Associate at Sethi & Mazaheri LLC | Director, International Short Film Competition at Forum on Life, Culture & Society

Shervin Abachi is an Associate at Sethi & Mazaheri Law Firm where he works with clients on a variety of immigration and criminal matters. His practice includes preparing and filing employment-based temporary and permanent visa petitions, family-based immigration petitions, adjustment of status applications, and legal research on removal and deportation proceedings.  

Shervin recently received his JD degree from Rutgers University School of Law where he focused his learnings on immigration and intellectual property law. 

In his role on the Advisory Board at the Artistic Freedom Initiative (AFI), he promotes the mission of the organization among the local community, organizes events, recruits volunteers, and arranges other projects to get the community excited about and invested in AFI’s mission.  

Prior to joining Sethi & Mazaheri, Shervin served as Manager of Legal Research & Digital Marketing at the Forum on Life, Culture, and Society at NYU School of Law (FOLCS). As an art enthusiast, he kept his role at FOLCS as the Director of the FOLCS International Short Film Competition, a legal-themed shorts competition, offering independent and emerging filmmakers the chance to screen their work in New York City and creatively engage the public in discussions regarding justice and popular culture. In addition, Shervin has significant experience in civil rights advocacy and community building purposes. He has been an active member, co-founder, and co-organizer of the Iranian Community of the Northeast (ICON) in early 2017, seeking justice for the underrepresented Iranian community in New York City.