Sondra Mae Turin

Sondra Turin is an attorney with over 20 years of experience in immigration law during which time she has represented a spectrum of clients in securing their immigration status. She has successfully litigated immigration cases before the U.S. immigration courts, the Board of Immigration Appeals, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court. She was born in Mexico City, Mexico and raised in Fort Worth, Texas. She is a dual citizen and is fluent in Spanish. After receiving her B.B.A. in Business Management from Texas A&M University, she attended the University of Texas School of Law. During law school, she was an Articles Editor for The Review of Litigation and a member of the Board of Advocates. Sondra is admitted to practice in both California and Texas.

Areas of Practice

  • Immigration

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1996
  • California, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Dean's Achievement Award
    • Honors: Texas Civil Procedure + Employment Discrimination
  • Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
    • B.B.A. - 1990
    • Major: Business Management

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Turin, Turin & Olinger, P.C., Shareholder


  • 50%


  • English
  • Spanish

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