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Christopher A. Kerosky

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Immigration Attorney in San Francisco, CA

KPB Immigration Law Firm, PC
142 Sansome St, Ste 500
San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: 415-777-4445
Fax: 415-778-8123
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2012, 2016 - 2021
Licensed in California Since: 1984
Practice Areas: Immigration: Consumer (40%), Immigration: Business (40%), Business/Corporate (20%)
Languages Spoken: English, Polish, Russian, Spanish
Attorney Profile

To contact Mr. Kerosky directly, call: 707-433-2060 or email: [email protected]

Focusing on immigration law matters for over 25 years, Christopher A. Kerosky works out of his firm’s offices in Santa Rosa, Napa, San Rafael, Ukiah, Reno, and Los Angeles, representing individual and business clients in all aspects of immigration law. In addition to English, Mr. Kerosky is fluent in Spanish and Polish and conversational in French and Russian, and has done extensive work for over 20 years for the Mexican Consulate, as well as the Consulates of Poland, Ireland, Colombia, Peru, El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala and Nicaragua. He has been admitted to practice in California since 1984, and he also served as the Honorary Consul for the government of Poland from 2003-2019. 

Mr. Kerosky is well-versed in all aspects of immigration law. He has worked on naturalization, family-based immigrant visas, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals cases, tourist visas and temporary protected status. Mr. Kerosky’s experience has also included fiancé and fiancée visas, and he has helped people obtain marriage-based green cards. Mr. Kerosky has also handled asylum claims and appeals, and he has defended clients who are facing deportation. His employment-based immigration experience has encompassed H-1B visas for professional workers, O visas for applicants with extraordinary ability, E-5 investor visas, and P visas, which allow performers and athletes to be in the United States for short periods.

Mr. Kerosky has significant business immigration experience as well. It has included visas for treaty traders, B-1 visas, visas for intra-company transferees, and visas for workers who have specialized knowledge. Held in high regard by his colleagues, Mr. Kerosky has received a 10.0 “Superb” peer review rating through Avvo. A graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, he was an attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice before entering private practice.

About Christopher A. Kerosky

First Admitted: 1984, California

Professional Webpage: https://www.kpbimmigrationlawfirm.com/attorneys/index.html

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, Consult, AG Precision Machining, Pro Machining, and Universal Telecom, JWP Manufacturing, Expol Machining, Printed Test Circuit, Polex Machining, and Excel Machining. Construction Firms: Polybag, 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.

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.

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Human Rights Commission for Sonoma County, County Board of Supervisors
  • 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.

Bar/Professional Activity

  • U.S. Department of Justice in Washington DC., Former Counsel
  •  I am admitted to the California Bar Association since 1984., 1984

Honors/Awards

  • Top Lawyer in Northern California, 12 years (2006-2012; 2015-2020), Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers
  •  I was awarded this recognition by the U.S. Attorney General for my work at the Civil Division of the Department of Justice in Washington DC, Attorney General's Trial Advocate Award;, U.S. Department of Justice
  •  I was awarded this recognition by the U.S. Attorney General for my work at the Civil Division of the Department of Justice in Washington DC, Attorney General's Special Achievement Award, U.S. Department of Justice

Educational Background

  • Centre European de Luxembourg, International Studies, 1980
  • Miami University, B.A., B.Phil., 1981

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • California Real Estate Brokers License, 1999

Industry Groups

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

142 Sansome St
Ste 500
San Francisco, CA 94104

Last Updated: 9/28/2021

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