Attorney Sam Serrano is a well-experienced advocate and counselor in immigration and nationality law. For more than 15 years he has handled a high volume of intricate cases involving employment-based visas and residency, family-based petitions and permanent residency, naturalizations, removal of conditions and removals. Throughout the years, Attorney Serrano has secured the trust of his clients through zealous representation and his endless fight to rightfully obtain the best possible outcome in each of his cases. In every case that he undertakes, Attorney Serrano masterfully blends his extensive knowledge of the law and his hard-work, with the latest research means.

Attorney Sam Serrano has been a licensed by the State Bar of Texas since 2006 shortly after graduating from Texas Tech School of Law with a Doctorate of Jurisprudence. Prior to this, he attended the University of Texas at Austin and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics. While in law school, he had the privilege of working with some wonderful entities including interning with the Lubbock County District Attorney’s Office and a law clerk in the Appellate Division for the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Texas. He also interned with the West Texas Migrant Worker’s Clinic. 

Immediately after graduating Attorney Serrano began to work at reputable immigration law firm where he managed myriad of complex employment-based cases for small and medium size companies. Afterwards, Attorney Serrano co-founded Benavides & Serrano PLLC, a highly respected firm representing clients in criminal and immigration matters. Today, Attorney Sam continues representing individuals and companies in all aspects of immigration law.  Over his career, he has completed hundreds of cases for individual not only in Texas but throughout the United States and across the world. 

Attorney Serrano is an ardent supporter of the community and education. He can often be spotted volunteering at local immigration clinics or assisting non-profit organizations with legal matters. Attorney Serrano is proud to sit on the Advisory Board for The Rose M. Avalos P-Tech School a collaboration of Aldine ISD & Lone Star College and as a member on the Board of Directors for Crossbar Academy. During his spare time, Attorney Serrano delights in competitive sports including soccer, basketball and softball. He is also an active participant in endurance racing and has completed numerous times both the full distance and half distance Ironman Triathlons.


University of Texas-Bachelors of Economics

Texas Tech School of Law-Doctorate of Jurisprudence


Bar Admission & Memberships

State Bar of Texas

State Bar of Texas: Immigration and Nationality Section

American Immigration Lawyers Association

Hispanic Bar Association

Texas Exes-Houston Chapter  

Texas Exes Hispanic Alumni Network

Texas Exes Scholarship Review Board

Professional Accolades

Top Lawyer- -Houston (Multiple Years)

Vijay Prabhakar Outstanding Community Service Award

AVVO Superb Rating

AVVO Client Choice

Board of Directors-Crossbar Academy

Advisory Board-Rose M. Avalos P-Tech School

Bonding Against Adversity-Legal Volunteer