Pamela was born in the small town of New Braunfels which is located in central Texas. As a 2008 graduate of New Braunfels High School, Pamela was a member of NBHS Student Council, NBHS National Honor Society, NBHS Unicorn Marching Band and NBHS Dance Team. She also participated a 2008 MidTexas Symphony Debutante. After High School, Pamela continued her education at the University Of Texas at Austin, where she studied abroad at the University of Cantabria in Santander, Spain. She graduated in May 2012 with Bachelors Degrees in both Spanish (Hispanic Studies) and International Relations and Global Studies with accompanying minors in Latin American Studies and Geography. For the school year of 2012-2013, Pamela served as a Bilingual Tutor in public service with Americorps: ACE- A Continuing Education. Through this organization she mentored children in grades K-2nd to attain their grade appropriate reading level. It is here where she was encouraged to apply to law school. In the Fall of 2013, Pamela began her journey to attain a Juris Doctorate from Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law in Houston, Texas. She interned with Catholic Charities of the Houston-Galveston Archdiocese as well as a Boutique Bilingual Personal Injury Law Firm in Houston, Texas. Upon graduation she worked at an Immigration Law Firm where she began her passion for helping immigrants. Upon licensure by the Supreme Court Of Texas, Pamela returned to Catholic Charities to work in the Unaccompanied Children’s Program, representing juveniles who were detained in Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) shelters and in immigration removal proceedings. Pamela has now relocated to Austin, TX working for Peek and Toland, PLLC, an Immigration and Criminal Defense Firm. Here she is currently the Managing Attorney for the Removal Department where she advocates tenaciously for immigrants at their bond hearings and those currently in removal proceedings. Pamela is also a Member of the Western District of The State of Texas.
Bar Admissions & Affiliations
- State Bar of Texas
- Western District of The State of Texas
- Peek & Toland, Austin & San Antonio, Texas, Immigration Attorney
- Catholic Charities, Houston, Texas
- Boutique Bilingual Personal Injury Law Firm, Houston, Texas