John is the Managing Partner and Head of the Family/Deportation Practice Group at Sesini Law Group. Prior to focusing exclusively in immigration law, he practiced criminal law for many years, which experience makes him uniquely qualified to represent non- citizens with criminal convictions. He works frequently with criminal defense attorneys in criminal cases throughout Wisconsin and has successfully vacated dozens and dozens of criminal convictions for his clients.
In 2011, John was selected as a Super Lawyer in immigration. He speaks frequently on immigration issues in the community, and he regularly speaks at immigration-related seminars, including the 2014 American Immigration Lawyers Association (“AILA”) annual seminar. He is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the Wisconsin State Bar, and the 3rd, 6th, and 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, circuits in which he has successfully litigated complex immigration issues. John is a first-generation born U.S. citizen. He received his law degree from IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law in 1991.
Anthony T. Locke is an associate attorney with Sesini Law Group, S.C. In 2008, he received his Bachelor of Arts with majors in both Political Science and Spanish from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he also had the privilege of studying in Spain. In 2011, Anthony graduated from the William Mitchell College of Law in Saint Paul, Minnesota where he was an active member of the Latino Law Student Association and was president of the Spanish club.
After graduating law school, Anthony practiced Immigration Law for four years in Arizona where he worked with many non-citizen clients at the border and in the immigration courts. During his years in Arizona, he gained experience on border issues and also personally and successfully represented hundreds of individuals per year in Cancellation of Removal cases throughout Arizona. Prior to joining Sesini Law Group, Anthony was a solo practitioner in Wisconsin.
He has always been influenced by his grandfather’s story of how he entered the United States from Mexico and eventually became a United States Citizen. He feels he can help make a difference in the lives of immigrants that are trying to make a life for themselves in the United States, just like his grandfather.
Anthony speaks Spanish and English.