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David A. Tijerina


Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas: J.D.

  • Order of Barristers
  • SMU Inn of Court
  • National Moot Court Team
  • Judicial Clerkship – Fifth District Court of Appeals – Dallas

University of Texas, Austin, Texas: B.A. Political Science


David A. Tijerina is a trial attorney working primarily on personal injury litigation.

Before entering law school, David worked in sales and marketing with the Marriott Rivercenter in downtown San Antonio. He left the Marriott to attend law school at Southern Methodist University School of Law, beginning his legal career with a Dallas law firm where he represented insurance companies, municipalities, and corporations. In 1999, David left the firm and began representing injured clients. He has first-chair trial experience in municipal, county, and district courts, and he has successfully tried cases to verdict in Dallas and Bexar County. From 2000 to 2011, David instructed law students as an Adjunct Professor of Consumer Law at Texas Wesleyan University School of Law in Fort Worth. In 2007, David was recognized for his work with the University, receiving the Adjunct Professor of the Year Award.

David was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas.

Bar Admissions

State Bar of Texas, 1994
U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 2010

Professional Associations and Memberships

San Antonio Bar Association, Member
State Bar of Texas, Member
San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association
Texas Trial Lawyers Association