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Richard J. Tasoff

Senior Partner

Richard 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. Richard, a Certified Specialist in Immigration & Nationality Law (State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization) since 1988, specializes in assisting newlyweds, families,  technology firms, multinational corporations, and highly-skilled or net-worth individuals obtain temporary working visas and resident status ("green card" status). The firm assists in marriage and family based immigration cases. Based on survey of over 60,000 Southern Californian lawyers, Richard was honored as a "Super Lawyer" in immigration law for the Southern California region each year from 2007 through 2020.

Areas of Practice

  • Immigration

Certified Legal Specialties

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

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • Arizona (not active)
  • Colorado (not active)
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. Federal Courts
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • Supreme Court of California
  • Arizona Supreme Court
  • Supreme Court of Colorado
  • U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service
  • Executive Office of Immigration Review
  • Board of Immigration Appeals


  • University of Southern California Law Center, Los Angeles, California
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
  • University of California, Los Angeles, California
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science

Honors and Awards

  • “AV” rated attorney
  • “Super Lawyer”, 2007 through 2020
  • Best Lawyers in America

Pro Bono Activities

  • Professionals In Human Resource and Management (PIHRA)
  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
  • Former Director & Vice-President, Celiac Disease Foundation

Recent Blog Posts


  • Kobi & Ron Recommends Richard J. Tasoff

    Thank You SO MUCH for you help with obtaining Kobi's green card. Your advice and coaching made the whole experience easy and stress-free. Happy Holidays Thanks again
  • Enrique Torres Recommends Richard J. Tasoff

    Dear Mr Tasoff, i am writing this letter to let you know how happy I am of getting my residence. because of your hard work I will have more opportunities in this state. You are a new friend to the Torres family. With your hard work you have made me really happy. Mr. Foltz picked the right man...
  • Anonymous Recommends Richard J. Tasoff

    Mr Richard, I'm speechless, It's more than anything I dreamed! I'm so happy!!! I can't find the right words to express what I feel. I'm so happy that you help me to have the opportunity to smart my life in the U.S.
  • Anonymous Recommends Richard J. Tasoff

    Hi Cinay, Let Richard know i thank him for all the service he provided me, I just went to my citizen certification interview and everything went fine without a hitch. I only have one more process to review and pick up my certification and I'll be all set.
  • Sophia and Gianne Hattar Recommends Richard J. Tasoff

    Dear Mr Richard Tasoff We want to thank you for everything you have done for us; words cannot describe how grateful we are. It has been a long and stressful journey, but you saved our family from separating. We can now live our lives peacefully and happy knowing our family will be together. Yo...
  • Brandon, Katie and baby Holly Recommends Richard J. Tasoff

    Richard, Thank you so much for everything you did for Brandon and I. Thanks for you patience with us and for doing such an amazing job at getting us my visa. We were blown away at how easy & Fast you made the process!! Definitely so glad we had you representing us! So Thank you!

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