Juan E. Gonzalez
Of Counsel (Rio Grande Valley)
Juan E. Gonzalez graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Government from the University of Texas at Austin in May 1981 and then graduated with his Doctor of Jurisprudence from the Texas Tech University School of Law in 1984.
He has been a licensed attorney in the State of Texas since May 10, 1985, and licensed to practice in the Federal Courts for the Southern District of Texas since September 6, 1985.
Juan spent two years as a staff attorney for Texas Rural Legal Aid and a year as a Hidalgo County Assistant District Attorney before he opened the doors to the Law Office of Juan E. Gonzalez in 1987. He has since been involved in over one hundred jury trials which have gone to verdict and practiced extensively in state and federal criminal law, family law, personal injury law, construction law, school law, and municipal law.
In the last 20 years, Juan has served as general counsel for the cities of Donna, Mercedes, and Weslaco as well as for several of their housing and economic development corporations and school districts. Additionally, he has three decades of experience suing and successfully settling a number of lawsuits against several governmental entities as well as extensive experience and success in state and federal criminal court.