Grace R. Alano

Grace R. Alano

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Immigration Attorney in San Francisco, CA

Alano Immigration
 | 598 Bosworth St, Suite 3
San Francisco, CA 94131
Phone: 415-413-8472
Fax: 415-239-7700
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2000
Practice Areas:
  • Immigration: Consumer
    Attorney Profile

    Grace Alano is the Managing Attorney at Alano Immigration. She is certified as a Legal Specialist in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California. She represents clients in affirmative family and humanitarian-based immigration cases. Ms. Alano has served as Vice Chair of the State Bar of California, Immigration and Nationality Law Advisory Commission (INLAC), as well as Practice Management Co-Coordinator and Asylum Liaison for the American Immigration Lawyers Association Northern California Chapter (AILA NorCal). 

    About Grace Alano

    Admitted: 2000, California

    Professional Webpage: http://www.alanoimmigrationlaw.com/attorney-profile

    Honors/Awards:

    • Joining the Panel in 2009., Hero Award, AIDS Legal Referral Panel, 2011
    • Certified as a Legal Specialist in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California., Certified Specialist in Immigration and Nationality Law, Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California, 2012
    • For presenting an MCLE training in 2011, Volunteer Appreciation Award, AIDS Legal Referral Panel, 2012

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Certified as a Legal Specialist in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California, 2017
    • Certified as a Legal Specialist in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California, 2012

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Vice Chair, Immigration and Nationality Law Advisory Commission, State Bar of California, 2019
    • Immigration and Nationality Law Advisory Commission, State Bar of California, 2014
    • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Northern California Chapter Practice Management Coordinator, 2017
    • California Bar No. 209268, 2000
    • American Immigration Lawyers (AILA) Northern California Chapter Advisory Council, 2014
    • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Northern California Chapter Asylum Liaison, 2014

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Immigration Laws and Issues Focusing on Undocumented Persons Facing Deportation, Your Legal Rights Radio Show, KALW., 2017
    • Board of Directors of Barangay Dance Company, a Filipino American group teaching cultural awareness, dance, and music, 2011
    • Deferred Action, Childhood Arrivals (DACA) community forum presentations in San Francisco and the East Bay, 2012
    • Panel Attorney for the AIDS Legal Referral Panel, 2009
    • SFCASA Guild Member.  SFCASA advocates for the City's children in foster care, 2010
    • Volunteer Pro Bono Attorney for the Volunteer Immigration Program (VIP) of the San Francisco Bar Association, 2007
    • Advisory Board Member for Oasis for Girls, a project of the Tides Center, 2009

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • MCLE training on immigration law., Presenter, Introduction to Immigration Law, AIDS Legal Referral Panel, 2011
    • Law office technology and systems for the solo immigration practitioner., Speaker, Embracing Technology in Your Law Practice, AILA, 2018
    • Update on the current state of employment-based immigration as of October 2018., Speaker, State of Immigration, CSAA and ¡Somos!, 2018
    • MCLE on various waiver applications available under immigration law., Presenter, Practice Tips on Waivers, San Francisco Bar Association, Barristers Club, Immigration Section, 2011

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • Adjunct Professor, San Francisco Law School, 2013
    • Appointed to the Immigration and Nationality Law Advisory Commission by the State Bar of California., 2014

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    Educational Background:

    • Universidad de Belgrano, Buenos Aires, Argentina.  Comparative Law Program, 1998
    • University of California, Berkeley, B.A., English, 1995
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    Office Location for Grace R. Alano

    598 Bosworth St
    Suite 3
    San Francisco, CA 94131

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    Last Updated: 2/18/2020

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