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Sherrod Seward

Sherrod Seward

Specializing in Felony Criminal Defense, Entertainment, and Immigration Law
  • Entertainment & Sports Law, International Law, Business Law...
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An experienced lawyer with a passion for criminal defense, entertainment law, & and immigration, as well as an extensive background in global business; Sherrod knew as a child that his path in life would lead him to be active on a national and international level.

Sherrod is a go to resource for persons facing felony changes for drug charges, weapons violations, and removal proceedings in immigration. Sherrod is also a go to resource for athletes, entertainers, and media companies from all over the World for business issues.

Sherrod has been immersed in different cultures as early as elementary school; learning to play soccer with children from different countries, and becoming fluent in French at the age of eight. Sherrod has taken his professional development and expertise to diverse places,such as Johannesburg, South Africa, participating in Trade Winds Africa - the largest United States business delegation ever to go to Africa.

Sherrod brings this same cultured approach to his law practice which he also applies to his extreme love for all things Cleveland and MMA (Mixed Martial Arts).. Prior to practicing law Sherrod was a music producer, managed combat sports athletes, and worked as a contractor with the Department of Defense. Since obtaining his Juris Doctorate, Sherrod has become more intentional than ever to be an advocate for clients in need of top quality legal assistance.

For more information or to schedule a consultation please email sherrod@qcilaw.com or call 704-500-2045.

Sherrod Seward was recognized for United Nations' 2018 Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD), Under 40, Global 100 List.

Professional Affiliations

American Immigration Lawyers Association

Charlotte Chamber of Commerce

Charlotte Mecklenburg Black Chamber of Commerce

John S. Leary Association of Black Attorneys

Charlotte World Affairs Council

Export Legal Assistance Network

Licensed Property & Casualty Insurance Broker

Practice Areas
  • Entertainment & Sports Law
  • International Law
  • Business Law
  • Tax Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Criminal Law
  • Medical Malpractice
  • DUI & DWI
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    We give basic information over the phone but more detailed consultations require a formal consultation request and a small fee
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
    For certain types of cases, some fees can be administered on a contingent basis.
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • French: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Property and Casualty Insurance
Moheyer Insurance Advisors
- Current
Property & Casualty Insurance Broker
Property and Casualty Insurance
Moheyer Insurance Advisors
- Current
Property & Casualty Insurance Broker
Principle Consultant
Plug Finance Hub, LLC
- Current
INTERNATIONAL TRADE FINANCE CONSULTING & SOLUTION MATCHING We know the private international finance market and the products available to do things traditional banks cannot. Traditional banks can be VERY limited when it comes to international business. There are only a few serious trade finance companies in the world and they all have different strengths, structures, and capabilities. We listen to your problems and potential transactions We determine if there is a solution in the private finance market We package your deal for a warm introduction to lenders We advocate throughout the underwriting process We get transactions done
Broker
Export-Import Bank of the United States
- Current
Licensed broker of products from the Export-Import Bank of the United States which supports US companies around the World
Business Development Officer
International Risk Consultants
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IRC specializes in trade credit insurance, political risk Insurance and related trade finance solutions. Since our 1987 founding in Columbus, Ohio (USA), we have grown into the industry’s largest globally-integrated brokerage with partner-led offices in Hong Kong, China, Brazil, India and throughout the USA. We offer thorough market explorations and bespoke placements with unmatched post-placement training, service and claims advocacy. Our membership in the International Credit Brokers Alliance (ICBA) extends IRC’s network to Australia, Canada, Dubai, Japan, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, Taiwan, Vietnam and eighteen countries in continental Europe.
Education
Cleveland State University
J.D. (2012) | Juris Doctorate
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Hampton University
B.S. (2009) | Marketing
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Awards
Nominated for United Nations' 2018 Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD), Under 40, Global 100 List.
United Nations
In support of the International Decade for People of African Descent, proclaimed by United Nation's General Assembly resolution 68/237 and to be observed from 2015 to 2024, the Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD) identifies high achievers of African descent in public and private sectors from all around the world as a progressive network of relevant actors to join together in the spirit of recognition, justice and development of Africa, it's people on the continent and across it's Diaspora.
Professional Associations
District of Columbia Bar # 1022925
Member
Current
American Immigration Lawyers Association
Member of North Carolina Chapter
Current
Charlotte Chamber
Member
Current
Charlotte Mecklenburg Black Chamber of Commerce
Member
Current
Charlotte World Affairs Council
Member
Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Africa: Become Competitive by Insuring Payment Risks
Lexnoir
Speaking Engagements
Legal Night at Steele Creek, Immigration Panel, Charlotte, nc
Andrew J Fede
On March 4, 2017, Partners Dinh Tran and Seward Seward will participate as panelist for Legal Night at Steele Creek. This panel will be hosted by local activist Andrew J. Fede and will take place at Steele Creek AME Zion Church located at 1500 Shopton Road, Charlotte, NC 28217. This event is free to the public and will discuss important topics surrounding changes made by the new Presidential administration.
TMS: International Career Panel, EXIM Export Essentials Symposium, Charlotte, NC
The Magellan Society and UNC Charlotte’s Office of International Programs
Join The Magellan Society and UNC Charlotte’s Office of International Programs for the opportunity to network and hear several early-career professionals discuss the international elements of their careers in law, education, not-for-profit and engineering. The panelists will speak about their experiences and offer valuable advice to those about to enter the job market and pursue work in international fields.
How to mitigate payment risks, EXIM Export Essentials Symposium, Charlotte, NC
Export-Import Bank of the United States
On November 9, 2017, Queen City Immigration Law Partner Seward Seward will participate as a speaker for the Export Import Bank of the United State’s (“EXIM”) Export Essentials Symposium in Charlotte, North Carolina. Sherrod formally worked with one of the premier brokers of EXIM products in the world and is currently an authorized broker of EXIM credit insurance programs.
Africa Energy Trade: How to profit and keep it, DIVERSIFY AND EXPAND YOUR BUSINESS THROUGH EXPOR, Atlanta Georgia
Export-Import Bank of the United States
The Carolinas, with its 1000+ energy companies and organizations, is believed to be the largest energy economy in the eastern United States and has become an emerging leader in sourcing energy services, products and project development facilitation in sub-Saharan Africa. U.S. and African energy policy officials and executives engaged in Africa – Carolinas energy trade will meet in Charlotte to learn of opportunities and develop partnerships with which to pursue projects, capital, products and services. This is a CLOSED Format Event. This exclusive invitation is for Exporters only - http://www.exim.gov/events/exporting-navigating-global-market
Exporting - Navigating the Global Market, DIVERSIFY AND EXPAND YOUR BUSINESS THROUGH EXPOR, Atlanta Georgia
Export-Import Bank of the United States
Join Leaders in International Business to learn about the latest trends in exporting. This is a CLOSED Format Event. This exclusive invitation is for Exporters only - http://www.exim.gov/events/exporting-navigating-global-market
Certifications
Property & Casualty Insurance Broker
State of North Carolina
Broker for Credit Insurance
Export-Import Bank of the United States
Member
Export Legal Assistance Network
Websites & Blogs
Website
Entertainment, Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, Family Law
Blog
Queen City Immigration Law | Full Service Immigration
Videos
Employment Visa Services At Queen City Immigration Law

