Experienced Immigration Lawyer in Evanston
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Attorney Alen Takhsh established Takhsh Law, P.C. on the principle of providing compassionate legal counsel for those facing both straightforward and complex Immigration issues. His practice is devoted to understanding his clients' aspirations, and he is fully committed to seeing that their dreams of legally living, studying, and working in the U.S. are realized.

Alen has represented immigrants and prospective citizens before the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), and throughout Consular Processing in a variety of cases, including:

If you need legal help with any of the above and much more, please  do not hesitate to contact Takhsh Law, P.C. to schedule your consultation with our seasoned attorney Alen Takhsh!


As someone whose family immigrated to the U.S. nearly three decades ago, Alen has a uniquely intimate knowledge of the U.S. Immigration process. He is keenly aware of the human element in every case, never losing sight of what is at stake. In addition to serving individuals, his work with small and mid-sized corporations and startups in various job sectors has afforded him the ability to analyze cases from multiple angles, especially those involving Immigration for business and investment purposes.


After immigrating to the U.S. from Iran (by way of Germany) with his family, Alen pursued higher education degrees, receiving his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from The University of Chicago and his Juris Doctor from The John Marshall Law School.

Honors and Accolades:

  • Honorable Samuel Der-Yeghiayan of the Northern District of Illinois - Federal Judicial Extern
  • Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition (world’s largest moot court) - Semifinalist & Third Best Oralist
  • Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Vienna, Austria (177 universities; 51 countries) - Honorable Mention for Respondent’s Memorandum
  • Journal of Computer and Information Law (JCIL) - Candidacy Editor
  • Middle Eastern Law Student Association (MELSA) - Vice President

Alen serves on the boards of Heartland Alliance International and the National Immigrant Justice Center, two not-for-profit organizations under Heartland Alliance dedicated to providing housing, healthcare, jobs, justice and immigration services to those in need. Alen is also a volunteer attorney with the JMLS International Human Rights Clinic and the Moran Center for Youth Advocacy in Chicago and Evanston, respectively. He sits on the John Marshall Law School Alumni Board and has served on the NexGen Board of the Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans since October 2009, serving as its Co-Chair from 2012 to 2015.

Alen enjoys spending time with his family and two dogs, Misiu and Piper, as well as marathons, triathlons and fishing.

If you would like to schedule a consultation, contact Takhsh Law, P.C. online today,
or call us at (312) 561-3735. Attorney Takhsh speaks Assyrian, Farsi, German, and English.

Don't Take Our Word For It

Hear Directly from Former Clients
  • “I am very happy that I chose him as my attorney and highly recommend him to anyone who seeks assistance.”


  • “Alen is precise in all the work he performs and we couldn’t have asked for more of a personable, honest and knowledgeable immigration attorney.”

    Abe S.

  • “We have known Alen for over a year now and can honestly say that we are more than pleased with our legal representation.”


  • “He is a very compassionate, hardworking, personable, organized and detail oriented person.”

    Kishi K.

  • “Mr. Takhsh is very professional and trustworthy, from the time I walked into his office I felt comfortable and confident.”


  • “Alen is a very professional lawyer!”

    Vlad O.

  • “He was always easy to reach and kept an open line of communication...”


  • “His knowledge and efficiency are outstanding and not comparable to any other legal counsel.”


  • “Alen knows what he does and learns what he must, representing his clients like a master craftsman.”


  • “I am honored to recommend Alen for his tenacious nature and compassionate heart.”


  • “He is very knowledgeable in the field of Immigration, intelligent, detail oriented, honest and highly committed to the success of his clients.”


  • “Alen Takhsh, ensured that I look no further for a better lawyer!”


  • “I have come to know him as a caring and intelligent professional who always acts with respect and integrity.”


  • “I'd trust him with the most complex immigration matter.”


  • “He devoted his time and energy to the case with a personal touch I had previously not experienced.”


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Awards &

  • 2018 top 40 Lawyers Under 40 ASLA
  • 2017 Member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Avvo Clients Choice Award 2016
  • Avvo Rated 10.0 Top Attorney
  • Rated by Super lawyers