John Sesini, Esq.

John Sesini, Esq.

Managing Partner

John is the Managing Partner and Head of the Family/Deportation Practice Group at Sesini Law Group. Prior to focusing exclusively on 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.

John Sesini, Esq.

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.

Admissions

  • WI 1991

Associations

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    • 2017 – Present
  • Bar Association of the Sixth Federal Circuit
    • 2011 – Present
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
    • 2003 – Present
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
    • 1999 – Present
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
    • 1991 – Present
  • Justinian Society
    • 1991 – Present
  • Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
    • 1991 – Present

 Awards

  • Top One Percent The National Association of Distinguished Counsel
    • 2015
  • 2015 Top Lawyers M Magazine
    • 2015
  • Super Lawyer Wisconsin Super Lawyers
    • 2011

Education

  • Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of Technology
    • Juris Doctor – 1991
  • University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
    • Bachelor of Arts – 1988

Publications

  • Wisconsin Lawyer KEEP THE DREAM ALIVE: PRESERVE DACA
    • 2017

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