- Complex Business Litigation
- Crisis Management
- Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA)
|Contact Info||Telephone: 713.470.6157|
|University ||University of Houston, B.A.|
|Law School||South Texas College of Law, J.D., summa cum laude Member, South Texas Law Review, Order of the Barristers|
President, Hispanic Bar Association of Houston
Senior Vice Chairman of the Go Tejano Committee and Member of the Legal Advisory Committee, Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
Member, Mexican-American Bar Association of Houston
Member, Litigation Section, Houston Bar Association
Member, American Bar Association
Adjunct Advocacy Professor, South Texas College of Law
Life fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
|Born||Brownsville, Texas, 1970|
Juan Garcia litigates in various areas, including business torts, product liability, commercial lease disputes, personal injury defense, insurance subrogation and other general contractual matters. Juan's clients face trials in many state and federal courts at both the trial and appellate levels. Additionally, he represents governmental bodies, such as regional transit authorities, on land acquisitions through condemnation. Juan also represents various energy companies in cases involving Jones Act, LHWCA and other maritime claims.
Sutherland represents energy companies in controversies and commercial matters.
Sutherland defends Hercules Offshore Drilling, Inc. in maritime cases.
Sutherland defends chemical manufacturer against wrongful death claims.
Awards and Rankings
Selected for inclusion among Texas Super Lawyers in the areas of business litigation and personal injury defense: general (2014)
Selected for inclusion among Texas Super Lawyers ”Rising Stars“ in the areas of business litigation and personal injury defense: general (2009-2010, 2012-2013)
Recognized among Houston's ”Top Lawyers,“ H Texas Magazine (2010-2014)
• Crisis Management
Documents by this lawyer on Martindale.com
TCPA Best Practices: Consent, Compliance, Communication
Keith J. Barnett,Thomas M. Byrne,Ellen M. Dunn,Juan C. Garcia,Allegra J. Lawrence-Hardy, November 2, 2014
The Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 (TCPA) protects consumers from unwanted telemarketing calls, prerecorded or autodialed calls, fax transmissions, and text messages.
Eleventh Circuit Reverses Outlier Decision on TCPA Prior Express Consent Standard
Keith J. Barnett,Thomas M. Byrne,Ellen M. Dunn,Juan C. Garcia,Allegra J. Lawrence-Hardy, October 9, 2014
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has clarified the standard for “prior express consent” under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) in a September 29, 2014 decision reversing an outlier ruling by a lower court. In Mais v. Gulf Coast Collection Bureau, Inc.,...
TCPA Hot Issues - TCPA Restricts Autodialed Calls, but Courts Split on Meaning of Autodialer
Keith J. Barnett,Thomas M. Byrne,Ellen M. Dunn,Juan C. Garcia,Allegra J. Lawrence-Hardy, September 25, 2014
To autodial or not autodial, that is the question. The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) defines autodialer as “equipment which has the capacity to store or produce telephone numbers to be called, using a random or sequential number generator, and to dial such numbers.” 47 U.S.C....
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