Law Office of Evelyn J. Herrera

Law Office of Evelyn J. Herrera

East Bay firm focused on client satisfaction and professional service. Servicios en espanol.

Firm Overview

I began my practice to help people deal with difficult legal issues. My practice includes immigration law, family law, and Mediation. In all of these areas of law I make every effort to provide the client with most up to date information and assist navigating difficult processes.

Office centrally and conveniently located in downtown Oakland - BART accessible at nineteenth street station. I have over twenty years of experience assisting clients with immigration issues. I use my experience to ensure speedy processing with least expense. As an immigrant I am especially positioned to assist with all aspects of the immigration process.

Comence mi practica para ayudar a personas a lidiar con problemas legales difciles. Mi practica incluye inmigracion, casos en corte de familia, y mediacion. En todas estas areas de la ley, hago todo lo posible para proporcionar al cliente la informacin mas actualizada y ayudarlo a navegar procesos dificiles.

Mi oficina esta centralmente y convenientemente ubicada en el centro de Oakland - BART accesible en estacion de calle diecinueve. Tengo mas de veinte anos de experiencia ayudando a clientes con problemas de inmigracion. Utilizo mi experiencia para asistir mis clientes de manera cual reciben rapido procedimiento con el menor gasto. Como abogada inmigrante estoy especialmente posicionado para ayudar con todos los aspectos de su inmigracion.
Main Office
Law and Mediation Office of EJH
266 - 17th Street, Suite 200
Oakland  CA  94612
Phone
  • (510) 893-3711
Fax
Websites

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?
Consultation Fee and Retainer - Costo de Consulta y Retencion
Services Offered For Fixed Fees?
Honest estimate is provided to clients at the consultation along with resources and references. Consultation fee of $150 is applied to the first invoice if hired for the case. Retainer is a series of reasonable deposits.

Se proporciona una estimacion honesta a los clientes en la consulta junto con recursos y referencias. Se aplica credito del $ 150 costo de consulta a la primera factura si se contrata para el caso. Pago adelantado al servicio es una serie de depositos razonables.
Hourly Rates
$340.00

Office Information

Office Hours
By Appointment / Con Cita
Office Manager
Martha
Emergency After Hours
No
Languages Spoken
English and Spanish - Ingles y Espanol
Immigration Law
Represent clients in all aspects of family and employment based visa petitions, consular process, and adjustment of status - for new arrivals and long term residents.
Office centrally and conveniently located in downtown Oakland - BART accessible. Over eighteen years of experience assisting clients with immigration issues - including DACA, VAWA, asylum, cancellation of removal, and waivers. Provide expertise to ensure speedy processing with least expense. As an immigrant attorney is especially positioned to assist with all aspects of the immigration process.
Deportation
Represent clients in all aspects of deportation defense at San Francisco Immigration Court - for new arrivals and long term residents.
Over eighteen years of experience assisting clients with immigration issues. Provide expertise to ensure speedy processing with least expense. Provide resources to assist in the multiple aspects of presenting the best case in immigration court. As an immigrant attorney is especially positioned to assist with all aspects of the immigration process. Practice includes DACA, VAWA, asylum, cancellation of removal, and waivers.
Green Card
Represent clients in all aspects of family and employment based visa petitions, consular process, and adjustment of status - for new arrivals and long term residents.
Office centrally and conveniently located in downtown Oakland - BART accessible. Over eighteen years of experience assisting clients with immigration issues. Provide expertise to ensure speedy processing with least expense. As an immigrant attorney is especially positioned to assist with all aspects of the immigration process. Practice includes DACA, VAWA, asylum, cancellation of removal, and waivers.
US Visa
Represent clients in all aspects of family and employment based visa petitions, consular process, and adjustment of status - for new arrivals and long term residents.
Office centrally and conveniently located in downtown Oakland - BART accessible. Over eighteen years of experience assisting clients with immigration issues. Provide expertise to ensure speedy processing with least expense. As an immigrant attorney is especially positioned to assist with all aspects of the immigration process.
US Citizenship
Represent clients in all aspects of Naturalization process for long term residents - including criminal conviction issues.
Office centrally and conveniently located in downtown Oakland - BART accessible. Over eighteen years of experience assisting clients with immigration issues. Provide expertise to ensure speedy processing with least expense. As an immigrant attorney is especially positioned to assist with all aspects of the immigration process.

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

As an immigrant, raised in Los Angeles among immigrants, I was drawn to the practice of immigration law naturally. I had many experiences as a child helping translate for family members and neighbors. I saw how immigration law impacted the people in my neighborhood. As a result I naturally wanted to help solve legal of problems.

What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others

I am a graduate of California State University of Los Angeles and of Santa Clara University School of Law. My first position was as the only legal aid lawyer in Kings County. My areas of practice there included government benefits, eviction defense, and case appeals. I began working in the San Francisco Bay Area as staff attorney for Legal Assistance for Seniors (LAS). At LAS I handled elder abuse and housing disputes. Then I developed the family law practice at Law Center for Families handling divorce, guardianships, and adoptions. After that I began my own office to assist my clients immigrate their family members, prevent deportation, and providing pre-conviction consultation.

I am distinguished in the market place because of my work with immigration and family law, and have the trained ear of a mediator. Many times marriage petitions do not end in “happy ever-after.” Also some cases involve gathering and understanding documents from previous marriages. In the area of domestic violence, knowledge of both fields is critical.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

I am a long standing member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association – a national organization - which helps me stay informed on all things immigration. I served on the board of La Raza Centro Legal and gained understanding of the need for competent legal services in the Latino community. I also served as an arbiter on attorney/client fee dispute cases for the Alameda County Bar Association. Reviewing the work of other attorneys in this context showed me the importance of client communication and satisfaction.

Recent work includes: Executive Committee member for Family Law section of Alameda County Bar Association; listing on court panels for mediators in San Francisco, Contra Costa, and Alameda counties; on the panel for appointment by Family Court judges to represent minors in custody disputes in Alameda County Superior Court; and writing blogs, articles, and newsletters on immigration law and on alternative dispute resolution.

Evelyn Herrera

License
  • Bar Number: 170077
    California , 1994
Education
  • Santa Clara University School of Law
    Juris Doctorate , 1992

Evelyn J. Herrera

Evelyn immigrated to the United States of America in 1972 and grew up as justice loving American in Los Angeles, California.
License
  • Bar Number: 170077
    California , 1994
Education
  • Santa Calara University School of Law
    Juris Doctorate , 1992

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