Attorney Devin M. Connolly joined Reeves & Associates as an associate attorney in the Pasadena office in July 2009 and became a partner of the firm in January 2011. Mr. Connolly represents clients in all areas of immigration law. He has successfully represented clients before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services on a broad spectrum of immigration cases, including family-based and employment-based applications for permanent resident status, naturalizations, waivers of inadmissibility, humanitarian parole, humanitarian reinstatement, removal of conditions on residency, fiancé(e) petitions, abused spouse petitions, and asylum.
Mr. Connolly represents clients in the Immigration Courts throughout the United States and the Board of Immigration Appeals. He has successfully represented clients in obtaining Cancellation of Removal, Adjustment to Permanent Resident Status, and Waivers of Inadmissibility. Mr. Connolly has had many of his clients’ deportation cases dismissed based on Prosecutorial Discretion. In addition, he has reopened many clients’ prior deportation cases and was able to get them green cards despite the existence of an outstanding order of deportation.
Attorney Connolly has in-depth experience in successfully obtaining visas at U.S. consulates throughout the world. He has also achieved a high level of success in family-reunification and employment-based applications, including obtaining immigrant and non-immigrant visas for temporary professional workers, students and tourists. Mr. Connolly is a contributor to R&A’s weekly column concerning the latest developments in immigration law.
Attorney Connolly earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from California State University, Northridge in 1999. He obtained a Master of Arts Degree in 2001 from the University of Michigan, and in 2007 earned his Juris Doctor from Loyola University Chicago School of Law.
Admissions and Memberships
Attorney Connolly was admitted to the State Bar of California in 2008. He is licensed to practice law before the Supreme Court of California, the United States District Court for the Central District of California, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. He is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and the Los Angeles County Bar Association, Immigration Section.
Prior to joining Reeves & Associates, Mr. Connolly served as an immigration attorney where he obtained extensive experience in cancellation of removal for non-permanent residents, asylum, humanitarian reinstatement, naturalization, and family reunification petitions.