Roland J. Garcia is a life-long resident of BexarCounty. After graduating with honors from the University of Texas at San Antonio, he earned his law degree from the University of Texas School of Law in Austin.
While in law school he took several leadership roles in several organizations including becoming the Editor-in-Chief of the Texas Hispanic Journal of Law and Policy. He also participated in the Criminal Defense Clinic, Actual Innocence Clinic, Juvenile Justice Clinic, and the Immigration Clinic, always working to defend the rights of the accused and wrongfully convicted.
Since becoming licensed, he has dedicated his career to continuing to fight for the rights of those accused of crimes. He has worked on cases ranging from misdemeanors to capital murder at all stages. He also has experience in matters related to criminal cases, such as expunctions, non-disclosures, and asset forfeiture.
Roland has built a reputation for fighting his cases and taking them to trial when necessary. As a result, he has built an impressive record in obtaining good results for his clients.
As a husband and father of five, Roland knows how important it is to defend your record and your reputation.
|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||2008||07/16/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Client's Choice 2015||Avvo.com||2015|
|Attorney||Law Office of Roland J. Garcia||2015 - Present|
|Attorney||Carolyn M. Wentland, P.C.||2009 - 2015|
|Attorney||Law Office of Roland J. Garcia||2008 - 2009|
|Student Attorney||University of Texas School of Law Juvenile Justice Clinic||2008 - 2008|
|Student Attorney||University of Texas School of Law Actual Innocence Clinic||2008 - 2008|
|Student Attorney||University of Texas School of Law Immigration Clinic||2007 - 2007|
|Student Attorney||University of Texas School of Law Criminal Defense Clinic||2007 - 2007|
|Law Clerk||Goldstein, Goldstein & Hilley||2006 - 2008|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyers Association||Member, Board of Directors||2016 - Present|
|National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||N/A||N/A|
|Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association||N/A||N/A|
|San Antonio Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|American Bar Association, Criminal Justice Section||The State of Criminal Justice (co-author)||2009|
|Texas Hispanic Journal of Law & Policy||Editor in Chief||2008|
|University of Texas School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2008|
|University of Texas System, San Antonio||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2004|
|Winning Trial Strategies||Assault||2014|
|UTSA Institute for Law & Public Affairs||Law School||2009|
|Christian Scholars Forum||Christian Perspective of Criminal Law||2008|