Bernardo Merino, Esq.
Founder, Attorney at Law
Immigration law attorney Bernardo Merino is the founder of The Law Offices of Bernardo Merino, a full-service boutique style immigration law office representing individuals and families. Prior to establishing his firm, Mr. Merino worked as a staff attorney at a private immigration law firm in San Francisco and as a fellow at the Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC), a non-profit organization serving the immigrant community for over 30 years.
The Law Offices of Bernardo Merino is dedicated solely to the practice of immigration law through the representation of families and individuals before the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the United States Department of State, the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR), the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), and the United States Court of Appeals.
Mr. Merino earned a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from the University of Southern California Gould School of Law in 2001 and is currently a member in good standing with the State Bar of California. Furthermore, Mr. Merino attended Stanford University were he earned a Master of Arts (M.A.) degree in Latin American Studies, and a Bachelors of Arts (B.A.) in History and Political Science from the University of Southern California.
Additionally, Mr. Bernardo is a regular guest in local and national television and radio programs as an expert on immigration issues affecting immigrant communities. Mr. Bernardo proudly serves on the Board of Directors of the International Institute of the Bay Area (IIBA), and on the Legal Advisory Board of Stanford Law Schools Immigrants Rights Clinic. He is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and the National Lawyers Guild National Immigration Project.
San Francisco & San Jose, CA.
The Law Offices of Bernardo Merino counts with offices in the city of San Jose and San Francisco, CA. Our offices are easily accessible by public transportation or car (street and garage parking available in our immediate area).
Schedule by telephone.
Please call the San Francisco or San Jose office to schedule an in-person consultation with immigration attorney Bernardo Merino. Our friendly staff will quickly schedule an appointment that works with your busy schedule.