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Immigration Law Firm in Austin, TX


Zhang & Associates, P.C.

Address: Austin Office
1105 West 12th Street
Austin, Texas 78703
Tel: 1-(800)-230-7040
Fax: 1-(512) 473-8437
Email: austin@hooyou.com
Website: www.hooyou.com
Office Hours: Monday ~ Friday: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM CST

Attorneys

The Austin office currently has five attorneys.

Fei (Flora) Bao is a licensed attorney in New York State. She earned a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from the Dickinson School of Law, the Pennsylvania State University in 2009 and she also earned a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree from the School of Laws, Indiana University – Bloomington in 2005. Before coming to the United States, Flora graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) degree from China University of Political Science and Laws in 2004. Her Practice Areas: EB-1, NIW, EB-5, and other employment-based immigration visas; H, L, B-1/B-2 to F-1, and other non-immigration visas; I-130 family based immigration visas; company set-up and review of other related business agreements.

Ophelia Enamorado is a Texas and Louisiana licensed attorney. She received a B.A. in Mass Communications from the University of New Orleans, and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Michigan State University College of Law. At Zhang and Attorneys, Ms. Enamorado focuses her practice on various employment-based immigration matters, including National Interest Waiver, EB1(a), and EB1(b).

Yazhou Wang is a licensed attorney in New York state. He is from Shanghai, China and joined the firm in July 2012. He earned his LLB from Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Law. After that, he went to University of Southern California Gould School of Law and studied in the LLM program for one year. Yazhou continued his law studying in the University Of Tulsa College Of Law to pursue his JD in 2009 and graduated with honor in May 2012.

Gabe Griesbaum is a staff attorney at the firm's Austin office.  Before joining Zhang and Attorneys, Gabe worked in China as a Consultant for an Educational Exchange firm and dealt with clients from across the Western Hemisphere.  He also taught History and Culture of English speaking nations, and in his free time helped many students and businesspeople with visa interviews and applications.

Israel Saenz is an attorney licensed in Texas.  He graduated from Texas A&M University-Kingsville with a B.A. in communications, graduated from the University of Texas with an M.A. in journalism, and earned his J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law. 


Getting To Our Austin Office:

1. From the UT Campus:
Take the ER/Enfield Road Shuttle to the Lorrain/Enfield stop. Walk three blocks south on Lorrain, and then turn left and head east for three blocks on 12th Street.

2. From the Hancock Center at 45th Street and Red River:
Take the # 338 Lamar/45th Bus to the 12th and Lamar Stop;
The #338 runs north and southbound on Lamar between 45th Street and Westgate Mall.

3. From Downtown:
Take the #9 Enfield/Travis Heights Bus to the 12th and Lamar Stop
All UT Shuttle buses are free to the public. Riders with valid UT ID cards ride all Austin buses for free.

Driving Directions:

1. From Loop 1/Mopac Expressway:
Going north or southbound, take the Enfield Road exit and head east. After crossing over Lamar Blvd., take your first right onto West Avenue. Then turn right onto 12th Street, and go through the traffic light at 12th Street and Lamar Blvd.

2. From I-35:
Heading northbound, take the 6th Street exit, remain on the frontage road, and turn left onto 11th Street. Continue on 11th Street until West Avenue. Turn right onto West Avenue, take your first left onto 12th Street, and go through the traffic light at 12th Street and Lamar Blvd.

Heading southbound, take the 15th Street exit and head west until you reach West Avenue. Turn left on West Avenue, right onto 12th Street, and go through the traffic light at 12th Street and Lamar Blvd.

3. From the Airport:
Remain on 71 West until you eventually turnright onto Loop 360 South. After going through the traffic light, follow the sign for Loop 1 North. Head north on Loop 1 and exit Enfield Road.

About Austin

Austin is the capital of Texas and the 16th-largest city in the United States. About 1.5 million people, known as “Austinites,” live in the city and its surrounding areas.

MSN recently named Austin the “Greenest City in America” for its commitment to an environmentally sustainable lifestyle. Austin is also known as the “Live Music Capital of the World.” Today, the city has more music venues per capita than any other U.S. city, as well as featuring the enormous South by Southwest and Austin City Limits festivals each year, both of which feature live music.

Austin is also famous for its “Keep Austin Weird” campaign, representative of a movement by Austinites to support small, independent businesses rather than large corporate chains. The slogan also expresses support for Austin’s diversity and eccentricity.

Austin is also well known for its lakes, three of which fall completely within city limits—although perhaps its most famous lake is Lake Travis, which lies on the city’s western edge.

One of the most prominent features of Austin is the University of Texas at Austin. The largest college in Texas and the fifth largest in the country, UT is home to nearly 50,000 students and 16,500 faculty and staff. In addition to its large size, UT is known for providing high-quality public education. The university also has a strong athletics program and active Greek life.

Austin is also home to many high-tech companies, which have spurred the city’s rapid development in the last few years and earned it the nickname “the Silicon Hills.” Many major high-tech firms, including Apple, HP, Dell, National Semiconductor, Intel, and Samsung have offices there.

Zhang & Attorneys hopes that our new Austin office will be more convenient for our clients. In particular, we hope to be able to serve more UT students and faculty, and high-tech workers from the Silicon Hills.

We are available to meet with new, existing, and potential clients in our Austin office by setting up an appointment; you can contact us by email at austin@hooyou.com or by phone at 1-800-230-7040.

(Updated 10/3/2012 by AG)