Robert B. Jobe

Robert B. Jobe

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Immigration Attorney in San Francisco, CA

Law Office of Robert B. Jobe
 | 550 Kearny Street, Suite 200
San Francisco, CA 94108
Phone: 415-956-5513
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1988
Practice Areas:
  • Immigration: Consumer
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Robert B. Jobe is widely recognized as one of the nation's finest immigration litigators. He has litigated at all levels of the federal court system (including the United States Supreme Court), testified in the United States House of Representatives, authored numerous articles and a leading treatise on the law of asylum, and lectured widely on immigration-related issues. He is the recipient of the prestigious American Inns of Court Professionalism Award for the Ninth Circuit (2016), which honors, on a federal circuit basis, "a senior lawyer or judge whose life and practice display sterling character and unquestioned integrity, coupled with ongoing dedication to the highest standards of the legal profession and the rule of law." 

http://cdn.ca9.uscourts.gov/datastore/ce9/2016/06/28/Inns_of_Court_Award.pdf

About Robert Jobe

Admitted: 1988, California

Professional Webpage: http://jobelaw.com/robert-b-jobe/

Honors and Awards:

  • American Inns of Court Professionalism Award for the Ninth Circuit (The award honors "a senior attorney or judge whose life and practice display sterling character and unquestioned integrity, coupled with ongoing dedication to the highest standards of the legal profession and the rule of law."), Big Sky, Montana, 2016
  • National Coalition to Protect Political Freedom's Constitutional Rights Award For Outstanding Legal Service Against the Use of Secret Evidence (Washington, D.C. 2001)
  • Immigrant Legal Resource Center's Phillip Burton Award for Outstanding Immigration Lawyering (San Francisco, California 1993)
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association's Jack Wasserman Award for Excellence in Immigration Litigation (Houston, Texas 1998)

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Before going into private immigration practice, Mr. Jobe investigated violations of the laws of war in El Salvador on behalf of Americas Watch (now Human Rights Watch) and contributed to a lengthy report on human rights violations in El Salvador, The Civilian Toll (New York: Americas Watch 1987). He also served as the Supervising Attorney at La Raza Centro Legal (July 1988-January 1990). In 1995, Mr. Jobe and Daniel Wolf, a freind from law school, spearheaded a pro bono legal challenge to the Department of State's policy of refusing to issue immigrant visas to Vietnamese boat people detained in Hong Kong.

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

Educational Background:

  • J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School (May 1987)
  • B.A. in Political Science from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (April 1982)

Industry Groups

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Office Location for Robert B. Jobe

    550 Kearny Street
    Suite 200
    San Francisco, CA 94108

     

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