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About the Firm

Beatriz Trillos Ballerini, Attorney


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Beatriz Trillos Ballerini emigrated from Colombia, South America to the United States, with her family at the age of four. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science with a minor in Modern Languages from Texas A & M University in College Station, Texas. Attorney Trillos Ballerini earned her Doctor of Jurisprudence from South Texas College of Law and is licensed by the Supreme Court of Texas.

With a direct interest in global issues and international law, since 2002, Attorney Trillos Ballerini serves as General Counsel of the Consulate General of Italy in Houston. She is a frequent speaker on Immigration questions and issues on Univision.

In her private practice, Attorney Trillos Ballerini handles a variety of immigration and nationality matters, with special focus and extensive experience on temporary work visas, labor certifications, visas for individuals with extraordinary ability, executive/manager transferees, and other employment based immigration, wide range of family based immigration including hardship waivers, naturalization and humanitarian visas.

She is a native Spanish speaker, fluent in Italian and conversant in French.

Professional Licenses and Legal Community Involvement

  • Admitted to the State Bar of Texas
  • Admitted to U.S. District Court of Southern District of Texas
  • Admitted to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • Member of the College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Member of the State Bar Immigration and Nationality Law Section and Charter Member
  • Member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Texas/Oklahoma/New Mexico Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (Conference Program Chair 2012)
  • Member of the Houston Bar Association
  • Member of the Hispanic Bar Association
  • Member of the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce of Texas

Speaking Engagements:

  • 2014 AILA Texas Spring Chapter, "Fundamentals Labor Certifications" Dallas, Texas
  • 2014 Italy America Chamber of Commerce of Texas, Exhibit Italia, "US Business Visas for Italians" Houston, Texas
  • 2013 AILA Texas Spring Chapter, "H-1B Cap & Alternative Options", South Padre Island, Texas
  • February 2013, "Haciendo Negocios Exitosos en Estados Unidos", Monterrey, Mexico
  • 2012 AILA Fall Joint Chapter Conference – Texas and Midsouth,  "Running a Law Practice Running you into the ground? Employment law and business strategies for the immigration Lawyer",  New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 2012 AILA Texas Spring Chapter, "Hot Topics in Employment-Based Cases", Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • October 2010, International Bar Association Annual Meeting, Immigration Law Section, Vancouver, Canada




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