Gabriel Jiménez was born in El Paso, Texas and grew up in Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico. He is fluent in both English and Spanish. Mr. Jiménez graduated from the University of Texas at El Paso, Summa Cum Laude in 1993 (B.A. – English and American Literature). He thereafter attended law school at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Law, where he participated in special appellate advocacy clinics under a former California Supreme Court Justice. In addition, Mr. Jiménez received trial advocacy training in an internship with the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office.
For ten years before starting his own law firm, Mr. Jiménez worked for various medium and large law firms in Los Angeles, gaining extensive training in civil and administrative litigation as well as immigration law. In these various capacities, Mr. Jiménez successfully handled cases for such entities as General Motors, Ford Motor Company, the Los Angeles Unified School District and the City of Los Angeles, as well as numerous individual clients. Mr. Jiménez eventually shifted his focus to the practice of immigration and nationality law, which he now practices exclusively.