Claire S. Pratt

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Top Rated Immigration Attorney in San Francisco, CA

Jewell Stewart & Pratt PC
 | 456 Montgomery St, 19th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: 415-434-1161
Fax: 415-434-2772
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Immigration: Business
Attorney Profile

Attorney Claire S. Pratt is a principal with the Jewell Stewart & Pratt PC law firm in San Francisco, California. Certified as a specialist in immigration and nationality law by The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization and possessing more than 13 years of legal experience, Ms. Pratt focuses her practice almost exclusively on immigration law.

Serving a diverse range of clients throughout the state, Ms. Pratt is well-versed in all aspects of immigration law; however, she maintains a particular focus on counseling businesses of all sizes with their complex immigration issues, such as L-1 intracompany transferee visas. Highly active in her field, she serves as an elected board member of the Northern California Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, and she routinely conducts lectures and seminars across her region on a variety of topics related to immigration law.

Ms. Pratt is also a member of The Bar Association of San Francisco, which named her Barrister of the Year in 2010. She also served as co-chair of BASF's Barristers Immigration Section from 2010 to 2013, and she volunteers her time and legal services for the South Texas Pro Bono Asylum Representation Project as well as other legal aid organizations.

A 2000 graduate of the University of Washington with a Bachelor of Arts in political science, Ms. Pratt attended Golden Gate University School of Law, where she obtained her Juris Doctor with highest honors in 2006. While in law school, she was the managing editor of the school's law review, and she earned numerous awards and honors for her exceptional academic achievements. She is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, U.S. immigration courts and the Board of Immigration Appeals.

Practice Areas
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Immigration (100%)


Selected to Super Lawyers for 1 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

Super Lawyers: 2019 Rising Stars: 2015 - 2018

Certificates and Credentials

California Board of Legal Specialization

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About Claire Pratt

Admitted: 2006, California

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  • Co-Chair, Barristers Immigration Section for BASF, 2010-2013
  • Pro bono volunteer, South Texas Pro Bono Asylum Representation Project
  • Selected for inclusion as a Rising Star in the Northern California Super Lawyers® since 2015
  • Bar Association of San Francisco’s (BASF) Barrister of the Year, 2010
  • Elected Board Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association’s Northern California Chapter (AILA NorCal), 2015 to present
  • AILA NorCal Liaison to U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services San Francisco Field Office, 2011-2015, 2017-2018

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Legal Specialist in Immigration & Nationality Law by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization, 2013 - present.

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Bar Association of San Francisco
  • U.S. Immigration Courts and the Board of Immigration Appeals
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • State Bar of California

Educational Background:

  • University of Washington, B.A.
Office Location for Claire S. Pratt

456 Montgomery St
19th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104

Phone: 415-434-1161

Fax: 415-434-2772

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Last Updated: 4/9/2019

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