Attorney Eric Brown is an Associate Attorney at Naimeh Salem & Associates, PLLC. Mr. Brown has a broad and diverse immigration practice. He excels at legal writing and research, and devising effective, creative strategies in court litigation and administrative agency filings to win difficult cases for his clients.
Mr. Brown practice includes removal defense before the Houston Immigration Court, including appellate litigation with the Board of Immigration Appeals and the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals. He also handles the firm’s SIJS cases for undocumented children who have been abused, abandoned, or neglected, U-Visa cases for crime victims, T-Visa cases for trafficking victims, and VAWA cases for victims of domestic violence by a U.S. citizen or permanent resident spouse. Mr. Brown also works on cases involving family-petitions, adjustment of status, waivers, and naturalizations.
Mr. Brown earned his juris doctorate from the University of Toledo College of Law in Toledo, Ohio. He is admitted to practice law in Texas, before the Board of Immigration of Appeals, and in Immigration Courts throughout the United States.
Attorney Guarino is a fourth-generation Houstonian. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin. While attending college, Attorney Guarino studied abroad in Spain where he learned Spanish. After college, he attended the South Texas College of Law where he received his Juris Doctor degree.
Attorney Guarinoworked as an Assistant District Attorney in Galveston County. He then became Managing Attorney at Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston where he led their Unaccompanied Children’s Immigration Program for many years.Attorney Guarino has presented at many Continuing Legal Education courses on the topic of Special Immigrant Juvenile Status and Asylum. He is committed to his clients who he represents in all immigration matters and is passionate about helping them achieve the American dream.
Attorney Cardoze grew up in South Texas and graduated with a B.A. degree in Government from the University of Texas at Austin. She later attended law school and received her Juris Doctor degree from Thurgood Marshall School of Law where she graduated with honors (cum laude).
After several years of immigration experience, Attorney Cardoze established her own law office and successfully represented clients for over 12 years. She is licensed to practice in the Texas Supreme Court and Southern District of Texas. Attorney Cardoze has extensive experience in representing clients before U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and defending clients from removal in immigration courts through the United States.
Attorney Montiel-Lopez is admitted to the State Bar of Texas and is licensed to practice law in Nicaragua. With extensive knowledge of immigration and business law, Attorney Montiel-Lopez advises his clients on business and employment immigration processes, including labor certifications, investor visas, treaty trader visas, extraordinary skills visas, executive and administrative visas, and NAFTA professional worker visas.
Attorney Montiel-Lopez has served as an advisor to several Central American corporations: the Central American Bank owned by GE Capital Global Banking, America Insurance Company and The Pellas Group. Throughout his career in corporate law, Attorney Montiel-Lopez’s scope of practice has included civil litigation, contract law, insurance law, real estate law, banking law, and debt collection.
Attorney Montiel-Lopez holds a Master of Laws from the Michigan State University School of Law, a Bachelor of Laws from the Central American University, a Master of Civil Procedure Law from the American University, a Master of Banking and Capital Markets Law, and a Master in International Business. Attorney Montiel-Lopez is also an adjunct professor of law at the American University in Nicaragua.
Attorney Jimenez received her Juris Doctor degree from Thurgood Marshall School of Law where she graduated Summa Cum Laude and in the Top 5% of her class. Attorney Jimenez also had the honor of serving as an editor for Thurgood Marshall Law Review.
Attorney Jimenez is the daughter of Mexican immigrants, which drives her passion in representing her clients. Attorney Jimenez focuses her practice in removal defense and litigates cases before the Immigration Court and the Board of Immigration Appeals. She also has experience in cases before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and U.S. Consulates abroad, as well as the Administrative Appeals Office.
Attorney Jimenezis dedicated to achieving successful outcomes for her clients in their immigration matters.
Attorney Salem earned her Juris Doctor degree from the Inter-American University School of Law in San Juan, Puerto Rico, where she was ranked among the top 10 law school students and graduated Magna Cum Laude with honors.
She strives to educate her clients on the immigration process and offer solutions to meet the needs of families and businesses with immigration-related issues.
She is admitted to the United States Supreme Court, the First, Second, Third, Fifth, Sixth, Ninth, and Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, The Southern Federal District of Texas, and is member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. Attorney Salem is also admitted to the Supreme Court of Texas and Puerto Rico.