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Mario L. Vasquez

Mario L. Vasquez

Practice areas:

General Practice, Debt Collection, Employment & Labor, Personal Injury, Insurance

About Me

   I have been practicing law for over 29 years since being licensed in May 1985.  I worked for several law firms for 12 years.  I did trial work for every law firm I worked for in both federal, state district, and county courts at law in Harris, Brazoria, Fort Bend, and Liberty Counties in Texas.  In 1997, I was hired as an Assistant General Counsel for the Houston Independent School District, and I primarily was responsible for assisting the Human Resources Department with employment issues and for terminating certified personnel on written contracts.  I did this for 16 years until I left the District in March of 2013.


   My practice focuses on business collections and representation, consumer law, employment law, personal injury, and elder law issues.  I also provide assistance to business entities involved in personal injury litigation as a Certified Medicare Set-Aside Consultant ("CMSP") and Certified Medicare Secondary Payer Professional ("CMSPP").  I also assist individuals seeking social security benefits.


Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1985

  1. General Practice: 30%
    15 years, 135 cases
  2. Debt Collection: 25%
    15 years, 100 cases
  3. Employment & Labor: 20%
    18 years, 100 cases
  4. Personal Injury: 15%
    15 years, 50 cases
  5. Insurance: 10%
    15 years, 35 cases



Free Consultation (45 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

26 total 

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Contact Info

Solo Law Practice

10375 Richmond Avenue
Suite 1510
Houston, TX, 77042



TXEligible To Practice In Texas 198508/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top ContributorAVVO2015
Client's ChoiceAVVO2014
Certified Medicare Set-Aside ConsultantInternational Commission on Health Care Certification2013
Top Contributor-General PracticeAVVO2013
Certified Medicare Set Aside ProfessionalLouisiana Association of Self-Insured Employers2011

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyMario L. Vasquez, Sole Practitioner2013 - Present
Assistant General CounselHouston Independent School District1997 - 2013
AttorneyMartin & Farley, LLP1992 - 1997
AttorneyFarley, Klaus & Smith, LLP1990 - 1992
Attorney--Law Clerk (2 yrs)Law Offices of Gerald P. DeNisco, PC1983 - 1990


Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar AssociationMember and Former Member2013 - Present
State Bar of TexasMember1985 - Present
Houston Bar AssociationFormer MemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Cause No. 2011-59380; Alfred & Vasquez Assocs. v. Defendant CC, in 234th District Court of Harris County, TexasSummary judgment for Plaintiff for the amount of the debt plus pre- and post judgment interest.
Cause No. 1019390; Lone Star v. J. Vasquez, et al.; in County Civil Court at Law No. 3 of Harris County, TexasThe parties reached settlement, and the case was nonsuited.

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Publication NameTitleDate
Written Paper presented at TASB Conference"Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Workers Compensation"2002


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of HoustonLawDoctor of Jurisprudence1985
University of Texas System, San AntonioEnvironmental Mgmt.--Urban StudiesMA - Masters1975
University of North TexasGovernmentBA - Bachelor of Arts1969

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Texas Association of School Boards"Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Workers Compensation"2004
Meeting with District Officials"An Overview of HISD"s Dispute Resolution Process"2003
Presentation"The Houston ISD Dispute Resolution Process"2002