The University of Houston Law Center Faculty

Yolanda  Vazquez

Yolanda Vazquez


Professor Vázquez is an expert in both the criminal justice and civil system. She teaches in the areas of immigration, property, criminal procedure, and crimmigration. Prior to joining the faculty, Professor Vázquez taught at the University of Pennsylvania Law School where she taught crimmigration and in the civil litigation clinic in various areas, such as landlord-tenant, civil forfeiture, fraudulent title transfers, mortgage fraud, 1983 litigation, child support, and family law. She also taught at Villanova University School of Law and the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas where her teaching focused on issues impacting low wage workers and immigrants in both the civil and criminal justice system.