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Laura Y. Rodriguez is passionate about obtaining justice for those whose lives have been dramatically altered because of an on-the-job injury or auto accident. Her interest in law began at an early age when she experienced first hand the devastating effects of having a loved one pass away during a work related accident.
Find out who Attorney Rodriguez is and what is the driving force behind her never-ending strive for justice and high-quality legal representation.
Born and raised in the Rio Grande Valley, Ms. Rodriguez completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Texas at Brownsville. During her studies at St. Mary’s University School of Law, she also attended the University of Innsbruck in Austria where she studied International Law. During her third year at the law school, she participated in the Civil Justice Clinic Program where she gained valuable experience as a student attorney advocating for low-income individuals. After graduating from St. Mary’s School of Law, she began her legal career at a large Houston law firm where she became partner within a short period of time.
Ms. Rodriguez has successfully represented countless of injured workers in proceedings before the Texas Department of Insurance Division of Workers’ Compensation. She has assisted clients from the four corners of our great State of Texas — Amarillo, Tyler, Rio Grande Valley, El Paso — and the cities in between. She has gained the respect of her clients, colleagues, and Division staff.
Ms. Rodriguez’s practice also extends to the representation of injured workers whose claims fall under the Federal Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA). She is one of only a handful of attorneys in the Houston, Texas area and one of only three known Latina attorneys in the entire United States who represent claimants under LHWCA. She has represented Longshoremen that have been seriously injured in U.S. water-ports, offshore oil rigs, and vessels along the East Coast, Mississippi River and Gulf of Mexico.
St. Mary’s University School of Law, 2003
University of Innsbruck, Austria (Central Europe)
Institute on World Legal Problems Certificate of Completion
University of Texas at Brownsville
Bachelor of Business Administration
Recipient of President’s List & Dean’s List Awards
State of Texas, 2003
State of Louisiana, 2009
United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
State Bar of Texas
Texas Young Lawyers’ Association
State Bar of Louisiana
Louisiana Young Lawyers’ Association
Better Business Bureau (BBB)
Spanish – Fluent