About our founder and principal attorney, Wilka Toppins, JD

Principal attorney and founder of  The Toppins Law Firm, P.C., Wilka Toppins has more than 25 years of legal experience in general business and corporate law, immigration and nationality law, and  general civil litigation.  Throughout her almost 30 years of practice, Attorney Toppins has worked with thousands of large, medium and small businesses and entrepreneurs across various industries, and both national and national in scope.  Her client base extends across the globe, ranging from countries such as Mexico, Colombia, Argentina, Ecuador, Korea, England, Spain, Peru, Venezuela, Turkey, China, Australia and more.

Prior to establishing Toppins Law Firm in 2003, Attorney Toppins worked as a litigation and corporate attorney for a number of prominent companies throughout her career, beginning with Exxon Company, USA, Porter & Hedges, LLP, and subsequently, SBC Communication Inc. ( currently ATT).  In addition, Attorney Toppins was Vice President of Diversity at Macy’s Inc., at the corporate level leading the Hispanic branding strategy with community-based organizations across the United States.

The Toppins Law Firm is an award-winning corporate and immigration law firm based in Houston, Texas.  Toppins Law Firm offers a highly-capable team of multilingual legal professionals working with the utmost attention to detail, the highest ethical standards and competitive rates.

Recognized both nationally and locally for her work, Attorney Toppins has received accolades such Rolling Out Magazine’s 2010 “Top 25 Women of Houston” Award, the League of Latin American Citizens’ “Corporate Excellence” award in 2009, and the “Top 25 Lawyers in Houston” by H Texas Magazine in 2007. She has been profiled in national publications such as Hispanics Today Magazine, and in 2011, Texas Executive Women presented Attorney Toppins with the “Women on the Move” award.

Attorney Toppins has admissions to the state Bar of Texas and the United States District Court, Southern District of Texas. Her professional affiliations include the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the Houston Minority Supplier Development Council, and CANACINTRA – Houston. Attorney Toppins earned her bachelor’s degree in political science, cum laude, from the University of Massachusetts, and her Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Tulane Law School in New Orleans, La.

Toppins Law Firm Team Members:

Sofia Morales, JD, Attorney

Luis F. Garcia. JD, Attorney

Jennifer Gleason-Altieri, Attorney

Cecilia Miranda, Manager

Marisol Mancera, Public Relations and Marketing Director