Jasmit · Law Office Of JD Team Members

Jasmit Dhaliwal



Competitive at her core, Jasmit Dhaliwal is an energetic Dallas attorney who listens and litigates based on your needs. Jasmit created her practice to focus on the two things she values most: positive client communication and outstanding results.  As a legal counselor, Jasmit strives to listen to your expectations and exceed them whenever possible.


Attorney JD’s practice focuses on family, probate, and immigration law. Jasmit has represented hundreds of clients before the Dallas Immigration Court, USCIS, ICE, and the Dallas, Tarrant, and Collin County Courts at Law. She has also represented immigration clients in hearings on the merits and has jury trial experience. Attorney JD has handled hundreds of cases from start to finish. As a result, she knows how to walk you through what can be a complex, and at times, intimidating legal system. She is confident and comfortable in any courtroom proceeding.


Prior to opening her own law office, she worked several years in private practice. During law school, Attorney JD interned at Catholic Charities where she assisted victims of domestic violence obtain relief under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).  She was selected to intern for the Department of Justice at the Houston Immigration Court out of a large pool of applicants. Her past legal experience has taught Jasmit to have the utmost compassion and empathy for clients dealing with difficult experiences.


Jasmit is committed to obtaining the best possible result for each and every client.  Jasmit will listen to your needs, communicate the legal steps that need to be taken, and charge a reasonable fee for that service. If you hire Attorney JD you will have a skilled, savvy legal professional who will guide you through the legal process one step at a time.

  • J.D., South Texas College of Law, 2009
  • B.A., Carleton College, 2005
  • High School Diploma, Talented and Gifted Magnet High School, Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Center, 2001
  • State Bar of Texas, 2010
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, 2012
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Dallas Hispanic Bar Association
Leticia · Law Office Of JD Team Member

Leticia Avila David


Leticia David is a paralegal who is fluent in Spanish and has seven years of experience in the field. From 2015 to present, she has worked as a paralegal for the Law Office of JD. She completed her Associates of Applied Science in Criminal Justice in 2005. In 2009, she received her General Practice Paralegal certificate from Kaplan College.

Her duties include meeting with clients, drafting pleadings, and keeping clients informed of the status of their cases. Leticia has assisted in the preparation and filings of immigration, family and civil petitions. Leticia attends legal education events on a regular basis.

Sara · Law Office Of JD

Sara Diaz

Legal Assistant

Prior to joining Law Office of JD, Sara Diaz obtained her Associates of Applied Sciences in Legal Studies in 2017. Initially, she was pursuing Child Development and Education in 2014 where she worked as Pre-School Associate Teacher, from there she found that her true desire was the Legal Field, which motivated her to change her career path.

She enjoys her work in the various areas of law, including but not limited to, Immigration, Family and Criminal Law. She understands that many clients are facing difficult siuations and strives to make each client feel assured by providing attentive care to each case. In addition, Sara is also a member of the Dallas Area Paralegal Association where she attends events for Paralegals furthering professional career development.

On a personal note, Sara’s favorite things include mochas, books, visiting new places and going to car shows. In past years she has participated in Race for the Cure of Susan G. Komen.

Melissa · Law Office Of JD

Melissa Sperry

Legal Assistant

Melissa received her B.A. in Communication in 2004 from Dallas Baptist University where she graduated with honors

Previously, Melissa has worked for a company contracted by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Foreign Labor Certification. It was here that she developed a passion for immigration and an interest in how it and other aspects of the law work together to impact people’s lives.

Melissa enjoys helping others achieve their goals and works hard to see that these goals become a reality. In addition to working with DOL, she has volunteered with hospice, wildlife rehabilitation, worked in a business expansion role for a Chamber of Commerce and currently sits on the board of a non-profit company.

Outside the Law Offices of JD, Melissa loves to travel and is an avid reader.