Jose Alberto Rojas is an Associate Attorney at Franco Law Group. Attorney Rojas is a first-generation son of Mexican immigrant parents from the Los Altos region of Jalisco. After witnessing the first-hand effects of the complex immigration system through his family’s experience, Mr. Rojas developed an early and deep commitment to immigration law and policy. Attorney Rojas’ current practice includes representing detained and non-detained clients before EOIR, DHS, USCIS, BIA, and DOS. Prior to joining Franco Law Group in 2018, Attorney Rojas defended insurance carriers, self-insured private employers, and governmental entities in all aspects of litigation at a large and reputable law firm.
Attorney Rojas earned his Bachelor of Arts degree at University of California, Los Angeles in 2013. Graduating with distinction, Mr. Rojas was inducted into several Latin Honor societies in recognition of his high academic achievement and was on the Dean’s Honors list during the entirety of his undergraduate career. Additionally, Mr. Rojas was a member of UCLA School of Law’s Law Fellows program prior to attending law school.
After graduating from UCLA and before enrolling in law school, Mr. Rojas worked at an international telecommunications company as a member of the company’s Human Resources Information Systems team. After a two-year gap, Mr. Rojas attended University of California, Davis School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor degree in 2018. Attorney Rojas was admitted to the California Bar in 2018.
As a Samuel S. Foulk and Dean’s Merit Scholar at UC Davis School of Law, Mr. Rojas was Managing Editor of the Immigration and Nationality Law Review as well as a Staff Editor of the UC Davis Business Law Journal. During law school, Mr. Rojas was a recipient of several fellowships and awards, including the 2016 Sacramento County Bar Association 1L Diversity Fellowship and the 2017 CELA/FAIR Employee Justice Fellowship, and the Immigration Law Certificate.
During law school, Mr. Rojas was a Summer Associate at two distinguished labor and employment law firms as a 1L and 2L. Of note, Mr. Rojas was a clinical student in the law school’s renowned Workers’ Rights Clinic as well as the Immigration Law Clinic. As a Certified Legal Student Counselor in the Immigration Law Clinic, Mr. Rojas worked closely with the California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation to represent clients in removal proceedings.
Attorney Rojas is fluent in Spanish and enjoys spending time with family and friends when he is not relentlessly advocating for his clients.
Mexican American Bar Association (MABA)