Michelle L. Saenz-Rodriguez
Michelle L. Saenz-Rodriguez is the co-founder of Saenz-Rodriguez & Associates in Dallas, Texas. Now in her 24th year of practice, Michelle is Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by the State Bar of Texas. She started as a Judicial Law Clerk under the Attorney General’s Honor Program for 7 Immigration Judges in Harlingen, Texas. She began her immigration practice shortly thereafter and has remained a passionate advocate for immigrants from around the world.
Michelle is former Chair for the Texas Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers. She is currently a member of the ABA Commission on Immigration. Michelle is active in her local community where she serves as a volunteer for pro bono lawyers who are representing unaccompanied minors and mothers with young children who are fleeing Central America due to the uncontrollable violence that continues to plague the area.
Saenz-Rodriguez & Associates has been has been named one of the “Top Tier Immigration Law Firms in America” for the last several years. Michelle has recently been named “Top Lawyer in the Field of Immigration for 2016” by Best Lawyers in America. She volunteers much of her time to mentor young or newly admitted lawyers and is active in her community. Michelle remains hopeful that one day the immigration system in America will be reformed and serve to bring families together in a humane and comprehensive way.