Herrera Law Firm Lawyer Named '10 Under 10' Recipient
St. Mary's University School of Law Young Alumni Council recently named attorney Javier L. Herrera of the Herrera Law Firm in Texas to its inaugural "10 Under 10" class for outstanding achievement by recent alumni.
Attorney Javier Herrera was named one of 10 exceptional alumni who graduated between 2007 and 2016, according to an announcement released by St. Mary's University. A 2010 graduate of St. Mary's law school, attorney Javier Herrera said he was proud to receive such recognition.
"It's an honor to be acknowledged by St. Mary's University School of Law," Herrera said. "I work tirelessly on behalf of injured victims and their families throughout Texas. And I have to thank the university for providing me with the education to do the work I do every single day."
An awards luncheon will be held March 31 from noon to 1 p.m. at the university's Alumni Athletics & Convocation Center as part of the university's Law Weekend and Reunion. Reservations to attend the luncheon can be made online.
While in law school, Herrera served on a variety of boards and participated in a number of activities, including serving as a member of the Board of Advocates, the Hispanic Law Student Association and the St. Mary's Mock Trial Team and also participated in both the Civil Justice Clinic and Criminal Justice Clinic.
Javier Herrera's commitment to St. Mary's University continues to this day. Currently, he serves as a member of both the university's Law Board of Visitors and the Hispanic Law Alumni Association.
In addition, Javier Herrera is a member of the San Antonio Young Lawyers Association, VP of Education for the San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association, a Minority Caucus Representative to the Board of Governors for the American Association for Justice, the College of the State Bar of Texas and the Texas Trial Lawyers Association. Recently, Javier Herrera was elected president of the San Antonio Chapter of the Mexican American Bar Association (MABA), and will serve as president in 2017. He has been named since 2013 as a S.A. Scene's Rising Star and since 2015 he has been continuously named by Texas Monthly part of the Top Attorneys in Texas Rising Stars.
Javier comes from a long line of attorneys in his family committed to fighting for the rights of people in San Antonio and throughout the state. Herrera is the youngest son of Frank Herrera Jr., a 1967 graduate of St. Mary's University School of Law, and works alongside his brother, attorney Jorge A. Herrera.
Javier Herrera is licensed to practice law in the southern, eastern, northern and western District Courts of Texas, allowing him to practice law throughout the entire state in Federal Court.