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

Ezequiel Barrera

Attorney

Ezequiel Barrera was born in Houston, Texas. Mr. Barrera received his Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from the University of Houston. After graduating, Mr. Barrera attended law school at South Texas College of Law Houston.

Kade Beyer

Attorney

Kade Beyer grew up in Friendswood, Texas. Mr. Beyer graduated with honors from Texas State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration. After graduating, Mr. Beyer attended law school at the University of Houston Law Center where he received his Doctor of Jurisprudence.

Sylvia K. Craven

Attorney

Sylvia K. Craven was born in Oakland, California and grew up in Ventura, California. Ms. Craven graduated magna cum laude from the University of Houston with a Bachelor of Arts, where she also minored in Law, Values & Policy and Psychology.

Laura Chapa

Attorney

Laura Chapa grew up in Victoria, Texas. Ms. Chapa received her Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health from the University of Texas at San Antonio in San Antonio, Texas.

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.

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

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).

Eduardo E. Diaz Kosturakis

Attorney

Eduardo Diaz Kosturakis was born and raised in Monterrey, Mexico. He attended the Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey where he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mexican Law.

Katy Meraz

Attorney

Katy Meraz grew up in Sugar Land, Texas. Ms. Meraz received her Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Texas at Austin. After graduating, Ms. Meraz attended law school at South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas.

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,

Rolando J. Reyna

Attorney

Rolando J. Reyna Jr. grew up in Houston, Texas. After receiving his Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from Texas State University in San Marcos, Mr. Reyna attended law school at Texas A&M University School of Law in Fort Worth. During his law school career,

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,

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

Gerson Vilchez

Attorney

Gerson Vilchez grew up in Austin, Texas. Mr. Vilchez received his Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the University of Houston in Houston, Texas. After graduating, Mr. Vilchez attended law school at South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas.

Austin N. Xu

Attorney

Austin Ningneng Xu was born and grew up in China. Mr. Xu received his Bachelor’s Degree in Science and Master’s Degree prior to pursing legal career. Mr. Xu attended law school at University of Houston Law Center in Houston, Texas.

Our Office Locations

Houston

1301 McKinney,
Suite 2400,
Houston, TX 77010

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