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Andrea Diaz

Ms. Diaz focuses her practice on all areas of immigration law. Born in Brownsville, Texas, she grew up in a border town familiar with immigration issues and how they affect immigrating families.

Andrea is a graduate of St. Mary’s University School of Law, where she focused on criminal and immigration law and represented multiple clients in the school’s Criminal Justice Law Clinic. During law school, she worked at Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid, which provides legal representation in immigration matters to low-income clients. She also participated in the Wills Clinic which provides legal assistance to low income families and she represented clients who were part of the homeless docket in Municipal Court. Prior to law school, she received her Bachelor’s Degree from St. Edward’s University, where she majored in Business Administration. During college, she volunteered at Austin Partners in Education, helping studentsat title one elementary schools with their reading and writing in both English and Spanish.

Currently, Andrea represents clients before the Immigration Court in San Antonio, as well as U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, in various matters including cancellation of removal, bond proceedings, asylum, petitions for family-based visas, adjustment of status and naturalization.

Bar Admissions
Texas, 2015

Education
St. Mary’s University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas
J.D., 2015
St. Edward’s University, Austin, Texas
Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing, 2012

Honors and Awards
St. Mary’s University School of Law Pro Bono and Public Servant Award, 2015

Past Employment Positions
Research Assistant, 2012-2015
Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid, 2014
District Attorney’s Office Bexar County, Intern, 2013

Pro Bono Activities
Wills Clinic, 2012-2015
Homeless Docket, 2014-2015

Languages
English
Spanish

Fraternities/Sororities
Phi Delta Phi