Experienced. Resourceful. Diligent.

Experienced. Resourceful. Diligent.

Experienced. Resourceful. Diligent.

Attorney Vy Thuan Nguyen

Vy Thuan Nguyen

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Practice Areas

  • Divorce
  • Mediation Representation
  • Immigration


  • Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, Texas
    • Juris Doctorate - 05/2007
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: Dean’s List Award Recipient
    • Honors: Legal Research Assistant for the Earl Carl Institute for Legal and Social Policy led by Professor Marcia Johnson
    • Honors: Judicial Assistant for Justice Elsa Alcala with the Texas First Court of Appeals
  • University of Houston, Houston, Texas
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science - 05/2004
    • Honors: Independent Study Research Assistant for Dr. Melissa Scheier, Dean of the Department of Political Science
    • Major: Political Science and English Studies

Classes & Seminars

  • Thurgood Marshall School of Law Immigration Legal Clinic, Clinical Professor
  • Trial Simulation and Thurgood Marshall School of Law LL.M in Immigration Law Program, Adjunct Law Professor
  • University of St. Thomas – Cameron School of Business Graduate Degree Program, Adjunct Professor


  • U.S. District Judge George Hanks, Jr. United States Court – Southern District of Texas Office: 713.250.5406
  • Professor Ana Otero Thurgood Marshall School of Law Office – 713-313-1025
  • Professor Fernando Colon Thurgood Marshall School of Law Office – 713-313-1918
  • Lan Nguyen Shortt & Nguyen, P.C. Office – 713-654-8881

Past Positions

  • Goodcrane Corporation General Counsel – Legal Department, 2008 to 2010
  • Law Office of Shortt & Nguyen, P.C., Associate Attorney, 2007 to 2008


  • Vietnamese
  • Spanish

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Asian American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas – Family Law Section & Litigation Section

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2007


  • Rated Top 10 Attorneys in Texas - Immigration Law, 2019-2020