Kristina Hernandez

Attorney at Law

Kristina M. Hernandez is an attorney in the H-1B department at Reddy & Neumann, P.C. Her practice covers all phases of the non-immigrant visa process including filing H-1B, H-4, and H-4EAD petitions, responding to Requests for Evidence (RFE), and drafting motions and appeals. She has completed over 200 RFEs to date in response to H-1B, L-1, TN, AOS, N-400, and OPT applications. Kristina also has general knowledge of the I-140, AOS, and the N-400 processes. Additionally, she has created presentations for foreign students at University of Houston and University of Houston Clear Lake regarding F-1 status and life beyond graduation which include topics of CPT, OPT, STEM OPT, H-1B, and the green card process.

Kristina earned her J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center in May 2011. Before entering the practice of immigration law, Kristina represented clients in personal injury suits, assisted in contract disputes, commercial and business litigation, and provided administrative counsel and litigation services for health care professionals across Texas. She has also participated in providing pro bono services for the Tahirih Justice Center and Houston Immigration Legal Services Collaborative to assist women and children with asylum claims.

Kristina is currently serving as the President of the Mexican American Bar Association of Houston (MABAH), one of the largest Hispanic legal organizations in the state of Texas. She has also recently been elected as a Fellow to the Texas Bar Foundation. Fellows of the Foundation are selected for their outstanding professional achievements and their demonstrated commitment to the improvement of the justice system throughout the State of Texas. The Fellows of the Texas Bar Foundation is an honorary organization limited to 1/3rd of 1% of Texas Bar members. 

Areas of Practice

H-1B, H-4, H-4 EAD, L-1, I-140, AOS, N-400, F-1 (CPT, OPT & STEM OPT)

Education

University of Houston Law Center (J.D., 2011)
University of Houston (B.B.A. Accounting, 2008)

Admitted

Texas

Professional Accomplishments/Memberships

Mexican Bar Association of Houston, President 2018-2019

Houston Bar Association

Fellow of the Texas Bar Association