Experienced Immigration Attorneys in Dallas


Joseph Reina

Practice Areas:

  • Immigration and Nationality 100%
Rated by Super Lawyers Joseph Reina Selected in 2021 Thomson Reuters



  • University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence – 1987
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Honors: Scholarship from the Lillian Kaiser Lewis Foundation
  • Georgetown University, Washington, District of Columbia
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science – 1984
  • University of Dijon
    • University of Salamanca

      Bar Admission

      • Texas, 1987
      • District of Columbia, 1989
      • U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit, 1990
      • U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia, 1990
      • U.S. Court of International Trade, 1990

      Published Works

      • Fear of Cancer and Increased Risk of Cancer: Problems with Gideon and A Proposal Within, 7 The Review of Litigation 39, 1987


      • Order of the Coif
      • Prudential Award for Excellence in Health Law
      • Karl F. Laudegger Honors Certificate in International Business Diplomacy
      • The Texas Lawyer, Ranked among Five Top Immigration Lawyers in Texas
      • Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White Inc.), 2002 to 2015
      • Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2003-2004, 2006-2017, 2020-2021

      Classes & Seminars

      • Adjunct Professor of immigration law at Texas Wesleyan University School of Law

      Pro-Bono Activities

      • Member, Pro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas
      • SCUBA instructor (NAUI)


      • French
      • Italian
      • Spanish

      Professional Associations

      • Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Immigration and Nationality law examination committee
      • Texas, Oklahoma Chapter of AILA, Chairman, 2005 to 2006
      • New Mexico Chapter of AILA, Chairman, 2005 to 2006
      • National Liaison Committee of AILA to the Executive Office for Immigration Review

      Certified Legal Specialties

      • Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law, 2000

      Current Employment Position

      • Attorney