Anne G. Relias | Immigration Lawyer | Chicago, IL
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Anne  G. Relias


Asylum and Humanitarian Based Relief from Removal
Consular Processing
Deportation Defense
Employment Based Immigration
Family Based Immigration
Immigration Consequences of Criminal Offenses
Immigration Litigation and Appeals
Waivers of Inadmissibility


Ms. Relias' complete CV

DePaul University, College of Law, J.D. and International Law Certificate received, May 2001

University of Michigan, B.A. with honors in History, May 1998


  • State of Illinois Supreme Court
  • U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
Anne G. Relias
Senior Attorney
Tel: (312) 444-1940
Fax: (312) 444-1950
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Ms. Relias has over 17 years of experience practicing immigration law. She joined Scott D. Pollock & Associates, P.C. as an Associate Attorney in 2005. Prior to entering private practice, Ms. Relias was a Supervising Attorney at the National Immigrant Justice Center in Chicago where she concentrated in deportation defense.

video Anne G. Relias headshotMs. Relias has served on the National American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Asylum Committee, as the Chair of the Chicago Chapter AILA Asylum and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Liaison Committees and has spoken at conferences and trainings both locally and nationally.  She has been recognized as an Illinois Rising Star and Emerging Lawyer in her field.  Ms. Relias received her Juris Doctorate from DePaul University College of Law, with a Certificate in International and Comparative Law in 2001.  Ms. Relias received her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in 1998.

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) 2002 - present:
EOIR/Asylum/District Counsel/Litigation Sub-Chair 2004-2005.
Asylum Committee Co-Chair 2006-2007.
Litigation Committee Member 2006-2007.
DHS-ICE Committee Member 2006-2007, 2012-2013.
AILA National Asylum Committee Member 2007-2008.
DHS-ICE Committee Chair 2007-2008
DHS-ICE Committee Co-Chair 2008-2009; 2009-2010; 2010-2011.
DHS-ICE Committee Member 2011-2012, 2012-2013.
EOIR Committee Member 2013-2014.
  • Member of the Hellenic Bar Association of Illinois.
  • Member of the Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement Working Group, January 2008 to present.


  • Illinois Super Lawyer - Rising Stars 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.
  • Leading Lawyers - Emerging Lawyer 2015 and 2016.