Employment visas are difficult to obtain and maintain due to USCIS regulations. Let Queen City Immigration Law handle all of the filings necessary to keep great talent working for you here in the U.S. info@qcilaw.com

Reapplying for the E2 Investor Visa

Just because you have an E2 Visa doesn't mean you'll be able to keep it. Is your business meeting the requirements necessary for you to remain living and working in the U.S.? Queen City Immigration Law can help you reapply. info@qcilaw.com

Your Immigration Solution for Combat Sports - Queen City Immigration Law

Queen City Immigration Law is Combat Sport specific immigration law firm that focuses on the strategic needs of mixed martial artist, boxers, wrestlers, other combat sports athletes and professionals all over the world. Our firm specializes in purposeful, intelligent and thorough representation in P and O visa categories for athletes, trainers, and coaches. We also advocate for combat sports business professionals with employment and investment based visa solutions. For exceptional service to the community, we have attorneys and staff with fluency in French, Vietnamese, Spanish, and Polish languages. Visit our Website: http://www.qcilaw.com

Queen City Immigration Law Partners, Sherrod Seward & Dinh Tran, WCCB News in Charlotte, NC

Queen City Immigration Law Partners, Sherrod Seward and Dinh Tran, were featured on WCCB News in Charlotte, NC during their participation in Legal Night at Steele Creek AME Zion Church as guest panelists. The event was organized by Black Matters Us and moderated by community organizer Andrew Fede. The partners discussed the Executive Orders issued by President Trump issued in January and gave practical advice for immigrants in the community. Visit our Website: http://www.qcilaw.com

Queen City Immigration Law Partners appear on WBTV News in Charlotte

Queen City Immigration Law Partners, Sherrod Seward and Dinh Tran, appear on WB TV News in Charlotte, NC after participating in Legal Night at Steele Creek. The event was organized by Black Matters Us and moderated by community organizer Andrew Fede. The partners discussed the executive order issued by President Trump and practice advice for immigrants in the community. Visit our Website: http://www.qcilaw.com

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Charlotte, NC Headquarters
222 S. Church St
Suite 100
Charlotte, NC 28202
USA
Telephone: (704) 500-2045
Fax: (704) 500-2076
Greenville, NC Office
103 Oakmont Dr.
Suite 104
Greenville, NC 27858
USA
Toll-Free: (252) 375-3213
Columbus, OH Office
6660 N. High St
Suite 3E
Columbus, OH 43085
USA
Telephone: (704) 500-2045
South Charlotte Office (habla Espagnol)
6047 Tyvola Glen Cir
Charlotte, NC 28217
USA
Telephone: (704) 500-2075