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Petty & Associates, PLLC, Attorneys


Roy Petty


Location: Dallas, Texas
Phone: 214-905-1420
Fax: 214-905-2010

Attorney Roy Petty has practiced law over 25 years. Roy is Board Certified in Immigration & Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Roy has developed creative solutions to get his clients their immigration benefits. He is licensed to practice in Arizona, Florida, and Texas.

He successfully has litigated cases against the United States government in various district courts and courts of appeals. His lawsuits have pushed the government to grant benefits to his clients, changed bureaucratic policies, and reduced delays in the processing of his clients' cases.

Roy is in his 20th year of hosting "La Hora Legal" (Legal Hour), a Spanish language radio program. The program airs in the Dallas metroplex on Radio Luz (KTNO) 1440 FM. The show can also be heard around the world online.

Roy has worked to stop those who illegally practice immigration law and have defrauded immigrants. He has obtained thousands of dollars in restitution for his clients from illegal immigration consultants.

Roy has served on the Dallas Subcommittee of the Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee of the Supreme Court of Texas. He has testified as an expert witness in immigration matters for the Texas Attorney General to shut down an immigration consultant who had swindled more than one million dollars from immigrants. State of Texas v. Cuevas, 04-11342 (Dallas, TX 2005).

He has worked for agencies that have helped undocumented people and the economically disadvantaged.  Roy was admitted to the United States Courts of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and for the Federal Circuit. He is also part of the United States District Courts for the Northern District of Texas, the Eastern District of Texas, and the District of Arizona. He is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

Roy graduated in 1991 from the University of Arizona College of Law where he was managing editor of the Journal of International and Comparative Law. He is fluent in Spanish and English.

Areas of Practice

  • Immigration & Nationality Law

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th CircuitU.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court District of Arizona


  • University of Arizona College of Law, Tucson, Arizona - 1991
  • Law Journal: International and Comparative Law, Managing Editor

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association, Member


  • Spanish

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Naturalization Classes

We give citizenship classes and can provide you assistance in the naturalization process. Classes are held on Saturdays.
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Certified in Immigration

Roy Petty is Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality law by The Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

We Speak your Language

Our attorneys speak Spanish to provide you an excellent service. Nosotros hablamos español.

Committed to your Case

We challenge the system in federal courts. Our creative strategies have obtained the best results for our clients.