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John Gihon

John Gihon

Attorney at Law

Altamonte Springs
Florida
Licensed in
FL
University of
Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law
About
John practices all aspects of immigration law. John has extensive experience as an immigration attorney, both in private practice helping clients and previously as an Assistant Chief Counsel and Senior Attorney with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). John has also served as a panelist and guest speaker at many Immigration events throughout Florida and has provided multiple CLE-accredited trainings to attorneys. John has appeared on multiple Fox News national and local TV programs to discuss immigration issues. John obtained his B.A. in History and Juris Doctor from the University of Florida,… read more both with honors.

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Work History

Shorstein, Lasnetski & Gihon

Partner

May 2014 - Present

May 2014 - Present

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)

Senior Attorney

Apr 2012 - May 2014

Apr 2012 - May 2014

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)

Assistant Chief Counsel

Aug 2008 - Apr 2012

Aug 2008 - Apr 2012

Office of the State Attorney, Fourth Judicial Circuit

Assistant State Attorney

Aug 2002 - Jul 2008

I served as an Assistant State Attorney under Harry Shorstein. I tried 50 cases before a jury during my time as a prosecutor. Those trials included cases involving DUI, domestic battery, drug possession and sale, firearms offenses, burglary, theft, dealing in stolen property, aggravated battery, aggravated assault, sex crimes, attempted murder and murder. I served as a supervising attorney on two occasions, once as Senior County Court Attorney, where I supervised county court prosecutors, and again as a Division Chief, overseeing felony prosecutors, investigators and other support staff in a felony trial division.

Aug 2002 - Jul 2008

University of Florida

Summer Extern at City of Jacksonville, Office of General Counsel

Jun 2000 - Jul 2000

Jun 2000 - Jul 2000

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