Stephen O’Connor is a Board Certified attorney that focuses his practice on all aspects of deportation/removal defense and family-based immigration. His experience includes the representation of persons in deportation proceedings due to criminal convictions, lacking an immigration status, and failing to maintain a lawful immigration status. Mr. O’Connor’s family-based immigration experience includes naturalization, claims to United States citizenship, lawful permanent residence, extreme hardship waivers, and visas for victims of crimes.
Mr. O’Connor served as an Assistant Trial Attorney for the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Phoenix, Arizona. Mr. O’Connor also served as a Law Clerk for the Executive Office for Immigration Review, Immigration Court in Dallas, Texas. Following his public service, Mr. O’Connor was an attorney with one of the largest immigration law firms in the United States, where he represented clients with regulatory compliance and immigration litigation matters. He also spent five years in private practice focused on deportation defense.
Mr. O’Connor speaks English and Spanish, and regularly represents clients in those languages.