Our people are among the most talented in the industry. It would be our pleasure to put our extensive experience to work for you.Adan G. Vega
Adan G. Vega (Rice B.A., 1976) has dedicated his practice of law to the area of immigration and nationality law. With over thirty-six years of experience in his field, Adan G. Vega has lectured at conferences of the American Immigration lawyers Association (AILA) and The University of Texas on immigration issues. on August 23, 1988 he presented testimony before a United States House of Representative Committee on the Judiciary/Subcommittee on Immigration, Refugees and International Law with regards to the Immigration Reforms and Control Act of 1986 and its effects on the United States; he has served as legal counsel for several foreign governments in the United States including the government of Mexico and El Salvador with respect to immigration issues. The Migration and Refugee Services of the United States Catholic Conference presented Mr. Vega with a special service award in recognition of outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the newcomers in our midst. In 1985, attorney Vega was awarded a Certificate of Special Competence from the Texas Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of Texas authorizing the title of Board Certified Specialist. He has been involved with AILA since 1982 and served as Texas Chapter Conference Co-Chairmen in 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2004. Adan G. Vega has acted as legal counsel to multinational companies, and has been active in offering pro bono services to the indigent community in Texas. He authored a book titled Guide of United States History and Government in 1989. He was one of the founders and an initial director of the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in 1984, president of Consejo Hispano from 1987-1988, as well as special immigration legal counsel and board director, vice president, and president of the Camara de Empresarios Latinos of Houston (CELH). Adan G. Vega received his bachelor of arts from Rice University and his doctor jurisprudence from the University of Texas at Austin, Texas. Adan G. Vega has been recognized as a Top Texas Lawyer since 2004 by a Thomson Reuters service published in Texas Monthly.
Matilda R. Matiru
Senior Associate Attorney
Matilda has practiced immigration law in Texas since 2009. Matilda chose to practice in the field of immigration law because she is an immigrant herself and she has a strong desire to utilize her skills, abilities and training to assist the immigrant community from around the world.
Matilda has extensive experience representing foreign nationals before the immigration courts in addition to family and employment based clients before the Department of Labor, the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of State.
Matilda is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)and as of 2014 is Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. As of 2015, there are only 157 Immigration and nationality law Texas board certified attorneys.
Presently, Matilda leads our employment based docket as the associate attorney, focusing on employment-based case matters and providing creative strategies and solutions to individual foreign nationals, corporations and non-profit organizations.
Matilda is actively involved in pro-bono activities in the community as a volunteer at United We Dream and other non-profit community organizations in the Houston Metropolitan area.
- Texas State Bar
- 2001- Texas Southern University, MBA
- 2006- Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, JD
- 1992- University of Eastern Africa-Baraton, BBA (Management)
- 1991- University of Eastern Africa-Baraton, BSC (Zoology)
- DACA Clinics- Houston
- Non-Profit Immigration Forums- Houston and surrounding cities
- Board Member-KSF International (Scholarship Fund)
Fadel became part of our legal team in 2015, after graduating from Michigan State University, College of Law. Fadel began his integration with our law office in 2013, during a summer internship. Fadel's dedication to the ethical practice of immigration law is nothing less of exemplary. Fadel's focus within the firm is primarily employment-based immigration law and removal defense. His experience in this focus area makes him a valuable asset to our law office. Combined with his passion for the law and his acquired knowledge within the field, Fadel is able to represent our clients before USCIS, the Department of State, Immigration Court and the Department of Homeland Security. In addition, Fadel manages our Special Juvenile Immigrant Case Department.