree from Loyola Law School, after receiving his B.A. with honors from UCLA.

John is also an avid guitar player, songwriter, singer, runner, and bicyclist.

Memberships and Activities

Former Adjunct Professor of Immigration Law, Loyola Law School, and Pepperdine Law School

Producer of the Champions for Freedom Immigration Attorney Training Program

Selected by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in 2017, 2018 and 2019 (top 2.5% of attorneys in California), and as Super Lawyers for 2021-2023

Awarded in the Immigration Lawyer Category for Best Lawyers in America©

Vice-Chair of AILA National’s Law Student Committee (2015-2019)

Law School Liaison of AILA’s Southern California Chapter (2014-2018)

The administrator of the Immigration Lawyers for Iranians Listserv

The host of the Immigration Lawyers Podcast (

Staff Member of the Loyola Law School’s International and Comparative Law Review (2008-2009)

Selected as one of the Top 40 Under 40 Immigration Lawyers in the State of California by the American Society of Legal Advocates for 2016-2019 (top 1.5%)

Chosen Top 40 Under 40 In California by the National Advocate for 2017-2019

Published by the Immigration Daily (, the Leading Immigration Law Publisher and the American Bar Association (ABA) and in the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Journals

10.0 out of 10.0 Immigration Attorney Rating on

Client’s Choice Award in 2016-2023 on and

Chosen as One of the Best Immigration Attorneys in Los Angeles by, 2016-2019

Quoted in the New York Times, National Public Radio (NPR: MarketplaceKPCC), the Epoch Times Newspaper, and VoyageLA

Lead Counsel Verified in Immigration Law

US Immigration Attorney of the Year – Southern California, Award for Excellence in Immigration Law Education 2019, 2019 Corporate Immigration & Relocation Awards

Speaker:  Behind the Headlines: Immigration in the Age of Trump

OLLI @ UCLA. Video Link

Moderator/Panelist IABA Annual Meeting: “In the Pursuit of Justice: Counseling Clients After the Latest Immigration and Travel Ban Developments”

Speaker/Panelist at the 2018 American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Annual Conference:
“Immigrant Visa Consular Processing”
Law Student Panel: Life of an Immigration Attorney

Speaker/Panelist at the 2017 American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Annual Conference:

Best Practices for Consular Processing National Visa Center (NVC) Issues

Law Student Panel: Getting Started

Starting and Managing a Modern Immigration Law Practice

Speaker/Panelist at AILA’s Southern California Chapter

“Immigration Law in Practice” with the Honorable A. Ashley Tabaddor, Immigration Judge, Los Angeles Immigration Court (2017)

AILA University

Comparing Immigration Law in the Academic Setting and Private Practice (2022)

Appearance on “Brothers On Law” @gocountry105 radio to discuss the current legal immigration policies

E-2 Treaty Investor Visas: From Screening Client to Filing the Case. American Bar Association. May 20, 2020

Innovations in Practice Management. AILA Upper Midwest Annual Virtual Conference. May 29, 2020

How to File a Successful Travel Ban Waiver. AILA National. July 30, 2020

Admitted to the California Bar (CalBar.Org # 267607)

Admitted to the Superior Court of Los Angeles

Admitted to the Central District of California, United States Federal Court

Admitted to the US Immigration Court (EOIR)​

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