Robert Uy

Mr. Robert Uy has been selected to the 2014 Northern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars list.

Robert has significant experience in immigration, family law, domestic violence and human trafficking law. He has experience in employment-based visa applications, PERM applications, H-1B, VAWA, U-Visa, T-Visa, immigrant visa petitions, consular processing, adjustment of status, appellate work, asylum, and removal proceedings. Robert is also an experienced in all aspects of divorce, dissolution proceedings, restraining orders and in the drafting of prenuptial agreements.

Robert was previously an associate at a well-regarded, full-service immigration law firm in San Francisco. Previously, Robert was a Staff Attorney and the immigration project lead at API Legal Outreach. There he coordinated six legal clinics throughout the bay area. Robert has previous been published in the Berkeley Journal of Gender Law and Justice and currently serves as a columnist for Philippine News. He has frequently been invited to speak at public interest law events, and other professional events as an expert on immigration law. Robert has been invited to speak at UC Berkeley School of Law, Santa Clara University School of Law, USF School of Law, Golden Gate University School of Law, Stanford University, UC Hastings School of Law and various other educational institutions throughout the bay area.

Robert has taught CLE courses with the American Immigration Lawyer’s Association and the Immigrant Legal Resource Center. Robert is currently President of the board of directors of the Filipino Bar Association of Northern California. He is also Director-at-Large for the Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area. Robert is formerly the President of the Alliance for Community Empowerment (ALLICE) Kumares and Kumpares community organization and formerly Vice President of the Pilipino Bayanihan Resource Center.

Robert has been recognized for his contributions to the community through commendations from the city of Daly City and the City of San Francisco.

Robert is a graduate of Santa Clara University School of Law. There, he received a CALI award for outstanding achievement in Advanced Immigration Law. Prior to law school, Robert graduated from the University of California Los Angeles.

Robert is fluent in Tagalog.

  • Company:Partner at Uy Law Group, President at FBANC
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