Jennifer G. Roeper

Of Counsel || Tampa

Jennifer G. Roeper is Of Counsel in the Tampa office of Ogletree Deakins.  She is board certified by the Florida bar in Immigration and Nationality Law and practices in the firm’s Immigration practice group.  Jennifer represents companies throughout the world in all aspects of immigration law including the full range of employment and family based temporary visa processing, applications for permanent residence and naturalization.  She assists corporate clients in developing global mobility policies and maintaining compliance with U.S. immigration laws, and represents companies in government I-9 audits and investigations.

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  • J.D., American University, Washington College of Law, 2000
  • B.A., Long Island University - C.W. Post Campus, 1997

Admittance to Practice

  • Florida

Professional Activities

  • American Immigration Lawyers’ Association, Member
  • The Florida Bar, Certification Committee for Immigration and Nationality Law 2012-present
  • American Bar Association: Section of Litigation, Co-Chair
  • Director, Project H.E.L.P. (legal clinic for the homeless) , 2014-present
  • Stetson University College of Law, Adjunct Professor of Law
  • Tampa Bay Technology Forum, Board of Directors
  • Florida Association of Women Lawyers
  • Hillsborough Association of Women Lawyers
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association
  • Leadership Tampa, Class of 2012
  • Society for Human Resource Management, Member
  • Tampa Bay Organization of Women in International Trade, President 2009-2011; Vice-President of Programs, 2009-2011
  • Metropolitan Ministries, Ambassador, Advisory Board-Pasco County
  • Gulf Coast Legal Services: Volunteer, Pro Bono Asylum
  • Guardian ad Litem, Washington, D.C., 2004
  • September 11th Project
  • Bread of the City Legal Clinic for the Homeless


  • University of South Florida - "U.S. Employment Options for F-1/J-1 Students After Graduation" - Tampa - February 8, 2016
  • Lorman Webinar For Employers - "I-9 Compliance Tips and Trends" - January 2016
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association, Central Florida Chapter - "Advanced PERM Panel" - Orlando - Fall 2015
  • National Association of Foreign Student Advisors (NAFSA) Regional Conference - "Strategies for Avoiding Requests for Evidence" - Savannah - Fall 2015
  • National Association of Foreign Student Advisors (NAFSA) Regional Conference - "Update on Immigration Law" - Savannah - Fall 2015
  • University of South Florida - "Immigration Options for Graduating Students" - Tampa - Fall 2015
  • AILA Central Florida Chapter Annual Conference - "Advanced Employment-Based Options for Permanent Residence" - Fall 2014
  • AILA Central Florida Chapter Conference - "PERM Strategies and Updates, American Association of University Women" - Clearwater - 2013
  • Employment Law Seminar - "Update on Emerging Judicial, Legislative and Administrative Employment and Immigration Law Issues 2013 and Beyond" - Fort Myers - 2013
  • Lorman Seminar - "Business Immigration/Employment Law Issues" - Clearwater - 2013
  • AILA Central Florida Chapter Conference - "H-1B Cap Issues and Alternate Business Visa Strategies" - St. Petersburg Beach - 2012
  • American Association of University Women - "International Skills Put to Practice" - Largo - 2012
  • Tampa Bay Organization of Women in International Trade - "Immigration Policy Update" - Tampa Bay - 2011
  • Chambers USA, Up and Coming- Immigration Lawyer in Florida,(2013)
  • Florida Legal Elite (2016)
  • Florida Rising Star, Florida Super Lawyers Magazine (2012-2013, 2015)
  • Who’s Who Legal, The International Who’s Who of Business lawyers, Corporate Immigration Category (2011, 2012 and 2014)
  • Up & Comers, Tampa Bay Business Journal (2009)
  • Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award, 13th Judicial Circuit

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