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Alex R. Hernandez Jr.

About me

Alex R. Hernandez, Jr. is a trial attorney handling all areas of trial law and litigation including civil and criminal matters in Corpus Christi, San Antonio, Austin and the Victoria area. 


On the plaintiffs side he has represented a very large number of victims of calamitous auto and trucking accidents, of oilfield, construction and other on the job accident and many other claims across Texas. 


On the criminal defense side he handles the most complex white collar and federal criminal matters. 

Alex has dedicated his law firm and his career to fighting with passion for each and every client. He makes it his duty to represent every client as he would his own family, with aggressiveness and dedication. His goal is to win every client battle - and his relentless hard work, diligence, focus and perseverance will continue to result in benefits for his clients.


Alex R. Hernandez, Jr. was born and raised in Texas and is the son of renowned Calhoun County Court at Law Judge Alex Hernandez and Andrea Hernandez. He received his Juris Doctorate from St. Mary's Law School in San Antonio and his Bachelors Degree in Economics from of The University of Texas at Austin. He has also undertaken the study of International Law through the University of Houston Law Center in Mexico City, and he and his firm are fully bilingual in Spanish.

Alex has been trying cases since 2001, beginning on the plaintiff side with Wayne Wright Lawyers, and then on the defense side for Chaves Gonzales and Hoblit. Very few attorneys have this perspective of both sides of any dispute. He currently litigates cases all over Texas and Nationwide and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. The Million Dollar Advocates Forum is recognized as one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States and less than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members.


Alex is also a member of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, to which an invitation by peers is required, and has received the AVVO Attorney Rating of "10" or "Superb". 


Philanthropic Undertakings

Alex Hernandez has served on many philanthropic and community boards in Texas including educational boards and food banks. He now also sponsors numerous charities in his Texas communities.


Bar Enrollments, Certifications, Memberships and Awards

  • Texas Bar 2001

  • Southern District of Texas

  • Western District of Texas

  • Certificate in International Law – University of Houston Law Center

  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association

  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum Member

  • Rated Superb 10 by Avvo

  • American Academey of Trial Attorneys Premier Trial Attorney 

  • Best Atttorneys of America

  • Newsweek Premier Plaintiff;s Personal Injury Attorney 

  • Top 10 Criminal Defense Attorney in Texas (AICLA)


Main offices Corpus Christi and San Antonio, Texas. 


Languages spoken: French, Spanish

Photos and videos

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Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 30%
  2. Business: 25%
    25 years
  3. Personal Injury: 25%
    14 years
  4. Trucking Accident: 10%
    0 years
  5. Criminal Defense: 10%
    11 years



Hourly ($100-250/hour), contingent (30-45%), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

19 total 

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  • Kevin O'Banion Henrichson

    I endorse Alex. He is a great advocate for his clients. He works hard and knows how to get results.


    Kevin Henrichson Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Adam Patrick Rodrigue

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Adam Rodrigue Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

The Law Offices of Alex R. Hernandez Jr. PLLC

300 Convent
Suite 1330
San Antonio, TX, 78205

The Law Offices of Alex R. Hernandez Jr. PLLC

802 N. Carancahua
Suite 2100
Corpus Christi, TX, 78401

The Law Offices of Alex R. Hernandez Jr. PLLC

111 Congress Suite 400
Austin, TX, 78701

The Law Offices of Alex R. Hernandez Jr. PLLC

101 West Goodwin, Suite 909
One O'Connor Plaza
Victoria, TX, 77901



TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200110/19/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Premier Personal Injury AttorneyNewsweek2015
Premier Trial AttorneyAmerican Academy of Trial Attorneys2015
Top Ten Criminal Law Attorneys in Texas in White Collar CrimesAmerican Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys2014
MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2013
LandmanAmerican Association of Professional Landmen2013
Certified Trust and Estate PlannerAmerican Academy of Financial Management2012
MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2012
MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2011
MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2010
MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2009
MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2008
MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2007
MemberTexas Best Lawyers2006
MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2006
Award WinnerPro Bono Achievement Award2001
Student Moot Court Runner UpStrasburger and Price1998
Economics Student of the YearThe University of Texas at Austin1994
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Trial Lawyer /OwnerAlex R. Hernandez Jr.2004 - Present
Trial Lawyer- Plaintiff and DefenseChaves Gonzales Hoblit2003 - 2004
Trial Lawyer- PlaintiffThe Meyerson Law Firm, P.C.2002 - 2003
Trial Lawyer-PlaintiffWayne Wright Injury Lawyers2001 - 2002
Law ClerkLaw Offices of Frank Herrera1999 - 2000
Law ClerkJohnston Ralph Reed and Watt1999 - 2000
Civil Engineering AssistantHarry Jewett Associates1998 - 1999
Institutional Marketing RepresentativeUS Global Investors1995 - 1998
Financial PlannerMutual of New York1994 - 1995
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Academy of Trial AttorneysPremier2015 - Present
Texas Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2014 - Present
Mexican American Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
American Association of Professional LandmenLandman2013 - Present
American Academy of Financial ManagementChartered Trust and Estate Planner2012 - Present
Food Bank of the Golden CrescentBoard Member2012 - Present
State Bar of Texas, Oil, Gas and Energy Law SectionMember2011 - Present
State Bar of Texas, Oil, Gas and Energy Law SectionN/A2006 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A2006 - Present
State Bar of Texas, Family Law SectionN/A2006 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A2001 - Present
State Bar of Texas, Litigation SectionN/A2001 - Present
St. Mary's University School of Law Alumni Associationmember2001 - Present
San Antonio Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2001 - Present
American Association for JusticeN/A2001 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
International Law AssociationVice President -Student Section St. Mary's2000 - 2001
Texas ExesMember1994 - Present
UT Economics AlumniMember1994 - Present
Boy Scouts of AmericaN/A1981 - 1987
Corpus Christi Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of TexasMemberN/A
Association of Personal Injury LawyersMemberN/A
Federal Bar AssociationMemberN/A
San Antonio Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Hidalgo Bar AssociationsMemberN/A
Calhoun Bar AssociationsMemberN/A
Victoria County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Texas Young Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Austin Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Mass Tort Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Culp v. Nando Construction$1.4 million
Lechuga v. Pineda$1.9 million
Flores v. Tetra$2 million
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Publication nameTitleDate
Victoria AdvocateState legislative candidates discuss education vouchers during debate2012
Port Lavaca WaveAlex Hernandez Jr.2012
The Texas TribuneAlex Hernandez Jr.2012
Naples NewsFugitive in 1991 Collier County case in arrested in Texas2010
Victoria AdvocateTop Stories of 2009: Hernandez says family unlikely to sue city2009
El MundoZ Visa: What does it mean?2007
El MundoDifferences in Crimes2007
El MundoCriminal Consequences of CrimesN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
St Mary's University of San Antonio School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
University of Houston Law Center at Universidad PanamericanaN/AN/A1999
University of Texas System, AustinN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Victoria Democratic ConventionTort reform and changes in Texas Law2012
Texas State Democratic ConventionEducation and Tuition2012