Global Partners Law Firm

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Who we are?

Global Partners Law Firm is a leading immigration law firm in Texas. Renowned for its responsivenes and customized service, our firm works on your behalf, no matter if you are a largest employers worldwide, an investors, or an individual seeking a legal protection. Through our experience, leadership and technology, we are focus on solving complex immigration matters. We have developed the expertise necessary to effectively represent clients before federal governmental and administrative agencies, such as the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, U.S. Department of Justice, the Department of Labor, and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

Led by the core strength of our values and a culture shaped by collaboration, we work together to find immigration solutions. Our people love to work here, we are diverse team with different experiences and skill sets that complement each other to achieve the best outcome for our clients.


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We know that finding the right attorney to represent you is a choice not to be taken lightly. That’s why we offer consultations to walk you through your needs, and the scope of your goals...

Nosotros sabemos que encontrar al abogado adecuado para representarlo es una opción que no debe tomarse a la ligera. Es por eso que ofrecemos consultas para guiarle a través de sus necesidades, y el alcance de sus metas ...

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We understand the complexity of immigration law and we strive to help individuals and companies achive their goals of living, doing business, working, and pursuing happiness in this country legally.


Our Team


Principal attorney 

Ricardo Tapia

Global Partners Law Firm was founded by Ricardo Tapia, Esq. Mr. Tapia has extensive experience in immigration law and managing international matters. Prior to forming Global Partners, Mr. Tapia spent 11 years at Cemex, an international Mexican cement manufacturer where he focused on corporate legal consulting and  local and cross border transactions. In this role, Mr. Tapia worked with people from different cultures and businesses from all over the world managing and giving legal advice on complex local and  international commercial issues like mergers and acquisitions, contracts, mining regulation, employment law, collections, corporate compliance, among others. As a corporate counsel, Mr. Tapia developed his pasion for international legal matters since this position gave him the opportunity to know different cultures and different perspectives. His international experience includes managing corporate projects and  immigration matters with other professionals from Colombia, Dominican Republic, Panama, China, and United States

From working with Cemex, he was hired by the Immigration Division of the YMCA International Service as a Staff Immigration Attorney, and later started as an Associate with the prestigious immigration law firm Gonzalez Olivieri,LLC. where he represented and helped Individuals and Families to resolve their immigration matters. 

Global Partners Law Firm fue fundada por el abogado Ricardo Tapia. El abogado tiene una amplia experiencia en derecho de inmigración, corporativo y transacciones internacionales. Antes de formar Global Partners Law Firm, el abogado Tapia trabajó por 11 años en Cemex, un fabricante internacional de cemento Mexicano, donde se concentró en consultoría legal corporativa y transacciones locales y transfronterizas. En este papel, este trabajó con personas y empresas internacionales en la asesoría legal de complejos problemas comerciales. Su experiencia internacional también incluye la gestión de diferentes asuntos relacionados a inmigración desde el ámbito corporativo.  

Posteriormente, el abogado Tapia fue contratado por la División Internacional de YMCA como Abogado de Inmigración. Más tarde comenzó como Asociado y posteriormente encargado del Area de Ajustes de Estatus y Naturalizaciones del el prestigioso bufete de abogados de inmigración González Olivieri, LLC. Allí representó y ayudó a cientos de Individuos y Familias a resolver sus asuntos.

Acualmente este fundó la firma de inmigración Global Partners Law Firm donde se especializa en temas de inmigración para individuos y compañías, tanto en los Estados Unidos como en Latino América. Además, este es colabrador del noticiario Univisión 45 en temas de inmigración.



Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico
Juris Doctor, 2011

University of the Sacred Heart
B.A., Justice System, 2005


Languages: English and Spanish

Activities & Affiliations

  • American Immigration Lawyers Asociation (AILA)
  • The Woodlands Bar Association
  • Colegio de Abogados de Puerto Rico
  • Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit
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Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Puerto Rico
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals



Of Counsels

Our external resourses focus on various facets of law that revolve around immigration matters, whether that’s securing a business deal and transfer employees to another facilities or negotiating distribution agreements according to legal safeguards. 



• Corporate Law & Commercial Transactions
• Business Immigration

Bar Admissions

• Texas & Puerto Rico




International Coordinator

Our coordinator is specialized in all things related to immigration law, whether that’s a visa petition, an application for citizenship or adjustment of status.