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Languages spoken: French, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 100%


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Law Office of Robert L. Lewis

428 13th Street 7th Floor
Oakland, CA, 94612


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Award for Outstanding Public ServiceSan Francisco Bar Association and American Immigration Lawyer's Association2011
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Associate AttorneyLaw Office of Robert L. Lewis2005 - Present
Law Clerk/InternEast Bay Sanctuary Covenant2005 - 2005
Law Clerk/InternInternataional Institute of the East Bay2004 - 2004
Law Clerk/InternNational Center for Lesbian Rights2004 - 2004
Law Clerk/InternEviction Defense Collaborative2003 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMembers2006 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Mendoza Pablo v. Holder, 667 F.3d 1308 (9th Cir. 2012).Petition for review granted
Jimenez v. HolderPetition for review granted in part.
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Publication nameTitleDate
AILA VoiceBIA: Daughter's Talent Too Important2013
USA Today"Discretion program a mixed bag for immigrants" (quoted)2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California, Hastings College of the LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
University of California - BerkeleyLinguisticsBA - Bachelor of Arts2001
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Family-Based Immigration: The BasicsAdjustment of Status and Consular Processing2013
Level Playing Field InstituteImmigration Law for Undocumented Students2012
AILA California Chapters ConferenceCommonly Overlooked Forms of Relief from Removal2012
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Northern California Chapter)Immigration Inadmissibility and Waivers2011
Congreso FamiliarImmigration Workshop2010
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Northern California Chapter)Asylum for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Individuals2010