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    About Me

    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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    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