Bilma A. Canales





Direct: 713.951.6207

Fax: 713.951.3720

Direct: 713.951.6207

Fax: 713.951.3720


Bilma puts clients first. As a former middle school teacher, Bilma knows how to distill complex issues and think quickly on her feet, skills that allow her to adapt her litigation style to best meet her clients’ needs.

Before joining the firm, Bilma clerked for the Honorable Roger L. Gregory of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and the Honorable Gray H. Miller of the Southern District of Texas. During her clerkships, Bilma worked on a wide range of civil matters. In law school, Bilma served as a Notes and Comments Editor of the Houston Law Review and competed on the moot court team.

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State Bar of Texas

United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Honorable Roger Gregory, U.S. Circuit Court, Fourth Circuit (2019 – 2020)

Honorable Gray Miller, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas (2018 – 2019)

J.D., University of Houston Law Center, magna cum laude, 2018

  • Houston Law Review, Board 55
  • Order of the Coif
  • Order of the Barons
  • Order of the Scribes
  • Award for Best Paper in an Emerging Area of Law

B.A., University of Notre Dame, 2011

  • American Studies and Latino Studies
  • Highest Honors in American Studies