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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.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Criminal Defense: 66%
    5 years
  2. DUI & DWI: 34%
    5 years

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Contact info

Law Office of Roland J. Garca

1507 N. St. Mary's St.
San Antonio, TX, 78215

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200807/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Client's Choice 2015Avvo.com2015
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyLaw Office of Roland J. Garcia2015 - Present
AttorneyCarolyn M. Wentland, P.C.2009 - 2015
AttorneyLaw Office of Roland J. Garcia2008 - 2009
Student AttorneyUniversity of Texas School of Law Juvenile Justice Clinic2008 - 2008
Student AttorneyUniversity of Texas School of Law Actual Innocence Clinic2008 - 2008
Student AttorneyUniversity of Texas School of Law Immigration Clinic2007 - 2007
Student AttorneyUniversity of Texas School of Law Criminal Defense Clinic2007 - 2007
Law ClerkGoldstein, Goldstein & Hilley2006 - 2008
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember, Board of Directors2016 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/AN/A
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
San Antonio Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State of Texas v. RSJury Trial - Not Guilty
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
American Bar Association, Criminal Justice SectionThe State of Criminal Justice (co-author)2009
Texas Hispanic Journal of Law & PolicyEditor in Chief2008
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Texas School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
University of Texas System, San AntonioPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2004
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Winning Trial StrategiesAssault2014
UTSA Institute for Law & Public AffairsLaw School2009
Christian Scholars ForumChristian Perspective of Criminal Law2008