Harry J. Joe

Harry J. Joe


JMA Firm, PLLC

Recognized since 1991

Dallas, Texas

Practice Areas

Immigration Law

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Harry Joe’s clients receive the benefit of over forty years of experience in immigration and nationality law. For corporate clients, Harry provides support and advice in nonimmigrant visa matters, permanent residence filings, immigration-related corporate compliance issues, due diligence review, and immigration program development. Harry also represents employers in Worksite Enforcement proceedings under IRCA, and in litigation in the United States Immigration Courts, Board of Immigration Appeals, and Federal District Courts and Court of Appeals. In addition, he appears before the United States Department of Homeland Security, United States Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs and at U.S. Consuls around the world, and the United States Department of Labor and its Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals. He also brings to bear his considerable experience in assisting US citizen and permanent resident clients seeking to file petitions on behalf of family members.

Harry is a Founding Member of JMO Firm, PLLC and is Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and has been since 1980. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of North Texas and his Juris Doctorate Degree from Washington University School of Law in St. Louis.

Harry has written and presented extensively on immigration law and is a nationally known speaker.

Location

  • North Central Plaza I, Suite 275
    12655 North Central Expressway
    Dallas, TX 75243

Education

  • Washington University in St. Louis , J.D., graduated 1975
  • University of North Texas, BA, graduated 1970

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, State Bar of Texas
  • Texas, Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association - Member
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association - Member
  • Dallas Asian American Bar Association - Member
  • Dallas Bar Association - Member
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association - Member
  • University of Texas School of Law Annual Symposium on Immigration & Nationality Law - Planning Committee

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Immigration Law

Awards:

  • Best Lawyers in America, 1991 to present
  • Best Lawyers in Dallas, Immigration, D Magazine, 1990 to present
  • Texas Super Lawyer by Texas Monthly Magazine, 2003 to present
  • AV Preeminent Martindale Hubbell, 1982 to present
  • International Who's Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers
  • Chambers USA: Corporate Immigration
  • Distinguished Law Alumni Award, Washington University School of Law, 2004
  • 2003 Trailblazer Award from the National Asian Pacific Bar Association

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Adjunct Instructor of Law at SMU School of Law

Harry served as Adjunct Instructor of Law at SMU School of Law from 1982-1994.

American Bar Association

Member

American Immigration Lawyers Association

Harry has been a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association since 1976 and served many roles within the association including Texas Chapter Chair, a Member of the National Board of Governors and held National Office.

Best Lawyers in America

Harry has been recognized as a Best Lawyer in America since 1990.

Chambers USA

Harry has been listed in Chambers USA

Dallas Asian American Bar Association

Member, President in 1999

Dallas Bar Association

Member

National Asian Pacific American Bar Association

Trailblazer Award, 2003

Texas Super Lawyer

Harry has been named a Texas Super Lawyer

University of Texas School of Law Annual Symposium on Immigration and Nationality Law

Currently serving on the planning committee

Who's Who Legal

Harry has been named Who's Who Legal

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