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Thomas Esparza, Jr., Attorney at Law, A Professional Corporation
Board Certified Specialist in Immigration and Nationality Law
La Madrid Building , 1811 So. 1st., Austin, Texas 78704
• McAllen High School-1970.
• Texas A & M University-1974, Worked part time
• University of Texas, School of Law-1977. Edited the Law school paper, Worked part time
LEGAL AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
• Licensed to practice November, 1977.
• Member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association since 1980
• Board Certified Specialist - Immigration and Nationality Law, October 1985 to present
• Waco-McLennan County Legal Aid-1977-1978.
• Private Practice in Austin, Texas, 1978-present.
• Capital Area Mexican-American Lawyers, President, 1988-1989.
• State Bar Committee-Laws Relating to Immigration, 1985-1988 & 1998 to 2001.
• Member, State Bar College-1997 to present.
• Member, University of Texas Immigration and Nationality Law Conference Planning Committee, 1996 to 2010.
• Chairperson, Texas Oklahoma & New Mexico chapter of the American Immigration Lawyer’s Association, 2005-2005
Chairman - Austin Commission on Immigrant Affairs 2008 to present.
Executive Committee - Immigrant Services Network of Austin 2008 to present.
• Justice of the Peace, Precinct Four, Travis County, Texas 1981-1982.
LEGAL & CIVIC CONTRIBUTIONS
• Becker Community School Advisory Council, 1982-Present.
• Austin Community Education Volunteer of the Year 1995.
• Center for Battered Women, Founding Member, Board Member 1988.
• Austin Mardi Gras, President, 1982, Founding Member 1981.
• Austin Police Department-Task Force on Crimes Against Foreign Nationals.
• "Citizenship, the 100 Questions" video for Political Asylum Project and ACTV.
• Travis County Bar Association Conference; Immigrant Crimes and Criminal Law, 1999.
• Host "Ask an Attorney" and "Dialogue" Sponsored by Travis County Television
• Manager Oak Hill Youth Sports Association 12U Bronco Girls All Stars
• Family Based Immigration and Criminal Activity 2011 prepared for the State Bar of Texas Advanced Criminal Law Seminar
• Immigration Law and Crimes, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001 & 2002 for the Advanced Criminal Defense Lawyer Conference
• Nueva Vida Con Inglés, Co-written with his mother, Esther La Madrid Esparza, this book teaches English as a Second Languages, ©1987, 1990, 1992 and 1997.
• El Camino: A Guide to Amnesty or Legalization Benefits (English and Spanish)©1986.
• Humpty Dumpty & Friends in the Southwest, A bilingual three book series with cassettes.
• Rocking Horse Rhymes, A two book bilingual series with matching cassettes.
• Esther’s Playhouse, Interactive preschool learning software.
• Citizenship, The 100 Questions, Book & Cassette, bilingual citizenship self study guide ©1998, 2002. 2010, and 2011