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Veronica Valenzuela

Veronica Valenzuela

V.Valenzuela Law Firm, PLLC (McAllen & Odessa)
  • Collections, Insurance Claims, Personal Injury
  • Texas
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Biography

Although the majority of my practice is focused on personal injury and business and civil litigation cases, I also have significant experience with family law and criminal law. Personal Injury. I have filed over 200 claims with numerous insurance carriers for wrongful death, truck accident, motor vehicle accident, pedestrian accident, slip & fall, trip & fall, and premises liability cases. Out of 166 claims that were successfully settled, at least 23 settled in litigation. Business & Civil Litigation. On the Plaintiff side, I have prosecuted: over 25 collection suits (5 against guarantors); breach of contract and conversion claims related to a real estate contract; and breach of contract claims related to funding agreements between a fuel supply company and one of its customers. All of these cases resulted in a judgment and/or a settlement that included payment. On the Defense side, I have defended individuals and businesses in the following: 8 collection actions (at least); 3 foreclosure actions; 6 business disputes involving truck use agreements and related joint ventures; 2 over-time wage violation actions in federal court; the enforcement of a frivolous mechanic’s lien; tax suits by county entities; a construction site dispute; and 2 administrative matters. My experience in Family Law started in 2010-2011 with referrals from friends, family and former clients. Since 2012, I have had a consistent caseload of agreed, uncontested and default divorces and the following type of cases: child support enforcement and defense; challenging paternity; adjudication of parentage; modification actions; suits establishing the parent child relationship; and changes of name of adults and children. My experience in Criminal Law is mostly at the federal level and includes the following type of cases: drug trafficking cases, bulk cash smuggling, transporting and harboring unlawful aliens, health care fraud and aggravated identity theft.

Practice Areas
    Collections
    Insurance Claims
    Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Additional Practice Areas
  • Wrongful Death
  • Truck/Oil Field Accidents
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
    On Personal Injury Cases
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Payment plans are also available on a case by case basis.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
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5th Circuit
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Education
St. Mary's University
Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)
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University of Texas - San Antonio
B.A. (1995) | Criminal Justice
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Professional Associations
Hidalgo County Women's Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Texas State Bar  # 24042080
Member
- Current
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Hidalgo County Bar Association
Member
- Current
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American Bar Association
Member
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Texas State Bar of College
Member
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Texas Trial Lawyer's Association
Member
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
801 E. Fern Ave. Ste. 109
McAllen, TX 78501
Telephone: (956) 994-8711
Fax: (956) 994-9625
810 N. Dixie Blvd Ste 202B
Odessa, TX, USA
Telephone: (432) 362-8529
Fax: (956) 994-9625