Wilson Purves graduated with honors at the University of Buenos Aires, School of Law, in Argentina. He is admitted to practice law in California and the Federal District of Buenos Aires, Argentina. During law school, Wilson externed for College of Lawyers Legal Clinic providing assistance to victims of domestic violence and began his law career as an in-house counsel for metropolitan transport company in Buenos Aires in the ares of civil litigation and alternative dispute resolution.
Mr. Purves has practiced immigration law in California since 2007 and joined the practice of his now partner Christopher Kerosky soon after. In 2011, Wilson became a partner at Kerosky Purves & Bogue LLP and currently co-manages our San Francisco, Napa, Sacramento, Walnut Creek and San Jose offices.
Since 2009, Wilson Purves is an attorney advisor for the Mexican Consulate of San Francisco. Most recently, Wilson Purves has been appointed by the Government of El Salvador to organize weekly legal clinics at their San Francisco Consulate.
Mr. Purves is active member of “American Immigration Lawyers Association” (AILA) and in 2020 been recognized by “Super Lawyers” magazine as one of the top immigration attorneys in Northern California.
In 2017 and 2020 Mr. Purves was ranked as “Clients Choice” for Immigration Attorney by AVVO magazine.
Wilson is fluent in Spanish and is a regular contributor to Univision, AM1010, AM990, and AM1370.