George Salinas

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in San Antonio, TX

Law Offices of George Salinas, PLLC
 | 6243 IH-10 West, Suite 955
San Antonio, TX 78201
Phone: 210-742-7219
Fax: 210-579-6800
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2019
Licensed Since: 2005
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
    Attorney Profile

    A trial lawyer at The Law Offices of George Salinas, PLLC, George Salinas handles personal injury cases throughout Texas. His focus extends to many different types of personal injury cases, including auto/pedestrian cases, wrongful death, products liability, work-related injuries, ATV and watercraft injuries, motorcycle accidents, automobile accidents, maritime accidents, alcohol-related accidents, defective products, construction accidents, commercial vehicle wrecks, and 18-wheeler collisions. 

    Mr. Salinas is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas and in all Texas and Arkansas state courts. A recipient of the Presidential Award and former adjunct professor, he earned a Bachelor of Arts in political science from St. Mary’s University before attending the University of Texas School of Law, where he graduated with a Juris Doctor.

    Repeatedly listed in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, Mr. Salinas also has an Avvo “Superb” rating and was appointed by Scene in San Antonio as a Best of 2017 SA Lawyer, as well as being named to the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the American Association for Justice and the Arkansas Bar Association. He has served on the board of directors and the board of advocates for the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, and for the San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association he is the current president and former member of the board of directors, secretary and vice president of finance and community relations.

    He is actively involved in his community with many organizations such as the Wounded Warriors and the Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. Mr. Salinas is also a board member of the Summer of Service, Move SA, Daisy Cares, and the South San Antonio Chamber of Commerce.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 100%Personal Injury - General
    Focus Areas

    Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

    Selections

    Selected to Super Lawyers for 1 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

    Super Lawyers: 2020 Rising Stars: 2019

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    About George Salinas

    Admitted: 2005, Texas

    Professional Webpage: https://www.salinastriallaw.com/george-salinas/

    Honors/Awards:

    • Recognized as a Texas Rising Star in 2019 by Super Lawyers. , Texas Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2019
    • Recognized as one of the top 30 attorneys in San Antonio for personal injury by this local magazine publication. , SA Top 30 List, San Antonio Magazine, 2019
    • Recognized as part of National Trial Lawyers Top 100 list of attorneys. , National Trial Lawyers Top 100, National Trial Lawyers Organization, 2019
    • Each year, the top 1/3 of 1% of all Texas attorneys are selected to be invited to this exclusive membership.  Selection as a fellow is based on the attorney’s contributions to the legal profession and their commitment to support their community at large. Once an attorney is nominated, each nominee must then be elected by the Texas Bar Foundation Board of Trustees. Since its creation in 1965, the Texas Bar Foundation has welcomed many esteemed attorneys to its ranks.  The Texas Bar Foundation and its members are committed to the support of programs and organizations that enhance the rule of law, provide legal assistance to the underprivileged and underserved, encourage scholarly legal research, and educate the public on the rule of law and system of justice.  , Life Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation , 2019
    • Rising Stars, Scene in SA Magazine, 2013
    • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100, 2013-2017
    • Awarded ’10’ AVVO Superb Rated Attorney, 2012-2017
    • National Association of Distinguished Counsel, Top 1% Award Recipient, 2015-2017
    • Best of SA Lawyers, Scene in San Antonio, 2012, 2014-2017

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • President of the San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association, 2019
    • Board Member of Medical Liason Committee with the San Antonio Bar Assocation and Bexar County Medical Association. , 2019
    • Selected to Texas Trial Lawyers Association (TTLA) Board of Directors, 2019
    • Inducted into American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), 2019
    • Board of Directors - Texas Trial Lawyers Association , 2018
    • President - Elect - San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association, 2018
    • Board of Directors - Texas Trial Lawyers Association , 2017
    • San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association, Vice President of Legislative Affairs, 2017
    • Board of Directors - San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association, 2016
    • Board of Directors - Texas Trial Lawyers Association , 2016
    • Vice President of Finance - San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association , 2015
    • Southern District of Texas (Federal)
    • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
    • American Association of Justice
    • Arkansas Bar Association, Member
    • Arkansas
    • Western District of Texas (Federal)
    • Texas

