Who We Are

Bergquist Law Firm

Bergquist Law Firm is an aggressive litigation law firm focusing on accident and personal injury cases throughout Texas.

David Bergquist

Founding Partner

Mr. David W. Bergquist grew up in the small town of Moorhead, Minnesota, where he first learned that hard work and integrity are key components to success personally and professionally. After graduation from Moorhead High School in 1994, Mr. Bergquist attended college at the University of North Dakota where he graduated with a degree in the Bachelor of Arts in 1999.

Terry McGovern

Partner

Terry McGovern is a personal injury attorney at Bergquist Law Firm who is passionate about fighting for his clients to get them the justice and financial reparations they deserve after suffering serious personal injuries. As a partner at the firm, Mr. McGovern has successfully litigated hundreds of cases throughout his career and…

Jovani Diaz

Partner

Jovani Diaz is a Partner at the Bergquist Law Firm. As a personal injury attorney, she is committed to the pursuit of justice on behalf of all her clients. Ms. Diaz always seeks the best outcome and her success includes her receiving the award of Texas Top 100 Personal Injury Verdicts in 2019.

Cyrus Mahdavi

Partner

Cyrus Mahdavi grew up in the surrounding Houston area. He graduated with honors from Texas State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration, and then attended the University of Texas School of Law, where he received his Doctor of Jurisprudence.

Attorneys

Matthew Birdwell

Attorney

Mathew Birdwell is the managing attorney for the Dallas office of Bergquist Law Firm. While at BLF, Mr. Birdwell’s knowledge and aggressive approach towards insurance companies, has resulted in his clients and their families amassing substantial settlements and recoveries.

Ali Asir Dhukka

Attorney

Ali Dhukka grew up in Houston, Texas. Mr. Dhukka received his Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from Texas A&M University. After graduating, Mr. Dhukka gained experience working at an Exploration & Production company in the Houston Oil and Gas industry.

Vy Do

Attorney

Vy Do grew up in Houston, Texas.Ms. Do received her Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy from the University of Houston-Downtown. After graduating, Ms.Doattended law school at South Texas College of Law—Houston

Nicole Feragen

Attorney

Nicole Feragen was born in Hanover, Germany and grew up in The Woodlands, Texas. Ms. Feragen received her Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Baylor University in Waco, Texas. After graduating, Ms. Feragen attended law school at Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law in Dallas, Texas

Nancy Flores

Attorney

Nancy Flores was born in Mexico City and grew up in Laredo, Texas. Ms. Flores received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. After graduating, Ms. Flores attended law school at South Texas College of

Andres Guerra

Attorney

Mr. Andres Guerra was born in Edinburg, Texas and grew up on his family’s ranch in Linn, Texas. Mr. Guerra received his Bachelor’s Degree in Political Sciencefrom Texas A&M University where he was a member of its esteemed Corps of Cadets.

Joshua Harrison

Attorney

Joshua Harrison grew up in Sinton, Texas. After high school, Mr. Harrison attended the University of Texas at Austin where he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science.

Antonio Cabrera Jr.

Attorney

Antonio Cabrera Jr. grew up in Houston, Texas. Mr. Cabrera received his Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Centenary University in Hackettstown, New Jersey. Additionally, he was a member of the Centenary University Men’s Soccer.

Horacio L. Hernandez

Attorney

Horacio L Hernandez was born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico and grew up in Corpus Christi, Texas. Mr. Hernandez received Bachelor’s Degrees in Political Science and Criminal Justice from the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas. After

Madison Hastings

Attorney

Madison Hastings grew up in Houston, Texas. Ms. Hastings received her Bachelor’s Degree in Behavioral Sciences from the University of Houston – Clear Lake, graduating Cum Laude.After completing her undergraduate education

Gabriela Jarrar

Attorney

Gabriela Jarrar grew up primarily in El Paso, Texas. Ms. Jarrar received her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from The University of Texas at El Paso where she also minored in Spanish. Ms. Jarrar then obtained her Doctor of Jurisprudence from South Texas College of Law Houston (STCLH).

Shelby Huffman

Attorney

Shelby Huffman was born in Houston, Texas and grew up in the North Dallas suburb of McKinney, Texas. Upon graduating high school, Ms. Huffman began her college career at Collin College, later transferring to Texas State University

Claire Kimutis

Attorney

Claire Kimutis was born in St. Louis, Missouri and grew up in Sugar Land, Texas. Ms. Kimutis received her Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Baylor University in Waco, Texas. After graduating, Ms. Kimutis attended law school at the University of Texas School of Law in Austin, Texas.

