Jacobo Muñoz | Texas Trial Attorney | HMG LLP

Jacobo Muñoz

Jacobo Muñoz is a founding partner of Hilliard Muñoz Gonzales LLP and is well known for his distinguished career as an attorney helping clients throughout South Texas.

Mr. Muñoz’s primary areas of practice include personal injury, estate law, criminal law and family law. Mr. Muñoz is admitted to practice in Texas and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas. Mr. Muñoz brings his experience, integrity, and will to win to all his cases.

During his career, Mr. Muñoz has received recognition and numerous awards for serving on community organizations and city boards and commissions. He was named Professional Business Man of the Year by the Mexican-American Chamber of Commerce. He was also inducted into the Del Mar College “Wall of Honor” by the Del Mar Alumni Association.

Mr. Muñoz graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration from Texas A&I University in 1973. He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Houston Bates College of Law in 1977.

He was awarded a Bronze Star for combat while serving in the United States Marine Corps from 1966 to 1969. During that time he was a machine gunner in Vietnam and was honorably discharged with the rank of Sergeant.

Mr. Muñoz is active in civil causes and has held leadership roles in state and national organizations. He is a member of the Nueces County Bar Association, Texas Bar Association, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, the Texas Bar Foundation, the Corpus Christi Hispanic Chamber of Commerce where he serves as legal counsel, the Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce and the Marine Corps League. He is also a past board member for the Del Mar College Board of Regents and previous board member for South Texas Substance Abuse Recovery Services.

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Texas 1977
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Texas

Education

  • JD 1977 University of Houston, Bates College of Law
  • BBA 1973, Texas A&I University, Kingsville, TX

Professional Associations and Accolades

  • Corpus Christi Hispanic Chamber of Commerce - Legal Counsel
  • Marine Corps League
  • Nueces County Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas
  • South Texas Substance Abuse Recovery Services - Board Member 1994-98
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Texas Bar Foundation - Fellow

Military Service

  • U.S. Marine Corps - 1966-1969, Honorable Discharge with rank of Sgt.
  • Vietnam Veteran - 1967-1968 - Machine Gunner, awarded Bronze Star Medal with Combat V 1967

Elected Offices

  • Del Mar College Board of Regents, elected 1986, 1992 & 1996
  • Board Pres. - 1992-1994

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