FValdezLaw PC has the experience to provide quality immigration law services to individuals, families, and businesses all over the world. Our use of web-based applications gives us the ability and agility to serve clients online in their own homes and workplaces throughout the United States and beyond. Whether you are looking for a traditional legal office or you want to break down barriers and go virtual, please contact us so that we can help with your legal needs.
FValdezLaw PC is an immigration law firm serving individuals, families, and employers. Founder Frances E. Valdez, J.D. became an immigration lawyer because she believes that every person has a human right to live freely and to pursue their dreams. She brings more than ten years of experience in removal defense, in family and employment immigration law. Frances also has extensive experience consulting with non-profit organizations in developing and managing community legal service programs. Under her direction, the firm approaches each case as though it were for a family member or close friend, giving a personalized approach to every case.
The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas (J.D. 2005) The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas (B.A. 2002)
Professional Associations, Memberships and Community Involvement
Hispanic Bar Association of Houston Houston Bar Association Latino Giving Houston – Past President and Member Mexican American Bar Association of Houston National Lawyers Guild, National Immigration Project State Bar of Texas: Hispanic Issues Section Stonewall Law Association of Greater Houston Houston GLBT Political Caucus – Board Member 2016 American Immigration Lawyers Association – Texas Chapter Citizenship Chair 2013 to Present) United We Dream – Board Member 2013 to 2015 State Bar of Texas: Legal Service to the Poor in Civil Matters Standing Committee 2006-2012
Citizenship Workshops – Neighborhood Centers Inc., Mayor’s Office for Immigration and Refugee Affairs, National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials DACA Workshops – United We Dream
UH Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies and Friends of Women’s Studies; honored as featured Conversationalist at annual Table Talk – March 2017
AILA Citizenship Day: Naturalization Application Training — 2013, 2014 & 2015
AILA Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma Chapter Spring Conference 2017 – April 2017 ILRC, Defending the Undocumented; CA MCLE – March 2017 State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting June 2015: Immigration Upheaval in Texas – DACA, DAPA and the Unaccompanied Minor Crisis National Immigration Project CLE April 2015: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) 40 Hour Course in Immigration Law November 2014 & January 2016