Javier Rivera

Javier Rivera

Javier Rivera Attorney
Javier Rivera
Javier Rivera

Originally from El Paso, Javier Rivera was raised in Houston, graduating from Texas Lutheran University in Seguin, Texas, where he majored in both Sociology and History. After spending two years as a social worker for the Alief School District, Mr. Rivera attended Florida Coastal School of Law, were he earned his law degree. During his last semester of law school, he served as a legal clinician for the Office of the Attorney General of the Bahamas in Nassau. Following completion of his law degree, Mr. Rivera attended the University of Houston and graduated with a Legal Masters in International Law. Prior to working for De Mott, McChesney, Curtright & Armendariz (DMCA), he worked for several years in immigration law firms in both Houston and San Antonio, practicing in the areas of removal defense and employment-based immigration. Mr. Rivera is board certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and fluent in Spanish.

Direct Phone: 713.373.3771 Office Phone: 210.590.1845 Fax: 713.802.2698 Toll Free: 1.866.960.1844
Email Address: Javier.Rivera@dmcausa.com


  • B.A., Texas Lutheran University
  • J.D., Florida Coastal School of Law
  • L.L.M. in International Law, University of Houston


  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • Supreme Court of Texas


  • Board of Directors for Texas Lutheran University
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