Meet The Team

Jacob Shillig   
Jacob Thomas Shillig
Associate Attorney
Jacob has been practicing immigration law for five years and specializes in employment, family, investment, and removal defense. He is fluent in Mandarin-Chinese and Spanish. Jacob enjoys assisting clients to find the path that best suits their background, goals, and timeline needs. In addition to helping clients achieve their goals of traveling, studying, and working in America, Jacob enjoys showing them some of his favorite places in the United States. Jacob graduated from Florida A&M University College of Law and is a member of the Alabama State Bar Association.

Sara D’Abreo   
Sara D’Abreo
Attorney of Counsel
Sara D’Abreo earned her Juris Doctorate at Texas Wesleyan University School of Law and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). She has been working in the area of immigration law since 2007. Sara has experience working with adjustment of status, consular processing, waivers, citizenship, religious worker, asylum, domestic violence and crime, as well as court cases. Throughout her career, Sara has represented many clients at interviews and court hearings. Sara understands the importance of each individual case and will listen carefully to clients’ concerns and needs throughout the immigration process.

Sara is fluent in Spanish and conversational in Russian. She is admitted to practice law in the State of Texas, and before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas and the U.S. Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit.


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Paola Garces  
Paola Garces
Senior Paralegal
Paola Garces has over 15 years of experience working in immigration law. She specializes in consular processing, waivers, and removal proceedings. For over 11 years she has assisted Mr. Stewart with hundreds of successful cases, providing knowledge and meticulous preparation to each one. Paola graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the National University of Colombia in Manizales, Colombia. Her managerial skills and attention to detail are helpful when dealing with complex child status protection act or inadmissibility issues. As an immigrant herself, Paola is truly passionate when it comes to helping our customers realize their American dreams.

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Daniela Castillo  
Daniela Castillo
Senior Paralegal
Daniela has worked closely with Mr. Stewart since 2010. She is experienced in all facets of immigration law, including adjustment of status, waivers, Child Citizenship Act, U-visas, Family Unity, and Immigration Court procedure, among many others. Daniela is responsible for preparing and reviewing immigration forms for accuracy and completeness and does so with remarkable dedication and skill.

Victoria Flores  
Victoria Flores
Paralegal
Victoria has worked with Mr. Stewart since 2006 when she joined him as a receptionist. She has since assisted clients with permanent residency, advance parole, naturalization and deferred action. In addition, she has assisted in marketing and, most importantly, responding to client questions and guiding them through the complex immigration procedure.

 
Daniela Diaz   
Daniela Diaz
Paralegal
Daniela is a specialist administrative assistant with several years experience working in law offices. She is familiar with civil and criminal proceedings as well as immigration cases. Her experience includes working on removal defense cases, I-130 petitions, DACA, TPS, and adjustment of status.

Karina Cupples  
Karina Cupples
Paralegal
Karina has worked in the immigration field for several years. She understands the frequently complicated immigration process and is very understanding of the frustrations and concerns that our clients experience when dealing with government agencies. Karina assists with all types of family-based immigration cases, including adjustment of status, waivers, citizenship, and DACA applications.