04/18/2014   12:54 am CDT


Corpus Christi
Frost Bank Plaza
802 North Carancahua
Suite 1300
TEL: 361.884.8808
FAX: 361.884.7261

Practice Areas

Abel Herrero

Mr. Herrero is of counsel in the civil litigation section.  He focuses his litigation practice in the areas of trucking accidents, products liability, premises liability and other personal injury related cases.  Mr. Herrero's practice also includes governmental law, labor and employment trial practice, and general civil litigation in both state and federal jurisdictions.

Mr. Herrero was elected in 2012 to serve his fourth term in the Texas House of Representatives, District 34.  During the 83rd Legislative Session, he was named Chair of the Criminal Jurisprudence Committee for the House and is also serving on the Land and Resource Management Committee.  Mr. Herrero previously served in the Texas Legislature from 2005 - 2011.  In previous sessions, Mr. Herrero served as Vice-Chairman of the Health and Human Services Committee and was named Chairman of the Integrated Eligibility and TIERS Subcommittee.  In his tenure as a state representative, Mr. Herrero has also served on the Appropriations Committee, Redistricting Committee, Agriculture and Livestock Committee, and the Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations Committees.  He also previously served on the Robstown City Council from 1999 - 2003.

Mr. Herrero is currently a member of the Corpus Christi Bar Association.  He has previously served on the Corpus Christi Regional Transportation Authority Board, Coastal Bend Council of Governments, Nueces County Parks Board, Nueces County Civil Service Board, and the Robstown Improvement Development Corporation.

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Texas, 1997
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas


  • University of Texas at Austin (J.D., 1997)
  • Texas A&M University (B.A., 1993)
  • Legal Research Board, 1995-1997


  • Texas House of Representatives, District 34, 2005-2011, and 2013 - present
  • Corpus Christi Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Robstown City Council, 1999-2003