Anthony M. Roby

Attorney and Counselor at Law
Member, Roby Law Associates, PLLC

A dual citizen of the United States and Spain, Anthony M. Roby’s practice is devoted exclusively to U.S. immigration and nationality law, primarily corporate and industrial employment based immigration matters. He represents automotive, aircraft, industrial steel, engineering, design, and medical service companies before the U.S. Departments of State, Labor, and Homeland Security. He is also an expert in identifying and analyzing the immigration consequences associated with specific criminal arrests, convictions, or conduct – sometimes referred to as “crimmigration.” In addition, Anthony represents clients in administrative appellate litigation before the Executive Office for Immigration Review’s Board of Immigration Appeals, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ Administrative Appeals Office, and the Department of Labor’s Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals.

In December 2007, Anthony earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish from Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan. Thereafter, he attended law school at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, graduating magna cum laude in May 2011. He was admitted to practice law in the State of Michigan in October 2011.

Today, in addition to the state trial, intermediate appellate, and supreme courts, Anthony is authorized to practice law before two U.S. Federal District Courts in Michigan, as well as the U.S. Federal Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Court, located in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is also registered with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Executive Office for Immigration Review and authorized to appear as an attorney before its various immigration tribunals.  

Mr. Roby’s numerous honors and activities include:

Education

  • 2007, Bachelor of Arts, Spanish, College of Arts and Letters, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
  • 2011, Juris Doctor, Magna Cum Laude, University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, Detroit, Michigan

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan
  • Registered Immigration Attorney, Executive Office for Immigration Review

Memberships

  • Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association

Law Review, University of Detroit Mercy

  • Associate Editor (2010-2011); Junior Member (2009-2010)
  • Publication: Anthony Roby, Taking a Heavy Toll: The Constitutional Implications of Prohibiting Equitable Tolling in Cases of Actual Innocence, 89 U. DET. MERCY L. REV. 81 (2011)
  • Best Author Award Recipient (2010)

Moot Court Board of Advocates, University of Detroit Mercy

  • Mercer Legal Ethics and Professionalism – Winner, Best Brief (2010-2011)
  • National Appellate American Bar Association (2009-2010)

Judicial Internships

  • Judicial Intern to United States District Judge, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan (2010)
  • Judicial Intern to United States Magistrate Judge, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan (2009)

Academic Employment

  • Research Assistant, University of Detroit Mercy School of Law (2010-2011)
  • Teaching Assistant, University of Detroit Mercy School of Law (2010-2011)

Academic Honors

  • Dean’s Scholarship for Academic Excellence (2009-2011)
  • Dean’s Honor Society (2009-2011)
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award Recipient (2008-2011)

Languages

  • Spanish

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