George Altgelt is licensed to practice in both State and Federal Court. Prior to private practice he was a State Felony Drug Court and DWI Prosecutor.
Mr. Altgelt's practice is centered around employment law, criminal defense, business transactions, realestate, government law, corporate law, and construction/development defects law.
Questions you may have regarding an employment law case:
Has your employer discharged you or retaliated against you because of your age, gender, race, nationality and/or ethnicity?
Has your employer violated your federal wage and hour rights?
Has your employer sexually harassed you?
Do you wish to file a grievance or appeal against your supervisor or employer in order to stop an unfair employment practice or overturn an adverse decision related to your employment or termination?
If you are an employee with a governmental entity, what protections do you have under their civil service policy?
Are you an employer or business that needs advice on how to handle an employee or employment matter?
Situations such as these involve complex interactions of laws, regulations, technology and practical knowledge. You cannot trust your case to just any lawyer so choose your Attorney carefully to ensure that your rights are protected and asserted at every stage of your case.
Contact Mr. Altgelt or his paralegal Mr. Eli Barajas to schedule an initial consultation about the protection and exercising of your rights.
1120 Matamoros St.
Laredo, Texas 78040
Languages spoken: Spanish
Hourly ($200-275/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)
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|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||2004||10/19/2015|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Private Attorney Involvement Award||Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid||2010|
|Private Attorney Involvement Award||Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid||2009|
|Award of Recognition||Laredo Police Department||2006|
|Recognition of Exemplary DWI Enforcement||Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (MADD)||2006|
|Trial Lawyer||Altgelt Law Office||2010 - Present|
|Trial Lawyer/Litigator||Altgelt, Cook, Loree, Hernandez & Lipscomb||2006 - 2010|
|Prosecuting Attorney||Webb County District Attorney's Office||2004 - 2006|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Laredo-Webb County Bar Association||Former President||2012 - Present|
|Laredo Criminal Defense Lawyers Association||President||2008 - Present|
|Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association||Member||2008 - Present|
|Hilda Negrete v. The City of Laredo||Biggest Jury Verdict ever v. City of Laredo $515K|
|Jose Guerra vs. Laredo Comm College, Grievance Process||Relief Requested was Granted|
|Officer Diaz "El Protector" vs. City of Laredo||Overturned finding of intoxication.|
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|LareDOS||The war that is not winnable: The high cost of the long lost U.S. war on drugs and its violent impact on the citizens of Laredo and Nuevo Laredo||2008|
|St Mary's University of San Antonio School of Law||Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)||JD - Juris Doctor||2004|
|Texas A&M International University (Laredo)||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1999|
|Monthly Rotarian Meeting||South Texas Practice of Law||2012|