Robert G. Berke

Robert G. Berke

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J.D., May 1990, Sourthwestern University College of Law

B.A. Magna Cum Laude, December 1987, State University of New York at Albany

Work Experience

President, Berke Law Offices, Inc./Owner, Berke Law Offices (1990 - Present)

  • Incorporated Berke Law Offices, Inc., the successor to Berke Law Offices, in 2017, a four attorney firm limited to the practice of Immigration Law, Criminal Law, and Attorney Disciplinary Matters
  • Owner and manager since 1990
  • Personally handled in excess of 2,500 matters before administrative agencies, administrative courts, U.S. circuit courts, U.S. district courts, and State Courts throughout California
  • Practiced before immigration courts across the United States since 1990 representing hundreds of clients in deportation, exclusion, and removal proceedings

Publisher, The Criminal Immigration Resource Pages (2000 - 2016)

  • Created and curated the online resource for exploring and analyzing the interplay between immigration law and criminal law

Assistant Adjunct Professor of Law, Glendale University College of Law (1993 - 1996)

  • Instructed students on legal writing and research, computer research and technology, and other courses



A Guide for Aliens in Removal Proceedings, Multimodomedia Press (unpublished)

Legal Guides

What you need to know about expedited removal under INA §235(b)(1), (2017)

Aggravated Felonies in Immigration Law, (2011)


Basic Approach to Analyzing a Criminal Immigration Case, Criminal Immigration Resource Pages (2014)*

An Overview of Removal Proceedings, Criminal Immigration Resource Pages (2004)*

*Authored or edited in excess of 40 articles for the Criminal Immigration Resource Pages, many of which are archived at

Current and Past Bar Admissions

State Bar of California, 1990

U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1991

U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 2001

U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 2012

U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 2013

U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 2013

U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 1991

U.S. District Court, Southern District of California, 2000

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, 2002


American Immigration Lawyers Association


American Jurisprudence, 1990

Expert Testimony

Qualified and testified as an expert in immigration consequences of criminal convictions