Faculty Profile: Sean Lewis

Sean LewisLaw Offices of Sean Lewis, PLLC5010 Linbar Drive, Ste 169 Nashville, TN 37211 Work Phone: (615) 646-6002Website: www.MusicCityVisa.comEmail Address:
Previous Courses Taught (35)
  • “Crimmigration” The Intersection of Criminal and Immigration 102
  • “Crimmigration” The Intersection of Criminal and Immigration 101
  • Juvenile Law and Special Immigrant Juvenile Status
  • “Crimmigration” The Intersection of Criminal and Immigration 102
  • “Crimmigration” The Intersection of Criminal and Immigration 101
  • Immigration Law Seminar 2016
  • President Obama's Executive Order on Immigration
  • Representation of Juvenile Immigrants Before the Immigration Courts
  • Immigration Law Seminar 2015: Government Agencies' Perspective on Immigration Issues
  • Expanding your Practice: Immigration Law
  • Immigration Law Seminar 2014: Awarding and Removal of Immigration Benefits
  • Immigrant Clients and Ethical Issues
  • Padilla v. Kentucky Post-Conviction Relief and the Immigration Consequences of Crime
  • Ethical Issues and Immigrant Clients
  • Court Square Series 2012 - Jackson
  • Advanced Immigration Concepts
  • Basic Immigration Concepts: Client's Status
  • Duty To Inform Under TRCrimP Rule 11:
  • The Padilla Decision: What Every Criminal Attorney Should Know 2011
  • Ethical Issues and Immigrant Clients
  • Court Square Series - Johnson City
  • Court Square Series - Kingsport
  • Court Square Series - Manchester
  • Court Square Series - Columbia
  • Elder Law Forum 2011
  • When the Government Comes to Call
  • Unauthorized Practice of Law
  • Consumer Protection
  • The Padilla Decision: What Every Criminal Attorney Should Know
  • Immigration 2011
  • Immigration 2010: Local Enforcement of US Immigration Laws
  • Consumer Protection & Unauthorized Practice of Law Update
  • Immigration Law Enforcement: State & Federal Seminar
  • The Long Road for the Short and Quick Plea:
  • Bond Issues Pertaining to Immigrant Clients: How to Get Immigration Bonds for Detained Clients
Biography

Sean Lewis is licensed in Tennessee and focuses his practice on Immigration Law and hybrid CrimImm/Juvenile Law-Immigration. Sean Lewis is the founder and managing member of an immigration law firm based in Nashville also with offices in Chattanooga, Knoxville, and Memphis, TN. Mr. Lewis received a Bachelor of Arts from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and his Doctor of Jurisprudence from the Golden Gate University School of Law in San Francisco, California. Sean's major was in Philosophy and he studied for a year at Oxford University. Mr. Lewis is the past Chair of the Tennessee Bar Association Committee (“TBA”) on the Unauthorized Practice of Law and serves and is also past-chair of the TBA Immigration Section. Sean is also the past Chair of the Nashville Bar Association’s Immigration Law Section and served on the AILA UPIL (unauthorized practice of immigration law)Committee until 2016. He is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA, The Federal Bar Association (Immigration Law Section) and the National Lawyer’s Guild (NIP). Sean Lewis is a graduate of the TBA Leadership Law Class of 2010.

Sean Lewis is a frequent speaker on many issues related to immigration law, the unauthorized practice of law and issues facing immigrants and their attorneys. Mr. Lewis drafted legislation in 2006 which amended the notary public laws in the State of Tennessee and is still used today to fight unscrupulous “notarios” who target the immigrant community. He is fluent in Spanish and provides bi-lingual legal services. Before becoming an attorney, Mr. Lewis was a recording artist with NOISE/BMG and toured as lead guitarist of 80's Metal Band “London” (formerly known as “D’Priest”)from Hollywood, CA. His current lawyer band "Shyster" performs clubs and CLE functions around the country. Sean is also a licensed pilot.