Ronald J Tasoff

Ronald J Tasoff

Senior Partner
Location:
Encino, California
Phone:
818-602-4527
Fax:
818-788-5900
Email:

Ronald J. Tasoff is a senior partner in Tasoff & Tasoff, one of the oldest "AV" rated (highest Martindale-Hubbell rating) law firms in Los Angeles specializing in immigration law. Ron's father, Lloyd A. Tasoff, who was a former Immigration Judge, founded the firm in 1948. Ron, a Certified Specialist in Immigration & Nationality Law (State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization) since 1988, specializes in assisting "high tech" and health care professionals, entertainers, and highly-skilled individuals obtain temporary working visas and permanent resident status ("green card" status). Clients include U.S. and multinational companies in the technology, banking, medical and entertainment industries as well as individuals. The firm also specializes in handling marriage and family based immigration cases. Based on survey of over 60,000 Southern Californian lawyers, Ron was honored as a "super lawyer" in immigration law by Los Angeles Magazine in 2004 - 2010 and selected by Best Lawyers (Southern California) 2010 Edition as a top lawyer in the field of immigration law.

Year Joined Firm

  • 1948

Areas of Practice

  • Immigration Law

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Immigration and Nationality Law Specialist, State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1975
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1981
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1976
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • Supreme Court of California
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 1976
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1976
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1976
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1975

Education

  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1975
  • University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1972
    • Major: Politics of Environmental Physiology
  • University of St. Andrews, Scotland
    • Exchange Student
  • Escuela Libre del Derecho, Mexico
    • Exchange Student

Published Works

  • Former Editor in Chief, Valley Lawyer Magazine and Lawyers World Magazine, Official Publications of the SFVBA
  • How to Handle an Immigration Crisis
  • Numerous Articles on Immigration Law, Whittier Law Review
  • Numerous Articles on Immigration Law, The Advocate (LATLA)
  • Numerous Articles on Immigration Law, California Lawyer
  • Numerous Articles on Immigration Law, Los Angeles Lawyer
  • Numerous Articles on Immigration Law, Beverly Hills Bar Journal
  • Numerous Articles on Immigration Law, Valley Lawyer Magazine
  • Numerous Articles on Immigration Law, Los Angeles Times
  • Numerous Articles on Immigration Law, American Lawyers Association

Classes/Seminars

  • UWLA School of Law, Former Adjunct Professor in Immigration Law
  • Lecturer, American Immigration Lawyers Association, National Conferences
  • Lecturer, American Immigration Lawyers Association, California Conferences
  • UCLA Extension
  • California Continuing Legal Education (CLE)
  • Practical Law Courses, Inc.

Honors and Awards

  • AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, 1994 - 2017
  • Super Lawyer, 2004 - 2017
  • Best Lawyers (Southern California), 2010 - 2017

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), Former Chair
  • Los Angeles District Office Liaison Committee, Former Chair
  • INS/AILA Western Region Liaison Committee, Former Chair
  • AILA/Southern California Chapter, Member of Board of Directors
  • San Fernando Valley Bar Association (SFVBA), Member of the Board of Trustees
  • San Fernando Valley Bar Association (SFVBA), Former Executive Officer
  • San Fernando Valley Bar Association (SFVBA), Former Chair of Editorial Board
  • Judge Pro-term Los Angeles County Municipal Court