Raemi L. Neils

Raemi L. Neils

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Immigration Attorney in San Francisco, CA

Law Office of Troy & Neils, LLLP
 | 870 Market Street, Suite 570
San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone: 415-399-9490
Fax: 415-399-9416
Selected To Rising Stars: 2019 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2011
Practice Areas:
  • Immigration: Business (50%),
  • Immigration: Consumer (50%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
    Attorney Profile

    Raemi Neils is a San Francisco based attorney, who practices exclusively in the area of Immigration and Naturalization law, with a special emphasis on Marriage/Family-Based Green Cards, Waivers, Removal Proceedings, Consular Processing, Fiancé Visas, Work Visas, Employment-Based Green Cards, and U.S. Citizenship.  She approaches each case by balancing compassion with technical expertise. Her priority is to clarify the intricate process of immigration law for her clients, and to provide them with honest, detailed, and carefully considered options.

    Practicing law as an independent attorney allows Raemi to develop a close working relationship with her clients and handle all aspects of each case personally.  Prior to becoming a sole proprietor, she managed a boutique immigration law firm based in San Francisco.  She believes in keeping her client's well-informed throughout their proceedings and has built her practice on the foundations of:

    • Thorough knowledge in the field of immigration
    • Compassion for her clients
    • Extensive preparation
    • Willingness to help people with challenging cases
    • Creative strategies for handling difficult issues correspondence  
    • An ethical and responsible practice

    Raemi knew early on that immigration law would be her calling. Before and while attending law school, she worked for several nonprofit law centers, where she helped refugees, trafficking, and domestic violence victims gain legal status in the United States. Raemi earned a Bachelor of Arts Magna Cum Laude in Political Science and Women’s Studies from California State University, Long Beach and went on to receive her law degree as a President’s Scholar from Thomas Jefferson School of Law. Prior to becoming a sole proprietor, she managed a boutique immigration law firm based in San Francisco. She is also a passionate advocate for immigrant rights and social justice and volunteers her time with the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights and the San Francisco Bar Association, in addition to providing pro bono immigration support to children.

    Raemi Neils is a licensed attorney by the California Bar Association. She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and the Bar Association of San Francisco.

    About Raemi Neils

    Admitted: 2011, California

    Professional Webpage: https://www.troylaw.net

    Honors/Awards:

    • The Wiley W. Manuel Award recognizes legal professionals who contribute at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services annually. The State Bar of California established the award in 1989. The late Justice Manuel served as a California Supreme Court Associate Justice from 1977-1981, following 23 years with the Attorney General's office, the lastthree of which were as chief assistant attorney general. Justice Manuel's legal career and his personal life were marked by a dedication to hard work, public service and the concept of equal justice for all segments of society, Wiley W. Manuel Award Winner, 2011
    • See above, Wiley W. Manuel Award Winner, 2010

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Throughout Raemi's career, she has dedicated a large portion of her practice to Pro bono work, representing children and families in asylum proceedings. She continues to do so. 

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Presentation for San Francisco Lawyers Network:  - Review of past and present Asylum law and policy in the U.S. - Analysis of current proposed changes and their impact on Asylum - Deconstruct the media frenzy surrounding the topic of Asylum to separate facts from fears - Provide an overview of Asylum seekers and look at their impact on the U.S. economy - Offer legal solutions to resolve the asylum crisis moving forward, Speaker / Presenter / Author, "Past Present and Future; How U.S. Laws and Policies are Changing the Face of Asylum", Immigration Law, 2019

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • Argued in front of the Ninth Ciruit multiple times 

    Educational Background:

    • Thomas Jefferson School of Law, San Diego, CA J.D. - President's Scholar , 2011
    • California State University, Long Beach, CaliforniaB.A.Honors: magna cum laudeMajor: Political ScienceMajor: Women's Studies, 2005
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    Office Location for Raemi L. Neils

    870 Market Street
    Suite 570
    San Francisco, CA 94102

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    Last Updated: 2/27/2020

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