Founder
President and Director

John A. Guerra was born in McAllen, Texas and was raised on his family’s cattle ranch in Starr County, Texas. He interned at the firm in 1987 and became an associate in 1989. He later became a shareholder in 1994 and President of the firm in 1996. He continues to manage the affairs of the firm today, while remaining active as lead trial counsel on a full docket of cases.
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Vice President and Directors

Mark Strandmo was born in Mankato, Minnesota.  He was raised and attended college there. He joined the firm in 1995 and became a shareholder in 2000. 
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A.J. Dimaline was born in San Antonio, Texas in January 1962. He has the distinction of being the first baby born in San Antonio that year. He joined the firm in 1997 and became a shareholder in 2002.
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Shareholders

Scott Jones was born in Spartanburg, South Carolina in July 1955. He joined the firm as of counsel in 2009 and became a partner in 2013.  
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Tom Mailloux was born in Harvey, Illinois and grew up in the Greater Chicagoland area. He joined the firm in 2002 and became a shareholder in 2014.
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Bob Scheihing is a life long Texan. He was born in Houston and grew up in Ft. Worth. He is a graduate of St. Mary’s Law School. 
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Jason West was born in Fremont, Nebraska in June 1973. He joined the firm in 2005.
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Of Counsel

Daniel J. Guarasci was born in Niagara Falls, New York and was raised in suburban Buffalo, New York. Daniel moved to San Antonio in 2015.
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Attorneys

Caitlin Bratt was born and raised in Upstate New York. She attended college at State University of New York at Oswego where she studied Public Justice and Political Science. Caitlin received her Juris Doctor from Michigan State University College of Law in May 2013.
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Amanda Esparza Carollo was born and raised in Laredo, Texas. She attended Wellesley College in Wellesley, Massachusetts, where she majored in Neuroscience. Prior to attending law school, she worked at Dechert LLP in New York City for several years focusing on complex product liability litigation. She received her law degree in 2011 from Albany Law School in Albany, New York. Read Biography

Carol was born and grew up in St. Louis, Missouri.  Since her move to Texas, she has missed attending St. Louis Cardinal baseball and St. Louis Blues hockey games.  She found tailgating at St. Louis Rams football games was fun too, while it lasted.
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Augustus T. Denham was born in McAllen, Texas and raised in the Rio Grande Valley. He joined the firm in 2020.
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Celia Guerra was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas.  She joined the firm in 2014.
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Kimberly was born and raised in San Antonio and is a true-at-heart Texan and Dallas Cowboys fan.
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Michael Don Joy, II, was born in Corpus Christi, Texas, and raised in South Texas. Michael attended St. Mary’s University at San Antonio, where he graduated summa cum laude in 2001, with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. Michael received his Juris Doctor from Baylor University School of Law in Waco, Texas, in 2004.
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Kimberly Kayatta was born in New York and has had the pleasure of living in nine of the fifty states. 
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Joseph E. Munoz was born in Harlingen, Texas and was raised in San Antonio. He attended Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi where he received his Bachelor of Business Administration and Masters of Business Administration. Joseph received his Juris Doctor from St. Mary’s University School of Law in San Antonio, Texas, in 2007.
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Frederick Saporsky III was born in Gary, Indiana but spent much of his childhood in Texas. He attended St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas where he received his Bachelor of Arts in International Relations. He continued his education at St. Mary’s where he earned both his Master of Arts and Juris Doctor. 
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Brad Stauber was born and raised in suburban Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Brad moved to San Antonio in 2016.
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Firm Administrator

Esther Mahon Marks

Ms. Marks was born in County Galway, Ireland and moved to New York with her family as a child. She has been with the firm for over 30 years and has been a Legal Administrator since 1992. Ms. Marks is responsible for the day to day operations of the firm as well as the responsibility for staff personnel.

Esther enjoys traveling, dancing and Pilates.