Ryder McCool

Attorney

Ryder McCool grew up in San Antonio, Texas. Mr. McCool received his Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Baylor University in Waco, Texas in 2018. After graduating, Mr. McCool stayed in Waco, earning his Juris Doctorate from Baylor University School of Law.

Jonathan L. McKinney

Attorney

Jonathan McKinney was born/grew up in Houston, Texas.Mr. McKinney received his Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from University of North Texas in Houston, Texas. After graduating, Mr. McKinney attended

Harrison Nguyen

Attorney

Harrison Martin Nguyen was born and grew up in San Bernardino, California.Mr. Nguyen received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from the University of Houston. After graduating, Mr. Nguyenattended law school at South Texas College of Law Houston where he graduated with honors.

Kenneth Nguyen

Attorney

Kenneth Nguyen was born and raised in Houston, Texas. Mr. Nguyen received his Bachelor’s Degree in both Finance and Marketing from the University of Houston in Houston, Texas. After graduating, Mr. Nguyen decided to stay in Houston tocontinue his education at the University of Houston Law Center.

Matthew Olivares

Attorney

Matthew Olivares was born in Dallas, Texas. Mr. Olivares received his Bachelor’s Degree in Government and History from The University of Texas at Austin in Austin, Texas. After graduating, Mr. Olivares attended law

Matthew Parr

Attorney

Matthew Parr grew up in Mesquite, Texas. Mr. Parr received his Bachelor’s Degree in Rhetoric from The University of Texas in Austin. After graduating, Mr. Parr attended law school at South Texas College of Law Houston.

Taylor Pounds

Attorney

Taylor Pounds grew up in College Station, Texas. Ms. Pounds received her Bachelor’s Degree in Forensic Psychology from Texas A&M University. After graduating, Ms. Pounds attended law school at South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas. During her law school career, she served as chair of the board of advocates,

Alexis Del Rio

Attorney

Alexis Del Rio was born and raised in McAllen, Texas.Ms. Del Rio received her Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. After graduating,Ms. Del Rio earned her Doctorate of Jurisprudence from St. Mary’s University School of Law

Gabriel Rivera

Attorney

Gabriel Rivera was born in Houston, Texas. Mr. Rivera received his Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice and a minor in Political Science from University of Houston Downtown, Texas. After graduating, Mr. Rivera attended law school at South Texas College

Samantha De Hoyos

Attorney

Ms. De Hoyos received her Bachelor of Science in Sociology from the University of Houston in Houston, Texas, where she also minored in Business Administration. After graduating, Ms. De Hoyos obtained her Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Houston Law Center.

Andrew K. Rodriguez

Attorney

Andrew K. Rodriguez was raised in Fredericksburg, Texas. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in History from Baylor University in Waco, Texas. After graduating, Mr. Rodriguez attended law school at South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas.

Kevin Shaghaghi

Attorney

Kevin Shaghaghi was born in Houston, Texas. Mr. Shaghaghi received his Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science with a concentration in Law and Public Policy and a Minor in Public Administration from the University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas.

Steve Shellist

Of Counsel

Steve Shellist is a fierce trial attorney. After embarking upon a career in sales and starting his own business, Steve Shellist went to law school to pursue his passion for courtroom confrontation. After graduating from law school,

Andy Truelove

Attorney

Andy Truelove was born in Grand Prairie, Texas. Mr. Truelove received his Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Columbia University in New York, New York. After graduating, Mr. Truelove attended law school at Baylor Law School in Dallas, Texas.

Our Office Locations

Houston

1333 West Loop S.
Suite 1700
Houston, TX 77027

Phone (713) 655-8000

Dallas

3811 Turtle Creek Blvd.
Suite 450
Dallas, TX 75219

Phone (214) 217-0705

San Antonio

700 N. St. Mary’s St.
Suite 1400
San Antonio, TX 78205

Phone (210) 293-0522

McAllen

214 N. 16th Street
Suite 214
McAllen, Texas 78501

Phone (956) 331-7881

Austin

901 Mopac Expressway S.
Building 1, Suite 300
Austin, TX 78746

Phone (512) 201-1019