Anne Peterson

Anne Peterson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociolinguistics and English Literature from The Evergreen State College.

Prior to law school, she worked as a chef in fine dining restaurants in San Francisco and Seattle, studied Spanish, and volunteered for the King County Bar Association Spanish bilingual Immigration Legal Clinic.

Anne received a Juris Doctor degree from Golden Gate University School of Law, where she co-chaired the school’s chapter of Law Students for Reproductive Justice. She was also a member of the dean’s list, the Moot Court Board, the American Association for Justice, and the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association Mock Trial competition teams. Anne won awards for mock trial, trial advocacy, legal research, contracts, and torts. While in law school, Anne interned for the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office and the California Office of the Attorney General Department of Writs and Appeals.

After law school, Anne conducted research on international constitutional law and worked for law firms specializing in criminal, civil, and immigration litigation.

Anne is passionately dedicated to assisting clients to understand and achieve their immigration needs. At the Law Office of Robert B. Jobe, her practice focuses on defending people in removal proceedings before the Immigration Court, as well as representing clients in appeals before the Board of Immigration Appeals and the federal Courts of Appeals. She has successfully argued in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on multiple occasions. She relishes the opportunity to vindicate the rights of her clients by holding the government accountable for abuses of power, violations of law, regulation, and policy, or misuse of legal process.

Bar Memberships

California
Washington
New York
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Professional Associations and Memberships

American Immigration Lawyers Association, Member

Education

Golden Gate University School of Law
San Francisco, California
J.D. 2008, with honors
Honors: Dean's List, Moot Court Board, Honors Lawyering Program

The Evergreen State College
Olympia, Washington
B.A. 1998
Majors: Sociolinguistics and English