I was born in Mexico and grew up in a suburb outside of Dallas. I am fluent in Spanish. I graduated from the University of North Texas in 2004 with a BA in Journalism. Afterwards, I moved to London, England to attend Schiller International University, where I received an MA in International Relations & Diplomacy. In May 2009, I graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School. During law school, I interned at one of the largest immigration law firms in Texas.
In November 2009, I received my law license and was admitted to the State Bar of Texas. Prior to opening my own practice, I worked for a firm in Austin, TX. I am a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and Dallas Bar Association.
I am an advocate for immigrant rights. I work closely with the Mexican Consulate in Dallas and other organizations to promote and inform immigrants of their rights. I also handles pro bono cases for unaccompanied children and asylees.
|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||2009||07/18/2019|
|Attorney||The Chavarria Law Firm||2010 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Dallas Bar Association||N/A||2012 - Present|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association||N/A||2009 - Present|
|Bender's Immigration Law and Procedure: Desk Edition||Appendix A||2009|
|On Target||The Powerful and Loud Truth About Guns: A Novice's Prospective||2009|
|The Pillar||The Link Between Animal Abuse and Human Violence||2008|
|The Pillar||Groups Look to Change Sex Offender Registry Problems||2008|
|The Pillar||Ed Johnson: The Legal and Social Aftermath||2008|
|The Pillar||Cover Yourself||2008|
|The Pillar||Free Research: Is It Worth Your Time?||2008|
|The Pillar||Fighting for Justice||2008|
|The Pillar||Death Row: 9 Days From Death (The Ron Keine Story)||2008|
|The Pillar||The War on Terror: Whose Rights Are Being Violated?||2007|
|The Pillar||Loan Management 101: Making Smart Choices Keeps Student Debt Lower||2007|
|The Pillar||Illegal Immigrants Caught in the Crossfire of Rehtoric, Debate||2007|
|Con Sabor A Mexico||NAFTA: Is It Really Efficient?||2006|
|Michoacan y Su Cultura||Too Americanized||2004|
|Thomas M Cooley Law School||JD - Juris Doctor||2009|
|Schiller International University (London)||MA - Masters||2006|
|University of North Texas||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2004|
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Wed Mar 04 2015
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