About

Our Attorneys

Attorney Michael Renneisen

As the founding member of Lehigh Immigration, Michael Renneisen’s practice focuses on immigration related matters.

He has extensive experience bringing families together and keeping families together by utilizing his knowledge of federal immigration law and the experience he gained as a trial attorney during his years practicing in Louisiana. Mr. Renneisen also has experience working assisting companies with labor certifications and employment based visas.

Mr. Renneisen earned his Juris Doctorate from Tulane University School of Law where he competed on Tulane’s moot court team, coached the moot court team and served as the Chairman of the Tulane Mardi Gras Appellate Competition. Following law school, Mr. Renneisen was awarded a clerkship at the Louisiana Second Circuit Court of Appeals. At the conclusion of his clerkship, Mr. Renneisen entered private practice focusing on business litigation.

Mr. Renneisen sits on the board of The Literacy Center, the Lehigh Valley’s premier non-profit adult literacy center. He has partnered with Casa Guadalupe and Cohen Feeley Altemose & Rambo in establishing a weekly legal clinic for residents of the Lehigh Valley. Finally, Mr. Renneisen proudly serves the people of the Bethlehem by operating a legal clinic at the Hispanic Center Lehigh Valley.

Attorney Michael Renneisen

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • Louisiana
  • Western District of Louisiana Federal Court
  • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

Attorney Molly R. Marte

Associate Attorney Molly R. Marte joins Lehigh Immigration with a diverse background of experience.

Attorney Molly R. Marte

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • Federal District Court for the Eastern District
    of Pennsylvania

Languages Spoken

She has experience in family immigration matters as well as sports law immigration. Attorney Marte earned her Juris Doctorate from Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law with an intellectual property law specialization. While at Villanova Law, she served as Secretary for the Villanova Law Sports Law Association. Attorney Marte gained invaluable experience prior to and during her time at Villanova Law, interning for Samsung Telecommunications America and Western Digital Communications where she focused on business law and intellectual property. She also gained litigation experience while an intern at Yost & Tretta, LLC. Following Law School, Attorney Marte served as a clerk for Rainmaker Sports & Entertainment Group, serving athletes’ and sports and entertainment geared corporations’ needs.

Attorney Marte volunteers with Gift of Life organization and spends time volunteering with underprivileged communities in the Dominican Republic. She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, The Northampton County Bar Association, and The Pennsylvania Bar Association.

Our Staff

Paralegal Jelissa Fernandez

Jelissa began her career in the legal field as a paralegal at the Brualdi Law Firm in New York where she specialized in corporate litigation. Seven years later, her interest in immigration brought her to Lehigh Immigration. Jelissa utilizes the skills she developed in preparing complex corporate suits to bear offering both the creative problem solving solutions and the eye for detail necessary to effectively represent clients before the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Justice. Jelissa is fluent in Spanish and extremely knowledgeable on all elements of family immigration and removal proceedings.

Paralegal Jelissa Fernandez

Languages Spoken

Nereida Quionones

Nereida Quionones

Receptionist

Languages Spoken

Nereida is a pillar of the Southside community and an institution here at Lehigh Immigration. From the day the office opened, clients have grown to love her warm and welcoming demeanor.