About Tia

Tia Shim (she/her/hers) is an of counsel attorney from New York City. Her practice focuses on immigration law, contracts, and commercial real estate. She is licensed to practice in federal and state courts in Utah, New York, and Washington, D.C.

Tia graduated from Columbia University with a Bachelor of Arts in political science. She attended New York School of Law, where she received her Juris Doctorate in 2001.

Tia has become an established immigration attorney who provides high quality immigration law services to domestic and multinational companies, corporate professionals, as well as individuals and families. In addition to working as an attorney of counsel with Wharton O'Brien, Tia maintains her own immigration law practice and advises commercial real estate organizations.

As a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), Tia also served as a liaison to United States Customs and Immigration Service. (USCIS) Salt Lake City Field Office.

Outside the office, Tia enjoys hiking, travel, cultural celebrations, fashion, and interior design.


Professional Memberships

  • Utah State Bar
  • New York State Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • American Bar Association
  • Utah Bar Property Law Section
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association