J. Javier Gutierrez

J. Javier Gutierrez

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Houston, TX

The Gutierrez Law Firm, Inc.
 | 5959 West Loop South, Ste. 500
Houston, TX 77401
Phone: 713-588-3300
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

J. Javier Gutierrez is an attorney licensed by the State Bar of Texas.  Javier represents people who have been injured or killed in auto accidents, truck accidents, workplace accidents, including refinery accidents and accidents in the oilfield.  Javier is a trial lawyer with trial experience at the state and federal levels.  

Javier and his firm have offices in Houston, Corpus Christi, and Alice, Texas.  The Gutierrez Law Firm, Inc. was founded in 1978 by Javier's father, Baldemar Gutierrez, in Alice, Texas and has now expanded to serve Houston and Corpus Christi, Texas as well.  

The Gutierrez Law Firm is a family-run law firm.  Javier practices with his father, Baldemar Gutierrez, and sisters, Ana Laura Gutierrez and Kayla Jean Gutierrez.  Additional attorneys at the firm include Juan Roberto Stillman, and John Bozada (Of Counsel to the firm).  

Javier is a 2004 graduate of New York University School of Law, and 2000 Magna Cum Laude graduate of St. Mary's University in San Antonio, Texas (Accounting).  Following law school, Javier was a Law Clerk to Federal Judge Jerry Buchmeyer in Dallas, Texas.  Javier is licensed to practice law in all Texas courts, United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Western, and Eastern Districts of Texas, and the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Javier served his community as President of the San Diego, Texas chapter of the Rotary Club (2011-2012), Panel Member of the State Bar of Texas Grievance Committee, and was previously president of the Coastal Bend Bar Association (2008-2010).  In addition, Javier has served on the Board of Directors of Texas Trial Lawyers Association.  He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, American Association for Justice, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, and the Houston Trial Lawyers Association.

 

 

 

About Javier Gutierrez

Admitted: 2004, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://gutierrezlawfirm.com/lawyers/j-javier-gutierrez/

Honors and Awards:

  • The Million Dollar Advocates , Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers.  , The National Trial Lawyers

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Licensed to practice law in all Texas state courts., 2004
  • Licensed to practice law before the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
  • Licensed to practice law in United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Western and Eastern Districts of Texas.

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member of the Board of Directors, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 2013
  • Member, State Bar of Texas Grievance Committee, 2008
  • Voting Member, Latin Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (LARAS), parent company of the Latin GRAMMY Awards  , 2003
  • Voting Member, National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS), parent company of the GRAMMY Awards, 2003
  • Coastal Bend Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • President, San Diego, Texas Rotary Club, 2011
  • President-elect, San Diego, Texas Rotary Club, 2010

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Represented auto accident victim who suffered traumatic brain injury; confidential settlement., 2016
  • Lead counsel in 18-wheeler collision case; case settled for confidential amount., 2014
  • Lead counsel in wrongful death case against oilfield services companies; settled for confidential amount, 2014
  • Lead counsel in successful settlement of case involving burn injury in industrial plant., 2013
  • Successful confidential settlement against Baytown-based company for wrongful death of employee killed.  Steel company employee run over by fellow employee riding a forklift., 2010
  • Federal Court jury trial victory against Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance; jury found Vanderbilt liable for common law fraud, unfair debt collection and RICO.  Awarded $432,000 in damages., 2010
  • Successful settlement against Corpus Christi-based remodeler. , 2009
  • Successful defense of judgment before Court of Appeals--San Antonio and Texas Supreme Court. , 2009
  • Jury trial verdict against homebuilder (Jim Hogg County Texas), 2009
  • Jury trial verdict against negligent driver (Duval County, Texas)., 2008
  • Jury trial verdict against negligent driver (Hidalgo County, Texas), 2008
  • Numerous settlements against negligent drivers represented by State Farm, Alstate, Fred Loya, Progressive and ACCC., 2007

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • http://www.knoxnews.com/news/2011/mar/02/clayton-vanderbilt-mortgage-to-fight-judgment/?print=1
  • http://www.caller.com/news/2010/mar/20/builder-faces-more-lawsuits/?print=1

Educational Background:

  • J.D., New York University School of Law, 2004
  • B.B.A. in Accounting, Magna Cum Laude, St. Mary's University, San Antonio, Texas., 2000
Office Location for J. Javier Gutierrez

5959 West Loop South
Ste. 500
Houston, TX 77401

 

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Last Updated: 2/14/2017

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