Veronica Garza earned her Doctor of Jurisprudence from Texas Wesleyan School of Law. She did her undergraduate studies at Texas State University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Political Science and a minor in Psychology. Ms. Garza, a US citizen born in Mexico, to a Mexican mother and an American father, has experienced first-hand the complexities of the US immigration system and is always able to relate to her clients' plight.
Her passion for immigration law started in her law school years, when she was awarded a coveted fellowship that allowed her to spend an intensive summer immersed in the practice of immigration law. After graduation, Ms. Garza was hired by a large local nonprofit organization to be their immigration attorney on staff. Ms. Garza spent over six years being an essential piece in the development and growth of the immigration department at that agency. Ms. Garza's passion and devotion to her work took the small immigration program to flourish into a robust immigration department.
Ms. Garza has taken her passion of immigration law to her own practice, The Law Offices of Veronica Garza, PLLC, where she focuses in all areas of immigration law including family and employment based, humanitarian relief, citizenship, and removal defense. Her work on Waivers of inadmissibility has taken her to national conferences to teach on the subject, and to have some samples of her work published as a guide for newer practitioners. Her thoroughness in preparing her court cases has earned her the appreciation and respect of the courts where she practices.
Ms. Garza is Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. She is a member of the Texas State Bar and is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court. She is also a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, The San Antonio Bar Association, and the Tarrant County Bar Association, where she served as Chair of the International and Immigration Law Section for six years and Chair of the Diversity Committee for two years. She has provided countless presentations in all areas of immigration law and has been part of immigration panels and discussions for the general public as well as in legal and academic settings. Ms. Garza has a background in education and enjoyed teaching as an Adjunct Professor at Texas A&M School of Law for three years.
When Ms. Garza is not spending time at her Arlington and New Braunfels offices, she is volunteering her time with her son at community organizations like CASA of Tarrant County, the YMCA, Meals on Wheels, the Humane Society, and Tarrant Area Food Bank.
- Garza & Morton, PLLC, Managing Partner, 2015 to 2016
- Catholic Charities Diocese of Fort Worth, Supervising Attorney, 2009 to 2015
- American Immigration Lawyers Association, Member, 2011 to Present
- Tarrant County Bar Association, Member, 2011 to Present
- Rotary Club of Fort Worth, Member, 2011 to Present
- TCBA International & Immigration Law Section, Chair , 2012 to 2018
- TCBA Diversity Committee, Chair , 2018 to 2020
- Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Immigration and Nationality Law
- Texas Wesleyan University School of Law, Fort Worth, Texas
- Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas
- Honors: magna cum laude
- Honors: Dean's List
- Major: Political Science
- Texas, 2009
- U.S. Supreme Court, 2022
- Larry Margolies Memorial Fellowship
- Top Latino Lawyer 2022 by Latino Leaders Magazine
- Top Attorney 2021 and 2022 by 360 West Magazine
- Texas Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2022