About Steve Tanijo
Steve Tanijo is an EB-5 immigration attorney who practices at the Law Office of Steve Tanijo, LLC, located in Seattle, Wash. Attorney Tanijo is experienced in assisting his clients with immigration, personal injury, living trust, estate planning, wills and divorce consultation. He serves various multi-national clients, from Chinese to African, and he is passionate about assisting clients in relocating to the United States. Attorney Tanijo understands that choosing the correct lawyer for representing a client’s needs is essential to legal success and he strives to be an active listener who can explain legal terms with care and help the client understand the immigration process.
Attorney Tanijo understands that immigrating to the United States can be one of the most difficult and important decisions a person may make during their lifetime. Attorney Tanijo’s multicultural background gives him a unique perspective as an immigration attorney. He was born in Okinawa, Japan and is half Japanese and half Taiwanese. Attorney Tanijo travels around the world and believes that learning about different cultures is important.
Attorney Tanijo is dedicated to volunteering with domestic and international organizations. He started Project Kids Art, a non-profit organization that concentrates on helping NGOs and providing support to children who are underprivileged, orphaned, abandoned, disabled, destitute, and vulnerable. The organization provides clothing, shelter, food, healthcare and recreation, and teaches art skills. One of its major goals is to inspire confidence, independence, and hope, so that children may contribute to their communities and have the opportunity to choose their futures. He has worked with Seattle Rape Relief, Lifelong AIDS Alliance, Harbor View Medical Center, and Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Attorney Tanijo received his Juris Doctor degree from Seattle University Law School with a concentration in immigration law and human rights. His varied experiences give him a wide range of skills in cultural understanding and communication.
He is a member of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, the Washington State Bar Association, the Muckleshoot Tribal Bar Association, the Tulalip Tribal Bar Association and the American Immigration Lawyers Association.