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About me

Practicing immigration law is a very personal profession for me.  I was a practicing attorney in my home county in the Philippines from 1996 until I  immigrated to the United States in 2002. I joined Reeves and Associates in 2003 as a paralegal. I  became an Associate Attorney in the Firm’s San Francisco Office when I passed the California bar in 2004. I was promoted in 2007 to a Senior Associate with Supervisor Responsibilities of the San Francisco and Las Vegas offices. I became a partner of the Firm in January 2008 and a named partner in November 2013. I am Certified Specialist in Immigration and Nationality Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.  Having such real-life connections with immigration experience allows me to understand my clients’ concerns and perspective to a personal degree. My many years of experience with all kinds of immigration practice: removal defense, appeals, employment and family- based immigration matters  have provided me with a great deal of knowledge and comfort in representing my clients to an exceptionally high standard.





Languages spoken: Tagalog, English

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Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 34%
  2. Appeals: 33%
  3. Business: 33%



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Reeves Miller Zhang & Diza, APLC

388 Market St.
Suite 1080
San Francisco, CA, 94111


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
GovernmentFull Scholarship1991
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerReeves Miller Zhang & Diza2004 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Integrated Bar of the Philippines- CaliforniaExecutive Vice President2015 - Present
Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF)Attorney Member2015 - Present
Integrated Bar of the PhilippinesAttorney Member1996 - Present
Tau Kappa PhiMember1990 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers Association AILA (Northern California chapter)Attorney Member2005 - 2015
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila (University of the City of Manila)LawJD - Juris Doctor1995
Far Eastern UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1990
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Integrated Bar of the PhilippinesDeferred Action For Childhood Arrivals2012