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Colvin, Saenz, Rodriguez & Kennamer LLP Brownsville Insurance & Corporate Attorney

Carla Saenz Martinez

Carla Saenz Martinez


Location: Brownsville, Texas
Phone: 956-542-7441
Fax: 956-541-2170
Email: Email Me
V-Card: Download V-Card

Personal injury defense attorney with extensive trial experience in diverse areas of personal injury litigation including premises liability, transportation law, medical, nursing home and pharmaceutical malpractice litigation, employment litigation and complex civil litigation.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury defense litigation
  • Transportation Litigation
  • Employment Litigation
  • Premises Liability Defense
  • Medical, Nursing Home and Pharmaceutical Malpractice Litigation
  • Trucking Litigation and Transportation Logistics
  • Professional Liability
  • Complex Personal Injury Litigation and Trial Experience

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1987


  • University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas
    • J.D. – 1985
  • University of Texas at Austin
    • B.B.A. – 1981
    • Honors: Dean’s List
    • Honors: ADR Training: Dispute Resolution Center of Travis County: Basic 40 hour training
    • Major: Finance

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas, Litigation and Employment Sections
  • Defense Research Institute
  • American Bar Association
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • District 12 Grievance Committee, State Bar of Texas , Former member
  • Cameron County Bar Association
  • Hidalgo County Bar Association
  • Transportation Lawyers Association (TLA)
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • The William S. Sessions American Inn of Court, San Antonio, Texas, Former Barrister
  • Alumnus, The Texas Lyceum
  • St. Joseph Academy, Brownsville, Texas, Board Member
  • Former Advisory Committee Member, The University of Texas at Austin, Fine Arts Department
  • Former Board Member, Community Development Corporation of Brownsville

Past Employment Positions

  • Carla M. Saenz & Associates, PLLC, Managing Partner, 2002 – 2015
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Texas, Brownsville Division, U.S. Magistrate, Fidencio G. Garza, Law Clerk, 1985 – 1986

Pro Bono Activities

  • Board Member, Basilica of San Juan del Valle, San Juan, Texas

Ancillary Businesses

  • ADR TRAINING: Dispute Resolution Center of Travis County: Basic 40 hour training


  • Spanish
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