Maria C. Diaz

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Maria C. Diaz Attorney


  • Houston
  • 713.487.1912
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Maria Diaz is a native Houstonian. She received a Bachelor of Science in Political Science from the University of Houston – Downtown. She obtained her Doctor of Jurisprudence from Oklahoma University College of Law and was licensed to practice law in Texas in 2017. While in law school, Maria was an active member of the American Indian Law Review and volunteered her time to Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma. She received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Legal Research and Writing and the Marque & Jacque Albert Scholarship. Maria interned for civil litigation boutique firms in both Houston, Texas and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma handling Plaintiff’s personal injury lawsuits.

Maria is licensed to practice in the State of Texas and U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas. Maria began her legal career practicing immigration and disaster law at a recognized non-profit organization as a Legal Fellow for Equal Justice Works.  Maria’s areas of concentration include personal injury, premises liability, commercial liability, and third-party insurance defense.

In her free time, Maria enjoys traveling and rooting for the Houston Astros, Texans, and Rockets with her husband, Cristian. She loves taking their dog, Chunk, to local dog-friendly bars and restaurants when the Houston weather allows for it.

Services

  • Litigation

Education

  • University of Oklahoma College of Law, J.D. 2017
  • University of Houston – Downtown, B.S. Political Science, 2011

Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas

Representative Experience

  • Auto accidents, premises liability, wrongful death and industrial workplace injuries, products liability, construction defect, and immigration.

Publications & Speeches

  • “Immigration Nuts and Bolts,” Poverty Law Conference, State Bar of Texas, September 2018, Austin, Texas.

Community Involvement

  • Lone Star Bulldog Club Rescue - Volunteer
  • Houston Cares Animal Rescue - Foster