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Arif Gozel

Of Counsel

Arif is an Of Counsel Attorney at The Law Firm of Shihab & Associates. He is admitted to practice both in New York and Ankara (Turkey). With his multinational background, he advises in the area of immigration and nationality law, focusing on a wide range of family and employment-based adjustment of status and asylum cases. Prior to joining our law firm, he worked at a Virginia based immigration law firm. Mr. Gozel has extensive research and academic experience in human rights law. He currently works at our Fairfax branch in Virginia.

Bar Admissions

  • Admitted to New York Bar (2019)
  • Admitted to Ankara (Turkey) Bar Association (2015)


  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Capital Area Muslim Bar Association (CAMBA)
  • German (Intermediate)
  • Turkish (Native)
  • LL.M. American University Washington College of Law - Graduate School
  • LL.B. (J.D. Equivalent) Ankara University School of Law (Turkey) - Graduate School

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