William R. Garza

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Edinburg, Texas

Palacios Garza & Thompson, P.C.
William R. Garza
Palacios Garza & Thompson, P.C.

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Civil Litigation

Licensed in Texas since: 1999

Education: South Texas College of Law Houston

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2023
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Palacios Garza & Thompson, P.C.

2724 West Canton Road
Edinburg, TX 78539 Visit website


William R. Garza is a board certified personal injury attorney in Edinburg, Texas. A co-founder of the law firm Palacios, Garza & Thompson, P.C. Attorneys at Law.  Mr. Garza defends personal injury actions involving catastrophic injury, motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, motorcycle accidents, premises liability, product liability, trucking accidents and other issues. He serves clients in Edinburg and the surrounding area. He is board-certified in personal injury trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Earlier in his legal career, Mr. Garza practiced at another private Texas firm, focusing on insurance and medical malpractice defense. He developed his knowledge and experience in these areas of law over the years, co-founding his current firm in 2014. Over the course of his time in practice, he has defended cases involving complex legal issues on behalf of doctors, nurses, hospitals and insurance companies. 

Respected among his colleagues and recognized for his accomplishments, Mr. Garza speaks at conferences and seminars for hospitals throughout South Texas.  He is also an active member in the invitation only organization, American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).

Involved in his legal community, Mr. Garza belongs to several professional organizations. He is a member of the Hidalgo County Bar Association, the Cameron County Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas and the Texas Bar College.

Mr. Garza graduated from Austin College, where he received a bachelor’s degree in biology. He went on to graduate from South Texas College of Law Houston in 1999. He is qualified to practice law before the state courts of Texas and Oklahoma and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas. 

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Defense, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Defense, Civil Litigation: Defense
  • 50% Personal Injury - General: Defense
  • 40% Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Defense
  • 10% Civil Litigation: Defense

First Admitted: 1999, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://pgtlawfirm.com/about-us/william-r-garza/

Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Hidalgo County Bar Association
  • Member - American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI
Educational Background:
  • BA - Biology, Austin College - Sherman, Texas, 1996
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Board Certified - Personal Injury Trial Law, 2007

Office location for William R. Garza

2724 West Canton Road
Edinburg, TX 78539

Phone: 956-435-7904


3 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2023

Certificates and credentials

Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Personal Injury Trial Law

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