Hugo R. Montes was born in Phoenix, Arizona, and raised in Houston, Texas. After graduating from Splendora High School in 2008, Mr. Montes attended Texas A&M University where he received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in 2013.
Upon graduating from Texas A&M, Mr. Montes attended South Texas College of Law, Houston, where he received his Doctor of Jurisprudence in May of 2016. Among his numerous academic achievements in law school, Mr. Montes received a CALI award for excellence in Contract Drafting and Negotiation, made the dean’s list, and qualified for the Pro Bono Honors Program Certification for his extensive public service. Furthermore, understanding that academia was only half the battle in his pursuit of becoming a litigating attorney, Mr. Montes refined his advocacy skills as a recognized member of the varsity alternative dispute resolution team, receiving his mediator certification, and winning the Garland Walker Mock Trial Intramural Championship and Best Advocate awards in 2014.
Prior to joining Bergquist Law Firm, Mr. Montes gained valuable legal experience working as a law clerk at a boutique personal injury litigation firm and as an intern with the Harris County District Attorney’s Office. Through his experiences, Mr. Montes was able to refine his knowledge of personal injury practice, solidify his legal research and writing skills, and gain the practical skills necessary to effectively represent his clients.
Utilizing all of his prior and ever-growing experiences, Mr. Montes is now dedicated to the effective and zealous representation of plaintiffs in personal injury cases.
In his spare time, Mr. Montes enjoys spending time with his family and friends, mountain biking, running, and Formula One racing.
Duly admitted and licensed as an Attorney and Counselor at Law to practice in all Courts of the State of Texas
Professional Associations and Memberships (Past and Present):
- State Bar of Texas
- Houston Bar Association
- Houston Young Lawyers Association
- Mexican American Bar Association
- Hispanic Bar Association of Houston
- Frank Evan's Center for Conflict Resolution, Certified Mediator