Maria T. Cantú Hexsel

Maria T. Cantú Hexsel: Attorney with Germer Beaman & Brown PLLC


Maria Cantu Hexsel has more than twenty-three years of experience in civil litigation. She is responsible for a diverse civil litigation caseload with a concentration in health care law. Maria represents physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, and hospitals in all aspects of risk/claims management, and all phases of litigation. This includes representing medical professionals before their respective licensing and disciplinary boards and agencies. Additionally, Maria represents clients in general negligence, product liability and construction litigation. Maria has written and presented on topics related to health care and administrative law.

Maria is licensed to practice in the United State District Court for the Western District of Texas. She is an active member of the State Bar of Texas, Austin Bar Association, Hispanic Bar Association of Austin, and the Travis County Women Lawyers’ Association. Maria graduated cum laude from Our Lady of the Lake University in 1992, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Social Studies. She received her J.D. from Texas Tech University in 1995.

Maria was born and raised in the Rio Grande Valley and loves life in Austin with her friends and family. She especially enjoys outdoor activities and live music with her husband, Ricardo, and their two daughters.


•Joined Germer Beaman & Brown, PLLC in 2004
•Ewbank & Byrom, P.C.
•State of Texas, Office of the Attorney General - Tort Litigation
•Salinas & Mendez, P.C.


•AVANCE - Austin, Board of Directors
•Becker Elementary PTA - Past President 2015/2016 and 2016/2017, Parliamentarian 2014/2015
•Former Leadership Council Member for the Austin Chapter of the American Lung Association

Areas of Practice (10)

  • Administrative Law
  • Appellate Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Health Law
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Torts

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
512-472-0288  Phone
512-472-0721  Fax
512-472-9280  Fax
University Attended:
Texas Tech University, Juris Doctor, 1995; Our Lady of the Lake University, Bachelor of Arts in Social Studies, cum laude, 1992
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas; 1995, Texas

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

•State Bar of Texas (1995)
•Hispanic Bar Association of Austin - Education Committee
•Travis County Women Lawyers Association
•Austin Bar Association
•Robert W. Calvert Inn of Court

Birth Information:
Harlingen, Texas, February 11, 1970
Reported Cases:
Representative Experience: McIntyre v. Ramirez, 109 S.W.3d 741 (Tex. 2003); Herrera v. Seton Northwest Hospital, 212 S.W.3d 452 (Tex. App. - Austin 2006, no pet.)
Payment Information:
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

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