David Swaim Jr

David Swaim Jr

  • Immigration Law
  • Texas
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David Swaim, the firm’s Managing Partner, is an AV®-rated attorney and Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Mr. Swaim has been the Managing Partner of Tidwell, Swaim & Associates since 1991. He began work with the firm as a Law Clerk in 1985 and became an Associate Attorney in 1986. Mr. Swaim has successfully represented over 15,000 clients in immigration proceedings, in all areas of immigration law. His primary practice is employment, business and investment cases. He developed many of the most innovative techniques for H-1 and labor certification cases and created the immigration procedures at dozens of companies such as Texas Instruments, i2 Technologies, Microtune and PDX. He is one of only three attorneys in Texas authorized to represent both the University of Texas System and the Texas A&M System. He represents all of the Texas A&M campuses as well as UTD and UTEP in the University of Texas System. He also represents many other colleges and universities such as Baylor University and Texas Christian University. Mr. Swaim represents employers in all industries and sizes from Fortune 500 to start ups, including technology, research, accounting, architecture, marketing/advertising, communications, health care and engineering. He has represented many employers in the I-9 audit process (as well as other employment based audits) including the establishment of I-9 compliance policies and programs, employer initiated audits to test compliance and actual audits conducted by the government. He has also successfully represented over 5,000 individuals in family immigration cases and naturalization/US citizenship matters. These cases include marriage (permanent residence, K-3 non-immigrants, and K-1 fiancés), parents of citizens, children (as derivatives, immediate relatives, adoptions and step children), as well as removal of conditions cases involving joint petitioners and marriages which have te

Practice Area
  • Immigration Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
Education
SMU Dedman School of Law
J.D.
Professional Associations
Texas State Bar # 19545300
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- Current
Certifications
Immigration and Nationality Law
Texas State Bar
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12770 Coit Rd.
Suite 700
Dallas, TX 75251
USA
Telephone: (972) 385-7900