Isabel de la Riva

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in San Antonio, TX

de la Riva & Associates Legal Team
 | 400 N. Loop 1604 E., Ste 110, Afton Oaks II
San Antonio, TX 78232
Phone: 210-224-2200
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1999
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Business Litigation (20%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%),
  • General Litigation (10%),
  • Family Law (10%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Isabel de la Riva is the founder of the de la Riva & Associates law firm located in San Antonio, Texas, and she serves clients throughout all of Texas, the United States, Mexico, Canada and abroad. She aids clients in cases involving immigration, family law, criminal defense, business law, automobile accidents and estate planning.

Before opening her practice, Ms. de la Riva attended the University of Houston and graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in 1994. She went on to graduate magna cum laude from St. Mary's University School of Law in 1999. Afterward, she worked at McCarthy Law Firm, PLC, helping clients handle debt and avoid bankruptcy and litigation. She is admitted to practice before every federal district court in Texas.

Clients are like family to Ms. de la Riva, and she does all she can to help with whatever their case involves. In one such case, she assisted a construction worker who had been severely injured at a site with obtaining medical attention and the filing of a negligence claim against the employer. The result saw the employee awarded a settlement of $465,000.

After 15 years of distinguished service, Ms. de la Riva was honored by the San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association. In 2013, she was named a top contributor and is rated "Superb" by her peers through Avvo. She is a member of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, the Texas Bar College, the State Bar of Texas Pro Bono College and the Champion of Justice Society. In addition, she is a member of the American Association for Justice, the American Bar Association and Texas Watch. In 2014, Scene Magazine named her to the Best Lawyers list, marking her eighth time.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (40%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents

Business Litigation (20%): Non-Compete Agreements

Personal Injury - Products (10%): Motor Vehicle Defects, Products Liability

General Litigation (10%): Litigation

Family Law (10%): Adoption, Name Change, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law

Estate Planning & Probate (10%): Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents

Business Litigation: Non-Compete Agreements

Personal Injury - Products: Motor Vehicle Defects, Products Liability

General Litigation: Litigation

Family Law: Adoption, Name Change, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law

Estate Planning & Probate: Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 3 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2017

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About Isabel de la Riva

Admitted: 1999, Texas

Honors and Awards:

  • Rated Super Lawyer in personal injury., Super Lawyer, Texas Monthly, 2015
  • Rated top lawyer in San Antonio for personal injury and general litigation., Top Lawyer, San Antonio Magazine, 2014
  • Rated top lawyer in San Antonio for personal injury and general litigation., Top Lawyer, San Antonio Magazine, 2013
  • Rated top lawyer in San Antonio for personal injury and general litigation., Top Lawyer, San Antonio Magazine, 2012
  • Rated top lawyer in San Antonio for personal injury., Top Lawyer, San Antonio Magazine, 2011
  • Rated top lawyer in San Antonio for personal injury., Top Lawyer, San Antonio Magazine, 2010
  • Top lawyer in San Antonio for personal injury., Top Lawyer, San Antonio Magazine, 2009
  • Top lawyer in San Antonio in personal injury., Top Lawyer, San Antonio Magazine, 2008
  • Rated top lawyer in San Antonio for personal injury., Top Lawyer San Antonio, San Antonio Magazine, 2007

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Eastern District of Texas
  • Southern District of Texas
  • Western District of Texas

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Member of the Pro Bono College

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Lectured at St. Mary's Law School for Law Review Lectured at UTSA - Adjunct Professor Lectured at University of Incarnate Word - Adjunct Professor

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • 2014 Top Texas Verdict in personal injury case -  published by Texas Lawyer., 2014
Office Location for Isabel de la Riva

400 N. Loop 1604 E., Ste 110
Afton Oaks II
San Antonio, TX 78232

Phone: 210-224-2200

 

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Last Updated: 4/28/2017

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