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Languages spoken: Spanish, English

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Personal Injury: 70%
    31 years, 2 thousand cases
  2. Commercial Real Estate: 30%
    31 years, 50 cases

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($200-250/hour), contingent (40-45%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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Contact info

603 E St Charles St
Brownsville, TX, 78520

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 198607/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rotarian of the YearNorth Brownsville Rotary Club1999
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalThe Zavaletta Law Firm1992 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Texas Trial Lawyers AssociationMember, PAC1990 - Present
Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA)Member1990 - Present
Brownsville Navigation DistrictChairman2004 - 2006
North Brownsville Rotary ClubPresident2000 - 2001
First Baptist Church of BrownsvilleChairman2000 - 2001
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
The Advocate (State Bar of Texas)Emotional Distress in the Lunchroom1991
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Texas School of LawN/AJ.D.1985
University of TexasLiberal ArtsB.A.1982