United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Congratulations to Chhabra & Gibbs, P.A. Immigration Attorney Marshall J. Goff for recently obtaining his license to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Court. The United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit is one of the 13 federal appellate courts in the United States. The court was established in 1891. It is the largest appellate court with 29 active judicial posts. The court is headquartered at the James R. Browning Federal Courthouse in San Francisco, California, but meets at locations throughout the 9th Circuit.
Marshall was born in Jackson, Mississippi. He graduated from Mississippi College where he earned a B.A. in History. Marshall then attended Mississippi College School of Law where he earned his J.D. While in law school, Marshall worked for the Public Defender’s Office in Mississippi. He was also a member of the Mississippi College Moot Court Board. After law school, Marshall moved to New Jersey and worked in Elizabeth, New Jersey at the New Jersey Public Defender’s Office. While there Marshall represented individuals charged with all types of crimes in New Jersey. Thereafter, Marshall moved back to Mississippi and worked as a Staff Attorney for the Department of Corrections. Marshall handled public records requests responses for the state agency and worked in general litigation.
After working for the Department of Corrections, Marshall worked for a private Immigration firm where he gained his immigration experience. He has experience in representing detained and non-detained immigration clients. He has represented individuals in their Bond and Master Hearings in multiple Immigration Courts around the United States. He also has represented clients with their immigration filings with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) office. Such filings include U-Visa, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS), Affirmative Asylum, Adjustment of Status, Naturalization’s, and much more.