laredo's personal injury & criminal defense experts

law office of roderick c. lopez, p.c.

2017 avvo client's choice award winner

avvo top attorney | avvo top contributor | avvo Client's choice


Roderick C. Lopez is an experienced trial lawyer who cares about his clients.  Through the years, the firm has handled hundreds of types cases including tractor trailer collisions, automobile collisions, slip and falls, oil field injuries, defective products as well as medical negligence.  This has resulted in numerous multi-million dollar recoveries for clients and their families.  The firm primarily handles cases in South Texas in Webb, Starr, Zapata, Jim Hogg, La Salle, and Dimmit counties.  

Read Mr. Lopez's most recent write up in the Laredo Morning Times by clicking below.


Wrongful Death/Oilfield Tanker Collision - $5,730,000


Product Liability/Rollover in SUV - $1,500,000


Product Liability/ Defective Seatbelt - $750,000


Premise Liability/Trip & Fall over improperly constructed handicap ramp - $145,000

Having been through my first accident, Mr. Lopez helped me get the help I needed for my injuries. As well, I was able to receive the maximum compensation. I recommend Mr. Lopez for any injury claims due to a motor vehicle accident.
— Victor Flo | 5 Star Facebook Review

Medical Malpractice/Failure to Diagnose - $1,000,000


Premise Liability/Slip & Fall Head Injury - $185,000


 Wrongful Death/Auto pedestrian collision - $5,300,000

*Associated as local consel.


Areas of Practice —


personal injury

All too often, the roads and highways can be places of danger. Many times this is due to the negligent operation of a motor vehicle by another driver. If you were a victim of a car accident, motorcycle or 18 wheeler accident you may be entitled to compensation. Medical bills, lost wages, physical and emotional injuries can be an unbearable burden. The law office of Roderick C. Lopez is prepared to fight on your behalf and bring you justice. 

Personal injury cases are legal disputes that can arise when a person suffers harm from an accident or injury, and someone else might be legally responsible for causing or inflicting that harm. Personal Injury can arise from a number of situations such as:

  • car accidents
  • truck trailer or 18 wheeler accidents
  • motorcycle accidents
  • drunk drivers
  • oil field accidents
  • medical malpractice
  • wrongful death
  • workplace accidents
  • premise liability
  • defective products
  • slips and falls
  • negligence
  • burns
  • dog bites 
  • and many other situations

Criminal Law

Have you been arrested? Accused of a crime? Have you made a mistake and seek the most effective criminal representation in Laredo and South Texas? The law office of Roderick C. Lopez is ready to fight on your behalf! We have experience in both State and Federal Courts defending against drug related crimes, vehicular crimes, white collar crime and more. Don't leave your future and your freedom at risk. 

  • possession
  • conspiracy
  • intent to distribute
  • illegal loads / checkpoint
  • intoxication assault
  • intoxication manslaughter
  • trafficking or smuggling
  • human trafficking or smuggling
  • transportation of illegal aliens
  • extorsion
  • bribery
  • money laundering
  • and much more
Rick has been a great attorney from the start. Rick proved to us that he would not only make you promises, but keep them by providing you with great service and results. I love the passion he has for his work and admire the idea that you are not “just another client, “ but a priority every time you call. If you are looking for a AWESOME attorney that will deliver results, Rick Lopez is definitely your guy!!!
— Angie Rodriguez
Mr. Lopez always kept me informed of how the case was progressing. He was very accessible by phone and personally. We had very informative sessions and always explained the different alternatives we had with each issue. I will definitively recommend him.
— Roberto
I hired Roderick Lopez in regard to outstanding charges that I had against my name. I can honestly say that Rick Lopez was honest, and effective in obtaining the best possible result regarding my case(s). The felony charges against my name were successfully dissmissed and I am extremely grateful for the work Roderick has done for me.
— Anonymous
I have nothing but great things to say about you and your firm, in fact, the list is endless. I want to thank you for being by my side every step of my case. Not to mention the patience you had, and the great guidance you gave me. I honestly couldn’t have asked for better representation.
— Marty


6557 Metro Court. Suite 1
Laredo, TX 78041



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