Practice Areas: Immigration and Naturalization; Consular Law; Family Immigration Law; Business Immigration; Deportation; Administrative Law; Citizenship; Employment Authorizations; Employment Immigration; Employment Visas; Immigration Law; Investor Visas; Labor Certifications; Permanent Visas; Religious Visas; Removal Proceedings; Visas
Admitted: 2011, Hawaii and U.S. Tax Court
Law School: Michigan State University College of Law, East Lansing, J.D. cum laude
Member: Hawaii State Bar Association; American Immigration Lawyers Association; American Bar Association
Biography: Ms. Shimamoto is a graduate of Iolani School in Honolulu. She graduated from Boston University, dual majoring in English and Classical Civilizations. She served as the Chapter Chair of the Hawaii Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association for three consecutive years from 2018-2021. Prior to being elected Chapter Chair, she served as Treasurer and Secretary of the Chapter. Stella Shimamoto was selected to Super Lawyers Rising Stars for 2020 – 2021. Rising Stars is an exclusive list of top-rated attorneys in specific practice areas who were chosen after thorough evaluation of numerous criteria.
Before joining Hirota & Associates in 2012, she served as the fellow to the Alvin L. Storrs Low-Income Tax Clinic at Michigan State.
She enjoys sports and follows her Michigan State Spartans (go green, go white!), as well as University of Hawaii sports. She loves dogs and enjoys reading and watching movies in her free time.
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