John L Pinnix

John L Pinnix
PO Drawer 1270
North Carolina
+1 919 755 0505
+1 919 829 8098


Who's Who Legal Corporate Immigration

John L Pinnix is the senior immigration attorney at Allen & Pinnix, PA, based in Raleigh, NC. For 38 years Jack Pinnix has limited his practice to immigration and nationality issues. He is a past president of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), and among the first immigration attorneys in North Carolina.

A nationally recognised authority on immigration law and policy, Mr Pinnix and his law partner, Lynn Calder, have represented thousands of individuals and innumerable businesses in virtually every area of immigration law, including IT, teachers, academicians, scientists, medical professionals, engineers, religious workers, multinational executives and managers, and other professionals, investors, performers and non-credentialed essential workers.

Jack Pinnix has taught at Duke University, North Carolina Central University and Elon University schools of law. He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America (1991-2018) and North Carolina Super Lawyers (2006-2018), and maintains Martindale-Hubbell’s AV Preeminent rating.

An NC Board certified immigration specialist, Mr Pinnix attained BA and MA degrees (history) at UNC-Greensboro, and his JD at Wake Forest University School of Law. He is admitted to the NC, DC and US Supreme Court bars.

Mr Pinnix was on the founding board of the American Immigration Council and served as vice chair, director, and trustee emeritus. He is a prolific writer and frequent speaker at CLE courses nationwide and before professional, civic, and ethnic organisations. He has spoken at over two dozen AILA Annual Conferences.

Jack Pinnix is creative problem solver, dedicated to a complex constantly evolving area of law. His practice is testament to our motto: “When results matter, experience counts.”

WWL says: John Pinnix is a highly experienced immigration attorney with cutting-edge expertise in immigration policy.

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