P.O. Box 200842
Austin, Texas 78720
(512) 619-8639
Fax (512) 372-1645

"Seguro que hablamos Español” [email protected]

Practice Areas

Our office enjoys handling a wide variety of legal matters including:

  • Commercial / Business litigation (including breach of contract).
  • Complex multi-party litigation.
  • Business and Real Estate Disputes.
  • Construction litigation.
  • Business torts including fraud and misrepresentation.
  • Appellate brief writing and appellate argument.
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution.
  • Medical Malpractice (prosecution and defense).
  • Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act claims.
  • Negligence.
  • Breach of fiduciary duty.
  • Administrative Law (including representing health care professionals before boards and the State Office of Administrative Hearings “SOAH”).
  • Criminal law defense (federal court).
  • Ad valorem (property) tax disputes.
  • Insurance / Disability disputes and litigation.
  • Real estate title examination and related issues.
  • Real estate contracts and leases.
  • Will preparation.
  • Creditor's rights.

Effective resolution of your legal matters

According to objective indicators used by Martindale-Hubbell®, Ernest C. Garcia has been evaluated by his peers (members of the bar and the judiciary) and has been rated as an “AV” attorney (i.e. an attorney with the highest or preeminent legal ability and an attorney of the highest professional standards of conduct, ethics, reliability and diligence).
With more than 24 years of legal experience Ernest C. Garcia can efficiently and effectively provide individuals and businesses with the competent, prompt and diligent legal representation they deserve.
Contact us today at 512-619-8639 for a confidential no cost initial evaluation.

Recent Blog Posts

Should Lawyers Disclose Liability Insurance?

The State Bar of Texas (which regulates attorneys) is trying to decide if attorneys should be required to disclose to the public if they have professional liability (legal malpractice) insurance coverage or not.  If you would like more information or if you would like to register a public comment (before Jan. 1, 2010) please go to: http://www.texasbar.com/   The Law Office of Ernest C. Garcia maintains professional liability insurance coverage.

Supreme Court Approves Amendments to Rules of Conduct

On October 20, 2009 the Texas Supreme Court approved of proposed amendments to the attorney Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct.  To view the link to the amendments you may click on:  http://www.supreme.courts.state.tx.us/MiscDocket/09/09917500.pdf or you may contact the Law Office of Ernest C. Garcia for a copy.

Garcia to serve as co-counsel in oil and gas bankruptcy proceeding

In August of 2009 Ernest C. Garcia was selected to serve a co-counsel for the bankrupt debtor Wade Offshore, LLC (which filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization petition).  Wade Offshore, LLC has a multi-million dollar participating interest in several oil and gas rigs located in the Gulf of Mexico along the Texas coast.

Ernest C. Garcia designated lead attorney for BTB Refining, LLC litigation.

In Case No. 2:09-CV-00038 PDVSA Petroleo, SA vs. Trigeant, Ltd. and BTB Refining, LLC pending in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas - Corpus Christi Division before Chief Judge Hayden Head, on June 29, 2009 BTB Refining, LLC designated Ernest C. Garcia to serve as its lead "attorney-in-charge."  PDVSA Petroleo, SA exists under the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.  Information on BTB Refining, LLC can be found at http://www.btbrefining.com/

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