Christopher A. Kerosky

Christopher A. Kerosky

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Immigration Attorney in San Francisco, CA

Kerosky Purves & Bogue LLP
 | 142 Sansome St, San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: 707-433-2060
Fax: 415-778-8123
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2012, 2016 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1984
Practice Areas:
  • Immigration: Consumer (40%),
  • Immigration: Business (40%),
  • Business/Corporate (20%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish,
  • Russian,
  • Polish
    Attorney Profile

    I am a founding partner in the firm of KEROSKY PURVES & BOGUE.  I have practiced law since 1984 and I have handled many immigration and civil cases during that time.    For the 12 years years, I have been honored as one of the best immigration lawyers in California in "Super Lawyers"  (2006-2020). I have also regularly published articles and/or a column on business and immigration subjects in 6 local newspapers. I graduated from University of California, Berkeley Law School and I am a former counsel for the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington D.C.  We have offices in San Francisco, Santa Rosa, Napa, San Rafael, Ukiah, Walnut Creek, San Jose, Sacramento and Los Angeles.   In addition to my law practice, I am also the Honorary Consul for the Republic of Poland in San Francisco and a member of the Consular Corps of San Francisco. You can learn more about our firm from our website: www.kpbimmigrationlawfirm.com

    About Christopher Kerosky

    Admitted: 1984, California

    Professional Webpage: http://kpbimmigrationlawfirm.com/attorneys/index.html

    Honors/Awards:

    • Attorney General's Trial Advocate Award, 1984;  Attorney General's Special Achievement Award, 1985, 1986;  Honored, Who's Who in Polish America, 1996;  Recipient of Pro Memoria Medal, Government of Poland, 2007;  Appointed Honorary Consul for the Republic of Poland, 2004- present

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • California Real Estate Brokers License, 1999

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    •  I am admitted to the California Bar Association since 1984., 1984

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • I have continuously provided pro bono work to institutions and individuals, including the Consulates of Mexico, Poland, El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, Ecuador, and Peru, among others.  I have also served as Pro Bono counsel for indigent persons appearing in Immigration Court, starting in 1990.

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • Won a $4 million court verdict against the parents and brother of Michael Jackson for fraud and breach of contract;   Won a $2 million settlement for an immigrant cheated in real estate fraud;   Won over $1.5 million for an immigrant family cheated by a large Central Valley Developer;   Won a $1.4 million jury verdict against Bechtel corporation;   Won a $550,000 court verdict for an immigrant in a case of corporate fraud;   Sued the government of the former Soviet Union and later Russian government for compensation for atrocities during WWII;   Won over $100,000 in settlements in over 45 other civil cases since 1993.

    Representative Clients:

    • REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS: Foreign Governments: Our firm is on retainer as counsel for the governments of Mexico and Colombia.  We also routinely provide legal advice to the Consulates of Poland, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Ecuador and Peru.   Other representative clients presently and in the past: Institutions: Sonoma State University, Santa Rosa Press Democrat; Computer, high-tech and machining firms:  Pixar, SPV America, Sycle, CalMax Manufacturing, Webb Design, Matrix Dynamics Manufacturing, Market Street Associates, Consultec, AG Precision Machining, Pro Machining, and Universal Telecom, JWP Manufacturing, Expol Machining, Printed Test Circuit, Polex Machining, and Excel Machining. Construction Firms:  Polybau, Abroad Windows, Allburg Construction, Washington Mechanical, APC Construction Inc., Mayer Electric Co., Western States Construction, Spectrum Painting, NGC Inc., Allbrand Windows, the Window Broker, Stone Essense Inc., G & M Marble & Tile, Bauhaus Hardwood Floors, and Strom Grading. Import/Export and Trading Companies:  California Trade Connections Inc., Pacific Investments Worldwide, GNC Trading, Narse Trading Co., Tsitron USA Inc., Petrosib USA Inc., World Trade Network, and Sushiro Inc. Insurance, banking and related firms:  Safeco Insurance, Fireman's Fund Insurance, American Insurance, Reliance Insurance, United Pacific Insurance, California Korean Bank, and First National Bank. Other businesses: Freixenet Vintners, Tuymuada Diamonds, NIC Travel, Qarshi International, West Coast Jewelry, Prima Products, Connections International, Clock Freight Forwarders, East Bay Service Corp., HUMEX, Alley Corp., Stone and  Rock Inc., Media Link Advertising, A & S Security.        

    Educational Background:

    Industry Groups

    • Biotech
    • Construction
    • Education
    • High Tech
    • Hospitality
    • Manufacturing
    • Wineries
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    Office Location for Christopher A. Kerosky

    142 Sansome St
    San Francisco, CA 94104

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    Last Updated: 6/1/2020

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