Matthew Walker Self

Senior Associate

Matthew Self is a Senior Associate at Global Immigration Associates, where he works with a number of different clients across industries. Currently, his practice focuses on immigrant and nonimmigrant visa petitions, and he has experience with H-1B, TN, H-1B1, I-140, Adjustments of Status and Requests for Evidence.

Prior to joining GIA, Matthew worked as an associate attorney at Berry Appleman & Leiden where he focused on H-1B extensions, transfers and Cap cases; EB-2 and EB-3 I-140s, Adjustments of Status, related Requests for Evidence and Motions to Reopen.

When he isn’t in the office, Matthew enjoys reading, movies and beating his friends in video games.


  • St. Mary’s University School of Law, J.D.

  • Southern Methodist University, B.A., M.L.S.

Bar Admissions

  • Matthew is licensed to practice in Texas.


  • American Bar Association

  • Federal Bar Association

  • Dallas Bar Association

  • San Antonio Bar Association