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Jewell Stewart & Pratt PC is a San Francisco, California, specialty law firm, practicing exclusively in the area of U.S. immigration and nationality law, with a primary emphasis in business- and employment-related immigration.  The firm provides counsel and representation to clients in a variety of industries including software, biotechnology, engineering, and finance, as well as to academic institutions, nonprofits, religious denominations and arts organizations.




Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 100%
    10 years, 500 cases



Fixed (always)

Payment types:

Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Matthew L. Kolken

    I referred cases to Claire.


    Matthew Kolken Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Jacqueline Marie Brown Scott

    I have worked with Claire on projects off and on for the past four years. She is extremely diligent, efficient and trustworthly. She also has extensive knowledge of business immigration law and has been an invaluable resource to me on many occasions. I wholeheartedly endorse Claire's work and recommend her legal services.


    Jacqueline Scott Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Jewell Stewart & Pratt PC

456 Montgomery Street, 19th Floor
San Francisco, CA, 94104


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Pro Bono BenefactorAmerican Immigration Lawyers Association2013
Pro Bono ChampionAmerican Immigration Lawyers Association2012
Pro Bono GuardianAmerican Immigration Lawyers Association2010
Barrister of the YearBar Association of San Francisco2010
Law Review Award for Dedication and ExcellenceGolden Gate University SOL2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalJewell Stewart & Pratt PC2016 - Present
Senior AttorneyJewell & Associates, PC2008 - 2015
Attorney AdvisorSan Francisco Immigration Court2006 - 2007
Judicial ExternThe Honorable Edward M. Chen2004 - 2004
Legal AssistantDavis Wright Tremaine LLP2000 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of CaliforniaCertified Legal Specialist in Immigration & Nationality Law2013 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Northern California chapter)Advisory Council, now elected Board member (Treasurer)2010 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember2008 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2006 - Present
U.S. District Court, NDCAMember2006 - Present
Bar Association of San FranciscoCo-Chair, Barristers Immigration Section2010 - 2013
Tax-AidBoard Member2009 - 2011
Publication nameTitleDate
24th Annual California Chapters Conference Handbook (AILA)Ten Practical Tips for Preparing L-1B Petitions2011
EOIR - IJ BenchbookStandard Language on Select Topics: Motions to Suppress2007
EOIR - IJ BenchbookStandard Language on Select Topics: Bond2007
35 Golden Gate U. L. Rev. 31Note, Dangerous Balance: The Ninth Circuit’s Validation of Expansive DNA Testing of Federal Parolees2005
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Golden Gate University School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor2006
University of WashingtonBA, Political ScienceOther - Bachelors2000
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
27th Annual AILA California Chapters ConferenceUSCIS Forum2014
AILA MCLETricks of the Intracompany Trade: the L-1 Visa Petition2012
24th Annual AILA California Chapters ConferenceRepresenting the Multinational Specialized Knowledge Worker - Advanced L-1B Issues and Requirements2011