EXPERIENCED ATTORNEYS WITHIN REACH
Originally founded in 1971 in Amarillo, Texas, by brothers George
and Mack Whittenburg as a business, oil and gas and litigation
practice, the firm has cultivated a flourishing immigration
and nationality law practice in the firm’s four offices in Texas
(Dallas, Amarillo, Lubbock and Odessa) and two in New Mexico
(Albuquerque and Clovis), with an of counsel location in Houston.
Several of the attorneys are adjunct professors of law.
Firmwide, the attorneys collectively speak six foreign languages:
Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Polish, French, and German;
and staff members—Filipino, Visayan, and Korean, in addition
to Spanish. Many of the attorneys are frequent speakers at
conferences and have been extensively published on various
immigration and business law topics. Collectively, the firm has
represented countless business professionals and
diverse corporate clients.
George Whittenburg has been a member of The American Law
Institute since 1980 and has taken emeritus status on its council
after serving as an active council member for two nine-year terms.
He is Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization
in civil trial law. David N. Strange is Board Certified by the Texas
Board of Legal Specialization in immigration and nationality
law and has co-authored a book on immigration law and policy
(2014) with former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales. John
W. Lawit has represented numerous corporate immigration
clients and business professionals in his 35 years of immigration
law practice and has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America
(Woodward/White, Inc.) every year since 1989. He is a frequent
lecturer nationally and internationally. Len Walker heads up the
firm’s criminal defense and family practice, which are frequently
intertwined with the immigration needs of U.S. companies and
their employees. Walker has been lead counsel in more than 100
jury trials in federal and state district courts. Likewise, Angelina
Baca focuses on criminal defense and family law. She is a member
of the New Mexico Rules of Civil Procedure Committee and was
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