Biography & Education
David A. Mendoza, Attorney at Law, is a criminal defense and civil litigation lawyer in San Marcos Texas committed to protecting the rights and liberties of his clients in Hays, Caldwell, Guadalupe, and Comal counties. David served as a public service attorney before entering into private practice opening his Law Office at 608 South Guadalupe Street in San Marcos.
Prior to practicing law, David honorably served the United States from 1990 to 1998 as an active service member in the United States Armed Forces (Army Reserves), including activation for the first Persian Gulf War (Desert-Storm). During his time serving in the Army Reserves, he worked his way through college and earned his Undergraduate Degree at Southwest Texas State University now called Texas State University. From 1997 to 2001, Mr. Mendoza served the State of Texas through employment with the Texas State Securities Board, regulating brokers and dealers, and later worked with the Texas Attorney General.
Upon concluding his tenure at the District Attorney’s office, where he gained valuable years of courtroom experience, he entered into private practice where he now provides legal representation in civil and criminal defense cases. As a private attorney, Mr. Mendoza is proud to represent those who are injured or stand accused of a crime and is honored that his Law Office serves as a lifeline for those in a time of crisis and despair.
David Mendoza has lived in San Marcos for over 30 years, and been married to Anita Alvarez for twenty-five years. Together, David and Anita have three children.
David pursued and obtained his law degree at St. Mary’s University School of Law in San Antonio. From 2004 to 2011 he was employed by the Bexar County Criminal District Attorney’s Office and served as a prosecuting attorney for the Hays County Criminal District Attorney’s Office. David argued extensively in the numerous trials he conducted for the DA’s office and dedicated nearly 12 years to law enforcement efforts.
Texas District & County Courts
Texas Courts of Appeals & Texas Supreme Court
United States District Court – Western District of Texas
United States Circuit Court – 5th Circuit
United States Supreme Court
Hays County Bar Association
American Bar Association
Texas State Bar