About Us


Zavala Law Group (“ZLG”) is a Los Angeles, California based boutique law firm that focuses on Immigration law, Criminal Defense, Nonprofit law and Civil Rights. The law firm is comprised of attorneys, legal experts and consultants who have a wide range of knowledge, experience and expertise, and take a holistic approach to legal issues.

ZLG is determined to offer the best representation to our clients. The goal is to ensure that clients have the representation they deserve, that their rights are protected during the legal process, and that they are satisfied with the resolution in their case. ZLG will work with our clients to ensure that the most effective legal strategy is employed to achieve the best possible results.

We take great care to keep our clients apprised of every aspect of their case. Clients will be informed of each step of the legal process and kept up to date on the status of their matter. All options available to clients will be presented in a clear, easy-to-understand manner so that they can make informed decisions during the legal process.

At ZLG we firmly believe in a strong commitment to our communities and encourage our team to not only be good stewards of the law, but also of their communities. It is our belief that our strong history of community involvement has made us a better law firm. We will donate our time and services to community-based organizations in our neighborhoods, because responsibility begins in our communities and is at the heart of everything we do.

Bio


Salomon Zavala, Esq.

Salomon Zavala is the Managing Attorney at Zavala Law Group. Zavala attended Amherst College, where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree with honors in 2001, and graduated from the University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley School of Law, where he received his law degree in 2005.

Zavala has handled immigration and citizenship cases for individuals, families and employers. He has successfully obtained visas, permanent residency ("green cards") and United States citizenship for his clients from all over the world. He has also successfully represented various clients in removal proceedings, including in asylum, cancellation of removal and Convention Against Torture matters.

Zavala has also represented various clients with criminal matters and is a skilled negotiator who draws from his broad range of resources to attain positive results. He has served as General Counsel for several nonprofit organizations, where he handled day-to-day legal affairs, including managing counsel in complex civil litigation and transactional matters.

Zavala also was an attorney at a premier national law firm. While an attorney at this firm, Zavala researched and drafted motions and memoranda involving complex, commercial civil litigation matters, and represented clients in depositions, mediations and various court hearings. Moreover, Zavala was active in the firm’s pro bono program, including representing a youth in asylum proceedings, small businesses in commercial disputes and nonprofit organizations with various aspects of non-profit law, best practices and protections against liability for nonprofit officers and directors.

Zavala was raised in Los Angeles, California and is a son of Mexican parents. He is fluent in Spanish and sits on one board of various community-based nonprofit organizations.

Areas of Legal Expertise


We offer a wide range of legal services. If you need further information, please don't hesitate to contact us.

Immigration

Our practice covers all areas of immigration law. We deliver high-quality legal services to clients on issues relating to nonimmigrant visas, permanent residence (green card), family-based petitions, EB5 investments, various waivers, naturalization and citizenship, TPS, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, U-Visas and other immigration matters. We also represent clients in removal proceedings.
  • Permanent Residence
  • Famlily Based Petitions
  • Waivers
  • Naturalization and Citizenship
  • Deferred Action
  • U Visas / TPS

Criminal Defense

No one wants to be in the position of needing a criminal defense attorney, but if you do, you want the best criminal defense attorney on your side. ZLG has a team of lawyers and legal team that focus on criminal defense and will fight tirelessly for you, whether charged with state or federal crimes. At ZLG, we fight to ensure that your rights are protected and that your case results in a successful resolution. We handle all range of criminal matters from misdemeanors to felonies.
  • Misdemeanors and Felonies
  • California Juvenile Defense
  • Bench Warrants
  • Expungements
  • Gang Cases
  • Probation Violations
  • Three Strikes Cases

Nonprofit / Business Law

Our practice focuses on providing business advice; drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts; organizing and maintaining California corporations and LLCs; advising both employers and employees on employment law matters; and handling a myriad of real estate transactions. The firm also develops, reviews and maintains organization foundation documents, including articles of incorporation, memoranda of understanding and corporate bylaws, and manages and mitigates conflicts of interest. ZLG also responds to allegations or indications of corporate non-compliance.
  • 501(C) 3 Tax Exemption Status and Organizational Compliance
  • Contract Drafting and Negotiation
  • Real Estate Transactions

Civil and Human Rights

ZLG is committed to justice for all people and our firm serves as a voice for victims of discrimination, abuse of power and negligence. We represent the disenfranchised by giving them access to quality legal representation against government entities. Our mission is to give everyone access to justice, including representation with police misconduct and discrimination cases, conditions of confinement and parole hearings, educational rights, and indigenous people’s rights.
  • Police misconduct
  • Discrimination
  • Conditions of confinement / parole hearings
  • Educational rights
  • Indigenous people’s rights

Stay informed


Welcome to our Blog: News, articles and resources.

