Lieberman is one of fewer than 230 attorneys certified as a Specialist
in Immigration and Nationality Law by the California State Bar, Board
of Legal Specialization. She is a former Judicial Law Clerk at the San
Francisco Immigration Court. Since opening her own law practice in
1994, she has devoted herself exclusively to immigration and
Ms. Lieberman earned
her law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of
the Law, in San Francisco, where she was awarded an American
Jurisprudence Award in Administrative Law. She obtained her
undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley.
Lieberman is a member of both the American Immigration Lawyers
Association and the National Immigration Project of the National
Lawyers’ Guild. She is a mentoring attorney at the Political
Asylum Project of the San Francisco Lawyers Committee for Civil
Rights. She has been recognized several times by the San Francisco
Bar Association for Outstanding Public Service, and has been named a
Northern California Super Lawyer every year since 2008. She is admitted
to the bars of the Supreme Court of the State of California, the U.S.
Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and the U.S. District Courts
for the Northern and Eastern Districts of California.
Kathy Brown has more than 30 years of experience in immigration law.
She joined the law firm in March 2017. She obtained her Masters in
International Affairs from George Washington University, and her
Bachelors in Political Science from the University of California at
Santa Barbara. She also has her Law Degree from UC Hastings, and
retired from the practice of law in 2007 to care for her family.
She returns to the field of immigration law as a paralegal to continue
assisting immigrants with all needs, including legalizing their status
in the United States, navigating the complex forms and processes
involved in immigrating, applying for the protection of asylum, and
helping with the reunification of family members. She is fluent in
English and Spanish.
When not working in San Francisco, she resides in Berkeley and is active
in habitat restoration, as well as in zero waste management. She has
traveled in Europe (living in Madrid, Spain for one year), Canada,
Mexico and parts of South America, and is a 3rd generation immigrant