Gonzalo Barrientos | Lawyers in Texas | HMG LLP

Gonzalo Joseph Barrientos

Joseph Barrientos has extensive experience in product liability, negligence, premises, automotive and heavy truck cases involving catastrophic injury and death. He has fought for justice against powerful companies, including Zachry Construction, Duke Energy, Kenworth, Ford, General Motors, Firestone, Michelin, Sears, Union Pacific Railroad and many others.

Prior to joining HMG, Mr. Barrientos was a felony prosecutor with the Travis County DA’s Office and chief prosecuting attorney in the 147th Judicial District Court. After his prosecutorial career, he spent over 20 years representing the catastrophically injured and their families, obtaining verdicts and settlements against big corporations.

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Mr. Barrientos' high-profile Cases include:

Bar and Court Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Texas State Courts
  • United States District Courts Southern District of Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit


  • University of Texas School of Law – Austin, Texas (J.D., 1987)
  • University of Texas – Austin, Texas (B.A. 1983)

Professional Accolades and Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Attorney Information Exchange Group
  • Coastal Bend Legal Services (Board of Directors)
  • Corpus Christi Bar Association (served on Board of Directors and as President 2003-2004)
  • Texas Access to Justice Foundation (Texas Supreme Court appointee)
  • Texas State Bar (panel member on District 11A Grievance Committee)
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association (former Associate Director, founding Chair of the TTLA’s Advocates organization)

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