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Jacob Montilijo Monty

Jacob Montilijo Monty

Practice areas:

Immigration, Employment & Labor

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About Me

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1994

  1. Employment & Labor: 50%
  2. Immigration: 50%

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Eric B. Dick

    I endorse this lawyer's work. Jacob is a talented immigration attorney.


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Contact Info

Monty & Ramirez LLP

150 W. Parker Rd.
Third Floor
Houston, TX, 77076



TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199408/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Board Certified - Labor and Employment LawTexas Board of Legal Specialization2012
Texas Super LawyerTexas Super Lawyers Magazine2011
Texas Super LawyerTexas Super Lawyers Magazine2010
Texas Super LawyerTexas Super Lawyers Magazine2009
Texas Super LawyerTexas Super Lawyers Magazine2008
One of Houston’s Top LawyersH Texas Magazine2006
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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerMonty & Ramirez LLP1998 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
University of Houston System- Appointed by Governor Rick PerryBoard of Regents2008 - 2013
Greater Houston Restaurant AssociationBoard Member1998 - 2002
State Bar of TexasMemberN/A
Hispanic Alliance for ProgressBoard MemberN/A
Mexican Consulate in Houston on labor issuesOutside CounselN/A
American Law InstituteMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law SectionMemberN/A
Bureau of Citzenship and Immigration ServiceN/AN/A
Latino-Jewish Alliance for Secure America JINSAChairN/A


Publication NameTitleDate
Emporion PressThe Gringo's Guide to Hispanics in the Workplace by Jacob M. Monty2011
National ProvisionerEmployee Matters: A new era of audits, inspection2010
Asian American Hotel Owners Association Lodging BusinessAvoid Being An EEOC Statistic Understand your responsibilities under employment law.2010
National ProvisionerThe "green card" makeover2010
National ProvisionerEmployee Matters: Immigration Update2009


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Houston Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
University of Texas System, ArlingtonN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1991

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
OSHA Summit on Hispanics, Hispanic Alliance for Progress, U.S. Department of LaborSocial and Cultural Issues2004