Associate Attorney – Sacramento

Crystal Cortez

Crystal Cortez is an associate attorney with the Sacramento office of Wilner & O’Reilly, APLC. Ms. Cortez earned her juris doctorate at Atlanta’s John Marshall law School and is admitted to the Georgia bar. She is licensed to practice immigration throughout the United States. She has experience in representing clients on family-based immigration cases as well as removal defense in immigration court.

As a child of immigrant parents, she saw the struggles that her parents experienced as non-English speakers and the challenges in navigating through the U.S. immigration system. Her experience has allowed her to help her clients through this complex system. Prior to joining W & O, Ms. Cortez worked at several small law firms practicing mostly immigration in Georgia before moving back to California.

During her free time, Ms. Cortes enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband and children. She also enjoys cooking and playing piano.

Areas of practice:

  • 100 % immigration

Bar admissions:

  • Georgia, 2014


  • Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School
    • Atlanta, Georgia, 2013
    • J.D.
  • University of the Pacific
    • Stockton, California, 2005
    • A. Business Administration

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Asian-Pacific Bar Association of Sacramento, Board Member, 2021 – Present
  • American Immigration law Association. 2014-Present
  • Georgia Bar Association. 2014-Present
Contact Information

Location: Sacramento, California

Phone: 650-243-0475 | 800-352-7034

Languages: English, Cantonese

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