Ruby L. Powers
Founder of Powers Law Group, P.C., a Houston-based, full-service immigration law firm and is Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law.
She is a frequent national and international speaker, author, and media resource on the topics of immigration law and policy and law practice management. Her expertise and advocacy efforts have been featured in the Washington Post, CNN, NPR, the New York Times, BBC World News, and beyond. She is a child of an immigrant and married to an immigrant and has lived in six countries.
She has represented individuals from more than 25 countries for asylum in the United States, affirmatively and defensively.
In 2019, AILA published her book “ Build and Manage Your Successful Law Practice (Without Losing Your Mind) and in 2020, Powers began providing law practice management consulting services with Powers Strategy Group, LLC.
She has served as AILA’s Law Practice Management Committee Chair, Vice Chair for the Media Advocacy Committee, TX, NM, OK Chapter Advocacy (Co-) Liaison and various conference committees. She is a member of Rotary and serves on various boards including the Police Officers’ Civil Service Commission and the Harris County Commissioner Precinct 2, Immigration Advisory Committee. She previously served on the State Bar of Texas Law Practice Management Committee and as the Houston Bar Association Law Practice Management Section Chair.
She is a graduate of the University of North Carolina School of Law, Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses, Leadership Houston, and American Leadership Forum. She is a former candidate for public office and advocate for her immigrants and her community at large.