F. Scott de la Garza

F. Scott de la Garza

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Austin, TX

DLG Luce Salazar PLLC
 | 300 West Avenue, Suite 1318
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 512-333-4442
Fax: 844-747-0555
Selected To Rising Stars: 2016 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (50%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Mr. de la Garza, a founding partner of DLG Luce, focuses his practice primarily in business litigation and complex civil litigation including business litigation and personal injury law. Prior to joining DLG Luce, Mr. de la Garza practiced with a well-respected litigation firm handling similar matters.

Mr. de la Garza has dedicated his legal career to practicing law and litigating throughout Texas and central Texas, including both the San Antonio and Austin local courts. In doing so, he has gained invaluable courtroom experience in both civil and criminal litigation. Prior to practicing law, Mr. de la Garza earned his law degree from St. Mary's University School of Law and his Bachelors of Arts in Government from the University of Texas in Austin.

While in law school, Mr. de la Garza worked as a teachers assistant for Dean Charles Cantu, served as a student mentor and was a brief writer and oralist in the world renowned and widely praised Jessup International Moot Court Competition. Mr. de la Garza's interest and expertise in international law and business is well evidenced by his study and travel experience.

Mr. de la Garza studied international politics at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid in Madrid, Spain and he continued his legal education by participating in international trade related coursework at the Amsterdam Law School in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Mr. de la Garza is licensed to practice law by the Supreme Court of Texas, The District of Columbia Court of Appeals in Washington D.C.,The United States Court of International Trade and United States Federal Court. Mr. de la Garza is available to assist clients in both English and Spanish.

In 2011, Mr. de la Garza was admitted into the prestigious Million Dollar Advocates Forum, a national forum of attorneys reserved for litigators who have won verdicts or settled cases in excess of $1,000,000.00.

In 2014, Mr. de la Garza was selected as a 2015 member of the Austin Bar Leadership Academy, an academy with a focus on assisting Austin area lawyers to make a difference in the community and promotion of professional developement.

In 2014 and 2015, Mr. de la Garza was awarded the Capitol Area Trial Lawyers Association ‘Warrior Award’ given to lawyers who have tried a case to verdict in the year the honor is awarded.

In 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020, Mr. de la Garza was chosen as a Super Lawyer Rising Star, an honor limited to only 2.5% of attorneys in Texas. Super Lawyers recognition is a Thomson Rueters Service.

Mr. de la Garza is the founder of the F. Scott de la Garza, DLG Luce Salazar PLLC Antonian College Preparatory Academic Scholarship, which provides financial assistance to deserving students to obtain a high level private college preparatory education.

Licensed in Texas, Washington DC (District of Columbia), United States Court of International Trade 
Federal District Court, Western District of Texas (USA)

Practice Areas
Civil and commercial litigation

University of Texas, Austin, Texas B.A., St. Mary's University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas, J.D., Universitait Von Amsterdam School of Law, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Bilingual: Spanish and English

About Scott de la Garza

Admitted: 2006, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://www.dlgluce.com/attorneys/f-scott-de-la-garza/


  • Accepted into prestgious forum for attorneys nationwide who have settled cases or obtained verdicts worth in excess of $1,000,000.00., Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Licensed before Federal Court - Southern District of Texas, 2018
  • Licensed before the Federal Court - Western District of Texas, 2012

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • The Austin Bar/AYLA Leadership Academy was established to assist Austin-area lawyers in making a difference in our community, serving the Bar, and promoting professional development. Each year a class of approximately 30 members is selected from applications submitted by lawyers of all areas of practice, firm size, and levels of experience. The Academy includes a mandatory retreat, followed by a series of five lunch presentations during which participants will network with and enjoy lunch presentations by leaders in public policy, government, the private sector, non-profit organizations, and the Bar. The course culminates with a class project. Congratulations to the members of the 2015 Austin Bar/AYLA Leadership Academy! Alfonso PorrasAmber BodeAmi LarsonAndrew HarrisAndrew WilliamsBradley HargisBrittani MillerCaitlin HaneyCharlie CooperDusty R. OtwellEmily MorrisScott de la GarzaJames HatchittJennifer KearnsJessica Kirker Julie GlasserKate Lincoln-GoldfinchKatie Van DykKim WilliamsLindley BainMeitra FarhadiMorgan CravenNicole CongerNikki HudmanPamela DavisRichard ClarkRick CoferSung Je LeeTodd FowlerVincent Harding, 2015
  • Pro Bono legal services through RAICES for immigration erelated matters, 2018
  • Pro Bono legal services through RAICES for immigration related matters. , 2017

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Pro Bono Immigration Work, 2018
  • Pro Bono Immigration Work., 2014


  • Settlement in excess of 1.2 Million - 2012; multiple settlements on excess of $500,000 2012-2014, Settlement in excess of 1.0 Million, 2014., 2010

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Founded F. Scott de la Garza Antonian College Preparatory Scholarship providing financial assistance to deserving incoming students. , 2014

Educational Background:

  • University of Texas, B.A; St. Mary's University School of Law, J.D.; Universidad Complutense de Madrid; Amsterdam Law School, Amsterdam, Netherlands. , 1999
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Office Location for F. Scott de la Garza

300 West Avenue
Suite 1318
Austin, TX 78701

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Last Updated: 11/6/2019

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