Professional Profile for Paul Heller

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  • Paul Heller



About Me (Summary)

A San Francisco & Silicon Valley institution for 25+ years, Heller Immigration Law Group, “HILG”,, is one of the premiere immigration law firms headquartered in Silicon Valley (Menlo Park), California. We obtain immigration and green card status for corporate, business & family based clients. Our clients include: multinationals, to large and small corporations, to Silicon Valley startups, outstanding and pre eminent scientists, post-docs and other researchers and academics, many of whom often wish to self-petition. We also handle family immigration, i.e., marriage, VAWA, and fiancé/e cases, as well as I-751 petitions to remove conditional resident status. We provide comprehensive and individualized attention to each and every matter.

I can be reached personally at:

On my iPhone: 1/650 799-0123; Toll-Free: 1/800 863-4448; or Local/Int'l: 1/650 424-1900/02.

Keywords: immigration, green card, greencard, immigration attorney, immigration law firm, immigration lawyers, san francisco immigration, san jose immigration, silicon valley immigration.
Paul M. Heller, Esq.’s Specialties:

Employment-based Immigration Law & PERM labor certification (1981-present). Green cards and working permits for non-immigrants. We serve both the 'start-up' and VC community, as well as business, corporate, and individual clients. Corporate 'multi case' discounts available.

We will match any existing arrangement in price.

Finally, we can arrange 'General Counsel' services for Startups - as well as 'Of Counsel' services to law firms who want to establish an immigration arm.


  • Founder & Principal
  • Heller Immigration Law Group
  • Green Cards & Work Visas
  • 1981 - Present
  • Paul M. Heller, Esq., Principal and Founder of HILG, is an acclaimed immigration attorney; he is an expert in employment-based immigration law and PERM labor certification. Well-known and highly respected, not only by his peers in the immigration bar, but also by high-level USCIS, State Department, and USDOL officials, and sought after by the media for commentary, Mr. Heller oversees the successful representation of many multi-national corporations, emerging-growth companies, VCs & Venture backed entitites, companies in the scientific, academic, IT, biotech and nanotechnology communities.

    Mr. Heller. a member of the California State Bar, is a graduate of UC Berkeley (BA Cum Laude) and attended UC Hastings College of Law.

    He was born and raised in Palo Alto, California.


Honors and Awards

UC Summa Cum Laude; UC Honors Society

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