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Richard Tasoff

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Immigration Attorney in Encino, CA

Tasoff and Tasoff
16255 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 1000
Encino, CA 91436
Phone: 818-788-8900
Fax: 818-788-5900
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2006, 2008 - 2022
Licensed in California Since: 1982
Practice Areas: Immigration: Business (50%), Immigration: Consumer (50%)
Attorney Profile

At the Southern California firm of Tasoff and Tasoff PC, Mr. Tasoff focuses his practice entirely on immigration law. While he offers a wide range of legal services to clients with immigration-related needs, he focuses primarily on assisting businesses in Los Angeles County, Ventura County and Santa Barbara County. In addition, he has helped hundreds of married couples obtain fiancée visas, and resident status through marriage.  Mr. Tasoff handles marriage based resident cases throughout the United States.

Mr. Tasoff began his legal career after earning his law degree from University of Southern California Gould School of Law and his admission to The State Bar of California.

Thanks to Mr. Tasoff's focus on immigration law, he has earned recognition as a leader in that area of the law from the legal community. The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization recognized him as a certified specialist in the area of immigration and nationality law, and he has received an AV-Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell. In addition, The Best Lawyers in America has included him on its list of the nation's top attorneys.

Mr. Tasoff is not only an active attorney but also an active member of the legal community. He is a member of a number of organizations, including the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

*AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.

About Richard Tasoff

First Admitted: 1982, California

Professional Webpage:

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Immigration and Nationality Law Specialist, State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization


  • Best Lawyers in America, 2013
  • “AV” rated attorney, Martindale Hubbell
  • Celiac Disease Foundation Service Award, Celiac Disease Foundation, 2013

Bar/Professional Activity

  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • Arizona Supreme Court
  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1982
  • Professionals In Human Resource and Management (PIHRA)
  • State Bar of California, Immigration and Nationality Law Advisory Commission, 1991 - 1993
  • California, 1982
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1986
  • Supreme Court of California
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1983

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Professionals In Human Resource and Management (PIHRA)
  • Director & Vice-President, Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) Board of Directors, 2004 – 2010
  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

Educational Background

  • University of California, Los Angeles, B.S., Psychobiology, 1978

Industry Groups

  • High Tech
  • Human Resources
  • Medium Sized Business
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Office Location for Richard Tasoff

16255 Ventura Boulevard
Suite 1000
Encino, CA 91436

Last Updated: 8/20/2021

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