Ronald E. Mendoza


Ronald E. Mendoza

Ronald E. Mendoza



Ronald E. Mendoza has been a shareholder with DC&M since 1991. He is an experienced trial attorney in the firm’s tort defense and litigation sections. Prior to joining DC&M, Mendoza served as a Felony Prosecutor and Chief of the Misdemeanor section for the Bexar County District Attorney’s Office. He was also a shareholder at Groce, Locke & Hebdon until his departure in 1991.

Mendoza’s experience is in tort and insurance defense, personal injury defense, product liability defense, employment litigation, and commercial litigation. He holds a bachelor’s degree and Juris Doctorate from University of Texas at Austin.

Practice Areas

  • Tort/Insurance defense
  • Personal injury defense
  • Product liability defense
  • Employment litigation
  • Commercial litigation


  • University of Texas at Austin, J.D. 1978
  • University of Texas at Austin, B.A. 1975
  • Admitted to practice: Texas, 1979


  • United States District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Western District of Texas
  • United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals


  • Insurance companies
  • Religious organizations
  • Trucking
  • Automotive dealers
  • Oil and gas accidents

Affiliations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Fellow
  • Defense Counsel of San Antonio
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Mexican-American Bar Association
  • San Antonio Bar Association, Fellow
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Former Member, Texas District and County Attorneys Association

Awards and Honors

  • AV Preeminent Attorney by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Holy Cross of San Antonio, Lifetime Achievement Award 2015

Community Involvement

  • Holy Cross of San Antonio, Board of Trustees
  • St. Luke Catholic Church