R. Javier Guerra

R. Javier Guerra

Of Counsel

R. Javier Guerra (Javier) joined the firm in 2022 after spending the last 15 years in private practice with his own law firm. He is a member of the firm’s construction, health care, professional liability and general litigation groups. In over 28 years of law practice, he has gathered substantial experience in all manner of civil litigation, including professional liability, construction, oil and gas, real property, health care and fraud/deceptive trade practices act.  He regularly represents:

  • General and subcontractors in construction defect, breach of contract and accident litigation.
  • Professionals (including physicians, nurses, pharmacies, pharmacists and attorneys) in malpractice and administratively before their respective state boards.
  • Individuals and businesses in breach of contract litigation.
  • Small businesses as external general counsel.
  • Automobile dealerships in all manner of civil litigation.

Construction Defect Litigation

  • Counsel for Architects, general contractors and subcontractors in all manner of construction litigation.


  • Counsel for law students and attorneys before the State Bar of Texas.
  • Counsel for physicians, nurses, pharmacies and pharmacists before their respective state licensing boards.
  • Has represented hospital, nurses and other professionals in healthcare litigation throughout South Texas.
  • Counsel for health care professionals in Federal fraud, Stark and Anti-Kickback civil and criminal litigation.

Civil Litigation

  • Counsel for multiple car dealerships in DTPA, fraud, negligence and all manner of civil litigation.
  • Counsel for taxi company handling personal injury litigation.
  • Counsel in contested guardianship litigation.
  • Counsel in litigation involving real property and oil leases.
  • External general counsel for multiple contractors, businesses and auto dealerships.
  • Counsel for businesses and individuals in breach of contract/fraud/quantum meruit litigation.


University of Texas at Austin, BS in Pharmacy – 1991

Baylor University School of Law, Juris Doctor – 1994

Legal Memberships

Texas Lawyers Assistance Program Board Member – State Bar of Texas

President Texas Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers

San Antonio Bar Association

Fellow, San Antonio Bar Foundation

Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation

American Society for Pharmacy Law

San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyers Association


State Bar of Texas

United States District Court for the Western District of Texas