Monday, November 06, 2017

Shareholder, Angela Lopez, Honored by the Texas Diversity Council as Among the 2017 List of Top 50 Women Lawyers in Dallas, Texas

Cowles & Thompson is proud to honor Shareholder and Head of our Immigration Law Practice, Angela Lopez, who has been named to the 2017 list of Top 50 Women Lawyers in Dallas by the Texas Diversity Council.  The recognition comes as part of the annual Texas Legal Diversity Week.  The awards breakfast for the Top 50 honorees will be held Tuesday, November 7, at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel, 400 North Olive Street, Dallas, TX 75201, from 8:00 to 10:00AM. 
 
Cowles & Thompson Managing Partner, David Metzler said, “We are pleased to be a part of Texas Legal Diversity Week and privileged to share in the honor of one of our own.  Angela demonstrates leadership in the community, as a member of the Dallas Bar, and as a seasoned, knowledgeable Immigration attorney.  She strives to deliver the best to those she serves.”
 
The Top 50 Women Lawyers award is one of the honors given by the National Diversity Council.  They describe the selection process in this way:  “Award winners are chosen for their experience, leadership, and commitment to diversity. The National Diversity council seeks to advance and support diversity within the legal field. An integral part of this effort is recognizing and honoring prominent leaders in the legal community that embody and champion diversity.”
 
Angela Lopez has practiced exclusively in the field of immigration law since 2002. She has developed a large national practice representing numerous foreign nationals and their employers in obtaining temporary employment nonimmigrant visas and permanent residence. She has represented numerous hospitals, healthcare systems, medical providers, university medical centers, physicians, and allied staff (nurses, physical therapists, and medical technologists).
   
Cowles and Thompson is a full-service law firm with offices in Dallas and Plano, Texas.  2017 marks the firm's 39th year of serving the Dallas-Fort Worth region, Texas, and the nation.  Cowles and Thompson attorneys represent clients in high-stakes litigation and provide effective, creative, efficient solutions for their clients’ most complex problems. 
 
In August, 2017, 7 Cowles & Thompson attorneys were selected by Best Lawyers® for inclusion in its 2018 list of Best Lawyers in America©In September, 2017, 13 Cowles & Thompson attorneys were selected by Thomson Reuters® for inclusion to its 2017 list of Texas Super Lawyers©.

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