Jessie Marie Schreier

Jessie joined the Dallas office of Roy Petty & Associates, PLLC, in July 2015 and is now the Senior Attorney of the law firm. Prior to joining the firm, she worked as a staff attorney with Hochstatter, McCarthy, Rivas & Runde, S.C. in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, after completing an internship with Catholic Charities of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Jessie received her law degree from Marquette University Law School and her undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. She focuses her practice on removal and deportation defense, consular processing, U.S. citizenship issues, fiancée petitions, adjustment of status, federal court litigation, and humanitarian relief.  Jessie also manages the caseload originating from the firm’s offices in Bogota and Medellin.

Jessie is fluent in Spanish and conversational in Italian. She is a member of the Texas and Wisconsin State Bars and is admitted to practice before the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. District Courts in the Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas.  She is also a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and was a panel speaker at the Association’s Mid-South Regional Fall Conference of the American Immigration Lawyers Association in 2016.  

Jessie was selected as a member of the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Leadership Class during 2017-2018.  She received the Department of Justice’s Distinguished Public Service Award for her work with victims of the Sikh Temple Massacre in August 2014.  Jessie is a member of the Dallas Bar Association, Attorneys Serving the Community, and the National Italian American Bar Association.  She is also a council member of the State Bar of Texas Immigration & Nationality Law Section.

Areas of Practice

  • Deportation and removal defense
  • Family-based consular processing
  • Fiancée petitions
  • Complex waivers of inadmissibility
  • Naturalization applications
  • Removal of Conditions on Permanent Residence
  • Federal Court Litigation
  • Adjustment of Status
  • Humanitarian Relief – Victims of domestic violence and crime victims
  • Special Immigrant Juvenile Cases

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin Supreme Court
  • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court – Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Texas

Education

  • Marquette University School of Law
  • Justinian Scholar
  • Thomas More Society Scholar
  • International Law Society, Immigration Law Society, Pro Bono Society
  • International Court of Human Rights Study Abroad, San Jose, Costa Rica

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Italian

Past Positions

  • Hochstatter, McCarthy, Rivas & Runde, S.C.
  • Catholic Charities Legal Services
  • Hunger Task Force
  • Foundation of Sustainable Development

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Attorneys Serving the Community
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Wisconsin Bar Association
  • National Italian American Bar Association