MEET OUR ATTORNEYS

Meet Our Attorneys 

CARLOS L. GUERRA

Carlos L. Guerra - personal injury attorney - McAllen TX
Location: McAllen, TX

Phone: 
• 956-616-4098 • 855-922-2227 

Mr. Guerra is the founder of Guerra Law Group, with offices in McAllen, TX; Houston, TX; and Rio Grande City, TX. Mr. Guerra has represented thousands of clients who have been injured due to the negligence of others, including auto accidents, premises liability claims, defective drugs, defective medical devices, and defective products. Mr. Guerra brings to the law office a diverse background as an assistant district attorney, an associate attorney with Lewis, Pettit and Hinojosa, and years of experience in private practice. He is also proud to be a member of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers and the American Association of Justice.

Areas Of Practice
• Personal Injury Law 
• Drugs & Medical Devices 
• Premises Liability Claims
 
Bar Admissions
Texas, 1984 
Education
• University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, Berkeley, California 
J.D. - 1983
• University of Texas at Austin
B.A. cum laude - 1980
Major: Government Economics
Past Employment Positions
Lewis, Pettit & Hinojosa, Associate Attorney

Pro Bono Activities
Former president of the McAllen Boys & Girls Club, 2006 - Present

DAVID J. LUMBER

David J. Lumber - attorney - McAllen TX
Location: McAllen, TX

Phone: 
• 956-616-4098 • 855-922-2227 

Fax:
956-686-4200

Publications

David Lumber has lived and practiced law in McAllen since 1998. During that time, Mr. Lumber's practice has included personal injury litigation, commercial litigation, insurance litigation, appellate litigation and bankruptcy litigation. Building upon his academic background, Mr. Lumber particularly enjoys handling cases involving complex issues. Additionally, Mr. Lumber's knowledge of the law is widespread and diverse. Mr. Lumber's approach to the practice of law is based upon pragmatism—understanding the potential outcomes for a case and balancing the best result with expedience in resolution. 

Mr. Lumber has tried basic personal injury cases, a tortious interference with business relationship cases, insurance disputes, and cases in bankruptcy. Additionally, Mr. Lumber has successfully handled and argued several cases which were appealed to higher courts, with many of those appeals being published in the law reporters.

"I have always viewed the practice of law as an academic pursuit, and my favorite cases are those in which my knowledge and understanding of the law will be expanded."
Areas Of Practice
• Personal Injury Litigation 
• Commercial Litigation
• Appellate Litigation
• Insurance Litigation
• Bankruptcy
 
Bar Admissions
• Texas, 1997
• U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1998
• U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 1998
• U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 1998
• U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1998
• U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1998
Education
• The University of Texas School of Law, Austin Texas J.D. - 1997
With Honors
• Reed College
B.A. - 1994

Representative Cases
• Denial of Discharge in Bankruptcy to Debtor engaged in Fraud (2011) 
• Cantu v. Guerra & Moore, Ltd, LLP, Affirmed $1.6 million trial verdict (328 S.W.3d 1 2009)
• Yarto v. Gilliland, Affirmed Accelerated Appeal of Temporary Injunction (287 S.W.3d 83 2009)
• Dominguez v. Payne, Affirmed Reversal of Summary Judgment on Piercing Corporate Veil (112 S.W.3d 866 2003)

Classes/Seminars
• Review of Litigation, 1995 - 1996 
Honors & Awards
• Best Brief Award, 1995 - Present 

Professional Associations & Memberships
• American Association of Justice, Member, 2006 - Present 
• Hidalgo County Bar Association, Member, 2002 - Present
• American Bar Association, Member, 1997 - Present
• Attorneys Information Exchange Group, Member, 2005 - Present

Past Employment Positions
• Legal Research Board, Director, 1995 - 1997
 
Fraternities/Sororities
• Phi Beta Kappa
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