J.R. Rodriguez

J.R. Rodriguez graduated with honors from Harvard College and then served in the United States Marine Corps as an Intelligence Officer. He was decorated for his service as the Scout Sniper Platoon Commander for the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) in Mogadishu, Somalia. Mr. Rodriguez then left the Marine Corps to attend The Law School at the University of Chicago, where he earned his law degree.

An experienced trial lawyer, Mr. Rodriguez has successfully tried products liability, business tort, and commercial litigation cases. He also represents clients in employment litigation, contract disputes, and personal injury cases. Mr. Rodriguez’s efforts in a three-week jury trial helped win the National Law Journal’s “Defense Win of the Year” in 2002.

Mr. Rodriguez represents his clients with tenacity, an untiring work ethic, and a genuine desire to win. He expects to win or resolve matters on terms favorable for his clients – every time. He represents his clients with conviction, integrity and zeal. He looks forward to earning your confidence and serving your litigation needs.


  • Extensive trial experience in complex commercial cases, business torts, and products liability.
  • Commercial litigation including breach of fiduciary duty claims, tortious interference with contracts, and internet defamation.


  • The Law School, University of Chicago, J.D.
  • Harvard College, Harvard University, A.B. in Government, cum laude.

Professional Affiliations:

  • Texas Bar Association, Dallas Bar Association, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Appointed by the Supreme Court of Texas to its Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee’s Dallas Sub-Committee.
  • Admitted to Practice: State of Texas; United States Courts of Appeals Fifth Circuit; United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern, and Eastern Districts of Texas.
  • Guest Speaker: “Reality Voir Dire: A Recent Airbag Case,” Dallas Bar Association’s Trial Skills Committee.
  • Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell.
  • Named a “Texas Rising Star” by Texas Monthly magazine.