Harry J. Joe

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Immigration Attorney in Dallas, TX

 | 13140 Coit Road, Suite 315, Dallas, TX 75240
Phone: 214 293 2257
Fax: 214-389-5701
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1975
Practice Areas:
  • Immigration: Business,
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (0%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Harry J. Joe is the founding member of the JMO Firm, PLLC, located in Dallas, Texas. From his law firm, Mr. Joe represents clients throughout Dallas and Denton counties, as well as around the world who seek the highest level of counsel possible for their issues involving immigration law.

Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in immigration and nationality law and possessing more than 40 years of legal experience, Mr. Joe delivers the personalized support and effective counsel his clients deserve regardless of how complex or challenging their needs. Over the course of his career, he has successfully handled numerous cases before various immigration and federal courts throughout the United States, as well as before the Board of Immigration Appeals.

A highly rated immigration attorney, Mr. Joe uses his extensive knowledge and resources to help individuals and families realize their dreams of living, working and studying in America. In addition, he advises corporate clients looking to hire foreign talent on all matters involving nonimmigrant visas, permanent resident filings, corporate compliance and other related issues.

A 1970 graduate of the University of North Texas, Mr. Joe attended Washington University School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1975. He received his license to practice from the State Bar of Texas that same year.

Recognized as one of the top immigration attorneys in the country, Mr. Joe holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell. He also received the Distinguished Law Alumni Award from Washington University School of Law in 2004 and the 2003 Trailblazer Award from the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association. Since 1990, D Magazine has named him as one of the Best Lawyers in Dallas for immigration, and he is included in The International Who's Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers as well as in Chambers USA for corporate immigration.

An accomplished author and speaker, he has published numerous articles and conducted lectures across the country on a variety of topics related to immigration law.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Immigration (100%): Naturalization & Citizenship

Employment & Labor (0%): Employment Law - Employee

Focus Areas

Naturalization & Citizenship, Employment Law - Employee


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Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2018

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About Harry Joe

Admitted: 1975, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://www.jmofirm.com/attorneys/harry-j-joe/


  • Lifetime Service Award, Dallas Asian American Bar Association, 2010
  • International Who's Who in Corporate Immigration Law, 2010
  • Minority Business Leader Award, Dallas Business Journal, 2008
  • Best Lawyers in America, Woodward White, 1999
  • Trailblazer Award, National Asian Pacific Bar Association
  • Chambers USA
  • International Who’s Who, Corporate Immigration Lawyers
  • Texas Super Lawyer, Texas Monthly
  • AV Preeminent rated, Martindale Hubbell

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified, Immigration and Nationality Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1980

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Texas, Chapter Chair, 1980
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association, Member, 1977-Present
  • Dallas Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, Member
  • Dallas Asian American Bar Association, President, 1999
  • National Board of Governors, Member

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Distinguished Law Alumni, Washington University School of Law in St.Louis, 2004
  • Law at SMU School of Law, Adjunct Instructor, 1982-1994
  • University of Texas School Law, Annual Symposium on Immigration and Nationality Law, Planning Committee

Educational Background:

  • University of North Texas, Bachelor's Degree

Industry Groups

  • Education
  • Finance
  • Health Care
  • Information Technology
  • International Trade
  • Manufacturing
  • Real Estate
  • Research
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Office Location for Harry J. Joe

13140 Coit Road, Suite 315
Dallas, TX 75240

Phone: 214 293 2257

Fax: 214-389-5701

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Last Updated: 12/6/2017

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