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Attorney Larry Dean Bloomquist is a Board Certified Criminal Defense attorney, who has over ten years of experience. Mr. Bloomquist is a former felony prosecutor. He has tried over one hundred jury trials, including many high-profile murders, sex crimes, and gang related crimes.


Born in Denver, Colorado he grew up in Wyoming. He obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree from Westminster College of Salt Lake City, Utah. He was commissioned as an officer in the United States Army. Rising to the rank of Captain, he served during Humanitarian and Peacekeeping Missions in Bosnia, Croatia, Hungary, and Cuba. He also served in Korea, Italy, Virginia, and Colorado.


After leaving the Army Mr. Bloomquist attended the University Of Wyoming College Of Law, in Laramie Wyoming. He won trial and appellate trial competitions and went on to represent the University at regional competitions. During law school he worked in the legal services clinic and has a law clerk with law firms and government agencies, representing people. He was inducted into the national "Order of The Barristers" for outstanding courtroom advocacy. He attained his Juris Doctorate degree.


After passing the Texas bar examination and becoming a licensed attorney Mr. Bloomquist went to work at the Law Offices of Gary Green in Austin, Texas representing Texans in civil matters. He then became a prosecutor. Mr. Bloomquist has served as an Assistant District Attorney for Caldwell County in Lockhart, Texas, an Assistant County Attorney for Guadalupe County in Seguin, Texas, as an Assistant District Attorney for Hays County in San Marcos, Texas as well as the 1st Assistant District Attorney for Guadalupe, Gonzales and Lavaca Counties.


Mr. Bloomquist quickly built a reputation as a tough no nonsense trial attorney. He tried multiple high profile child murder and sexual assaults, and gang related cases and became a sought after speaker on these issues. He has done extensive work on cases involving intoxicated drivers and was nationally recognized as an "Outstanding Traffic Safety Prosecutor" for that work. He has broad experience handling all types of criminal cases.


Languages spoken: Spanish

Contact info

Bloomquist & Compton, Attorneys at Law

314 E. Commerece Street
Suite 720
San Antonio, TX, 78204-1009

Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    13 years
  2. Violent Crime: 25%
    13 years
  3. Domestic Violence: 15%
    13 years
  4. DUI & DWI: 10%
    13 years



Fixed (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Larry. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Philip A. Perez

    I have known Larry for a few years as both a Prosecutor and a defense attorney. Larry is a zealous advocate regardless of who he represents. He has a strong grasp of the law and is not afraid to go to trial if necessary. You would be well served to have him on your side. I endorse him as a lawyer.


    Philip Perez Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200207/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 100 Trial Lawyers In South TexasNational Trial Lawyers Association2014
Client Distinction AwardMartendale Hubble, Lawyers.com2014
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell, Lawyers.com2013
Certified in Criminal LawTexas Board of Legal Specialization2008
"Outstanding Traffic Safety Prosecutor"National Association of Prosecutor Coordinators2006
Mertiorious Service MedalU.S. Army1999
Army Aciviement Medal 3 AwardsU.S. ArmyN/A
Humanitarian Service MedalU.S. ArmyN/A
NATO Service Medal Former YugoslaviaNorth Atlantic Treaty OrgaizationN/A
Army Achivement Medal 4 AwardsU.S. ArmyN/A
National Defense Service MedalU.S. ArmyN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyThe Law Office of Larry Dean Bloomquist2011 - Present
First Assistant District Attorney25th Judicial District Attorney's Office2009 - 2011
Assistant District AttorneyHays County District Attorney's Office2007 - 2009
Assistant County AttorneyGuadalupe County District Attorney's Office2004 - 2007
Assistant District AttorneyCaldwell County District Attorney's Office2003 - 2004
AttorneyLaw Office Of Gary Green2002 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2014 - Present
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember2012 - Present
San Antonio Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Texas Board of Legal SpecializationCertified in Criminal Law2008 - Present
State Bar of TexasMember2002 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Jury Trial "Not Guilty" Verdict"Not Guilty" Verdict
Manslaughter TrialDismissed after Hung Jury 11-1 Not Guilty
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Publication nameTitleDate
The Texas Prosecutor,"Total refusal DWI case on your docket?"2006
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Wyoming College of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)N/A2002
Westminster College (Salt Lake City)Interdisciplinary Social ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
What To Do After BangSelf Defense Laws2014
Defending Your Property SeminarDefense of Property2014
Seguin Police Department Citizens' Police Academy -2011"Criminal Prosecutions"2011
Guadalupe County Children's Advocacy Center Annual Training- 2011•"Child Death and Sex Crimes Investigations and Prosecution"2011
Seguin Police Department"Review of Gang Prosecution"2010
Course Investigating Child Sexual Abuse"Child Sexual Assault Investigations & Prosecutions"2009
Guadalupe County Law Enforcement Education"Search and Seizure"2006
County Attorneys Law Enforcement TrainingFamily Violence Prosecution2006
County Attorney's Office TrainingDWI Case Prosecution2006