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About Me

I am an immigration attorney based in Austin, Texas.


I serve on the
Board of Directors of American Gateways (formerly the Political Asylum
Project of Austin), an Austin-based non-profit that provides free legal
services to asylum seekers, detainees, and immigrant victims of
domestic violence and human trafficking.


I am a member of the American
Immigration Lawyers Association and the National Immigration Project
and am fluent in Urdu and English.


Languages Spoken: Urdu

Practice Areas


  1. Immigration: 100%



Fixed (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Mark Avery

    Sonia is a dedicated attorney who carefully gives appropriate legal (and practical) advice to her clients and then helps them meet their goals. I highly recommend her for any immigration law issue.


    Mark Avery Mergers & Acquisitions Attorney
    Relationship: Other

Contact Info

The Ansari Law Firm, PLLC

901 South Mopac Expressway
Barton Oaks Plaza One, Suite 300
Austin, TX, 78746


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200409/19/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Selected as a Texas Rising StarSuper Lawyers2009
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Immigration AttorneyThe Ansari Law Firm, PLLC2006 - Present
AssociateJones Day2004 - 2006
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember2006 - 2009
National Immigration ProjectMember2006 - 2009
Austin Bar AssociationMember2006 - 2009
American Gateways (formerly the Political Asylum Project of Austin)Board Member2006 - 2009
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
The University of TexasLawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.) (with honors)2004
The University of TexasHistoryBachelor of Arts (with honors)2001
The University of TexasPublic RelationsBachelor of Science (with honors)2001