Bio

Simon M. Azar-Farr, Esq.

Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • Jurisprudence Doctorate (JD), S. J. Quinney School of Law, The University of Utah, May 1990
    • Editor-in-Chief, Law Journal
  • Master of Arts (political theory), The University of Utah, June 1985
  • Bachelor of Arts (political science), The University of Utah, June 1982

Bar Membership

  • State Bar of Utah 1990
  • State Bar of Texas 1995
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the District of Utah
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas

Public and Professional Service

  • Life Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Life Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
  • Member, Board of Directors of Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES) (a not for profit organization) 2002-2008
  • Member, Board of Directors of the Federal Bar Association, San Antonio Chapter, (a not for profit organization) 2005-present
  • Member, Refugee Aid Project, (a not for profit organization) 1997-2002
  • Liaison, American Immigration Lawyers Association and San Antonio Immigration Court, 1997-2005
  • Liaison, American Immigration Lawyers Association and US Immigration and Customs Enforcement, South Texas Field Office, 2005-2008

Speaker and Lecturer

  • The University of Texas at Austin School of Law Immigration Law Conferences
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association Annual Conferences
  • San Antonio Bar Association Immigration Law Section
  • Rusty Duncan Criminal Law Conference
  • St. Maryai??i??s University School of Law