Crissy Monterrey


Crissy Monterrey is a partner at Monterrey & Tellez Law Firm. The child of Cuban immigrants, Crissy was born and raised in New York and moved to Arkansas with her family shortly before starting high school. After graduating from Columbia University with a B.A. in Political Science, Crissy returned to Arkansas to attend UALR Bowen School of Law, where she co-founded the Hispanic Law Students Association and was instrumental in establishing a scholarship for Hispanic students at the Bowen School. She obtained her J.D. with Honors in 2006 and was licensed in Arkansas that same year. Upon graduating, Crissy joined Mitchell Williams Law Firm, where she practiced real estate, lending and immigration law for four years.


Crissy joined Monterrey & Tellez Law Firm in February 2010, and her practice is focused almost exclusively on immigration matters, including family-based visas, employment-based visas, humanitarian visas, citizenship petitions, and deportation defense. Monterrey & Tellez Law Firm was established by Leo Monterrey in 2008 and is the largest Hispanic-owned law firm in Arkanas. The firm focuses on representing minorities in a variety of legal matters, including immigration, criminal, traffic, family, and personal injury cases.