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Jakob Lipman  has practiced immigration law for over ten years. His practice focuses on employment-based immigration, counseling employers in complex immigration practice and policy concerns. Over the years, he has supported multinational and domestic organizations of all sizes and from every major industry. Jakob has lectured on immigration-related subjects in a variety of settings and has authored articles on corporate immigration compliance as well as the PERM labor certification process. He is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and is an expert in the area of immigration case management software, having worked closely with the founders of INSZoom since 2001. Jakob is a graduate of Golden Gate University School of Law (JD, 1998) and Brigham Young University (BA, 1994). He is fluent in Spanish.


Languages spoken: Spanish, Russian, Tagalog, English

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Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 100%
    18 years, 3.5 thousand cases


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Sharon C Liu

    I endorse Jakob. He is a great guy to have on your side, and a smart attorney what works hard for his clients.


    Sharon Liu Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Jaye Lyn Ryan-Maas

    I endorse this lawyer. Jake is a hard working attorney that is expert at immigration issues.


    Jaye Ryan-Maas Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Lipman & Wolf, LLP

1390 Willow Pass Road
Suite 190
Concord, CA, 94520


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Certified Specialist, Immigration & Nationality LawState Bar of California2016
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2015
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Immigration AttorneyLipman & Wolf, LLP2005 - Present
Special CounselLawLogix Group, Inc.2012 - 2014
Director of Best PracticesINS ZOOM2010 - 2012
Association namePosition nameDuration
International Bar AssociationImmigration Chapter2015 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationAttorney Member2001 - Present
Contra Costa County Bar AssociationAttorney Member1998 - Present
American Bar AssociationAttorney Member1998 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaAttorney Member1998 - Present
J. Reuben Clark Law SocietyAttorney Member1998 - Present
Concord Chamber of CommerceN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
NaturalizationPetition Approved
H-1BPetition Approved
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Publication nameTitleDate
American Immigration, LLC ( Consular Posts Book Chapter 6: China - Guangzhou, (Consulate) By Jakob Lipman and Adam Lee2015
Contra Costa LawyerHow is the recession affecting your field of law?2009
American Immigration, LLC ( Logic in Form 90892005
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Golden Gate University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
Brigham Young UniversityHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
INSZoom Power User ConferenceINSZoom Power Users2016
IIC Immigration Conference 2015Event Emcee, plus L-1 visas workshop presenter2015
MCLE SeminarConsular Processing For Experts2014
LawLogix WebinarHow the Experts Make the Most of the H-1B Season2014
Alan Olson's American Dreams Radio ProgramImmigration Law2014
Parent Association Immigration SeminarDACA/DREAM ACT2013
Immigration Law WorkshopBusiness Immigration2013
Contra Costa County Bar AssociationMCLE: Immigration Reform2013
Un Almuerzo Gratuito e Informativo con abogados de inmigracionFamily-based Immigration2012
Seminario Gratuito e Informativo Acerca de InmigracionFamily-based Immigration2012
Global Immigration & Mobility ConferenceImmigration Best Practices2010
Immigration TrainingProcess and Management of Business Visas2007
Business Immigration EssentialsBusiness Immigration Visas & Permanent Residence2007