Daniel Roemer is a California State Bar Certified Specialist in Immigration and Nationality Law since 1998. He recently served as Chair of the Calfornia State Bar’s Immigration and Nationality Law Advisory Commission, and served as a Commissioner of that body for three years. He is the managing attorney of the Law Office of Daniel Roemer, P.C. A graduate of the University of California at Berkeley, and Golden Gate University School of Law, Mr. Roemer’s law practice has during the firm’s twenty year tenure focused exclusively on immigration and nationality law, with an emphasis on employment-based visas. He was the update author for the popular immigration reference works, U.S. Immigration Made Easy and How to Get a Green Card (Nolo Press). Mr. Roemer has been active as a pro bono supervising attorney and mentor with the San Francisco Lawyer’s Committee for Civil Rights for two decades, representing asylum applicants and mentoring volunteer attorneys in immigration litigation before the Immigration Court, the Board of Immigration Appeals, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, for which he received the Wiley P. Manuel Award for Pro Bono Legal Services from the State Bar of California. Mr. Roemer is a member of the State Bar of California and is admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. He is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), the National Lawyers Guild (NLG) and Cool Immigration Lawyers (CIL) and served as AILA’s Liaison to the USCIS San Francisco Asylum Office. Mr. Roemer has been consistently chosen as one of Northern California’s “Super Lawyers” by his peers in the field of immigration law since 2006.
Adriana Macias Aranda is an attorney admitted to the California State Bar in 2020 with over ten years of experience in business and family immigration as a senior paralegal. She specializes in nonimmigrant employment-based visa petitions and green card applications. She is passionate about her work and consistently exceeds expectations serving a varied clientele in the biomedical, bioinformatics, software and financial services sectors. She joined the Law Office of Daniel Roemer, P.C. in August 2008. Previously she worked as immigration services specialist for Catholic Charities, where she served refugees and low-income immigrants in New Jersey. Her deep knowledge of the immigration landscape is enhanced by her own experience as an immigrant. Before her journey to the United States, she was a corporate, contracts, and litigation attorney in Mexico, representing high profile accounts including multinational businesses. Ms. Macias Aranda has a law degree from the University of Guadalajara, Mexico, where she graduated with an academic GPA of 3.99. She is fluent in English and Spanish. When she is not working she enjoys practicing yoga, rock climbing, hiking, and spending time with her son.
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Of the thousands of immigration attorneys practicing law in California, only approximately 175 have received certification as specialists by the State Bar. Attorneys who are certified as specialists have taken and passed a written examination in their specialty field, demonstrated a high level of experience in the specialty field, fulfilled ongoing education requirements, and been favorably evaluated by other attorneys and judges familiar with their work. To locate a certified specialist in your area, you can access the California State Bar web site at www.californiaspecialist.org