Organización de Los Ángeles recomienda invertir en jóvenes

On Jul 30th, 2013

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La organización no gubernamental Homeboy que trabaja con jóvenes integrantes de pandillas en la ciudad de Los Ángeles, California, para su reintegración social, se encuentra en Guadalajara para compartir con la sociedad en general y con las autoridades locales su experiencia en el abordaje de esta problemática muy presente en la metrópoli. Homeboy nació hace [...]

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Los jóvenes deben ser socios en las políticas para la juventud

On Jul 30th, 2013

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Es necesario diseñar políticas sociales que ayuden a la juventud a enfrentar sus problemas, con pleno respeto a su autonomía, para que los jóvenes trabajen en sí mismos para generar proyectos productivos que les permitan capacitarse y encontrar empleo, afirmó Javier Guerrero García, subsecretario de Desarrollo Comunitario y Participación Social de la Secretaría de Desarrollo [...]

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Child Migrants, Alone in Court

On Jul 3rd, 2013

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BELKIS RIVERA, 14 years old, sat in the Los Angeles immigration courtroom, in a black coat and purple scarf, shaking with fear. When Belkis was 6, the gang that controlled her neighborhood in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, killed her grandmother and then her uncle, and demanded that her brothers join as lookouts. Belkis’s mother took [...]

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The US Is Locking Up Undocumented Kids With Adults

On Jul 3rd, 2013

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Over the past few years, record numbers of children, usually from Mexico or Central America and often traveling alone, have crossed illegally into the United States. From October 2011 to October 2012, some 31,000 juveniles (PDF) were apprehended by the Border Patrol. And according to a new report, more and more of them have landed [...]

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Urgen fondos para víctimas

On Jun 20th, 2013

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Cuando asesinaron a mi hermano a tiros el año pasado, mi primer pensamiento fue perderme en el alcohol. También pensé en la venganza. Sin embargo logré contenerme. He estado sobrio por casi siete años. He visto lo que puede ocurrir en una familia en un círculo vicioso y destructivo al vivir un trauma. Después de [...]

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Taller gratuito de MABA atrae a más de 300 personas a Bell Gardens

On Jun 18th, 2013

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Cerca de 80 expertos en leyes de la Asociación de Abogados Latinoamericana (MABA) asistieron gratuitamente a cientos de personas que necesitan una consulta legal el pasado fin de semana en la preparatoria Bell Gardens. Desde información de inmigración, criminal, civil e incluso internacional, cientos de personas, en su mayoría inmigrantes tuvieron la oportunidad de hablar [...]

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La Oficina Legal de Salomon Zavala


Zavala Law Group ("ZLG") es un bufete de abogados basado en Los Ángeles, California que se concentra en ley de inmigración, defensa criminal, y leyes de derechos civiles. La firma está compuesta de abogados y expertos legales que tienen amplio conocimiento y experiencia y utilizan un enfoque holístico a las cuestiones legales. ZLG se dedica a ofrecer la mejor representación a nuestros clientes. La meta es de asegurar que los clientes tengan la representación que se merecen, que sus derechos estén protegidos durante el proceso legal, y que ellos estén satisfechos con la resolución en sus casos. ZLG trabaja con nuestros clientes para asegurar que la estrategia legal mas efectiva se desarrolla para lograr los resultados mejor posibles. Tomamos el gran cuidado para mantener a nuestros clientes informados de cada aspecto de sus casos. Clientes serán informados de cada paso del proceso legal. Todas las opciones para los clientes serán presentadas en una manera clara, fácil-de-entender para que puedan tomar decisiones informadas durante el proceso. Para hacer una consulta gratuita y discutir su posible caso con un abogado que habla español y es de la comunidad, llámenos o envíenos un e-mail. Esperamos la oportunidad de poder hablar con usted.