Tina Shengxi Tian

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Tina Shengxi Tian
Position: 
Attorney
Education: 

Lewis & Clark Law School, J. D.
Peking University Law School, LL.M.
Changchun Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics, B.A.

State Bar License: 
Massachusetts, 2009-present New York, 2016-present New Jersey, 2017-present Washington D.C., 2004-2013 Oregon, 11/2003-01/2005 Virginia, 04/2005-01/2014
Profile: 

Attorney Tian has a background in practicing law both nationally and internationally. Attorney Tian has over 10 years of experience practicing Immigration Law and is committed to offering bilingual legal services (English and Chinese) to domestic and international clients. Admitted to state bars in six states in the United States, Attorney Tian has also earned a distinguished reputation as a knowledgeable and skilled attorney proficient in Real Estate Law, Business Law, Taxation and Estate Planning. An active legal counselor of corporate clients, Attorney Tian frequently leads seminars at a variety of institutions and universities such as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Harvard University, Northeastern University, and Boston University. Oversea Chinese-American Entrepreneurs Association and Chinese American Semiconductor Professional Association, on Business Law, International Investment, Immigration and Entrepreneur related topics.

Attorney Tian began her legal career at a major British Law Firm's Beijing Office, then came to the United States to enhance her legal education with a Juris Doctorate from Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon. After serving as an intern in the Federal District Court of Oregon in 2001 and the State Tax Court of Oregon in 2002, Attorney Tian worked in the legal department of one of the largest title insurance companies where she amassed extensive experience in the area of real estate law. After she was admitted to the Virginia State Bar, Attorney Tian became an Associate at Terrence K. Martin & Associates and Ventker & Warman, where she was exposed to a variety of legal practices and was able to specialize in immigration and business law areas. In 2009, Attorney Tian relocated to Massachusetts where she found MT Law. She was instrumental in the growth of MT Law’s offices in Boston, New York City, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Beijing.

Practice Area: 

Real Estate:

Attorney Tian helps her clients in commercial or residential real estate purchase and sales. She represents a variety of parties involved in real estate transactions, including individual sellers, buyers, mortgage companies, lenders, landlords, tenants, and institutional and individual investors. Her real estate experience includes:

  • Purchase and Sale Agreements
  • Condominiums
  • Mortgages
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Short Sales
  • Real Estate Investment
  • Foreclosures
  • Landlord/tenant Disputes
  • Leases
  • Zoning issues
  • Creative Finance

As a certified agent for Old Republic National Title Insurance Company, she handles various real estate title concerns and disputes.

Immigration:

Attorney Tian is the member of American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), the largest immigration attorneys’ organization. She helps clients in all kinds of immigration and non-immigrant visas and in all stages of the immigration process, including:

  • All working related non-immigrant visas, especially H-1B, O, J, L, H-2B, E, B
  • All family related non-immigrant visas, especially all types of K visas
  • The change of status among all sorts of visas
  • All employment related immigrant visas: EB1, EB2 (including National Interest Waiver), EB3 (including PERM), EB4, EB5 (including with over $ 1 million investment, and special $500,000 investment through the local regional center)
  • Immigration related litigation and administrative hearings
  • Consulate process (applying visas from US embassies outside the US)
  • Asylum & International Adoption

During her over seven years working experience as an immigration attorney, Attorney Tian has represented individual clients from over 20 countries, and represented corporate clients from sole proprietorship business (one-person business), non-profit organizations, to big international companies.

Business Law:

Understanding the entrepreneurs’ special needs and concerns, Attorney Tian helps her clients establish successful business adventures. Her experience includes:

  • Business Entity Formation (C corp, LLC, S Corp, PLLC, LP, LLP, non-profit organizations).
  • Drafting and reviewing all sorts of business contracts (including Commercial Lease Agreements, Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDA), Service Contracts, Employment Agreements, Sales Contracts, etc).
  • Creative Financing.
  • Drafting business plan or business proposals for various reasons such as immigration, finance, commercial bids.
  • Business related litigation.
  • Administrative process/hearing.

Attorney Tian is a legal counsel for various corporations and non-profit organizations.

Estate Planning and Probate:

By understanding immigrants and their families’ special needs and concerns, Attorney Tian and her team helps her clients find the best estate plan solutions for them, including:

  • Wills
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Health Care Proxies
  • Declarations of Homestead
  • Probate
  • Revocable Living Trusts
  • Testamentary Trusts
  • Life Insurance Trusts
  • Trusts for Minors
  • Family Limited Partnerships
  • Charitable Remainder Trusts
  • Probate Litigation
  • Will Contests