About Linda Vega
Born in Weslaco, Texas to Guillermo and Rafaela Vega, Linda is the youngest of nine siblings. Linda’s family has a rich history in Texas as her family roots can be traced as far back as 1813 in Relampago, Texas. Linda is the proud mother of two boys.
Linda graduated from the University of Texas in Austin and the George Washington Law School in D.C., with a scholarship from both establishments. Linda is fluent in both English and Spanish.
She has previously worked for The Department of Labor, and currently owns her own practice -- The Vega Law Firm. Her areas of expertise are in immigration, labor, and employment law. Linda practices nationally and internationally, as many of the issues regard federal and international law.
Linda volunteers in Houston, Texas at events hosted by National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials and the Mayor’s Office for Immigration Agency, as well as Neighborhood Centers, Inc. Linda is also a founding member of Latinos Ready to Vote.
Linda is a member of: The Federal Bar Association, the American Bar Association, American Immigration Lawyers Association, American Trial Lawyers Association, National Republican Congressional Committee for Immigration and Small Business, National Republican Senatorial Committee for Small Businesses, U.S. Senate Hispanic Task Force. She is admitted to practice in The New Mexico District Court, New Mexico Supreme Court, all New Mexico State courts, and Texas Southern U.S. District Court. Linda is also actively involved in the Bonding Against Adversity Advisory Committee and is North American College Advisory Board member.
In 2012, Linda was appointed by Gov. Rick Perry to the Family Practice Residency Advisory Committee (FPRA). The FPRA committee makes recommendations to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board regarding the funding of family practice residency training programs.