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Despite a perfect score (50) on the Wonderlic Contemporary Cognitive Ability Test, Mr. Barranco was not drafted into the NFL. His football career over, David now practices law and mentors gifted children in San Antonio, Texas.


Languages spoken: German

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Practice areas


  1. Financial Markets and Services: 16%
  2. Family: 13%
  3. Education: 12%
  4. Real Estate: 12%
  5. Other: 49%
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Payment types:

Cash, Check

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Contact info

4940 Broadway, Floor One
San Antonio, TX, 78209-5732


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199810/19/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Texas' 10 BestAmerican Institute of Family Law Attorneys2015
Top 1%National Association of Distinguished Counsel2015
Distinguished AlumnusUniversity of Texas2014
National MedalIPBA2014
"Hands-Up 4 Homes" Upickem Pro Football Survivor ChampionHabitat for Humanity San Antonio2012
Pro Bono College AwardState Bar of Texas2010
Best Speaker (Professional Division)U.T.S.A. Regional "Gray Matters" Debate2004
Post-Graduate Fellowship in PolicyMacArthur Foundation2004
Wall of Tolerance CommendationSouthern Poverty Law Center2000
Willie Morris Award for Editorial ExcellenceThe Daily Texan1997
Endowed Scholarship in LawAnne Green Foundation1996
Thomas C. Unis Presidential Legal ScholarUniversity of Texas1995
Outstanding Undergraduate StudentCollege of Liberal Arts1993
Pro Bono Award 2012State Bar of TexasN/A
First Runner Up, Academy Award Charity Challenge1200 WOAIN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerLaw Office of David C. Barranco2007 - Present
Junior Partner (Non-equity)The Krueger Law Office2005 - 2006
General CounselAct Fast, Incorporated2003 - 2005
Litigation AssociateVerner Liipfert Bernhard McPherson & Hand Chartered2000 - 2002
Senior Briefing AttorneyUnited States District Court For The Southern District Of Texas1998 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
San Antonio Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Texas Young Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Texas Mind Science FoundationN/AN/A
State Bar of Texas, Litigation SectionN/AN/A
Federal Bar AssociationN/AN/A
San Antonio Young Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In the Matter of the Rehabilitation of Segregated Account of Ambac Assurance Corp.; 10 CV 1576 (2010)Victory
EL DIA, INC., ET AL v ROSSELLO; United States Court of Appeals For the First Circuit; Case No. 98-2114 (2000)Victory (District Court’s Denial of motion was Affirmed)
Electronic Bankcard Systems, Inc., et al. v. Retriever Industries, Inc., d/b/a Retriever Payment Systems, et al.Victory
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Publication nameTitleDate
Baltimore City PaperBest of Baltimore 19971997
Wages of Wins JournalTrade of the Century: Statistical Analysis of the 2008 NBA Free Agent MarketN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of TexasDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)N/A1997
University of TexasPlan II (English, Philosophy, German)BA - Bachelor of Arts1994
Julius-Maximilians-Universität WürzburgN/AN/A1992
Texas School of Bartenders (formerly Austin School of Bartenders)MixologyN/A1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Café CollegeMastering Public Address2010
UTSAHow to Crush Your Scholarship Interview2009
Student Leadership SummitThe Virtues of Responsible Behavior, Gentlemanly Conduct, and Designated Drivers2009
Thurgood Marshall Law AssociationMr. Justice Marshall’s Dissent in Gregg v. Georgia2005
Advanced Business Law CourseIntroducing the Hon. Jack B. Jacobs, Justice, Supreme Court of Delaware2005
Reunion Weekend 2004Alumni Advisory Council Program: The U.S. Patriot Act2004
Supreme Court Roundup; Austin, TexasUnanimous Error: Originalist Argument Supporting the District Court's Decision in Jones v. Clinton1997
September 14, 2010; 40th Anniversary CelebrationPRESIDENT NIXON'S CLE AN AIR ACTN/A
26th International Conference on Immigration and Human RightsStay the Blade: Granting Political Asylum to Refugees Fleeing Involuntary Ritual ClitorectomyN/A