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About me

When I am away from the office, I am involved in all types of family activities with my beautiful wife, Kristina, and our four children. I enjoy just about anything golf or baseball related, and Texas Aggie football is an annual teaser, as I am always hoping 'this will be the year."

In the office I am a firm believer that my client's money and my time are best used when we focus on the issue(s) that could resolve the case as early and cost-effectively as possible. I do not believe that the lawyer that yells the loudest or sets the most hearings is best for every client. It's about creating a strategy that's right for the individual client.


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Practice areas


  1. Family: 60%
  2. Employment & Labor: 15%
  3. Criminal Defense: 15%
  4. Personal Injury: 10%



Hourly ($300-375/hour), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Matias Jose Rueda

    I have known Mr. Gruetzner's for over 15 years. His knowledge of the law and compassion for his clients is second to none. He is an outstanding attorney and a leader in the community. I endorse Mr. Gruetzner as a fellow attorney and friend.


    Matias Rueda Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Post Office Box 2689
Cypress, TX, 77410


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200210/19/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
BarristerOrder of Barristers2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyLaw Office of Eric Gruetzner, P.C.2005 - Present
Associate AttorneyAdrian Crane & Associates2003 - 2005
Commerical Casualty AdjusterSAFECO Insurance2000 - 2003
Staff Assistant--Government AffairsNational Association of Home Builders1997 - 1998
Association namePosition nameDuration
Houston Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Texas Aggie Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Texas Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2007 - 2009
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember2006 - Present
State Bar of Texas, Family Law SectionMember2006 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State of Texas v. Dana Defendant (pseudonym)Not Guilty--Jury Verdict
In the Matter of the Marriage of Husband & Wife (pseudonym)Mediated victory for my client
In the Matter of the Marriage of Husband & Wife and in the interest of a childMediated settlement
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Publication nameTitleDate
Texas Wesleyan University ResearchExpert Witnesses: Introduction & Exclusion2001
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Texas Wesleyan UniversityDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)JD - Juris Doctor2002
Texas A&M UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1995