Meet Our Staff



Virginia Perales Gil, (Paralegal) born Brownsville, Texas

Certified Legal Specialties:

Board Certified Paralegal, Civil Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1994-present

Employment History: 

  • Kantack Alcantara Law Office, P.C., 2017-present
  • Mark Blakemore, Attorney, P.C., (Rentfro, Faulk & Blakemore, LLP) 1995-present.
  • Freelance Paralegal - Gil Services, LLC, 2006-2017
  • University of Texas at Brownsville/Texas Southmost College, School of Business, Adjunct Faculty 2003-2005
  • Ransome and Ray, P.C. (Armstrong & Ray, P.C. and R. W. Armstrong, P.C.), 1982-1995
  • Guadalupe Olvera, III, Attorney at Law,1979-1982


The University of Texas at Brownsville (B.A.A.S. cum laude, 2007).

Texas Southmost College (A.A.S., magna cum laude, 1992).

Texas Southmost College (Office Practice & Management/CETA Program) Sep-Dec 1979

Scholastic Memberships:

Recipient, Scholastic Excellence Award, University of Texas at Brownsville, Baccalaureate In Applied Arts & Science, Upper Division, School of Business, B.A.A.S, 2003)

Alpha Chi National Honor Society-Texas Alpha Omicron Chapter (Feb 2002)

Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society-Alpha Mu Chapter (Dec 2001)

Technical Licenses:

Notary Public, State of Texas 1979-present

Professional Memberships:

Paralegal Division of the State Bar of Texas (District 15 Director, 1995-97, 2003-2007) Member 1994-present

University of Texas at Brownsville/Texas Southmost College, Advisory Council for Legal Programs, Member 2000-2010

Notary Public Association, Member 2002-2008

NALs, The Association for Legal Professionals (Member, 1994—2009)

Texas Association of Legal Professionals (Editor, The Texas Docket, 2003-2004; Member, 1994-2009)

Corpus Christi Legal Support Professionals (Member, 2005-2009)

Rio Grande Valley Legal Support Professional (Member 1994-2004)




We have solid relationships in and knowledge of the local communities of deep South Texas, including South Padre Island, Port Isabel, Laguna Vista, Brownsville, Harlingen, McAllen, Raymondville, and Cameron, Hidalgo and Willacy Counties. Ms. Kantack Alcántara has built a state-wide reputation for expertise in real estate, including property owner and condominium owner associations and their governance. We have the knowledge, experience and credibility to effectively and efficiently guide you in addressing your legal needs and challenges.


A team that brings both local expertise and knowledge gleaned over decades of experience in 4 states to effectively address your real estate, business, financing, probate, estate planning, property and condominium owner association law and development, and related legal concerns.