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Dannick G. Villaseñor-Hernandez 

Attorney At Law


 

Dannick G. Villaseñor-Hernandez is a native of Weslaco, Texas.  She received Bachelor of Arts in Government and Spanish from University of Texas at Austin, graduating summa cum laude with highest honors.  She graduated in the top 12% of her class from St. Mary’s University School of Law in May 2011.  While attending St. Mary’s University School of Law, Dannick worked as a Student Attorney providing legal services to low-income communities in San Antonio and along the border. She spent the first eight years of practice working as an insurance defense attorney where she handled trucking and commercial vehicle accident litigation across the state of Texas.

Dannick has presented cases at trial as well as written appeals and oral argument before the Fourth Court of Appeals. She is an active member of the Bexar County Women’s Bar Association. In 2017, she was a graduate of the Bexar County Women’s Bar Foundation LEAD Academy, and currently serves as the Finance Chair for the LEAD Academy. Since 2016, Dannick has also served as the Regional Coordinator for the Texas High School Mock Trial Competition, in which she is responsible for hosting the annual competition at the Cadena-Reeves Justice Center.

 

Education

University of Texas at Austin, Bachelor of Arts in Government and Spanish, summa cum laude, 2008

St. Mary’s University School of Law, J.D., 2011

Bar Admissions

Texas State Bar, 2011

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, 2012

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, 2019

Honors

Semi-Finalist, Jenkins & Gilchrist First Year Moot Court Competition, 2009

Phi Delta Phi, Legal Honors Fraternity, 2010

Pro Bono Service Award, St. Mary’s University School of Law, 2011

San Antonio Scene Magazine, Rising Star Lawyer, 2019

Professional Affiliations

Bexar County Women’s Bar Association

San Antonio Young Lawyers Association

Publications & Presentations 

Understanding Settlement Credits in Texas, March 2019

Expanding your Negotiating Skills, Bexar County Women’s Bar Annual Retreat, June 2019