Eugene J. Flynn (Ind-TX-14)
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Eugene J. Flynn Congressional Candidate Texas District 14
Biography of Eugene J. Flynn
Lives in Dallas area
Was a Candidate, United States House of Representatives, District 14, 2008
Eugene J. Flynn is certified in the area of Immigration and Nationality Law by the Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of Texas (TBLS). Mr. Flynn served as a Drafter/Grader for the Board’s Immigration and Nationality Law Exam (1991-93) and on their Immigration and Nationality Law Advisory Commission (2001-2006).
Mr. Flynn was admitted to the Texas bar, 1980. He is licensed to practice in all Texas Courts, the Federal District Court for the Northern District of Texas, the United States Courts of Appeals for the Fifth and Eight Circuits, and the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. Flynn has received an “AV” rating from the Martindale Hubbell Law Directory. It is their highest rating. He has also been found in The Best Lawyers in America since 1993. He was named Best Immigration Lawyer in Dallas for 2011 by The Best Lawyers in America. http://bestlawyers.com In 1990 Mr. Flynn was elected Chair of the Texas Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). He was the first Dallas attorney to hold that position since 1980-81. He has served on numerous National AILA committees, most recently as Chair of the FOIA Action Committee. He served as a member of the State Bar Committee on Laws Relating to Immigration and Nationality from the committee’s inception in 1982 to 1993, 1994 to 2001 and 2003 to 2006. From 2003 to the present Texas Monthly magazine has identified him as a “Super Lawyer,” within the top 5% of all Texas lawyers and one of only four listed in the Immigration category from Dallas for all nine years.
Mr. Flynn has been called upon to teach Immigration Law to his fellow lawyers on numerous occasions and he is the author of a number of articles in the Immigration field. They include “Labor Certification” University of Texas School of Law, Course materials for 10th, 12th, 14th, 15th, 23rd, 24th, 29th and 32nd Annual UT Conferences on Immigration and Naturalization (1986, 1988, 1990, 1991, 1999, 2000, 2005, 2008); “Treaty Traders/Treaty Investors: An Up-Date” Course Materials for the AILA Texas Chapter Semi-annual Conference Ixtapa, Mexico, December 7, 1984, Kerrville, TX, April 20, 1990, Fort Worth, TX, April 4, 1998, Dallas, TX, November 4, 2005, Fort Worth, TX, April 18, 2009. “Nonimmigrant Visas” 17th Annual UT Conference on Immigration and Naturalization (1993); “H-1B Nonimmigrant Visas” 19th Annual UT Conference on Immigration and Naturalization (1995); “Using the Web to Practice Immigration Law” (with Carl Shusterman 2002-03, 2005-08, 2010 and with Gregory Siskind 2004) 26th, 27th, 28th, 29th, 30th, 31st, 32nd and 34th Annual UT Conference on Immigration and Naturalization (2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010). “Ethics” Arkansas Bar Association Immigration Conference (2004). “Overview of Nonimmigrant Visa Categories” and “Employment Based Route to a Green Card” Arkansas Bar Association Immigration Law Seminar (2007). Mr. Flynn also taught Immigration and Nationality Law at Texas Wesleyan University School of Law (1992 and 1996). He has been a contributor to LEGOMSKY, IMMIGRATION AND REFUGEE LAW AND POLICY, 3rd Ed. (Foundation Press 2002). He served as an Associate Editor of The David Stanton Manual on Labor Certification, 2nd Ed. (AILA 1998), as an Associate Editor of Immigration Options for Investors and Entrepreneurs (AILA 2006), as Editor of Chapter 7, Part VI (EB-5), Kurzban’s Immigration Law Sourcebook (AILA 10th ed. 2006, 11th ed. 2008 and 12th ed. 2010) and as Update Editor for Chapter 4 of Immigration Law and Procedure:Desk Edition (Matthew Bender Rel. 48-10/2008).
Mr. Flynn is a member of the Dallas Regional Chamber of Commerce. As a member of the Board of Directors of the World Trade Association of Dallas/Fort Worth, he served as editor of The Trader, 1981 through 1984. He served as founding Secretary of the International Trade Association of the Dallas/Fort Worth Area in 1986. He has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the French-American Chamber of Commerce in 1992, 1999, 2003 and 2009-10, of the Canadian Club of Dallas 1983-87 and 1999, and of the British-American Commerce Association 1995-2007. He served as the General Counsel of BACA 2007-2010. Mr. Flynn is a graduate of Queens College of the City University of New York (B.A. 1978) and Southern Methodist University (J.D. 1980). While attending SMU, he was a member of Phi Delta Phi, the honorary legal fraternity, and was also president of the SMU International Law Society.