George (Tex) Quesada grew up in Fort Worth, Laredo and the Rio Grande Valley. He has tried civil cases from one end of Texas to the other, and practices law in New Mexico, as well. He is a Baylor graduate who worked for the Supreme Court of Texas. He is the past President of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association and Dallas Trial Lawyers Association. Tex has served on a number of State Bar Committees, including the local Grievance Committee, and regularly makes presentations at legal seminars across the state. He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America, teaches Sunday School and is a long-time supporter of local charities such as the Wilkinson Center.
He has successfully handled cases involving traumatic brain injuries, explosions, oil field injuries, truck wrecks, medical negligence and products liability.
He has argued cases before the Supreme Court of Texas, the Courts of Appeal for the Fifth Circuit and Eighth Circuit, plus most Courts of Appeals in Texas.
Mr. Quesada is a frequent speaker at Continuing Legal Education Seminars, including presentations such as “Advanced Strategies in Obtaining and Using Evidence”, “Work Product and Attorney/Client Privilege”, “Punitive Damages After Moriel”, “Multi-Party Litigation in Medical Negligence Cases”, “Strippers, Bar-B-Que’s and Toyota’s Punitive Damages after Moriel and Tort Reform”, “Preparing, Trying and Settling Auto Cases”, and “Evidence Law Update”.
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
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|NM||Authorized to practice law||2004||06/05/2013|
|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||1986||01/19/2017|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Gene Cavin Award||State Bar of Texas||2012|
|The Best Lawyers in America, 19th Edition||The Best Lawyers in America||N/A|
|Managing Partner||Sommerman & Quesada||2002 - Present|
|Attorney||The Law Offices of Frank L Branson||1987 - 2002|
|Briefing Attorney||Supreme Court Of Texas||1986 - 1987|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Dallas Trial Lawyers Association||Former President||N/A|
|Texas Trial Lawyers Association||Former President||N/A|
|New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association||Member||N/A|
|American Association for Justice||N/A||N/A|
|Baylor University School of Law||Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)||JD - Juris Doctor||1986|
|Baylor University||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1983|
|Association for Continuing Legal Education||Evidence Law Update||N/A|
|Association for Continuing Legal Education||Preparing, Trying and Settling Auto Cases||N/A|
|Association for Continuing Legal Education||Strippers, Bar-B-Que’s and Toyota’s Punitive Damages after Moriel and Tort Reform||N/A|
|Association for Continuing Legal Education||Multi-Party Litigation in Medical Negligence Cases||N/A|
|Association for Continuing Legal Education||Punitive Damages After Moriel||N/A|
|Association for Continuing Legal Education||Work Product and Attorney/Client Privilege||N/A|
|Association for Continuing Legal Education||Advanced Strategies in Obtaining and Using Evidence||N/A|