Oscar Adolfo Vela Jr

Oscar Adolfo Vela Jr

  • Criminal Law, Appeals & Appellate, Immigration Law...
  • Texas
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Summary

• For over 20 years, Oscar A. Vela, Jr. has maintained an active litigation practice trying a variety of criminal, civil, and immigration cases. Oscar also maintains an active appellate practice concentrating on federal and state criminal law, civil law, immigration law, and administrative law. Oscar has argued before the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals on 7 occasions and has argued before the 4th Court of Appeals on 2 occasions. Oscar A. Vela, Jr. also served as President of the Laredo Webb County Bar Association from 2004-2005.

Education
Texas Southern University
Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)
University of Texas - Austin
B.A. (1992) | Economics
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Speaking Engagements
Balancing State and Federal Practice, Hanging Your Own Shingle, Laredo, Texas
Laredo Webb County Bar Association
Overview of Balancing a State and Federal Practice
Expunctions - A General Review of the Expunction Process in Texas, Criminal Law Power Update, Laredo, Texas
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer's Association
Awards
President
The Laredo Webb County Bar Assocation
In Recognition and Appreciation for Contributions and Leadership to the Laredo-Webb County Bar Association.
President Elect
The Laredo Webb County Bar Association
In Recognition and Appreciation for your Contribution to the Laredo-Webb County Bar Association
Award of Merit
The Laredo Webb County Bar Association
In Recognition and Appreciation for your Contribution to the Laredo-Webb County Bar Association
Spark Plug Award
The Laredo Webb County Bar Association
For Dedication, Contribution and Service to the Laredo-Webb County Bar Association
Professional Associations
Texas State Bar # 24004967
Member
- Current
The Laredo Webb County Bar Association
Past President - 2004-2005
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The Laredo Webb County Bar Association
Board of Directors
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
State Bar of Texas
ID Number: 24004967
5th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    There is a 2% fee for use of credit cards to cover the processing fee.
  • Contingent Fees
    I accept contingent fee agreements on some cases
Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Immigration Law
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Probate
Languages
  • Spanish
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
The Vela Firm
Laredo, TX, USA
Telephone: (956) 568-0221
Fax: (956) 568-0052