Jeanne Santos is an attorney in the Memphis office of Siskind Susser, where she practices both business and family-based immigration. Prior to attending law school, she worked for 5 years at Siskind Susser as a paralegal focusing on hardship waivers and other family-based and humanitarian immigration matters. She is bilingual in Spanish and English.
Jeanne has a Bachelor’s degree in Spanish from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Master’s degree in Hispanic Literature from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. She earned her Juris Doctor (Magna Cum Laude) from the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphrey’s School of Law. While in law school, she was the Senior Articles Editor for the Law Review and earned the Best Student Note Award, which was published in Volume 50 of The University of Memphis Law Review. She also earned the Best Brief and Best Memorandum Awards in her Legal Methods classes. She was a member of the Housing Adjudication Clinic and volunteered to interpret and translate for the Law School’s Medical-Legal Partnership Clinic. Jeanne was awarded the CALI award for excellence in her work in several classes, including Immigration Law, Education and Civil Rights, Criminal Procedure, Civil Procedure, and Legal Methods.
Jeanne is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and is licensed to practice law in Tennessee.