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Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 100%
    9 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

8 total 

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  • Melissa Anne Jaffar

    Diego is a very knowledgeable and attentive lawyer. He works extremely hard to bring the best service and guidance to his clients. He is passionate about immigration law and it shows in everything he does. I would highly recommend him as an excellent immigration attorney.


    Melissa Jaffar Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Lionel Martin

    Diego's primary goal is to take care of his clients. He and his staff are always exploring creative ways to achieve his client's goals, whether they are legal issues or not. This makes it extremely easy to refer our firms most important clients. I highly endorse Diego and his team.


    Lionel Martin Employment and labor Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Galer Law Firm, PLLC

2323 S. Voss Rd.
Suite 640
Houston, TX, 77057


NYCurrently registered 201107/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Full-Service Immigration Law Firm - Texas2015 Global Mobility, Immigration and Logistics Awards2015
2014 Global Mobility & Immigation AwardAcquisition International2014
Excellence AwardCALI, Washington DC2006
National Association of Counties AwardJoint County Gang Prevention Plan, Maryland2006
Graduated with DistintctionGeorgetown University, Washington DC2006
Best ProfessorCIDE, Mexico2005
ScholarshipCONACYT, Mexico2005
ScholarshipFord Foundation, New York2005
Graduated with HonorsUniversity of Buenos Aires, Argentina2001
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerGaler Law Firm. PLLC2011 - Present
Associate Attorney - Foreign Legal ConsultantLaw Offices of Adan G. Vega & Associates, PLLC2008 - 2011
Site CoordinatorIdentity, Inc.2006 - 2007
Law Professor, Director of Law ProgramCentro de Investigacion y Docencia Economicas, Mexico2001 - 2005
Associate AttorneyVazquez Ponce Law Firm2000 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember2012 - Present
Professional Business PartnershipBoard Member2012 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Visa Lottery (Diversity Visa)Approved
Labor Certifications (PERM)Approved
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Publication nameTitleDate
El Legal, ArticleImmigration through Employmet2010
Derecho y Democracias II. Cuadernos Unimetanos, ArticlePersonas y Familia. El Primer Curso Innovador del Prende2008
BookFamily Law, Cases and Problems2007
Bien Comun Review, ArticleA legal perspective to eradicate child labor in Mexico2005
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown University Law CenterInternational Law and Human RightsOther - Masters2006
University of Buenos Aires Faculty of LawCorporate LawAbogado - Lawyer2001
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Asociación de Empresarios Mexicanos - The WoodlandsReforma Migratoria: Impacto de las Nuevas Medidas de Obama2015
Asociación de Empresarios Mexicanos - The WoodlandsEstrategias Para Obtener la Residencia Permanente2015
Seminar in Legal EducationNew Methods of Legal Education2011
Hispanic Heritage MonthImmigration and Education2011
New Methods of Legal EducationBook presentation2008