Dian Sohn is an Associate in Minami Tamaki LLP’s Immigration Practice Group.
Dian received her law degree from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law. Dian was a summer associate for Minami Tamaki LLP, and she also spent a summer with Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles in their Impact Litigation Unit.
While in law school, Dian successfully co-represented an individual seeking asylum through UCLA School of Law’s Asylum Clinic. Additionally, she worked as a Research Assistant for Professor Gerald P. López, for whom she researched immigration issues. Dian served as a mentor in UCLA School of Law’s Law Fellows Program, and as Community Outreach Co-Chair of the UCLA Asian Pacific Islander Law Students Association.
She was also involved with several law journals, including as Chief Articles Editor of the Asian Pacific American Law Journal and as Managing Editor of the UCLA Entertainment Law Review.
Dian received UCLA School of Law’s Masin Family Academic Excellence Award for her performance in Asian American Jurisprudence.
Prior to attending law school, Dian was a legal assistant at a business immigration firm in Southern California, where she worked on immigrant and non-immigrant visas petitions for individuals with “extraordinary ability.” She helped attorneys secure numerous visa petition approvals for artists, entertainers, athletes, researchers, and scientists in a diverse array of fields. Through her work, Dian developed a passion for helping individuals and businesses navigate the complex U.S. immigration system.
Dian received her B.A. in Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles.
She was admitted to the New York state bar in 2016 and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.
Dian was selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2021 and 2022, an honor awarded to no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys in the state.