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Mauricio Chavez maintains a diverse litigation practice with an emphasis on personal injury, construction liability and defects, transportation liability, products liability, premises liability, and breach of contract.

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Mauricio Chavez

Senior Counsel

T: 512-479-8400     F: 512-479-8402   mchavez@feesmith.com

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PRACTICE AREAS

 

Personal Injury, Construction Liability and Defects

Transportation Liability

Products Liability

Premises Liability

Breach of Contract

 

 

EDUCATION

 

University of Texas at Brownsville, B.B.A., 2001, magna cum laude

 

Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law,

J.D., 2007

 

 

BAR ADMISSIONS

 

Texas

 

 

COURT ADMISSIONS

 

United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas

 

Mauricio Chavez joined FSSV in 2020. Mr. Chavez maintains a diverse litigation practice with an emphasis on personal injury, construction liability and defects, transportation liability, products liability, premises liability, and breach of contract. He represents clients in both federal and state courts, as well as arbitration proceedings.

 

Mr. Chavez draws on his considerable experience to assess the key legal issues presented in each matter early on, which is followed by a focused approach to meet the objectives of the client in an efficient and effective manner.

 

Prior to joining FSSV, Mr. Chavez practiced at a distinguished South Texas law firm specializing in admiralty and maritime law. Mr. Chavez has extensive experience in Limitation of Vessel Owner’s Liability Act proceedings, vessel arrest actions, voyage and bareboat charter agreements, and maritime liens.

 

For five years, in addition to his law practice, Mr. Chavez operated his family’s longtime commercial fishing business in Brownsville, Texas. During that time, Mr. Chavez gained valuable experience in all aspects of running a small business and uniquely understands  navigating through the difficult challenges, financial and otherwise, that business owners face when a legal dispute arises.

 

Mr. Chavez was born in Nicaragua and reads, writes and speaks Spanish fluently.

 

 

 

 

 

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