Tony Díaz Esq.

Tony Díaz Esq.

Partner
Location:
Austin, Texas
Phone:
512-687-6228
Fax:
512-687-6232
Email:

Attorney, Tony Díaz is a native Texan and a graduate of the University of Texas at El Paso where he was bestowed a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and the University of Texas at Austin - School of Law where he was bestowed a Doctor of Jurisprudence Degree. Mr. Díaz also holds a Certificate in Mediation from the University of Texas at Austin - School of Laws – Center for Public Policy Dispute Resolution. Mr. Díaz has been in private law practice in Austin, Texas for more than 30 years, practicing in Immigration and Nationality Law, State and Federal Civil Trial Law and Criminal Defense. Mr. Díaz has argued cases before many of the appellate courts throughout the State. Mr. Díaz has appeared in Federal Court in numerous venues and has been licensed in the U. S. Court of Military Appeals, and the U.S. Western and Southern Districts of Texas.

Mr. Díaz has tried numerous civil and criminal cases to juries throughout the State of Texas with favorable results for his clients. In addition to working with clients locally in Austin, Mr. Díaz has assisted clients throughout Texas and has practiced in other states pro hac vice. Mr. Díaz is Puerto Rican, and is therefore fluent in English and Spanish. Mr. Díaz has served on the Board of Directors for charitable and citizens organizations and has worked as a community leader in Austin since his arrival to the University of Texas School of Law School in 1983. Mr. Díaz volunteers his time for organizations like American Gateways, LaFUENTE Learning Center and the League of United Latin American Citizens and The University of Texas School of Law Moot Court Competitions as a judge.

Mr. Díaz and his wife Nena M. Marín de Díaz, Ph.D., a native of Venezuela, enjoy sailing, snorkeling and traveling. Mr. Diaz has lived throughout the United States and Puerto Rico and in Japan, Germany, and France and has visited Venezuela and Mexico

Areas of Practice

  • Immigration
  • Civil Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Family Law
  • Probate
  • Malpractice
  • Administrative

Litigation Percentage

  • 60% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certificate in Mediation, University of Texas at Austin School of Law, 2014

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • U. S. Court of Military Appeals
  • Texas

Education

  • The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas
    • Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1986
    • Honors: Certificate in Mediation, University of Texas at Austin – School of Law – Center for Public Policy Dispute Resolution, 2014
    • Honors: The University of Texas School of Law Moot Court Competitions as a judge
  • University of Texas, El Paso
    • Bachelor of Business Administration - 1982

Representative Cases

  • 218 S.W.3d 81; Doe v. Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church (Tex. 2007)
  • 943 S.W.2d 938; Jeffrey Reynald KEIM, Appellant, v. Kathleen C. ANDERSON, Appellee. (Tex. App.)
  • 855 S.W.2d 191; Reyes v. Texas All Risk General Agency, Inc. (Tex. App.)
  • 835 S.W.2d 804; Rosales v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Ins. Co. (Tex. App.)
  • 827 S.W.2d 19; Diaz v. The Attorney General of the State of Texas (Tex. App.)

Pro Bono Activities

  • American Gateways, Volunteer, 2010 - Present

Ancillary Businesses

  • Mediation & Arbitration

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish