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, litigation, business matter or really any other legal matter possible in a court at law. 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.
We are experienced attorneys, see below for our credentials.
ALEX R. HERNANDEZ, JR.
Founding Attorney of the Law Offices of Alex R. Hernandez Jr. PLLC
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. Having tried to judge and jury hundreds of civil and criminal cases Alex R. Hernandez Jr has various national trial lawyers accolades. The son of a judge and trial attorney Alex R. Hernandez Sr., Alex R. Hernandez Jr. has deep roots in the practice of law.
State Bar of Texas 2001
J.D. St. Mary’s University School of Law San Antonio 2001
Certificate in International Law – The University of Houston School of Law – Mexico City 1999
B.A. Economics, The University of Texas at Austin – Economics Student of the Year 1994
A.A. Victoria College 1990
Calhoun Port Lavaca High School Port Lavaca, Texas
Dhahran Saudi Arabia Schools – ARAMCO
Corpus Christi Catholic School, Houston Texas
St. Vincent De Paul Catholic School, Houston Texas
St. Gertrude Catholic School Chicago, Illinois
Direct Phone (361) 792-3811 ext 101
PARTNER- AUSTIN OFFICE
Jason English and Alex R. Hernandez Jr. have been friends since law school. Although Jason went to A&M College Station and Alex went to U.T. Austin they have a common ground in that St. Mary’s University School of Law is where they met and became the closest of friends. They have backpacked through the Mountains of Mexico, explored the pyramids of Teotihuacan, have had family gatherings in Monterrey and ate street tacos on the streets of Mexico City.
Now together they are managing the firm’s Austin office location.
State Bar of Texas 2001
2001 J.D. St. Mary’s University School of Law
B.A. Texas A&M University – College Station
PARTNER- CORPUS CHRISTI OFFICE
LICENSED- 25 YEARS
Doctor of Judical Science – University Of Texas 1990
B.A. Princeton University – Woodrow Wilson School of Politics and International Affairs 1987
Valedictorian – Alice High School, Alice, Texas, Jim Wells County
Royston, Rayzor, Vickery & Williams
Jul 2013 – Feb 2016
Hornblower Manning Ward Harrison Venecia & Rodriguez
Partner 1997 – 2013
Twenty years experience in civil defense products libability and personal injury litigation in Texas state and federal courts.
Thorton Summers Biechlin Dunham and Brown
PARTNER- SAN ANTONIO OFFICE
HEAD- CRIMINAL DEPARTMENT FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS COURTS
JURY SELECTION EXPERT
Patton Zarate was Alex’s moot court and mock trial coach in law school, now Patton handles the busy San Antonio criminal docket for the firm.
J.D. St. Mary’s University School of Law 2000
B.S. The University of Texas at Austin 1994
Prior Experience before joining ARH Law in 2015
T-O Land and Minerals, Inc.
Jun 2014 – Mar 2015
Willborn and Zarate (Willborn is now the District Attorney for Guadalupe County)
Mar 2001 – Jun 2011
The Law Offices of Patton L. Zarate
Mar 2001 – Jun 2011
EXPERIENCED LITIGATION DEPARTMENT
PETER NORMAN STEINER
Trial Attorney Personal Injury and Business Litigation
Licensed for 40 years
Head of Judicial Research for Mr. Hernandez’ trial practice
State Bar of Texas 1977
Formerly of Markey, Hughes, and Steiner, and Bonilla and Chapa, Mr. Steiner is an accomplished trial and appellate lawyer.
LL.M. George Washington University School of Law 1984
J.D. Baylor University 1977
B.A. Business Admin. Rutgers University 1972
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
FAMILY LAW – Williamson and Travis Counties
Rachel Hernandez is Mr. Hernandez’ sister. Law runs deep in the family and their family can take care of your family.
Licensed for nearly two decades, 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.
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
Rachel is Of Counsel and can be found at
213 S. Mays
Round Rock, Texas 78664
Austin Phone (361 ) 792-3811 ext 113
PERSONAL INJURY, MASS TORTS, COMMERCIAL LITIGATION AND OTHER TRIAL STAFF INCLUDE
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
A.A. Del Mar College, Corpus Christi, Texas
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 and Port Lavaca, Texas. He was born in Victoria, Texas.
B.A. University of Texas at Austin
Austin (361) 792-3811 ext 102
Port Lavaca (361) 552-3100
INTAKE AND MASS TORTS
Attorney at Law (Licensed Florida only)
Family Law, Business, Real Estate 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 May 2011
B.A. University of Florida 2008
Associate Attorney, January 2013 – February 2014, Law Offices of Nichols and Ahmed, P.A
Catastrophe Claim Representative, July 2012 – January 2013, State Farm Insurance Company
Compliance Review Specialist, September 2011- July 2012, Citizens Property Insurance Corporation
Licensed in Florida Only, Not Licensed in Texas
Admitted to Florida Bar September 2011
Independent Adjuster – All Lines February 2012
Trained in Collaborative Law principles August 2014
Speaker of 7th Judicial Circuit Professionalism Seminar May 2015
• Florida Bar Family Law Section January 2013 – present
• Volusia County Bar Association January 2013 – present
• Volusia County Bar Young Lawyers Division, President, August 2015 – May 2016
• Volusia/Flagler Association of Women Lawyers, Board member, August 2014 – May 2016
• Collaborative Family Law Group of Central Florida, September 2014 – present
• Family Law Inns of Court-Orlando; Dunn-Blount Inns of Court-Daytona Beach, September 2015- May 2016
• Florida Supreme Court Historical Society member, August 2015 – May 2016
• Florida Bar Voluntary Liaison Committee member, August 2015 – present
Corpus Christi Phone (361) 792-3811 ext 105
LUIS ENRIQUE GOMEZ
Criminal Defense Intake
B.A. Communication, Texas A&M Corpus Christi
Phone (361) 792-3811 ext 114
Corpus Christi Office
Intake and Administration
Ben helps with intake and client communications.
Phone (361) 792-3811 ext 116
PERSONAL INJURY PRELITIGATION
Personal Injury Case Manager
Austin and Corpus Christi offices
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
Phone (361) 792-3811 ext 115
Medical Records Clerk and Prelitigation Case Manager
Corpus Christi Office Administrator
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
Office Administration Port Lavaca, Texas
30 year litigation paralegal – now office administration
Andrea Hernandez handles all office administration and bookkeeping. 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) 552-3100
ABOVE IS THE LIST FOR THE PERSONAL INJURY, MASS TORTS, CRIMINAL, FAMILY AND COMMERCIAL LITIGATION DEPARTMENT
PLEASE SEE www.alexhernandezlaw.com FOR THE OTHER OFFICE PRACTICE AREAS INCLUDING REAL ESTATE AND PROBATE LAW AND INCLUDING OF COUNSEL DESIGNATED ATTORNEYS.