Miguel Maldonado, Jr., is a Law Clerk at Trillos Ballerini Law Firm, P.C.
Mr. Maldonado has worked in immigration law since 2019. Prior to joining the Trillos Ballerini Law firm, he served as a clerk at several boutique immigration firms in the Houston area. He has supported startup companies in the business immigration sector in making nonimmigrant and immigrant employment-based petitions. He has also supported family-based immigration processes such as naturalization and adjustments of status, and he has experience with asylum proceedings.
Mr. Maldonado is fluent in English and Spanish. He was born and raised in Laredo, Texas, and earned a bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of Texas at San Antonio. He moved to Houston to attend the Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University, where he is currently a student. While in law school, Mr. Maldonado was a recipient of the Justice John Paul Stevens Foundation Public Interest Fellowship. This grant funded his legal internship at Lawyers for Civil Rights Boston, a nonprofit civil rights organization where he worked on immigrant’s rights matters and assisted minority, immigrant, and women business owners.
During his time off, Mr. Maldonado enjoys reading mystery/crime thrillers, getting in as much exercise as he can, supporting his beloved San Antonio Spurs, and spending time with his friends and family.