Genevieve Bacak McGarvey

Genevieve Bacak McGarvey: Attorney with McLeod, Alexander, Powel & Apffel A Professional Corporation AV stamp icon
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Genevieve has managed complex litigation for diverse clients from Fortune 500 companies to individuals of different cultural backgrounds. Genevieve has mediated hundreds of cases for diverse clients with a 90% settlement rate allowing parties to resolve their issues and avoid the financial and emotional costs of trial and appeal. She also serves the court as Attorney and Guardian Ad Litem as well as Amicus Attorney for civil, family and probate cases.


•Shining Star Award, Texas City/LaMarque Chamber of Commerce, 2015
•Credentialed Distinguished Mediator, 2015- present


Genevieve is a frequent speaker at state and local bar association continuing education program and prepares articles to accompany her presentations. She is also the co author of, Prescribing Narcotics: Physician Implementation of Pain Management Guidelines, with Carol E. Thompson, PhD. and Patricia D. Salvato, M.D.


•McLeod, Alexander, Powel and Apffel PC Attorney/Mediator
•University of Texas Health Science Center Risk Management Specialist
•University of Texas Police Department Police Sergeant


Genevieve volunteers tirelessly for local causes such as the M.I. Lewis Social Service Center, Independence Village, as well her church, where she serves as a lector and eucharistic minister and on the festival committee.

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Elder Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Family Law
  • Insurance Defense
  • Mediation
  • Personal Injury, Toxic Tort, Class Action and Other Complex Litigation
  • Trust, Probate and Guardianship Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
University Attended:
Youngstown State University, B.S., summa cum laude, 1978
Law School Attended:
University of Houston, J.D., 1988
Year of First Admission:
US District Court for the Southern District of Texas; US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas; Texas; United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit


•American Bar Association
•State Bar of Texas Texas
•Mediator Credentialing Association
•Association of Attorney Mediators
•Houston Bar Association
•Galveston County Bar Association
•Galveston County Mediators Association

Birth Information:
Youngstown, Ohio, October 13, 1955
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard and American Express
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

  • 4.8/5.0 (31 reviews)
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Galveston, Texas

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