Shaughan Sparks Cummings
Shaughan is “Of Counsel” at Bogart Immigration, PLLC. She graduated in law (JD) and public administration (MPA) from Brigham Young University in 2008. During her studies, she worked as an intern in federal court, the U.S. Department of Justice, and the U.S. State Department. Prior to moving to Fayetteville, she practiced law in Las Vegas, Nevada, where she assisted clients with their estate plans, tax disputes, and business formations.
Shaughan manages the firm’s humanitarian benefits practice group, representing clients in matters including: U visas, T visas, benefits under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS), deferred action, R-1 visas, affirmative asylum applications, S visas and certain adjustments of status.
In addition to her law practice, Shaughan is a lecturer at the University of Arkansas’s Walton College of Business. She teaches courses in strategic management and human resources and has also taught business law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Shaughan is excited to contribute to “Preguntas con el Abogado,” an immigration-law related program airing on Northwest Arkansas’s La Zeta 95.7 FM. She earned a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from Brigham Young University and helped produce radio and television shows during college. She also spent a summer writing for CBS Radio in Los Angeles, and later hosted a radio show in Northwest Argentina.
Shaughan is a native of Los Angeles, California. She enjoys exploring Northwest Arkansas with her husband and five children. She loves to read, travel, design, and dance. She is fluent in Spanish and has lived in Argentina, Bolivia, and Mexico.
Shaughan is licensed to practice law in Utah and the United States Tax Court. Her practice in Arkansas is limited to immigration law and proceedings before the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Department of Justice.