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Board Member - Daisy Cares  Daisy Cares is a 501c(3) that is part of the San Antonio Food Bank and is devoted to assisting needy families with obtaining medical care and food for their pets, as well as educating the general public about pet care. , 2019
    • South San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, Board Member
    • Daisy Cares, Board of Directors
    • H-E-B Feast of Sharing, Volunteer
    • Summer of Service (SOS), Board Member, 2016-2017
    • Big Brothers Big Sisters, Mentor, 2007-Present
    • Move SA Board Member, 2016-2017
    • Wounded Warriors, 2016
    • San Antonio Food Bank, 2015-2016

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Presented a speech and discussion on issues affecting attorneys and doctors in the field of personal injury. , Speaker, Legislative and Judicial Changes Affecting Medical Providers in Personal Injury, Medical Liaison Committee, Lawyers, Medical Doctors, 2019
    • Moderated a panel of Judges and particapted in panel discussion and speech on developments in courtroom technology and tips from our Judges. , Moderator - Speaker, View From the Bench: Do's and Dont's from our local Jurists, San Antonio Trial Lawyers Annual CLE, Legal Industry, 2019
    • Moderated a panel of Judges and Justices speaking on the role of professionalism and ethics in the courtroom, as well as spoke during panel discussion. , Moderator - Speaker, Ethics and Professionalism from the Bench, Texas Bar Association - Personal Injury Seminar , Legal Industry, 2018
    • Former Adjunct Professor, Government and Political Science, St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, Texas
    • Car Wreck CLE Seminar - Houston, Speaker, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 2017
    • Texas Minority Attorney Program CLE - Properly Prosecuting your Client's Case, Speaker, State Bar Of Texas, 2017
    • Business of Law Presentation - Small Firm CLE, Speaker, Mexican American Bar Association, 2016
    • Litigation Traps and Trenches - Paralegal CLE, Speaker, San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association, 2015

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • In February of 2020, George Salinas obtained a $4,675,000.00 verdict in a crane accident case for an injured Plaintiff that had a one level back surgery. Case was tried in Bexar County and previous offer had been $250,000. , 2020
    • $412,000.00 - Settlement on behalf of injured client who was injured during an escalator malfunction. Client received injuries to his neck. , 2017
    • $1,250,000.00 - Settlement for an injured client that was struck by an 18 wheeler and underwent a shoulder and neck surgery as a result. , 2019
    • $650,000.00 - Settlement for an injured client who was invovled in a forklift accident while on the job. Plaintiff required a neck procedure to assist with a disc injury. , 2018
    • $1,500,000.00 - Settlement for an injured client who was struck by a commercial pickup truck and required a neck and back surgery. , 2018
    • $229,883.00 - Settlement for an injured client who was struck from behind by an 18 wheeler and underwent therapy and pain management. , 2019
    • $1,000,000.00 - Settlement on behalf of injured client who was rear ended by an 18 wheeler. As a result of injuries, client underwent a neck surgery. , 2019
    • $990,000.00 - Settlement for injured client in an 18 wheeler collision. Client underwent a back surgery as a result of her injuries. , 2019
    • $1,200,000.00 - Settlement for injured client in an 18 wheeler collision. Client underwent a back surgery as a result of the collision. , 2019
    • $422,491.00 - Bexar County Verdict Car Accident Case , 2019
    • $420,000.00 - Recovery for a mother and son injured in a parking lot accident. , 2019
    • $2,000,000.00 - Obtained a settlement for a client injured due to a road collapse, 2019

    Educational Background:

    • University of Texas Law School, J.D. , 2005
    • St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, Texas, B.A., Major: Political Science, Honors: with Honors, Honors: Presidential Award, 2002

    Industry Groups

    • Auto Accidents
    • Personal Injury
    • Trucking Accidents
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    Office Location for George Salinas

    6243 IH-10 West
    Suite 955
    San Antonio, TX 78201

    Phone: 210-742-7219

    Fax: 210-579-6800

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    Last Updated: 3/18/2020

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