Michael Guajardo

Partner

Michael Guajardo has spent the last 25 years guiding clients through the complex personal injury claim process. He understands the financial, emotional, and physical challenges his clients may be facing and uses his expertise and compassion to ensure his clients receive the medical assistance they need and the compensation they deserve.

Practice Areas

Catastrophic Personal Injury Truck & Car Accidents Wrongful Death

Michael Guajardo

Partner

Michael Guajardo has spent the last 25 years guiding clients through the complex personal injury claim process. He understands the financial, emotional, and physical challenges his clients may be facing and uses his expertise and compassion to ensure his clients receive the medical assistance they need and the compensation they deserve.

Practice Areas

Catastrophic Personal Injury Truck & Car Accidents Wrongful Death

Professional Background

Education

Community

Understanding the complex nature of personal injury and wrongful death cases, Michael understands the complex nature of these cases, and he has the resources and creativity required to fight for the justice his clients and their loved ones deserve. A skilled, experienced trial lawyer, he has secured numerous million and multi-million dollar recoveries for victims and their families.

An accomplished attorney, Michael is an AV®-rated attorney (Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings), and he has repeatedly been named to Best Lawyers of America and Super Lawyers. He is a member of the Million and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, maintains a Superb Rating on AVVO, and was selected for D Magazine’s 2020 list of Best Lawyers in Dallas. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Dallas Trial Lawyers Association, the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, and the American Association for Justice. Michael is also a past President of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association.

Michael held positions at Thompson & Knight, P.C. and the Law Offices of Frank L. Branson, P.C. before leaving to start his own firm. In 2011, Michael joined with his longtime friend and colleague, Greg Marks, to form Guajardo & Marks, L.L.P. In 2021, Guajardo & Marks merged with Slack Davis Sanger.

  • J.D., Texas Tech University
  • B.B.A. Finance, Texas Tech University
  • Dallas Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Directors
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Directors
  • American Association for Justice, Board of Directors
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Past President
  • "We have been referring cases to Mike Guajardo for many years. He has always been responsive to our needs, and he treats our clients with dignity and respect. Mike has a proven track record of success. He is hard-working, innovative, persistent and persuasive. We are very pleased to continue to refer our cases to his firm."

    REFERRING DALLAS ATTORNEY

    CLIENT
  • "My sincere thanks to Mike Guajardo, Greg Marks and their staff for helping me through my medical malpractice lawsuit. From the initial consultation to the finalization, I was impressed with their expert knowledge, honesty, and compassion. Having never dealt with a situation like this before, they took time to listen to my concerns and offered insightful recommendations. Mike was very helpful in explaining the overall process and what to expect each step of the way. Any questions I had were quickly responded to in a way that was easy to understand. I am truly grateful to Mike and his team for helping me through this difficult time. His extensive experience helped us achieve a favorable outcome."

    PAULINE S.

    CLIENT
  • "After an exhaustive search from Texas to California for a medical malpractice attorney with expertise in the complicated field of malpractice, I found an outstanding attorney, Michael Guajardo. Mike was the utmost of professional in assessing and explaining the complexity of injury related settlements and the impact they have on the individual and their family. At the same time, he was compassionate and sensitive to the emotional impact it had on both me and my family as we went through the process. He was diligent and thorough in identifying facts, witnesses, expert witness, and gathering information needed in order to fully present my case. His entire manner throughout my case was thoughtful, meticulous, caring and understanding of my ongoing medical issues. Going through a medical malpractice lawsuit is daunting and Mike helped me walk through every step with a professional attitude that assured me I had the best legal advice working in my favor."

    J.H. AUSTIN, TX

    CLIENT
  • "Upon meeting Mike Guajardo and his staff, I was immediately comfortable as well as assured they were efficient, competent, and compassionate. Mike was completely accurate in his determination of my case, and his staff was prompt in communicating their fact-finding progress. Mike was extremely professional with a calming but in-control demeanor during depositions and in mediation. Mike Guajardo’s expert knowledge and proficiency resulted in an exceptional settlement of my cases. I highly recommend him as a superior Dallas personal injury attorney."

    KRETA L.

    CLIENT
  • "Our family wasn’t very experienced with legal matters, and so we had many questions and concerns. Mike Guajardo was friendly and informative, and he made sure we understood everything with clear, straightforward language. It was obvious that he and his team really cared about us, and that his intelligence, experience and energy were completely dedicated to serving our needs. We truly respect this good man."

    CHARLES R. DUNNING, JR.

    CLIENT
  • "I was very impressed with the services of Michael Guajardo. He was very prompt about getting back to me and always answered all my questions. I am also very happy with the outcome of my case. I would definitely recommend Michael’s services to others. I felt very comfortable working with him and his staff, and everyone I worked with went above and beyond the call of duty whenever necessary."

    SUSAN P. DALLAS, TX

    CLIENT

Honors & Awards

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV®-rated attorney
  • The Best Lawyers in America by BL Rankings
  • Million and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers (since 2009)
  • D Magazine’s 2020 list of Best Lawyers in Dallas

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