Welcome to Xavier Law Firm
A team devoted to protet the rights and interets of our clients
As COVID-19 continues to impact our communities and world, we want to take a moment to share the changes we are making in our office to support our customers and employees. In this challenging and uncertain time, our strength comes from the efforts we make to care for each other.
We are following official governmental notices and have limited the amount of people in our office. In an effort to protect the health of both our clients and our staff, we ask that only the client come in for his/her consultation. We will be checking the temperature with a contactless thermometers to all employees and clients upon entering our offices. We are sanitizing the lobby on a regular basis and have hand sanitizer and wet wipes available.We may need to make additional changes as time goes on but we will let you know.
We thank you for your understanding during this time.
Xavier Law Firm
We now offer our immigration services worldwide! So whether you are a corporation interested in expanding into the United States or a local entrepreneur staking out a new venture, we are here to provide you with competent legal counsel to navigate the governmental and administrative hurdles you will face.
An attorney devoted to the well-being of his community
At the early age of 15, Xavier Chavez arrived to the United States from South America. From 1981 until 1984 he served in the U.S. Navy, serving with distinction.
Not long after that, he became a Real Estate Broker in the South of California, where he helped the immigrant community to firmly establish its presence in the United States by means of home ownership.
In 1987, Xavier went back to school in order to become an attorney. It is noteworthy that he paid for his own education, studied full-time, and continued working as a Real Estate Broker, all at the same time.
He obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and Real Estate from California State University. After that, Xavier attended Harvard University, where he finally obtained his Juris Doctor Degree.
Education: California State University, 1991, Harvard Law School, 1994
Angelica m. Gonzalez
An attorney devoted to the well-being of HER community
Angelica M. Gonzalez is a proud Texan based out of the The Woodlands, Texas. She was raised by her grandmother in the sun city of El Paso. She attended Loretto Academy from which she graduated with honors, ran track & field, danced folklorico and flamenco (traditional Mexican and Spanish dance styles), and volunteered at various charitable organizations. In her formative years, she learned the importance of staying focused, working relentlessly in pursuit of one’s goals, and service to others.
After graduating high school, she attended the University of Texas at El Paso and graduated a semester early. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Political Science and graduated with Honors. Her deep appreciation for the Arts led her to minor in Studio Art- Painting. While attending college full time, she worked part time for a high-profile criminal defense attorney in El Paso. She continued to work full time while pursuing her graduate degree in the evenings and weekends. She earned her Master’s in Business Administration with a focus in Finance from the University of Texas at El Paso.
Her lifelong dream was to go to law school, and she embarked on that journey in 2015; She travelled 1,400 miles to the “Big Sky” state of Montana. She obtained her law degree from Alexander Blewitt III School of Law at the University of Montana and is a proud Grizzly (“GO GRIZ”).
Ms. Gonzalez returned to her home state of Texas to practice law and give back to her community. She enjoys spending time in nature exploring the great outdoors, winding down in yoga class, and reading a good book with a cup of coffee or hot tea in hand. She takes great pleasure enjoying the simpler things in life. Her “pride and joy” is her fur-baby, Linus, a German Shepherd born in Bonner, Montana who is being raised by Texas’ southern charm.
Operation Manager/Accounting Manager
Monica graduated Summa Cum Laude from Sam Houston State with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting. Being a part of Xavier Law Firm for 5 Years, Monica oversees all administrative functions of the both offices.
Removal Defense & Litigation Department Manager
Diane holds a bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management from the University of Houston. Being a part of Xavier Law Firm for 7 years, Diane now manages our newly created Removal Defense team.
California Department Manager
Marivel oversees our California Offices and our Immigration department. Working closely with clients and the attorney, preparing and compiling information by correspondence and applications for USCIS, immigration courts.
Client Relations Manager
Montse is the first point of contact for our clients to address any issues or requests. Being able to develop a strong relationship with the clients, Montse is not only able to address the needs of the clients but to help through out the offices as well.
Lorena has been a part of Xavier Law Firm for 3 years. She holds an Bachelor degree of Communication from the University of Santo Domingo focusing on Journalism. She now helps our immigration department in asylum cases and cancellation of deportation.
A California native, Erik has worked with Xavier Law Firm for 6 Years in both the Texas and California locations. He is a part of the Removal Defense Department and the Litigation Department.
Aileen has formed a part of XLF for 3 years. She works out of the California office. She manages to handle all front desk matters while also carrying her own immigraiton case load. Her primary focus is on permament residency petitions
A Native of Ecuador, Samia is a crucial part of our immigration department that handles VAWA, U-visas and petitions. Samia takes pride in helping our clients prepare all the essential documents, forms, and court filings.
Michelle works out of the Texas office. She is our front desk administrative assistant and the first friendly face who greets our clients. Michelle is a master at multi-tasking and is always happy to help assist our clients with any inquiries.
Real Estate Assistant
Whether you, or a close one or a relative, is in need of legal aid on Immigration; or you are a victim of the Judicial system, we can help you. Keep in mind:
Our Mission Is To Protect