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I have been Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since December 1997. Formerly, I  was the Chair of the Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico Chapter of the American Immgiration Lawyers Association.


I also was the Chair of the Advisory and the Chair of the Examinations Committees for Immigration and Nationality Law at the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.


I am a Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation. And I am an  Honors graduate of the Univeristy of Texas at Austin, School of Law and hold a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from Arizona State University.


I have been  recognized by the American Immigration Lawyers Association with its President's Award  "For Tremendous Advocacy on Behalf of Immigrants and Your Outstanding Contributions to the Association.” June 21, 1997


Languages spoken: Spanish, English

Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 100%



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  • Robert F. Loughran

    I have consulted with Matt on immigration issues for over fifteen years. I know him to be a passionate and prepared advocate for his clients. Matt is recognized for his knowledge of immigration law, procedure and strategy. Matt brings a practical perspective to his cases and cares deeply about securing the best possible outcome for his clients.


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Contact info

Trevena Matt L

1711 Rio Grande Street
Austin, TX, 78701


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 198707/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Immigrants and Your Outstanding Contributions to the AssociationN/A1997
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember2003 - 2004
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember2002 - 2003
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationChairman2002 - 2003
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationVice Chair2001 - 2002
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationTreasurer2000 - 2001
State Bar of TexasMember1993 - 2004
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of LawEngineeringBS - Bachelor of ScienceN/A
University of Texas School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A