Albert M. Gutierrez

Albert M. Gutierrez

San Antonio, Texas

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Criminal Litigation
  • Oil & Gas Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Criminal Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit


  • St. Mary's University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas
    • J.D. - 1994
  • University of Texas, Austin, Texas
    • B.B.A. - 1991
    • Major: Accounting

Published Works

  • Dealing with Criminal Charges Against the Truck Driver, 2002 Trucking Seminar, State Texas Bar, San Antonio, Texas
  • Manufacturer's Duty to Indemnify an Innocent Retailer, DRI Young Lawyers Newsletter, Fall Volume, 2002
  • Plea Bargaining Violent Crimes [CCP Article 42.12 §3(g)]: What's the Big Deal, Texas Young Lawyers Association Ten Minute Mentor Program, January, 2006
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel, 2014 Trial Academy - Faculty

Honors and Awards

  • Texas Bar Foundation, Nominating Chair, District 10, 2018 - 2019
  • Recognized by Texas Monthly as a "Texas Super Lawyer", 2008 - 2016, 2018
  • Appointed Attorney Pro Tem (Special Prosecutor) in the 186th District of Bexar County, Texas for the prosecution of an Intoxicated Manslaughter case after Bexar County District Attorney Recused
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association, Director, District 19, 1997 - 1999
  • Laredo Young Lawyers Association, President, 1997 - 1998
  • St. Luke's Episcopal School, Former Board Member, San Antonio, Texas
  • St. David's Episcopal School, Former Chair of the Board, San Antonio, Texas
  • Boy Scouts of America, Former Den Leader and Cubmaster, Pack 59, San Antonio, Texas

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Texas Bar Foundation, Sustaining Life Fellow
  • State Bar of Texas Criminal Pattern Jury Charge Committee, Member, 2009 - 2014
  • San Antonio Bar Association, Member
  • San Antonio Bar Foundation, Member
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI), Member
  • DRI Lawyers' Professionalism and Ethics Leadership Committee, Membership Chair
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Member
  • Association for Defense Trial Attorneys, Member
  • American Inns of Court - William S. Sessions American Inn of Court, Member
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel, Member
  • The College of the State Bar of Texas, Member


  • Spanish


  • Phi Gamma Delta