Managing Attorney – Salt Lake City

Sean T CarpenterMr. Carpenter is the Managing Attorney of the Salt Lake City office of Wilner & O’Reilly. He is admitted to the Utah State Bar and the United States District Court for the District of Utah. Proficient in all areas of immigration law, Mr. Carpenter currently focuses on family-based immigration, employment-based, as well as U-Visas, 601 waivers, and investment-based immigration cases. Mr Carpenter previously worked at the immigration firm of Thomas and Jefferies, PLLC in Phoenix, Arizona, and worked for the Executive Office for Immigration Review in Eloy and Phoenix, Arizona. He has authored multiple articles on immigration issues, and regularly engages in pro bono immigration work for indigent clients.

Mr. Carpenter previously received his bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University in Spanish Translation. He attended the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude, where he was a member of the Law Journal and served as an associate editor.  He is currently the Vice President of the Board of Directors for the Intermountain Relocation Council, a non-profit organization assisting businesses with all aspects of relocating employees to and from the United States. Mr. Carpenter resides in Salt Lake City with his wife and two children.

Bar Admissions

  • Utah, 2011
  • U.S. District Court District of Utah, 2011


  • Arizona State University, College of Law, Tempe, Arizona
    • J.D. magna cum laude
    • Law Review: Arizona State Law Journal, Associate Editor
  • Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
    • B.A. – 2006
    • Major: Spanish Translation

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Intermountain Relocation Council, Vice President, 2011 – Present

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