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E. Raney LaSusa


Phone: 214.438.0254

Mobile: 214.949.6346

Email: raney@LaDebLaw.com

About Raney

After graduating with a B.A. (summa cum laude) in Foreign Languages from Southern Methodist University, Raney obtained her law degree from SMU in 2001. She worked for three years in Paris, France before returning to the U.S. to work for the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), where she advised clients on the intricacies of complex federal lending regulations. Raney currently represents criminal defense clients, with an emphasis on how criminal law relates to federal immigration law.  She also handles a wide range of immigration issues including employment-based and family-based matters.  Raney has also represented a several clients in complex administrative law cases and has won judgments against national corporations. She is licensed to practice law in Texas and the United States District Court, Northern District of Texas. Raney is fluent in Spanish, French and Italian.  In her free time, Raney enjoys travel, music, food and wine, and spending time with her family.


B.A., Foreign Languages (Spanish and French emphasis), Southern Methodist University, 1997

J.D., Southern Methodist University School of Law, 2001

Master of Arts Candidate, French, University of North Texas, 2015


Raney is currently, or has been a past member of, the following organizations:

American Immigration Law Association (AILA)

Founding Member, Texas Bar – Immigration Section
Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (DCDLA)
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (TCDLA)
Dallas Bar Association


“Immigration Consequences of Criminal Acts,” Presented to the Dallas Bar Association, May 2015.

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