Meet Our Attorneys

Ricardo J. Rios

Mr. Ricardo J. Rios is also a native of El Paso, Texas. He graduated from Coronado High School and continued his studies at the University of Texas at El Paso. There, he completed a double major in Business Management and Marketing. Like his partners, Mr. Rios earned his Juris Doctorate from Texas Southern University’s Thurgood Marshall School of Law in Houston, Texas. He graduated Magna Cum Laude. He is thrilled to be able to provide his community with the best legal representation in the areas of criminal law, personal injury claims, and immigration services.

Areas of Practice:

  • Automobile/Trucking Accidents
  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Family Based Petitions & Waivers
  • Deportation/Removal Defense
  • Criminal Defense
  • Probate and Guardianship
  • Local counsel services for out of area firms

Bar and Court Admissions:

  • Duly admitted and licensed as an Attorney and Counselor at Law in the State of Texas; 2003
  • Duly admitted and licensed as an Attorney and Counselor at Law in the State of New Mexico; 2006
  • United States District Court – Western District of Texas

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • American Bar Association
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association
  • Hispanic Bar Association
  • El Paso Bar Association

Tony E. Parada

Tony E. Parada was born and raised in Huntsville, Texas. Graduating from Huntsville High School with a goal of serving the law, he decided to attend college at Sam Houston State University. He graduated with a degree in Criminal Justice and decided to follow this lifelong passion of law. He did this by attending Thurgood Marshall School of Law, where he completed his Juris Doctorate.

Eventually, he began to narrow the focus of his law career, deciding on immigration law. After graduation, he joined an immigration firm in Houston, TX. It was his time working in this immigration firm that gave him practical litigation experience in legal immigration proceedings. After learning all he could during this experience, he decided to open a private practice of his own in Houston. Maintaining a strong focus on immigration issues, Tony E. Parada moved to El Paso. He then took up his current role as the immigration specialist at The Law Offices of Rios & Parada, P.L.L.C.

BAR ADMISSIONS:

Duly admitted and licensed as an Attorney and Counselor at Law in the State of Texas.

  • United States District Court – Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court – Northern District of Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals – 5th Circuit

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS:

  • American Bar Association
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Hispanic Bar Association
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association

Gabriel Andres Seañez

Gabriel Andres Seañez is from El Paso, Texas and primarily practices immigration law. As an associate for the Law Offices of Rios and Parada, P.L.L.C., Mr. Seañez practices deportation defense including asylum, cancellation of removal, and finding relief for special immigrant juveniles. He handles matters involving citizenship, provisional waivers, and adjustment of status. Additionally, he finds solutions to matters involving personal injury, and criminal defense.

Mr. Seañez graduated from the University of Texas at El Paso with a B.A. in Political Science. He then attended Thurgood Marshall School of Law in Houston, Texas, and graduated Cum Laude in 2014. While at Thurgood Marshall, he was a student-attorney in the Immigration Clinic. Mr. Seañez prepared an appeal to the Board of Immigration Appeals involving a Cancellation of Removal issue. The Board remanded the case to the Immigration Judge based on Mr. Seañez’s advocacy. During his time in law school, he spent time clerking and working for two other law firms in the Houston area. During his down time, Mr. Seañez enjoys developing his chess game, and spends time with his family and friends.

Gabriel Andres Seanez