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Peter D. Williamson has been practicing U.S. immigration law since 1969.

Peter D. Williamson

Attorney at Law Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams and Aughtry
1200 Smith Street, Suite 1400
Houston, Texas 77002

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Practice Areas

Asylum|Citizenship and Naturalization|Consular and Border Processing|Employment-based Immigrant Visas|Family Immigration

Awards & Recognitions

ten years as Texas Monthly “Super Lawyer”
Who’s Who in America
Who’s Who in the World
Best Lawyers in America
Martindale-Hubbell av rating

Memberships & Associations

State Bar of Texas
College of the State Bar of Texas
Board Certified, Immigration and Nationality Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization


University of Illinois, B.A., 1966
University of Texas, J.D., 1969

PETER D. WILLIAMSON has been with Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry since 2007. He received his education at the Univ. of Illinois, B.A. 1966 and the Univ. ofTexas, J.D. 1969.

He is Board-certified, Texas Board of Legal Specialization (TBLS), Immigration and Nationality Law (1979-present) and is a member of the College of the State Bar of Texas (Texas Monthly “Super Lawyer,” 2003 – 2013) and is a member of the State Bar of Texas.

He is licensed to practice before the U.S. District Courts, Southern and Western Districts of Texas; U.S. Courts of Appeal for the 4th, 5th, gth, 9th, 10th, 11th and D.C. Circuits; and the U.S. Supreme Court. He has been counsel in approximately 20 appellate cases with reported decisions. He has been active in the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), serving as chair of the Texas chapter, on the national board of governors, and on the national executive committee. He served as national president of AILA. AILA has a membership of over 11,000 attorneys who practice in the field of immigration and nationality law.

Mr. Williamson’s biography appears in Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in the World, and Best Lawyers in America. He has also been in Who’s Who in American Law and Who’s Who is the South and Southwest. He maintains an AV rating with Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory. Mr. Williamson is a founding member of IMMLAW, the national consortium of immigration law firms. He served as a member of the State Bar of Texas Immigration Law Committee and as a member (and chair) of the Advisory Committee in Immigration and Naturalization Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

He has appeared as a speaker or panelist in immigration law topics at many seminars in past years throughout the United States.