About James A Bach
James A. Bach is an EB-5 immigration attorney who practices with the Law Offices of James A. Bach, located in the financial district of San Francisco. Attorney Bach has been granted Martindale-Hubbell’s highest A/V rating. He is dedicated to providing investor clients with responsive and personal attention. He has assisted investors going through the immigration process since the 1980s. Attorney Bach is licensed to practice law in California, Hawaii and all U.S. immigration courts. He represents both individuals and corporations in all aspects of immigration law. Attorney Bach continues to provide clients with business and family based immigration solutions, including those participating in the EB-5 investment visa category.
Attorney Bach earned his undergraduate degree in 1975 from Dartmouth College and his law degree in 1979 from Hastings College of the Law. He has written articles and lectured on immigration law and has worked on immigration law cases since 1978. Attorney Bach is board certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization as an immigration and nationality law legal specialist. Less than eight percent of immigration attorneys in California are State Bar Board Certified and attorney Bach was among the first certified specialists to receive such designation when the program began in the late 1980s. Attorney Bach has written two immigration law books, including “How to Secure Your H-1B Visa” and “The HR Manager’s Guide to Immigration Law.”
Attorney Bach has been a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association since 1980. He serves on the Immigration and Nationality Advisory Commission of the California State Bar and he helps grade and write specialty exams on immigration law. Attorney Bach has earned the highest rating possible from Martindale-Hubbell for ethics and ability for over a decade. He has also been included in Martindale-Hubbell’s 2012 Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers.
Attorney Bach’s nonprofessional interests include literature, ancient history, hiking and mountain biking. He has been married to his wife Sharon for 26 years and they have three children.