Curtis Frederic Pierce

Curtis Frederic Pierce

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Los Angeles immigration attorney Curtis Pierce is a Certified Specialist in Immigration & Nationality Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. He has been a member of the California Bar since 1986.


For seven consecutive years (2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006), Curtis Pierce was selected as a SuperLawyer by Law and Politics and Los Angeles Magazine. After a survey of 65,000 lawyers, a blue ribbon panel review process and independent research of his background determined that he is among the top 5% of lawyers in all practice areas and top 2% of attorneys practicing immigration law in Southern California.
 
In the January 2007 edition of California Lawyer Magazine, Mr. Pierce was featured in the cover story for his work in Immigration Court. See details below.

From 1992-1995, he taught Constitutional Law at the Sorbonne (University of Paris). He received his Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Political Science from U.C.L.A, where he graduated Cum Laude. He obtained his Juris Doctor from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles.

 

The goal of his law firm is to find solutions for difficult immigration problems and provide dedicated and conscientious representation to every client.

Mr. Pierce is currently an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. He has published numerous articles on immigration law and is often asked to participate as a speaker at conferences for attended by immigration practitioners. In December of 2005, Mr. Pierce lectured fellow immigration attorneys Los Angeles on the topic Voluntary Departure at a program presented by the Immigration Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association. In May 2008, he presented a seminar in French on business visas (L-1, H-1B, and E-2) at the American Business School Paris, located on the right bank of the City of Light. The lecture hall was filled with enthusiastic Europeans hungry for the American dream.
 
Mr. Pierce is also admitted to practice before the United States Court Of Appeals For The Ninth Circuit, where he has successfully argued many cases, including Lopez v. INS, 184 F. 3d 1097 (9th Cir. 1999), Cardenas v. INS, 294 F.3d 1062 (9th. Cir. 2002) and Hoxha v. Ashcroft, 319 F.3d 1179 (9th Cir. 2003).
 
In the January 2007 issue of CALIFORNIA LAWYER MAGAZINE, immigration attorney Los Angeles Curtis Pierce is featured in the cover story for his representation of a young, French speaking refugee from Republic of Congo. Curtis Pierce is noted as a Certified Specialist in Immigration and Nationality Law. In the article by Administrative Law Judge Bill Blum, Pierce provides his thoughts and insights concerning the asylum process and immigration court. He also discusses how the process affects his client who fled a nation that was recently embroiled in full scale civil war.