Alex C. Farris

Special Counsel || Tampa

Alex serves as special counsel for the Ogletree Deakins immigration practice group. His practice is primarily focused on assisting business and corporate clients with all facets of employment based immigration including permanent residency, non-immigrant visas, and labor certifications.

Alex grew up overseas, and received his J.D. in 2014 from Stetson University College of Law with a concentration in international law. Prior to joining Ogletree, Alex worked for a boutique law firm where he handled immigration cases relating to removal (deportation), asylum, immigrant and non-immigrant visas, employment based visas, and waivers. Alex also has family law trial experience.

He is fluent in Portuguese and proficient in Spanish.

Learn more about Alex C. Farris


  • J.D., Stetson University College of Law, 2014
  • B.A., University of Tampa, 2009

Admittance to Practice

  • Florida

Professional Activities

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Florida Bar Association
  • William F. Blews – Pro Bono Service Award (Stetson University College of Law)

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