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Responsibility for all aspects of prosecution and defense of civil lawsuits, including first-chair responsibility. Cases include complex commercial litigation, products liability (medical devices, trucking and construction equipment, various other product lines), construction, serious personal injury and death, professional liability (legal and medical malpractice), premises liability, negligence, and labor and employment disputes. Also advise clients on contract drafting, enforcement, negotiation, loss prevention and recordkeeping/documentation.


Qualified Mediator pursuant to Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code sec. 154.052(a) and (b) (family law cases).




Languages Spoken: Spanish, English

Practice Areas


  1. Defective and Dangerous Products: 35%
  2. Commercial: 25%
  3. Banking: 15%
  4. Mediation: 10%
  5. Other: 15%
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Contact Info

Atlas, Hall & Rodriguez, L.L.P.

7200 N Mopac Expy
Austin, TX, 78731

Atlas, Hall & Rodriguez, L.L.P.

50 West Morrison Rd., Ste. A
Brownsville, TX, 78520



TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199909/19/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Texas Rising StarTexas Super Lawyers2012
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2011
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2010
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2009
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2008
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2007
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerAtlas, Hall & Rodriguez, L.L.P.2012 - Present
AttorneyRodriguez & Nicolas, LLP2009 - 2012
AttorneyColvin, Chaney, Saenz & Rodriguez, L.L.P.2002 - 2009
AttorneyMcDermott Will & Emery2001 - 2002
Deputy Director, Convention AffairsDemocratic National Committee2000 - 2000
Legislative AideUnited States House Of Representatives - Hon. Lloyd Doggett1999 - 2000
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
American Bar Association, Litigation SectionN/AN/A
State Bar of Texas, Litigation SectionN/AN/A
Cameron County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Hidalgo County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
State Bar of TexasN/AN/A
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
National Construction and Equipment CompanyN/A
Defense of National Non-ProfitSummary Judgment
Prosecution for Medical Services CompanySettlement
See all Legal Cases 
Publication NameTitleDate
Southwest Reporter (4th Court of Appeals)Casas v. Silva2010
Southwest Reporter (4th Court of Appeals)In re Shell E&P, Inc. and SWEPI, L.P.2005
Federal Reporter (9th Circuit)M2 Software, Inc. v. Madacy Entertainment Corp.2005
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Texas School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
Texas Lutheran UniversityPolitical Science/International StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts1996
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Medmarc Litigation SeminarRecent Developments in Legal Malpractice2012