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Robert L. Smith

Immigration Attorney at San Francisco, CA

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Licensed for 41 years

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Litwin & Smith provides trusted immigration support to businesses, individuals and families in the Bay area.


With the aim of helping you meet your U.S. immigration needs, we apply ourselves to the pursuit of excellence both individually and collectively as a dynamic, midsized firm.

Founder Edward R. Litwin was one of the first lawyers in California to be certified as a specialist in immigration and nationality law according to California State Bar standards of specialization. Donald E. Smith is a senior attorney providing outstanding business immigration counsel to clients. He has a reputation for successful representation of difficult matters and creative applications of the immigration law. He advises clients on law, alternative strategies and actions to achieve their immigration goals for matters, including: E, H-1B, H-2B, L, LZ, O, P, J, TN, K, Q, R and IV EB1, EB2, NIW, EB5, LC and PERM, AOS, consular process, naturalization and I-9 compliance.

Together, we take the outcome of your immigration application seriously and spend a great deal of time, thought and energy accomplishing your business or personal immigration objectives. We combine our talents and resources to provide personalized, efficient and effective service at reasonable fees. Our small office setting enables you to be a recognized individual with direct access to the attorneys working on your case.

We provide experienced consultation on your business immigration concerns regarding an H-1 visa, H-3 visa, O visa, L visa or labor certification.

Our attorneys are knowledgeable and experienced. We are interested in helping you resolve any immigration issues you, your family or your employees may face. Contact a Bay Area immigration attorney from Litwin & Smith.

For detailed information regarding immigration and naturalization, as well as work and family visas, please visit our Immigration Articles page.


Licensed for 41 years
State MO
Status Good Standing, Active
Acquired 1990
Updated 01/01/2023
State CA
Status Active
Acquired 1981
Updated 05/11/2015

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Litwin & Smith, A Law Corporation
425 Market Street,
Suite 2200
San Francisco, CA, 94105
Litwin & Smith, A Law Corporation
1435 huntington Ave,
Suite 336
South San Francisco, CA, 94080
Litwin & Smith, A Law Corporation
5201 Great America Parkway,
Suite 320
Santa Clara, CA, 95054
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AVVO RATING 8.3 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Shareholder
  • Litwin & Smith
  • 2015 - Present


  • Gonzaga University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • N/A
  • University of California - Berkeley
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • N/A
  • McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific
  • LL.M - Master of Laws
  • N/A


  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • 2015 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2020
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2019
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2018
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2017
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2016
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2015
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San Francisco Immigration Lawyer Robert L. Smith
Robert L. Smith
Immigration Attorney
San Francisco, CA
Licensed for 41 years