Meet Our Attorney
Attorney Jesse E. Guerra Jr.
"My passion remains, and will always be, to help make our communities
safer for your
and for mine ... one case at a time." - Jesse E. Guerra Jr.
As founder of The J. Guerra Law Firm, Jesse is an advocate for safety –
whether it's in the workplace, at a commercial building or in your
own backyard, his top priority is to protect you from becoming a future
victim of negligence or harm. As the firm's lead litigator, he is
nationally known as the "swimming pool safety lawyer" –
a unique niche Jesse created to meet the demands of safety in the aquatic
world, in order to keep you and your family safe.
As the firm's aquatic litigation attorney, his primary focus is on
swimming pool safety law. Due to his vast experience in aquatic litigation
and his knowledge on pool safety, Jesse has been sought out by
the Consumer Product Safety Commission to create drowning prevention programs. The lawyer also holds the role
of legal counsel for the National Drowning Prevention Association. He
has appeared on local TV stations in San Antonio to discuss Aquatic Safety,
and he has as sponsored water safety events in the community. These free
events provide swimming lessons and water safety videos to parents in
order to help educate them on the dangers surrounding unsafe pools.
Because of his endless commitment to swimming pool safety and his devotion
to clients, Jesse has earned widespread praise and respect in the legal
world. He is highly regarded as "THE" go-to swimming pool attorney
in the nation and as an expert in pool safety regulations. Jesse continues
to be at the forefront of swimming pool safety laws and health codes that
affect the swimming pool industry. He is also an active blogger on
swimming pool safety topics – keeping you informed on pool safety-related news. Jesse's
dedication to serving as a pool safety watch dog pretty much makes him
Public Enemy Number 1 to pool owners who are not carrying out their responsibility
to keep their pools free of hazards for visitors.
Jesse, who has earned the nickname "Texas Safety Lawyer," focuses
solely on drowning, swimming pool accident and other water-related accident
cases. His passion for what he does, coupled with his strong work ethic,
is what sets Jesse apart from his peers. He is truly willing to go the
distance for you ... on each and every case. Above all else, Jesse truly
cares about his clients, making himself available to each and every one
of them ... 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Jesse is licensed to practice law in all Texas State Courts, Illinois State
Courts, Arizona State Courts, and Federal Courts in all four United States
District Courts of Texas. Regarding nationwide cases under litigation,
he has been admitted to practice on a case-by-case basis with formal permission
from those courts in venues where he has cases currently in litigation.
- B.S. Communications-The University of Texas at Austin
- J.D. Juris Doctor-Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law
- Texas Bar Association
- Corpus Christi Bar Association
- San Antonio Bar Association
- Texas Trial Lawyers Association
- San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association
- Illinois Bar Association
- Arizona Bar Association
Accolades, Honors and Distinctions:
- 2009 Extraordinary Minority lawyer by Texas Lawyer Magazine
- Alan A. Matheson Service Award-ASU College of Law
- Order of the Barristers-ASU College of Law
Honorable Judicial Externships for:
- The Honorable Mary Murguia (United States District Court)
Supreme Court of Arizona (Staff Attorney's Office)
- The Honorable Jon Thompson (Arizona Court of Appeals Division One)
- The Honorable Barry C. Scheider (State Superior Court of Phoenix Arizona)
- In 2009, "Texas Lawyer Magazine" selected Jesse as one of 25
attorneys to represent the title, "Extraordinary Minority Lawyer".
This prestigious award is only given once every five years.
- Outstanding Alumnus Award (Arizona State University's Law School for
the class of 2006.
- Alan A. Matheson Award for his service to the law school (Arizona State
University School of Law)
Jesse is licensed to practice in all of the state courts of Texas and the
Texas Southern District Federal Court, including the U.S. District Courts
for the Southern, Northern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas.
To contact Jesse directly, please email him at email@example.com