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Alejandro E. Garcia

also known as Alex Garcia

About me

Alex is a founding member of Garcia & Block, PLLC.  Alex began his legal career by clerking for the Honorable Judge Bruce Black in the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico. After clerking, Alex joined the San Antonio-based Immigration law firm De Mott, McChesney, Curtright & Armendariz LLP. In December 2012, Alex joined his wife, Meagan Block Garcia, and created Garcia & Block, PLLC where he focuses on assisting clients with Immigration issues.


 


Alex is a member of the Texas Army National Guard where he serves as a reserve JAG Attorney.  He is certified by the Judge Advocate General of the Army to perform duty as trial and defense counsel before general courts-martial.  He is also a member of Phi Delta Phi, international legal fraternity.  Alex’s experience as a JAG Attorney helps him assist our military members with their unique immigration issues, taking advantage of special privileges afforded military members and their families.

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Languages spoken: Spanish, English

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Immigration: 100%

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (45 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Barry Dean Elliott

    Alex is not only at the top of his field, he is a genuinely caring advocate. You simply cannot go wrong with him handling your immigration matter. I gladly endorse this attorney.

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    Barry Elliott Employment and labor Attorney
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  • Colin Hobbs

    Great Immigration attorney with a wealth of knowledge. When I have a question, he's my go to.

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Contact info

Garcia & Block, PLLC

3011 Nacogdoches Rd.
Suite 1
San Antonio, TX, 78217

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 201007/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
San Antonio's Best Lawyers - ImmigrationS.A. Scene2016
San Antonio's Best Lawyers - ImmigrationS.A. Scene2015
Board Certified - Immigration and Nationality LawTexas Board of Legal Specialization2015
Rising Star LawyerS.A. Scene2014
San Antonio's Best Lawyers - ImmigrationS.A. Scene, San Antonio's Premier City Magazine2014
Deportation Defense Firm of the Year - TexasAcquisition International2014
San Antonio's Best Lawyers - ImmigrationS.A. Scene, San Antonio's Premier City Magazine2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyGarcia & Block, PLLC2012 - Present
Associate AttorneyDMCA, LLP2009 - 2012
ClerkUnited States District court of New Mexico2008 - 2008
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
U.S. District Court, Western District of TexasAdmitted to Practice2014 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Texas chapter)Member2012 - Present
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
La Prensa de San AntonioRegular Immigration Column - See page 4AN/A
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
St. Marys University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2010
University of Texas System, San AntonioHistory / Political ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2007
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Panelist with U.S. Congressman Joaquin Castro and San Antonio Councilwoman Shirley GonzalesImmigration Community Briefing2014
LULAC Community Engagement; Temple, TexasImmigration Basics2014
Stonewall Democrats monthly meetingPride Without Borders - immigration updates for lgbt families2013
SA LGBT Chamber's July Monthly MeetingSCOTUS - DOMA decision in U.S. v. Windsor and its impact on the LGBT community2013
Ft. Hood Law Day 2013Immigration Benefits for Military Dependents2013
Ft. Hood JAG Legal Professional DevelopmentCommon Immigration Issues Encountered in the Judge Advocate's Legal Assistance Office2013
U.S. Army Reserve Officer Training Corps, Military Science IVUniform Code of Military Justice Brief2012
U.S. Army Reserve Officer Training Corps, Military Science IVUniform Code of Military Justice Brief2011