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Mario E. de la Garza

also known as Mario E. de la Garza

About me

MARIO E. DE LA GARZA, a graduate of Harvard University and Northwestern University School of Law, represents victims of catastrophic personal injury in a variety of contexts, including wrongful death, traumatic brain injury, industrial, workplace, and premises injuries, trucking and serious automobile accidents, civil rights violations, and medical malpractice.


NOTE: Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.


Mr. de la Garza began his legal career as an appellate lawyer at Haynes and Boone, LLP, where he drafted appellate briefs and trial motions in complex civil matters. He then gained international transaction experience at Bracewell & Giuliani, LLP. In early 2009, Mr. de la Garza decided to focus his efforts on representing people who have been wronged by the negligence of others. Toward this end, he joined Fleming & Associates, a nationally recognized class and mass action firm, where he worked on a variety of matters including complex pharmaceutical litigation. In February of 2013, Mr. de la Garza joined Tucker, Barnes, Garcia & de la Garza, P.C. as a shareholder.  Then in March of 2015, Mr. de la Garza joined Garcia de la Garza, LLP, where he continues to represent victims of catastrophic personal injury.


Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 30%
  2. Car Accidents: 20%
  3. Slip and Fall Accident: 10%
  4. Trucking Accident: 10%
  5. Other: 30%
  6. More 



Contingent (33-40%)

Attorney endorsements

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  • Murry B. Cohen

    I endorse this lawyer. Mario de la Garza is skilled, creative, ethical, experienced, hard-working, and has a compassion for his clients that makes him devoted to achieving their goals. I supervised Mario at the beginning of his career and have continued to consult with him ever since. Although I have 42 years of experience and was a judge for 19 years, I now often seek his counsel on my cases.


    Murry Cohen Appeals Attorney
    Relationship: Supervised lawyer

Contact info

Garcia de la Garza, LLP

300 Cadman Plaza West
One Pierrepont Plaza, 12th Floor
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Garcia de la Garza, LLP

712 Main Street
Suite 1600
Houston, TX, 77002



NYCurrently registered 201203/13/2015
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200310/19/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising Star (Texas)Super Lawyers2015
Top Lawyers (Personal Injury)Houstonia Magazine2014
Houston's Top Lawyers 2013 (Personal Injury)H Texas Magazine2013
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2013
Top Lawyers (Personal Injury)Houstonia Magazine2013
Houston's Top Lawyers 2012 (Personal Injury)H Texas Magazine2012
David McCord PrizeHarvard University - Currier House1998
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerGarcia de la Garza, LLP2015 - Present
ShareholderTucker, Barnes, Garcia & de la Garza, P.C.2013 - 2015
AssociateFleming & Associates (mass tort firm)2009 - 2010
Associate (Corporate Section)Bracewell & Giuliani, LLP2007 - 2009
Associate (Appellate Section)Haynes and Boone, LLP2003 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
New York State Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2015 - Present
The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial LawyersMember2013 - Present
Houston Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2013 - Present
F Warriors, Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers CollegeMember2012 - Present
Mexican-American Bar Association of HoustonMember2012 - Present
Houston Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2012 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember2012 - Present
Texas Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2011 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Texas Young Lawyers Association eNewsThe Court's Charge in Texas: A Brief Overview2007
The Appellate AdvocateThe Age of Webcasting: Online Video Broadcasting of Supreme Court Oral Arguments2006
State Bar of TexasPost-verdict Preservation of Error (with lead author Murry B. Cohen)2004
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northwestern University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
Harvard UniversityHistory & ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1998
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
HBA Appellate Section Monthly LuncheonTexas Supreme Court Update2004