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Anne Elizabeth Ohlrich

About Me

Ms. Ohlrich has been a licensed attorney since May 1998. Commissioned immediately thereafter with the U.S Department of State, Ms. Ohlrich served in London, U.K, Recife, Brazil, Washington D.C, and finally as the Deputy Chief of the Non-Immigrant Visa Section in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.

Since 2005 Ms. Ohlrich has taught international relations and law at St. Mary's University. During her tenure at St. Mary's she established the Organization for Conflict Diplomacy as well as the Institute for Diplomacy and Strategic Initiatives.


Languages Spoken: Spanish, Portuguese, French, German

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Practice Areas


  1. Immigration: 90%
    17 years
  2. Business: 10%
    10 years



Hourly ($50-300/hour), Fixed (Always), Retainer (Always), Pro Bono (25%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

9 total 

  • Raed Gonzalez

    I endorse Anne. She has one of the most impressive resumes known to mankind. She has been a Foreign Service Office, a Diplomat, Consular Officer and Program Manager with the U.S. Department of State working in posts including London (Chief of the Visa Coordination Unit and Dept. Chief of the Immigration Visa Section), Brazil (Chief of the Consular Section), and Ciudad Juarez (Dept. Chief of Non-Immigrant Visa Unit) as well as the Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs in Washington D.C. She is also a law professor and has taught courses in Diplomacy, The Global War on Terror, Human Trafficking, the Globalization of Crime and Transnational Criminal Organizations, and was commended for her work in September 2011 by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence Centers for Academic Excellence. She is a frequent speaker on panels for the Department of Homeland Security; UTPA, and for the American Immigration


    Raed Gonzalez Immigration Attorney
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  • Beatriz Trillos Ballerini

    Anne is an extremely knowledgable immigration attorney with a wealth of experience!


    Beatriz Ballerini Immigration Attorney
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Contact Info

Ohlrich Law Firm

625 N. Alamo
San Antonio, TX, 78212


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199809/19/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best New Immigration FirmBest of Antonio 2122012
Excellence in EducationOffice of the Director of National Intelligence CAE2011
Meritorious Honor AwardU.S. Department of State2003
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Owner and PartnerThe Ohlrich Law Firm, PLLC2011 - Present
ProfessorSt. Mary's University Of San Antonio2005 - Present
Consular OfficerU.S. Department Of State1999 - 2005
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationBusiness Immigration Committee2014 - Present
State Bar of TexasTexas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct Committee2014 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
State Bar of TexasCommittee Member on Laws Relating to Immigration and Nationality2013 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationN/A2009 - Present
State Bar of TexasMember1998 - Present
San Antonio Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Bexar County Women's Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
DACA's; E1/E2; EB5; EB1C; TN; L and Family Based CasesApproved
I-9 Audits$0 fines
L1/ L2Approved
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Publication NameTitleDate
KENS-TVTexas Motorists Challenge U.S. Border Patrol Checkpoints2013
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
St. Mary's UniversityDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)N/A1998
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Texas chapter)E Visas and Consular Issues2015
TalkNow SAImmigration Reform2013
KENS-5Immigration Checkpoints2013
KABB News at 9DACA - Immigration2013
AILA Spring ConferenceH1B Cap and Alternative Options2013
AILA Spring ConferenceInvestor Visas2012
Texas Week with Rick CaseyConsular Access and International Law2011
St. Mary's University Presidents Peace CommissionNational Security2011
Great DecisionsRebuilding Haiti2011
St. Mary's University Presidents Peace CommissionImmigration & National Security2005