Jonathan Charles Dunten

Jonathan Charles Dunten

Law Offices of Jonathan Dunten
  • Immigration Law, Criminal Law
  • California
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I am licensed to practice law before the Executive Office for Immigration Review, the Board of Immigration Appeals, California State Courts, the Federal District Court for Northern California, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

I received my undergraduate degree from the University of California at Santa Barbara with honors and my Juris Doctor from Golden Gate University School of Law, including certificates of specialization with distinction in international and business law.

I formerly served as a media liaison for the Northern California Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and was a professor of immigration and criminal law at East Bay Law School in Oakland, California. I am also an attorney advisor for the Consulate General of Mexico in San Francisco.

I enjoy donating time to various organizations and have received certificates of gratitude from places the San Francisco AIDS Legal referral Panel, Coalition of Concerned Legal Professionals, American Immigration Lawyers Association, Pittsburg Unified School District, and East Bay Law School.

I am often invited to speak at various community events and have fielded interviews on radio and television.

Practice Areas
    Immigration Law
    Asylum, Citizenship, Deportation Defense, Family Visas, Green Cards, Immigration Appeals, Investment Visas, Marriage & Fiancé(e) Visas, Student Visas, Visitor Visas, Work Visas
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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9th Circuit
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  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Law Offices of Jonathan Dunten
- Current
Family and business immigration firm handling visa submissions, removal defense, and appeals.
Univ of California Santa Barbara
Undergraduate Degree
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Golden Gate Univ School of Law
Law Degree
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Community Service Award
Coalition of Concerned Legal Professionals
Community Service Award
AIDS Legal Referral Panel of the San Francisco Bay Area
Service Award
American Immigration Lawyers Association Northern California Chapter
Professional Associations
California State Bar  # 230782
- Current
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American Immigration Lawyers Association Northern California Chapter
Media Coordinator
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Articles & Publications
The Criminal Character of the Civil Immigration Law System
The Verdict
Fencing Out the Constitution
The Verdict
Speaking Engagements
Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Press Conference, San Francisco
Immigrant Legal Resource Center
Websites & Blogs
Law Offices Of Jonathan Dunten Website
Contact & Map
212 9th Street, Suite 316
Oakland, CA 94607
Telephone: (510) 645-5900