Bernadette Dela Cruz practices Immigration and Nationality law at the law office of Paul Parsons, P.C. She was admitted to the Texas bar in 2016 after graduating from Texas Tech University School of Law in 2015. While at Texas Tech, she served as a legal research and writing teaching fellow for two years. She was named a 2015 recipient of the “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges” Award in recognition of merit and student accomplishment. In 2012, Bernadette graduated from The University of Texas at Austin after earning a Bachelor of Arts in the Plan II Honors Program as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Music with a concentration in piano performance.
Recently, Bernadette was appointed to Leadership SBOT, an organization within the State Bar of Texas dedicated to increasing diverse leadership participation within the greater legal community. Bernadette is also a member of the Texas Bar College, the American Immigration Lawyers Association, and lives in Austin, Texas, with her husband and 6-year old border collie.