Hurt at work? Call me. I can help. I am attorney Gary Rodriguez.
Gary is a practicing trial lawyer in Austin, Texas. Gary earned a Bachelor of Arts from Schreiner University in 1989, and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from South Texas College of Law in 1992. Upon admission to the State Bar of Texas, Gary served as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Texas from 1993 to 1995. Subsequently, Gary worked as an Associate Attorney with Flahive, Ogden, & Latson, P.C., the preeminent workers’ compensation insurance defense firm in the State of Texas. During Gary's tenure with Flahive, Ogden, & Latson, P.C., Gary defended hundreds of workers’ compensation claims throughout the State of Texas.
In 1997, Gary joined Paul Schorn in forming the law firm of Rodriguez & Schorn, P.C. For five years, Rodriguez & Schorn, P.C. represented employees in connection with all phases of workers’ compensation claims. The firm also represented employees of non-subscribers and provided representation for claims of workers’ compensation retaliation; discrimination based on race, sex, national origin, age, religion, and disability; and violations of the Texas Whistle Blowers Act.
In 2002, Gary and Allen Craddock formed Rodriguez & Craddock, P.C. For almost nine years the firm provided zelous representation to injured employees in the Austin San Antonio area.
Currently, The Law Office of Gary L. Rodriguez focuses on trial law, workers' compensation law, and serious personal injury cases, including representation of employees of non-subscribers. Gary has represented hundreds of injured employees at Benefit Review Conferences, Contested Case Hearings, and in Appeals to the Appeals Panel. Gary has tried twelve new law Workers Compensation cases to juries, winning nine, losing two, and one ended in a mistrial. In addition, in June of 2004, Gary tried a two week non-subscriber wrongful death jury trial in Judge Margaret Cooper's court (353rd Judicial District, Travis County), which resulted in a seventeen million dollar jury verdict—10 million in actual damages and 7 million in punitive damages—against Borden’s Milk. Gary is also a licensed vocational nurse, and his other professional associations include membership in the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Capital Area Trial Lawyers Association, the Austin Bar Association, and the Hispanic Bar Association. Additionally, Gary is a member of the College of the State Bar of Texas, and a graduate of Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyers College. In addition, Gary was a speaker at the Advanced Workers’ Compensation Seminar sponsored by the Texas State Bar, and his topic was Workers’ Compensation Death Benefits and Wrongful Death Claims.
|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||1993||07/18/2019|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2018|
|The College of the State Bar of Texas||Chair, The College of The State Bar of Texas||2005|
|Attorney||Law Office of Gary L. Rodriguez, PC||2013 - Present|
|Attorney Managing Partner||Rodriguez & Craddock, P.C.||2003 - 2013|
|Attorney Manageing Partner||Rodriguez & Schorn, P.C.||1998 - 2002|
|Attorney||Flahive, Ogden & Latson, A Professional Corporation||1995 - 1997|
|Assistant Attorney General||Texas Attorney General's Office||1993 - 1995|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Capital Area Trial Lawyers Association||Member||2004 - Present|
|State Bar of Texas||Member||1992 - Present|
|College of the State Bar of Texas||Past Chair||2005 - 2005|
|State Bar of Texas Advanced Workers' Compensation Course||Texas Workers' Compensation Death Benefits and Nonsubscriber Wrongful Death Claims||2004|
|South Texas College of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1992|
|Schreiner University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1989|
|Labor & Employment Law Section||Workers' Compensation Nuts and Bolts||2015|
|$17 Million given in worker's death||$17 Million Jury Trial Verdict|
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