Mariana Ortegón was born in Laredo, Texas and grew up in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico. She received her Bachelor of Arts in English and International Relations from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, from where she graduated in 2012. Prior to attending law school, she worked at a litigation firm in Houston specializing in personal injury.
Ms. Ortegón graduated from The University of Texas School Law in May 2016. While at UT, she took part in the Law School’s Clinical Education Program, representing clients in the school’s Human Rights Clinic. As a member of the Clinic, Ms. Ortegón presented her client’s case before members of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights in D.C. She also served as an Articles and Notes Editor for the Texas International Law Journal, and interned for the Honorable Guillermo R. Garcia, Magistrate Judge for the Southern District of Texas, and the Travis County Attorney’s Office.
Prior to joining Bergquist Law Firm, Ms. Ortegón worked in the General Litigation Division of the Office of the Attorney General of Texas. In her spare time, she enjoys visiting museums and art galleries, going to the movies, and spending time with family and friends.
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):
- Houston Young Lawyers Association