To run a successful personal injury law practice you have to have a strong foundation and group of experienced employees and lawyers. Our lawyers and employees have tremendous wealth and knowledge to handle your injury claim. At The Law Offices of Alex R. Hernandez Jr. PLLC, our reputation precedes us in that we have built a national reputation as being the law firm that cares about the people. We even get referrals from other attorneys who know our reputation.
ALEX R. HERNANDEZ, JR.
Trial Attorney – Personal Injury, Mass Torts and Commercial Litigation; other litigation includes complex white collar criminal defense, probate, and complicated property division in divorces.
Alex R. Hernandez, Jr. is an acclaimed trial attorney. With experience on the plaintiff’s and defense side, Alex brings a wealth of knowledge to helping client’s with serious injuries nationwide.
He is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Best Attorneys of America, the American Academy of Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Personal Injury Lawyers by National Trial Lawyers, and was named Newsweek’s Premier Personal Injury Attorney. He has a perfect Avvo rating of 10.0.
J.D. St. Mary’s University School of Law San Antonio
B.A. Economics, The University of Texas at Austin
State Bar of Texas 2001
Direct Phone (361) 792-3811 ext 101
PETER NORMAN STEINER
Trial Attorney Personal Injury and Business Litigation
State Bar of Texas 1977, Licensed for 40 years
Formerly of Markey, Hughes, and Steiner, and Bonilla and Chapa, Mr. Steiner is an accomplished trial lawyer.
B.A. Business Admin. Rutgers University 1972
J.D. Baylor University 1977
LL.M. George Washington University School of Law 1984
Languages Spanish and Hebrew. Mr. Steiner is originally from New Jersey but has lived in Texas for the past 40 years.
Matlock v. Garza, Court of Appeals of Texas, Corpus Christ, 725 S.W.2d 527 (Tex. App. 1987)
John Sholtis v. Jesse Rodriguez and Irma Rodriguez, 13-15-00023-CV (Tex. App. 2015)
Court of Appeals of Texas
Attorney at Law- Intake, Personal Injury and Mass Torts
J.D. Michigan State University College of Law East Lansing, MI 2016 • 3.46 GPA; Deans List; Top 1/3rd Class Ranking • Jurisprudence Award in International Commercial Arbitration
Summer 2014 • Study Abroad in Kyoto, Japan, Summer 2014
B.A. University of Texas at El Paso El Paso, TX B.A. Political Science Minor in Philosophy Dec. 2011 • 3.69 GPA Cum Laude
Fluent in Spanish
Of Counsel – Family Law – Williamson and Travis Counties
Rachel Hernandez Blair is Of Counsel to the Law Offices of Alex R. Hernandez Jr. In her capacity she handles family law matters in the Austin, Round Rock, Georgetown areas including Travis and Williamson County at the firm’s Austin and Round Rock locations. She is Mr. Hernandez’ sister. Law runs deep in the family and their family can take care of your family.
State Bar of Texas 1999
Western District of Texas
J.D. The University of Texas at Austin School of Law
B.A. St. Edwards University – Austin, Texas
213 S. Mays
Round Rock, Texas 78664
ERICA D. LOZANO
Litigation Paralegal to Alex R. Hernandez Jr.
Formerly with Corpus Christi firms Hoblit, Ferguson and Darling and Hornblower Manning and Ward, Erica has years of experience handling litigation matters and handles Mr. Hernandez busy trial docket.
B.S.Criminal Justice, Texas A&M University
Phone (361) 792-3811 ext 110
EVAN E. HERNANDEZ
Litigation Paralegal – Austin and Port Lavaca Offices
Evan Hernandez started in November 2016 as a paralegal in our office. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Geography from the University of Texas at Austin in 2015. He is Mr. Hernandez’ younger brother and a resides in Austin, Texas. He was born in Victoria, Texas.
B.A. University of Texas at Austin
Phone (361) 552-3100
INTAKE AND MASS TORTS
Attorney at Law (Licensed Florida only)
Prelitigation Personal Injury and Mass Torts Intake Specialist
Formerly with the law firm of Fowler and Ahmed in Florida, Ms. Fowler is our client liason, prelitigation case manager for most prelitigation personal injury matters in Texas and Florida. She is a licensed Florida Attorney and handles our firms personal injury and mass tort matters in the Miami area. Family Law paralegal.
J.D. Florida Coastal School of Law
B.A. University of Florida
Licensed in Florida Only, Not Licensed in Texas
Former Claims Representative for State Farm Insurance
Phone (361) 792-3811 ext 105
LUIS ENRIQUE GOMEZ
Intake Coordinator- Communications
B.A. Communication, Texas A&M Corpus Christi
A.A. Del Mar
Phone (361) 792-3811
Personal Injury Intake/Mass Torts Administrative Assistant
Angelica Benavides is the current mass torts administrative assistant helping with the following mass torts.
- Nexium PPI
- IVC Filter
Fluent in Spanish she helps with the bilingual needs of the firm. She is from Corpus Christi, Texas.
Phone (361) 792-3811 ext 116
Corpus Christi office
Intake and Administration
Texas A&M Corpus Christi Student
Fluent in Spanish, Daniel helps with intake and client communications.
Phone (361) 792-3811
PERSONAL INJURY PRELITIGATION
Austin and Corpus Christi offices
Personal Injury Case Manager
Cindy has over 25 years of experience handling personal injury, auto accidents, and property damage cases having worked with the Edwards Law Firm, Herrman and Herrman, Farmers Insurance, Tristar Risk Management, and Texas Mutual Insurance. She has 6 years of handling workers compensation claims.
All lines Insurance Adjuster
Medical Records Clerk and Prelitigation Case Manager
Roxanna Hernandez’ medical field background brings a unique perspective to the field of personal injury. Having worked in the medical field with doctors and hospitals since 2000 Mrs. Hernandez has certificates in various medical areas including nursing, medical assisting, billing, records and phlebotomy. She worked in the oilfield in sales during the boom and has a strong sales background. She now merges public relations and medicine to the law firm. She is Mr. Hernandez’ wife.
Phone (361) 792-3811 ext 103
Director of Promotions- Public Relations- Austin Office Location
Originally from Mexico City, Mexico, Nereo Tavira and Mr. Hernandez have been friends since he represented him 15 years ago in a products liability lawsuit that resulted in a 7 figure settlement. Mr. Tavira’s wife and daughter were killed. Since then Mr. Tavira has always been grateful for the representation of Mr. Hernandez. Mr. Tavira was the former owner of the Discoteca 2000 locations in Austin that was once the dominant record store in Austin before the digital boom, he also owned Club Escapade and several restaurants.
Now Mr. Tavira is Mr. Hernandez’ promotions director for the Austin office location at the Domain and San Antonio office location at Bank of America downtown. Mr. Tavira is fluent in Spanish.
Phone (512) 640-4099
Port Lavaca, Texas
Office Administration (Semi-retired status working as needed)- Port Lavaca Office Location
Andrea Hernandez handles all office administration. She has been with the firm since its inception and has been a paralegal for two generations of Hernandez lawyers, her husband the Hon. Alex R. Hernandez and her son Alex R. Hernandez, Jr. She is semiretired but enjoys the weekly interaction of the firm’s administrative issues and some paralegal matters in the law firm.
Phone (361) 792-3811 ext 102
* This list is only for the personal injury department, for the other staff members see www.alexhernandezlaw.com for more information.