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 Alex R. Hernandez Jr. Trial Lawyers, 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 Alex R. Hernandez Jr. Trial Lawyers
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.
Car Accidents – has represented thousands of clients in auto accidents nationwide
Motorcycle Accidents- has represented motorcycle riders throughout the country against negligent and distracted driving cases
Mesothelioma- representing mesothelioma clients nationwide who have been exposed to asbestos
Dangerous Drugs and Mass Torts- representing thousands of victims of recalled drugs
Dangerous Medical Devices – representing thousands of victims of defective medical devices including MultiDistrict Litigation matters nationwide for Xarelto, PPI, Hip Replacement, Mesh, Talc, Rispderal, and others
Offshore Litigation and Injuries including Oilspill issues on the Gulf of Mexico coastline.
Commercial Litigation – representing small and medium business owners with lawsuits
Breach of Contract- Has represented hundreds of clients in Breach of Contract disputes
Commercial Transactions – representing small business owners in setting up corporations, real estate issues, leases, and contracts
Personal Injury – record setting verdicts in work related injury matters – largest verdict in West Texas County
Toxic Torts – represented clients exposed to toxic materials in Texas plants
Pipeline Explosion- represented clients in South Texas pipeline explosion
Products Liability – represented client in defective motorcycle case
Swimming Pool injury- represented quadriplegic in unsafe apartment swimming pool
Entertainment Law- representing artists and musicians in contract disputes and copyrights
Consumer and DTPA litigation – representing thousands of consumers with issues in consumer, fraud and warranty matters
Thousands of criminal defendants and divorces handled by Mr. Hernandez over the past two decades
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
Attorney Cecile Warren Crabtree – Partner Corpus Christi
Attorney Cecile Crabtree is a seasoned attorney with 25 years trial experience in the areas of personal injury, including auto collisions, premises liability, FELA, toxic torts and mass torts. She, like Attorney Alex R. Hernandez Jr. has several years of 1st chair trial experience and like Mr. Hernandez has conducted thousands of depositions. She now partners with Mr. Hernandez to handle catastrophic personal injury matters.
Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys – San Antonio and Corpus Christi, 2012-2017
Mehaffy Weber, Beaumont, Texas
McLeod, Alexander, Powel, and Appfel PC Galveston Texas
JD South Texas College of Law, Cum Laude, top 10%, Mock Trial Best Speaker, Moot Court Best Brief
BS Mathematics, Lamar University, Magna Cum Laude, Graduate #1 in Mathematics
Michelle Mehaffy Inns of Court
INTAKE AND MASS TORTS
Attorney at Law (Licensed Florida only)
Personal Injury, Family Law, Business, Real Estate and Mass Torts
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
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 Alex R. Hernandez Jr. Trial Lawyers 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 to Alex R. Hernandez Jr. – 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
LUIS ENRIQUE GOMEZ
Intake Specialist – Criminal Defense and Business Litigation
B.A. Communication, Texas A&M Corpus Christi
Phone (361) 792-3811 ext 114
Educated at St. Mary’s University and the University of Maryland, Joseph Navarro is a US Army Reservist having spent the past 30 years in the US Army.
Joseph is the former office manager for Watts Guerra Craft where he handled the call center of a busy personal injury firm.
He also handled their busy mass torts docket. He worked for Thomas J. Henry as a paralegal for several years and brings 20 years of legal experience to the firm.
He is currently a Platoon Sargent with the US Army Reserves.
Outside Client Relations Specialist
Scott is the former owner of all the Boost Mobile stores in Corpus Christi Texas and is a self made man and entrepreneur. He is the owner of Atomic Entertainment, a Corpus Christi based music studio. His wife is the accordionist for Grupo Imagen.
Scott brings years of sales and marketing experience to the firm and is makes house calls to victims of serious accidents who need someone to be there for them.
Scott was born and raised in Corpus Christi, Texas.
Scott is fluent in Spanish.
Phone (361) 792-3811
PERSONAL INJURY PRELITIGATION
Prelitigation Case Manager and Medical Records Clerk and
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
Personal Injury Case Manager – Prelitigation Department
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
Corpus Christi Office
Intake and Administration
Personal Injury Pre-litigation Assistant
Ben helps with intake and client communications.
Phone (361) 792-3811 ext 116
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.