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About Me

I'm a husband and a father, and am always trying to find something fun to do with the kids. I love to read. 


Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Practice Areas


  1. Trucking Accident: 40%
    13 years, 100 cases
  2. Car Accidents: 40%
    13 years, 500 cases
  3. Personal Injury: 20%
    13 years, 100 cases



Hourly ($200-400/hour), Contingent (33-40%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

  • Gerard A. Pusch

    I endorse this lawyer. Michael has an excellent reputation and I would not hesitate to retain him for personal injury matters in TX


    Gerard Pusch Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • John Christopher Ramsey

    Michael is a fantastic lawyer who achieves superb results for his clients. I wholeheartedly endorse him without reservation.


    John Ramsey Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

Contact Info

The Blanchard Law Firm

6243 IH-10 West
Suite 850
San Antonio, TX, 78201


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200209/19/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
CertifiedMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2014
Dean's Merit ScholarshipUniversity of Houston Law Center2003
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerThe Blanchard Law Firm2014 - Present
AttorneyThe Cowen Law Group2010 - Present
AttorneyVillarreal & Begum PLLC2013 - 2014
Asst. to the Provost/President for Legal ServicesThe University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College2007 - 2010
AssociateThe Ammons Law Firm2005 - 2007
AssociateMehaffy Weber, P.C.2003 - 2005
AssociateMichael R. Cowen, P.C.2002 - 2003
Association NamePosition NameDuration
San Antonio Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2014 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember2005 - Present
Texas Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2005 - 2010
State Bar of TexasIn Good Standing2002 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
In Re SaldivarMotion to Dismiss Denied
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Publication NameTitleDate
AIEG VoiceWinning Tractor-Trailer U-Turn Cases2015
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Houston Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
The University of Texas at AustinGovernmentBA - Bachelor of Arts1999
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Maximize Commercial Vehicle Cases SeminarEthics of Fee Splitting and Referral Fees2015
Maximize Commercial Vehicle Cases SeminarEthically Representing Multiple Plaintiffs2015