Based in California, Robert B. Jobe handles asylum and family immigration issues on behalf of clients across the country and around the world. When he founded The Law Offices of Robert B. Jobe, he knew he wanted to be able to help people during their most critical moments. Today, he is respected as one of the most skilled immigration defense attorneys.
Licensed for over three decades, Mr. Jobe has played a role in precedent-setting cases. Through taking cases to trial, he has helped shape the laws concerning asylum. His insightful arguments are the reason countless people have avoided deportation, whether through obtaining injunctions, disputing moral turpitude or defining persecution in the context of asylum.
His courtroom savvy is part of the reason Mr. Jobe has been lauded throughout the legal community. He has been honored with numerous awards, including the Inns of Court Professionalism Award from the 9th Circuit. He has been a Super Lawyer since its inception in 2005, holds an Avvo “Superb” rating and was awarded the Jack Wasserman Award for Excellence in Immigration Litigation by the American Immigration Lawyers Association and the Phillip Burton Award for Outstanding Immigration Lawyering by the Immigration Legal Resource Center. Furthermore, his work on behalf of LGBT immigrants earned him the title of honorary grand marshal of the 2003 San Francisco Gay Pride Parade.
Fluent in Spanish, Mr. Jobe is able to connect with clients on a personal level. He is invested in getting to know someone’s situation, which enables him to construct the best possible strategy for every client’s case. He also draws on resources from his memberships with legal organizations such as the National Lawyers Guild, the American Immigration Lawyers Association and The State Bar of California.
In 1982, Mr. Jobe earned a Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of Michigan. He then received a Juris Doctor from The University of Michigan Law School in 1987.