Dax Deason

Top rated Immigration attorney in Houston, Texas

Deason Law, PC
Dax Deason
Deason Law, PC

Practice Areas: Immigration, Employment & Labor; view more

Licensed in Texas since: 2003

Education: St. Mary's University School of Law

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2017

Deason Law, PC

2339 Commerce St
Suite 212
Houston, TX 77002 Visit website


Dax Deason is the founder and managing attorney of Deason Law, P.C., a law firm with offices in San  Luis Obispo CA and Houston, TX.  The firm focuses its practice on corporate immigration matters and employment law. Mr. Deason represents corporations with a wide variety of immigration matters, which include work visa sponsorship of key employees under the J-1, E, H-1B, H-2A and H-2B,  L-1, O-1, TN and many other temporary visa programs, permanent residency sponsorship of key employees via the PERM  program  and the EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3 green card programs, representation during government audits, HR and compliance training, I-9 counseling, policy review, merger and acquisition due diligence and representation during litigation in federal, state or administrative courts.

With native fluency in Spanish, Mr. Deason is well-equipped to represent multinational companies from Latin America,  corporations that mostly operate in labor-intensive markets and other clientele who predominantly speak Spanish. He has also become one of few attorneys in the United States with expertise in the area of H-2A and H-2B visa sponsorship. Each year, the firm helps many farmers and agricultural companies to employ hundreds of agricultural workers from  Mexico and other countries.

Mr. Deason is a 1999 B.A. Spanish graduate of Emory University. He later attended St. Mary’s University School of Law and received his Juris Doctor in 2002. During his time in law school, he was part of an exchange program in international law that sent him to the University of Barcelona School of Law in 2001.

Mr. Deason is board-certified in Immigration and Nationality law and also in Labor and Employment law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He is licensed to practice law in the important markets of Texas and California and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Texas. 

Practice areas

Immigration: Business, Employment & Labor: Employer, Immigration: Consumer

Focus areas

Employment Law - Employee, Sexual Harassment, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower

First Admitted: 2003, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://deason-law.com/en/firm-overview/dax-deason/

Educational Background:
  • University of Barcelona School of Law, Exchange in International Law, 2001, 2001
  • J.D. from St. Mary's University School of Law, 2002
  • Emory University, B.A. in Spanish, 1999, 1999
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2015
  • Licensed to practice in Texas, 2003
  • Licensed to practice law in California, 2021
  • Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2009-Present., 2009
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Board Director, California Farm Labor Contractor Association, 2022
  • Speaker, I-9 Compliance: Limiting Liabilities and Getting Ready for an Audit, 43rd Annual APMA Forum, 2023
  • Speaker, Dealing with CNPC, USCIS, and U.S. Consulate, 39th Annual APMA Forum , 2019
  • Forum Leader and Speaker, H-2A and Immigration Issues for Agricultural Employers, 35th Annual APMA Forum, 2015
  • Panelist for H-2A Panel, 42nd Annual APMA Forum, 2022
  • Immigration Courts
  • Member, AILA Texas Chapter
  • Member, Western Growers Association
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association since 2005, 2005
  • Member, Agricultural Personnel Management Association
  • Member, California Farm Labor Contractors Association
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Volunteer for Neighborhood Center, DACA Pro Bono Clinic., 2014
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association, Presenter, H-2's - A Primer, American Immigration Lawyers Association, Legal Industry, 2008
  • Western Growers Association, Author, California Dreamers to Benefit from Obama's Deferred Action Program, Western Growers Association, Agriculture, 2012
Industry Groups:
  • Agriculture
  • And Oil And Gas
  • Cattle Ranching
  • Engineering
  • Farm Labor Contracting
  • Farming
  • Food Manufacturing
  • Professional and Technical Services
  • Sanitation
  • Steel Manufacturing
  • Technology

Office location for Dax Deason

2339 Commerce St
Suite 212
Houston, TX 77002

Phone: 713-975-7301


4 Years Super Lawyers
5 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2013 - 2017

Certificates and credentials

Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Immigration and Nationality Law
Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Labor and Employment Law

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