Cynthia Canales


Cindy’s practice focuses on immigration and nationality law.

Cindy joined the Firm in 2016. She received her B.S. from the University of Texas at El Paso in 2000 and her J.D. from the Thomas Jefferson School of Law in 2005. In her spare time, Cindy volunteers with the the FEMAP Foundation/FEMAP, a multinational charitable organization that provides support to low-income residents through healthcare, education, outreach and economic development in Cd. Juarez.


Cindy ran a firm with her sister, Carla Canales, before both attorneys joined Gordon Davis Johnson & Shane P.C.

Professional Affiliations and Accomplishments

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Pro Bono Award from the El Paso Bar Association
  • Outstanding Member from the Mexican American Bar Association
  • Past President of the Mexican American Bar Association
  • FEMAP Co-Chair, 2015

Admissions & Qualifications

Texas, 2007


Thomas Jefferson School of Law, J.D., 2005

University of Texas at El Paso, B.S., 2000

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