Accomplished attorney who draws on years of experience to intelligently and efficiently assist litigants to resolve their disputes. 

Legal Experience

Attorney, Blazquez Law Office | 2017 – Present Houston, Texas

Litigation boutique, representing corporate and individual clients throughout Texas in matters including premises, trucking, auto, property and casualty, and general commercial liability.

Partner, Thompson & Reilley, P.C. | 2013 – 2017 Houston, Texas

Defense oriented civil litigation practice representing self-insured and insurance defense clients throughout Texas in matters including premises, trucking, auto, and general commercial liability..

In-house Atty, ACCC Ins Co (Arnold & Taylor) | 2012 – 2013 San Antonio, Texas

Senior attorney representing the company and its insured in third and first-party litigation with a docket of 100 – 140+ active litigation cases throughout Texas.

Law Office of Jose Blazquez, PLLC | 2006 – 2012 San Antonio, Texas

Representation of clients ranging from individuals to multi-million dollar corporations throughout Texas in a wide array of legal matters, including litigation, contract drafting and negotiation, compliance, new business formation, and employment. Worked as of-counsel for former Presidential nominee for U.S. Attorney on high exposure civil tax litigation and white-collar criminal matters. Served as general counsel for various small to mid- size businesses..

Attorney, Shelton & Valadez, P.C. | 2002 – 2006, 2010 San Antonio, Texas

Litigation defense and business law practice representing insureds and major corporations in liability, commercial, and employment matters throughout Texas, including trials, corporate investigations and arbitrations.

Law Clerk, Hon. Frank Montalvo (now U.S. Dist. Judge) | 2001 San Antonio, Texas


  • Mediation Training, Manousso Mediation Training, Houston, Texas March 2019
  • J.D., Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, Texas December 2001
  • B.A. (Music Marketing), University of Texas at San Antonio, Texas May 1999

Notable Matters

  • Currently representing multibillion-dollar Texas grocery company in numerous lawsuits with claimed damages in the millions of dollars. (Current)
  • Represented various trucking companies in insurance defense context in numerous cases ranging from property damage to fatalities with claimed damages in the tens of millions of dollars. (2017)
  • Represented multibillion-dollar Texas grocery company in premise liability trial achieving defense jury verdict. (2017)
  • Prosecuted Dram Shop fatality securing favorable settlement. (2016)
  • Represented workover rig company in litigation arising from fatality at wellhead site with claimed damages in the millions of dollars. (2016)
  • Represented regional concrete company in multiple lawsuits arising from various trucking incidents (2014 – 2017).
  • Represented multimillion-dollar manufacturing company in defense of fatality arising from loading of an 18-wheeler with claimed damages in the tens of millions of dollars. (2015)
  • Represented oil field rigging and sling manufacturer in products liability action arising from catastrophic failure during rigging up of drilling rig, obtaining favorable settlement. (2014)
  • Represented mid-sized corporation in defense of breach of contract lawsuit, achieving favorable results. (2012)
  • Prosecuted legal malpractice lawsuit stemming from improper handling of adoption. Achieved favorable settlement. (2011)
  • Represented multimillion-dollar corporation in contested stockholder separation, achieving favorable results. (2011)
  • Represented multimillion-dollar oil exploration company in defense of fraud and civil tax enforcement lawsuit against Internal Revenue Service. Amounts in controversy in the tens of millions of dollars. (2011)
  • Prosecuted 1st Party, underinsured litigation, resulting in a settlement in the hundreds of thousands of dollars. (2010)
  • Secured summary judgment for church alleged to have caused flooding on neighboring property. (2007)
  • Prosecuted commercial truck-pedestrian accident resulting in significant settlement (2006).