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Antwonique “Nikki” Gilmer

Antwonique Gilmer was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 2018. Prior to joining our firm, Ms. Gilmer gained valuable experience interning with the Hays County District Attorney’s Office, clerking for the Harris County Probate Court No. 4, and working as a student attorney with the South Texas College of Law Legal Clinics. Before beginning her journey as an Immigration Attorney, she had a focused in family and criminal law, both that often arise throughout the practice of immigration. Ms. Gilmer is actively involved in legal organizations such as the Houston Association of Women Attorneys, Houston Young Lawyers Association, and the Houston Bar Association.


  • South Texas College of Law, Juris Doctorate (2018)
  • Officer, Board of Advocates
  • 2017 Champion, South Texas Summer Trial Academy
  • Finalist, American Association of Justice Trial Advocacy (2018)
  • Student Attorney, Randall O. Sorrels Legal Clinics,  Advanced Family Law, Guardianship & Probate (2016-2018)
  • Texas State University, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science (2014), cum laude
  • Criminal Justice Minor
  • Phi Delta Phi Pre-Law Society, Vice President

Bar Admissions

  • Southern District of Texas 2019


  • Frank Evans Center for Conflict Resolution, Certified Mediator (2017)

Practice Areas

  • Family-based Immigration and Employment-based Immigration