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Matthew Muller is a seasoned lawyer focused on achieving justice and peaceful lives for immigrants and their families.  He has handled hundreds of immigration cases, ranging from the immigration service up through the U.S. Supreme Court.  Matthew is a former faculty member of Harvard Law School, where he taught immigration law and published articles on immigration practice and procedure.


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Practice Areas

  1. Immigration: 100%



Hourly ($250-350/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Pro Bono (15%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Evan Matthew Oshan

    I endorse this lawyer. Harvard graduate and dedicated Immigration attorney.


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    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community



Professional Misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Disbarment
    issued in CA, 2015


    Disbarment is the most serious penalty for a lawyer. If this attorney is currently practicing law, you should contact the California State Bar to understand the reasons for disbarment.

Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
"America's Techiest Lawyer" (Multiple lawyers recognized)American Bar Association Journal2012
Wiley W. Manuel Award for Pro Bono ServiceCalifornia Bar Association2011
Equal Justice FellowshipEqual Justice America2008
Phi Beta Kappa AwardPhi Beta KappaN/A
John Vieg Award in American PoliticsPomona CollegeN/A
Los Angeles Philanthropic FellowshipLos Angeles Philanthropic FoundationN/A
Teaching and Advocacy FellowshipHarvard UniversityN/A
Engalitcheff AwardThe Fund for American StudiesN/A
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney at LawKerosky Purves & Bogue2011 - Present
Pro Bono AttorneyCommunity Legal Services In East Palo Alto2010 - 2011
AssociateWeil Gotshal & Manges2009 - 2010
Lecturer on LawHarvard Law School2008 - 2009
Acting Associate Director, Clinical ProgramHarvard Law School2008 - 2009
Clinical and Advocacy FellowHarvard Law School2006 - 2008
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar AssociationAdvisory Board2012 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember, Publications Committee2012 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember, Practice Management Committee2012 - Present
San Francisco Bar AssociationN/AN/A
National Lawyers GuildN/AN/A
Publication NameTitleDate
Immigration and Nationality Handbook (American Immigration Lawyers Association)Any Real Change?: Credibility and Corroboration After the REAL ID ActN/A
Immigration and Nationality Law Handbook (American Immigration Lawyers Association)Stepping Up to the Bar: Exclusions from Asylum and Withholding of Removal ProtectionN/A
19 International Journal of Refugee Law 599Explaining Credibility Assessment in the Asylum ProcedureN/A
10:1 UC Davis Journal of Juvenile Law & Policy 243Escobar v. Gonzales: A Backwards Step for Child Asylum Seekers and the Rule of Law in Particular Social Group Asylum ClaimsN/A
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Harvard University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
Pomona College (Claremont)Public PolicyBA - Bachelor of Arts2003
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
American Bar Association’s National Conference on Children and the LawJuveniles in Immigration Court ProceedingsN/A