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Seattle, WA 98109
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Daniel White | Tanya Shepherd | Keith Shepherd

Daniel White

A Washington native, born and raised in eastern Washington, Daniel earned his Bachelor of Science in 1999 from Colorado State University. During his undergraduate career, Attorney White completed two fellowships with Battelle Pacific Northwest National Labs in eastern Washington. Following graduation, Daniel enrolled at Gonzaga University School of Law, in Spokane, Washington, where he earned his law degree in 2002. During law school Dan worked as a legal intern with Salina Sanger & Gauper, a firm dedicated to family law and general practice.

In addition to his work as an attorney, Daniel has been adjunct faculty at Edmonds Community College since 2005. Daniel teaches such courses as Introduction to Law, Legal Research and Writing, and Contracts.

The attorneys of White & Shepherd, LLP are dedicated to providing highly personalized legal services tailored to meet the unique needs of our clients. Our offices strive to provide professional services at every stage of representation, and educate our clients on their legal options.

Attorney White is a member of the Washington State Bar Association, the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the King County Bar Association, and is admitted to practice in the U.S. Federal District Court Western District of Washington. Daniel focuses his practice primarily in the areas of:
  • Immigration:
  • Employment based cases (H, L, PERM, EB-2/EB-3, EB-5, E-1/E-2/E-3) Family based cases (Adjustment of Status, 245i), Naturalization, and Deportation and Removal
  • Business Law and Contracts
  • Restaurant and Hospitality Law
  • Traffic Violations (statewide coverage available)

  • Contact Attorney White in Seattle at:
    P: (206) 323-0384
    F: (206) 386-7343

Tanya Shepherd

Tanya Shepherd has been successfully assisting clients from across the United States in meeting their immigration needs. Tanya’s practice revolves around placing an emphasis on building a strong professional relationship with each of her clients. This includes taking the necessary time to explore and discuss all immigration options and the immigration process so that clients feel educated, involved, and satisfied that their immigration needs are receiving the high level of priority they deserve.

Tanya has been in the field of law since 1997 and has been a practicing attorney in several areas of the law since 2002. Tanya is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, and she has experience with a variety of immigration cases. She handles family based cases (such as adjustment of status, I-130, 245 (i), K-1/K-3 visas, etc.), temporary worker petitions (such as H-1B, E-1/E-2, etc.), and immigrant worker petitions (including Labor Certification under the PERM regulations).

Tanya graduated with a law degree from the most prestigious university in Thailand, Chulalongkorn University. Tanya next set her sights on obtaining a law degree in the United States. In 2002, Tanya graduated with honors from the Gonzaga University School of Law and passed the Oregon State Bar exam.

After admission to the Oregon State Bar in 2002, Tanya chose to pursue a career as a corporate attorney at the Bangkok office of Clifford Chance, a reputable English law firm with more than 30 offices worldwide. While at Clifford Chance, Tanya was part of the merger and acquisition team and worked directly with international clients from a variety of countries around the world. Her experience included assisting a well-known Japanese car manufacturer in acquiring a big car manufacturing business in Thailand. She also assisted foreign investors in setting up companies in Thailand in order to expand their businesses. Tanya’s work allowed her the opportunity to interact with many foreign investors. As a result, it has strengthened her ability to understand, relate to, and work with people of many different cultural backgrounds.

In 2004, Tanya immigrated to the United States in order to join her husband. Having been through the immigration process herself, Tanya understands the stress and difficulties the process can cause.

In addition to her experience as a practicing attorney, Tanya also interned at the Bangkok offices of Baker and McKenzie as well as the offices of Freshfields Bruckhas Deringer. Tanya worked as a legal clerk for the Chief Judge of the United States Court for the Eastern District of Washington. Tanya also presented as a guest speaker on several occasions at Chulalongkorn University.

Tanya handles most types of immigration cases, including family based and employment based visas, and she focuses in the following:
  • H-1B (employment-based visa)
  • K-1/K-3 (fiancé and spousal visas)
  • Adjustment of Status
  • E-1/E-2 (trade or investment based visa)
  • L-1 (employment based visa)
  • PERM (labor certification)
  • Naturalization (employment based)
  • EB-2/EB-3 (employment based Green Card)
  • EB5 (investment based Green Card)

Keith Shepherd

Keith Shepherd has years of experience successfully handling a variety of complex legal matters. Keith is a graduate of Gonzaga University School of Law where he achieved Magnu Cum Laude honors. Following law school, Keith spent the first eight years of his law practice working for a prestigious downtown Portland law firm where he handled a wide variety of litigation and business matters.

Whereas many lawyers believe it is their responsibility to control and dictate the course their client's case takes, Keith believes strongly in working with client's in a more cooperative manner so that the client's goals can be achieved on the client's terms. Keith takes great pleasure in working with and educating clients regarding the law and the various risks that are attached to any given case or course of action. This allows the client to participate in the decision making process and understand why specific courses of action are being suggested or sought.

Keith is a member of the Oregon State Bar and the Multnomah County Bar Association. In addition, Keith is admitted to practice law in the US District Court for the District of Oregon.

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Keith handles most types of litigation and business transaction cases, and he focuses his practice in the following areas:
  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Car Accidents
  • Slip and Fall
  • Business Litigation
  • Business Transactions
  • Commercial Landlord/Tenant
  • Civil Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Insurance Claims and Litigation
  • Probates
  • Contract Formation and Disputes
  • Business Formation