Jose R. Barajas

Top rated immigration attorney in San Antonio, Texas

Peña & Quintana, PLLC
Jose R. Barajas
Peña & Quintana, PLLC

Practice Areas: Immigration, Criminal defense, Family law; view more

Licensed in Texas since: 2013

Education: Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Selected to Rising Stars: 2022 - 2023
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Peña & Quintana, PLLC

3309 San Pedro Ave.
San Antonio, TX 78212 Visit website


Jose R. Barajas is a partner at the law firm of Peña & Quintana, PLLC. A talented and trusted immigration attorney, he has helped hundreds of clients navigate the immigration system and make a new life for themselves in the United States. He serves clients in Austin, San Antonio and Houston, Texas, and handles cases related to:

  • Fiancée visas, U visas, T visas 
  • Humanitarian relief
  • Asylum
  • Status adjustment
  • Green card matters
  • Removal issues
  • Citizenship and naturalization
  • Special immigrant juvenile status

In addition to practicing immigration law, Mr. Barajas also assists clients and immigrants with cases related to family law and criminal defense. Licensed to practice in Texas since 2013, he has handled a number of cases before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the Board of Immigration Appeals.

A 2010 Bachelor of Arts graduate, Mr. Barajas qualified cum laude with dean’s list honors from The University of Texas at Austin. He earned his Juris Doctor cum laude from the Texas Southern University’s Thurgood Marshall School of Law in 2013. He is fluent in English and Spanish.

A native of Austin, Texas, Mr. Barajas has a genuine concern for the residents of his community. He actively provides pro bono services to those in need. He is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association.

Practice areas

Immigration: consumer, Criminal defense, Family law

Focus areas

Asylum, Naturalization & citizenship, Drug & alcohol violations, Custody & visitation, Divorce

  • 40% Immigration: consumer
  • 30% Criminal defense
  • 30% Family law

First Admitted: 2013, Texas

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Member, 2018 - Present
  • Texas, 2013
  • American Immigration Lawyer's Association, Member, 2014 - Present
Educational Background:
  • University of Texas, Austin, Texas, B.A., Honors: Cum Laude, Honors: Dean's List, Honors: With High Honors, Major: English/Spanish, 2010

Office location for Jose R. Barajas

3309 San Pedro Ave.
San Antonio, TX 78212

Phone: 210-257-8645


2 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2022 - 2023

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