Morgan Russell

Morgan Russell received his Bachelor of Artsdegree from Stanford University and then spent two years studying and working as a teacher and translator in Mexico and Brazil before attending the Cardozo School of Law in New York City.

Morgan represented low-income clients through the law school’s Immigration Justice Clinic and Criminal Defense Clinic, and interned with LatinoJustice (PRLDEF), the Dominican-Haitian Border Solidarity field office of the Jesuit Refugee Services, the Immigration Unit of the Legal Aid Society of New York, and the Center for Constitutional Rights.

After graduating law school with high honors, Morgan clerked for Judge James L. Dennis at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in New Orleans. He then moved back to the Bay Area and worked as a litigation associate for a San Francisco union-side labor firm before deciding to return to immigration law.

At the Law Office of Robert B. Jobe, Morgan's practice has focused on representing clients in asylum and deportation proceedings and on appeal to the Board of Immigration Appeals and the federal Courts of Appeals. Morgan speaks Spanish and Portuguese and is a member of the state bars of California and New York.

Bar Memberships

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

Education

Stanford University
Stanford, California
B.A. 2006
Major: English

Cardozo School of Law
New York City, New York
J.D. 2011, magna cum laude

Languages

Spanish and Portuguese