Attorney Profile

Attorney Eglantine M. Pauvarel Moss is experienced in the area of immigration and nationality law with a focus on corporate immigration law. She is a graduate of the University of Houston Law Center and is licensed to practice law by the State Bar of Texas. Eglantine has helped numerous individuals, entrepreneurs and companies with their immigration needs while working for several immigration law firms prior to opening her own practice.    

As an immigrant herself (French-American dual citizen) and a young entrepreneur, Eglantine understands the challenges involved with relocating to a new country, moving a family, and beginning a new position or operations abroad. Eglantine grew up in Toulon, France, and graduated from the prestigious Institut d’Etudes Politiques of Aix-en-Provence in 2005. She met her future husband while studying at Louisiana State University and later immigrated to Houston, Texas.    

Eglantine is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and actively participates in many local chambers of commerce and bicultural associations. In the fall of 2016, Eglantine presented a workshop entitled “Want to work as a scientist in the USA? Know your immigration options” with the Association of Women in Science, Gulf Coast Houston, and in the spring of 2017 Eglantine presented a workshop on immigration with the French-American Chamber of Commerce as part of its “Be a Successful Entrepreneur” series.

Certificates/Licenses

Licensed to Practice Law in Courts of the State of Texas and Federal Law  

Education

  • University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas, 2015  

           J.D.   

  • Université Stendhal Grenoble III, online program, 2008 

        Diplôme Universitaire de Français Langue Etrangère

  • Université Paul Cézanne Aix-Marseille III, Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches Internationales et Communautaires (CERIC), (Aix-En-Provence Law School), Aix-En-Provence, France, 2006  

         L.L.M. in European Law  

  • Institut d’Etudes Politiques, Aix-en-Provence, France, 2005  

          B.A. in International Relations

          Study abroad program: Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 2003-2004

  • Université Paul Cézanne Aix-Marseille III, (Aix-En-Provence Law School), Aix-En-Provence, France, 2003 

        Certificat d’Etudes Juridiques Comparatives, Diplôme Universitaire

Awards

 Joseph A. Vail Memorial Scholarship (2015);  

Houston Bar Auxiliary Charitable Fund, Inc. Scholarship (2014);  

Lipscomb Scholarship (2014);  

Celia Figueroa '94 Memorial Scholarship (2013);  

Bracewell & Giuliani Law Preview Scholarship (2012).   

Experience

Prior to resuming her studies at the University of Houston Law Center, Eglantine worked as a Junior Legal Analyst and Editor at the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium, and as the Executive Director of the French-American Chamber of Commerce in Houston, Texas.   

During law school, Eglantine interned at the EOIR Houston-Downtown Immigration Court, worked as a Student Attorney at the University of Houston Immigration Clinic, and interned at the Office of Chief Counsel, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. She was awarded several scholarships including the 2014 Houston Bar Auxiliary Charitable Fund, Inc. Scholarship and the 2015 Joseph Vail Memorial Scholarship for her successful litigation of an asylum case with the University of Houston Immigration Clinic.    

After graduating, Eglantine joined the Law Office of Herrera & Associates, PLLC and oversaw corporate, family and investment-based immigration matters.  

Memberships

State Bar of Texas – Immigration and Nationality Law Section, Member; 

American Immigration Lawyers Association, Member; 

Mark White Elementary - Parent-Teach Organization, Secretary.