Attorney at law

Attorney Elizabeth P. Uribe is a Partner at Uribe & Uribe, A Professional Law Corporation. Ms.Uribe was born and raised in Los Angeles and is the daughter of immigrants from Jalisco, Mexico (Guadalajara and Ayutla). Ms. Uribe attended the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) where she obtained a BA in Political Science and Chicana/o Studies in 2003. In 2006 Ms. Uribe obtained her J.D. from UC College of the Law, San Francisco (formerly UC Hastings College of the Law). While in law school, Ms. Uribe was a member of LEOP and served on the boards of La Raza Law Students Association, the Native American Law Students Association, and the Race and Poverty Law Journal. She also clerked at the Center for Gender and Refugee Studies and participated in the immigration clinic.


Ms. Uribe is fluent in Spanish and honed her skills when she participated in a student-abroad program at the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM) while in college. From 2008 to 2013 she served on the board of the Mexican American Bar Association (MABA) and
was President of the organization in 2013. During her tenure on the MABA board, Ms. Uribe helped organize numerous events, including MCLE seminars, legal fairs, and visits to local high
schools. She also served on several committees, including the Federal Judicial Externship Program, judicial and political endorsements committee, immigration committee, and the civil
rights committee. She also represented MABA at the Multi-Cultural Bar Alliance (MCBA). Ms.Uribe is currently on the MABA immigration committee and is also a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). In the past, she also served on the advisory committees of the Immigrant Resource Center of the San Gabriel Valley and for the Loyola Immigrant Justice Clinic.


She is a firm believer of being an active participant in the community and regularly participates in pro-bono legal fairs and seminars. Ms. Uribe is a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA) through which she is a mentor at Woodrow Wilson High School in northeast Los Angeles, her alma mater. Ms. Uribe has served as a legal commentator on both Spanish and English language media, including CNN Latino, Mundo Fox 22 Los Angeles, Telemundo 52 Los Angeles, Univision Primer Impacto, KCAL9 News Los Angeles, CBS2 News Los Angeles, Hoy newspaper, and The Los Angeles Times. She is also one of five attorneys featured in the documentary film Status Pending (

Practice Areas

Ms. Uribe’s practice areas include removal proceedings, including: detained individuals; individuals with a criminal history; asylum, withholding of removal, CAT (adults and unaccompanied minors); cancellation of removal (both non-lawful permanent residents and permanent residents); suspension of deportation; adjustment of status; NACARA; and waivers (i.e. fraud/misrepresentation, criminal issues, etc.). Ms. Uribe represents individuals before the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) including: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA); adjustment of status; citizenship; U visas; and Temporary Protected Status (TPS). She also assists individuals with the Consular Process and waivers of inadmissibility for cases handled abroad. She also does appellate work before USCIS; the Board of Immigration Appeals and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

In her spare time, Ms. Uribe enjoys long-distance running, reading, and watching sports.