Congratulations to Gonzales, Gonzales & Gonzales Immigration Law Offices for receiving NAPABA's 2018 APA-Owned Law Firm of the Year Award. The owning partners are Jeff Gonzales and his son and daughter, JJ Gonzales and Jeri Gonzales Abrams. The Gonzales family is of Filipino descent. Of the 18 lawyers in the Firm, seven (39%) are of Filipino descent. The Firm has shown a commitment to hiring the next generation of qualified APA attorneys, including a recent Filipino American law school graduate who will be taking the upcoming Bar Exam. In addition to the 7 of 18 lawyers of Filipino descent, the Firm demonstrates its commitment to diversity where 9 of the 18 lawyers are people of color, 9 of the 18 lawyers are female (all four of the Firm's Seattle attorneys are female), and 43 of the Firm's current 51 staff members (84%) are people of color.