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Born and raised in a small South Texas town I was always exposed to the injustices. Whether it was due to not knowing the language, rules, or simply being taken advantage of, I saw people getting the short end of the stick all of my life and made a vow to change the access individuals had to the court system.


Although there is no guarantee of success in any case, my desire to assure the best representation possible has me working long hours and weekends. I strive to make sure my client’s rights are protected because a majority of them do not understand the system they are involved in (Worker’s Comp, Social Security Disability, etc.).


Growing up so close to the border it was basically a requirement to know Spanish and thankfully I am able to help more people being bilingual. Whether you are unaware of your rights, unaware of the language, unaware of the system, no matter what you have a right to have representation. Access to justice is attainable as long as a person knows to seek assistance; I have worked all my life to be there for those that need such assistance.


Languages spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice areas


  1. Workers Compensation: 70%
  2. Social Security: 25%
  3. Estate Planning: 5%



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  • Daniel Amando Ruiz

    I endorse this lawyer. I went to college and law school with Monica. She is also a knowledgeable attorney in the Houston community in each of her fields of practice, including workers compensation law. Monica is a dedicated and hard-working attorney. She is committed and confident is everything that she does, including representing her clients' best interests.


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Contact info

Ogletree Abbott Clay & Reed LLP

12600 N Featherwood Dr
Suite 200
Houston, TX, 77034-4450


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200810/19/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Magna Cum LaudeUniversity of Texas Pan-American2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyOgletree Abbott Clay & Reed, LLP2009 - Present
AttorneySullo & Sullo2009 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of TexasAttorney2008 - Present
Houston Young Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Spanish LeadershipMemberN/A
State Bar of Texas, Workers' Compensation SectionMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Workers Compensation AttorneyWon
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Publication nameTitleDate
Texas Workers Compensation NewsHow to Select the Right Doctor for Your Workers Comp Claim2013
Texas Workers Compensation NewsRemembering and appreciating all those who serve/d in our Armed Forces. God Bless.2013
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Texas Tech University School of LawN/AN/A2008
University of Texas System, Pan AmericanN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts2005
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
ITL WebinarReasons to Hire an Attorney2014