Rosy H. Cho

Rosy H. Cho

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Immigration Attorney in San Francisco, CA

Law Office of Rosy H. Cho
 | 275 Battery Street, Suite 480
San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone: 415-274-2000
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1994
Practice Areas:
  • Immigration: Consumer (90%),
  • Criminal Defense (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Rosy H. Cho represents individuals and families in immigration matters with a focus on family-based visa petitions and removal defense.  Ms. Cho has represented both straight and same-sex couples before the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) and in Immigration Court.  Ms. Cho has many years of experience helping her clients with adjustment of status, naturalization and citizenship, abandonment of residency issues, immigration consequences of criminal convictions, and appeals before the Board of Immigration Appeals and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Ms. Cho has dedicated a substantial amount of her time to pro bono service—from representing workers caught up in work site raids conducted by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to mentoring other attorneys representing asylum seekers. In recognition of her services to the immigrant community, Ms. Cho was awarded the 2010 Phillip Burton Immigration and Civil Rights Award for Advocacy by the Immigrant Legal Resource Center. Since 2008, Ms. Cho has been selected each year for inclusion in Super Lawyers.

Ms. Cho is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley Law School (Boalt Hall) and has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Amherst College.  Ms. Cho is licensed to practice law in the State of California. 

About Rosy Cho

Admitted: 1994, California

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Honors and Awards:

  • California Assembly, Certificate of Recognition, 2010
  • Philip Burton Award for Advocacy, Immigration Legal Resource Center (ILRC), 2010
  • Bar Association of San Francisco Volunteer Immigration Program, Certificate of Recognition, AILA Northern California Chapter, 2010
  • San Francisco Board of Supervisors, Certificate of Honor
  • Certificate of Recognition from Congresswoman Jackie Spier

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • PLI Program Faculty-- Motions to Suppress and to Terminate Removal Proceedings: Litigating Fourth Amendment Violations in Immigration Court, 2017
  • AILA California Chapters Conference panel discussion leader: Fraud Issues in Immigration, 2016
  • AILA National Conference panel speaker: Dealing with Surprises in Court , 2016
  • Speaker for ILRC Training on advanced family-based immigration issues, 2013
  • ILRC presentation on Immigrant Visas and Waivers of Inadmissibility, 2013
  • AILA Northern California Chapter Conference, panel speaker re bonds and bond hearings, Monterey, CA, 2011
  • AILA California Chapters Conference Panel presentation on ICE I-94 audits, 2011
  • AILA Annual Conference, presentation on Immigration enforcement raids, Las Vegas, NV.
  • AILA Annual Conference, presentation on marriage fraud, Washington D.C.
  • ILRC Webinar on Motions to Suppress 

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Lead pro bono team representing victims of ICE worksite enforcement raids. , 2008
  • Lawyers Committe for Civil Rights-- Mentor pro bono attorneys representing asylum applicants., 2003

Educational Background:

  • University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall), J. D.
  • Amherst College, B.A.
Office Location for Rosy H. Cho

275 Battery Street
Suite 480
San Francisco, CA 94111


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Last Updated: 6/14/2017

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