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Immigration Attorney in San Diego

We are a diverse team of legal professionals with various skill sets and specializations. Many of our team members are immigrants themselves or come from immigrant families. Our team is passionate about immigration and dedicated to helping immigrant communities in the US.
Immigration Lawyers at Jacobs & Schlesinger LLP have decades of combined knowledge and experience in handling all types of immigration cases, including immigration appeals.
Don't start your immigration process alone. At the end of the day, when you have the power of the United States Government on the other side, you need the best legal representation possible to ensure a good outcome.

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"Ginger Jacobs is an outstanding professional that I would recommend to anyone seeking a high quality immigration attorney."

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"Ginger is an outstanding immigration attorney who is a top practitioner in her field. Her education, ethics and experience are exceptional."

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"Helped secure my mother and I a green card which eventually allowed us to become US Citizens"

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Ginger Jacobs, Esq.

Partner, Immigration & Nationality Law

Harvard Law School Graduate with Over 25 Years of Legal Experience

Ginger E. Jacobs received her J.D. degree with cum laude honors from Harvard Law School in 1998, and her Bachelor of Arts degree with magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa honors from Duke University in 1995. After law school, Ms. Jacobs moved to New York City and worked as a litigator at the New York firm of Cahill Gordon & Reindel and the international law firm of Covington & Burling.
She gained valuable experience advocating on behalf of her individual and corporate clients in state and federal courts, as well as before the Securities and Exchange Commission and the New York State Commission on Lobbying. In 2001, Ms. Jacobs received a pro bono recognition award from Covington & Burling for her successful representation of a detained asylum seeker...

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David Schlesinger

Partner, Appellate Litigation

San Diego Appellate Litigation Attorney

David A. Schlesinger received his J.D. degree with cum laude honors from the New York University School of Law in 1996 and his Bachelor of Arts degree with summa cum laude honors from Duke University in 1993. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa. After graduating from law school, Mr. Schlesinger worked as a law clerk for The Honorable Roderick R. McKelvie, United States District Judge for the District of Delaware, in Wilmington, Delaware. Following that clerkship, Mr. Schlesinger returned to his native New York City, where he practiced commercial litigation and white-collar criminal defense for more than three years with the law firms Cahill Gordon & Reindel and Swidler Berlin Shereff Friedman, LLP...

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Kathleen Spero

Partner, Immigration & Nationality Law

San Diego Immigration Lawyer

Kathleen A. Spero has a long-standing interest in immigration and foreign relations. She graduated from San Diego State University magna cum laude with a dual major in Political Science and International Security and Conflict Resolution in 1999. She received her Master of Pacific and International Affairs, cum laude, from the University of California, San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy (formerly the Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies) in 2001. After earning her Master’s degree, Kathleen joined the International Rescue Committee, an international refugee assistance and resettlement agency, as a Program Specialist in the company’s headquarters...

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Maria Chavez

Partner, Immigration & Nationality Law

San Diego Immigration Lawyer

Maria C. Chavez, the daughter of Salvadoran immigrants, received her J.D. Degree from the University of Maryland, Francis King Carey School of Law in 2009, and her B.A. in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2004, where she graduated with Phi Beta Kappa honors. While in law school, Maria was the vice president of membership of the Immigration Law and Policy Association and interned with the Maryland Department of Labor and Licensing Regulation as a student attorney in the Consumer Protection Clinic.
In addition to her work with Jacobs & Schlesinger, Maria has also served as a volunteer attorney with UURISE, Inc., a non-profit organization providing immigration legal services...

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