Tahmina Watson obtained her law degree and graduated from Brunel
University, London, England in 2000. After completing her pupillage
(apprenticeship) from Bridewell Chambers in London in 2004, Tahmina
continued as a practicing barrister, handling mainly criminal
defense matters, before relocating to the United States in 2005.
She continues to be affiliated with Temple Court Chambers in London
as a Door Tenant.
Tahmina was admitted to the New York Bar in 2006.
Prior to founding Watson Immigration Law, Tahmina was a partner
at White & Watson from July 2006 to December 2008 practising
exclusively in the area of U.S. Immigration and Naturalization
law. Before that, Tahmina externed with His Honor Judge
Ricardo Martinez at the District Court of Western Washington in
downtown Seattle. She also interned for multiple terms
at the Northwest Women’s Law Center (now known as Legal
Tahmina is currently a member of the New York State Bar
Association, the Bar in England & Wales, the American
Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), The International Bar
Association, The American Bar Association, King County Washington
Women Lawyers, Asian Bar Association of Washington and the South
Asian Bar Association of Washington.
Tahmina is an active member of the pro bono community in Seattle,
e.g., Northwest Immigrants Rights Project and the Access to Justice
program at Seattle University. Tahmina often provides free
legal advice at local legal clinics. Furthermore, she is an
active volunteer for Chaya, a Seattle based non-profit organization that
assists battered women from a South Asian background.
She proudly served as the 2009-2010 President of the King County Washington
Women Lawyers (KCWWL). She also served on the board of
Washington Women Lawyers from 2008-2010. In the past, she
served on the the board of the Asian Bar Association of Washington,
and is a current member and volunteer with the South Asian Bar
Association of Washington.
Hobbies and languages
Tahmina is a member of South Asian cultural groups Jhankar and
Pratidhwani. She fluently speaks, reads, writes (and sings when
playing her harmonium) Bengali, and knows conversational Hindi and
Urdu. In her spare time, Tahmina likes to travel and
sew. She is the designer and owner of Pinky's
Shoebags, a novel storage solution for the woman who can never
have too many shoes.
Overall Rating: 5
Quality Of Products : 5 Customer Service : 5 Ambience/Atmosphere: 4 Price: 4
Its been really great working with Tahmina and her fabulous group. I got my H1B visa in the right time. I am really impressed with the time and amount of work Tahmina has done. I really want to thank them again!! GREAT JOB
Review Date : 2/9/2011 11:09:45 PM
Overall Rating: 5
Quality Of Products : 5 Customer Service : 5 Ambience/Atmosphere: 5 Price: 5
I just want to share my expirence with watson immigration law.
I got my green card in june 2010 so all the info im providing is current.
I am not asked or paid by anybody to give reviews its my personal experience with watson immigration law .
Tahmina watson is a kind person and great attorney.she helped me through out my case very seriousily .she put all her affords in my case and got me here today i always was allowed to call her personal number whenever i needed and my emails regarding my case were always replyed within or even less than 24 hours . i just met her once all the crosspondence went through phones and emails cause i dont live in seattle.
All her staff is very nice and polite .I am impressed how well they take care of their clients.
I would suggest anyone who is thinking to hire a immigration attorney to contact Tahmina Watson .
Review Date : 6/18/2010 10:00:34 PM
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