Nelda Treviño

Ms. Treviño was born in Northport, Michigan but raised in the Rio Grande Valley.  Born to immigrants from Mexico, she is a first-generation American and was the first in her immediate and extended family to attend a university.  She graduated from the University of Texas – Pan American (a/k/a UT-RGV) with a double major: Bachelor of Social & Behavioral Sciences in Political Science and Bachelor of Arts in English.  She earned her Juris Doctor from Thurgood Marshall School of Law in Houston, Texas.  She is an Associate in the firm’s McAllen office where she focuses on insurance defense, focusing in both first-party and third-party cases.

Bar Admissions:

Texas 2015

Professional Associations and Memberships:

State Bar of Texas Insurance Law Section, Member

Hidalgo County Bar Association

Hidalgo County Young Lawyer’s Association

Hidalgo County Women’s Bar Association


Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, Texas

Publication: Padilla v. Kentucky: Keeping Up with Societal Changes – U.S. Immigration Law Proposals for Legal Professionals in an Effort to Avoid Legal Malpractice because of Ineffective Assistance of Counsel, 1 T. Marshall L.J. Gender, Race & Just. 1,103

Honors: Thurgood Marshall Law Review – Associate Staff Editor; Dean’s List Recipient; AmJur (CALI) Award: Lawyering Process II (Legal Writing)

Activities: Thurgood Marshall School of Law Ambassador; Christian Legal Society (Member and Executive Board Officer); Hispanic Law Student Association (Member and Mentor)


University of Texas – Pan American, Edinburg, Texas
Bachelor of Social & Behavioral Sciences in Political Science
Bachelor of Arts in English

Honors: Deans List, Recipient

Activities: Pre-Law Society

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