Brownsville's Premier Criminal Defense and Immigration Firm Securing Your Future, Protecting Your Rights

At The Law Office of Mauricio Garcia, we provide dedicated legal representation in criminal defense and immigration law. With extensive experience and personalized advocacy, we're committed to championing your rights and securing the best outcome for your case.

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Brownsville Criminal Defense & Immigration Lawyer

Serving Clients Throughout Cameron County, TX

The Law Office of Mauricio Garcia is committed to seeking justice and ensuring your voice is heard within our complex legal system. Mr. Garcia represents clients in state and federal criminal defense and U.S. immigration law. 

Born in Brownsville and raised in Mexico, Mauricio understands firsthand the challenges of those who live and work in our Southern border communities. His local roots mean he is not just your attorney but your neighbor fighting to protect your rights and best interests.

At our firm, we provide personalized service that prioritizes you as a valued client. Other firms may turn you over to case managers or legal assistants. That won’t happen with us. You will always have direct access to Mauricio for questions, guidance, and support as you move through the court system. 

Contact us online or at (956) 395-3314 for a free initial consultation about your case with our Brownsville criminal defense and immigration attorney.

Professional Knowledge & Client Care You Can Trust

Criminal arrests and charges and immigration issues can be both complex and enormously stressful. The future pertaining to your case can be uncertain, and dealing with legal problems can put an emotional and financial strain on you and your family. 

We work to ease your fears and concerns with dedicated service that concentrates on your unique needs and circumstances. Our firm offers Spanish-speaking services and flexible payment plans where needed to reduce stress. 

Mauricio has been nationally recognized for his legal accomplishments as a 2023 Super Lawyer Rising Star and by The National Trial Lawyers as a Top 40 Under 40. His dedication to his profession includes memberships in The Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and the American Immigration Lawyer Association

The Law Office of Mauricio Garcia

What sets Us Apart?

  • Client-Centered Representation
    While many firms delegate cases to legal assistants, we guarantee direct communication with an attorney regarding your case.
  • Federal Court Experience
    With a former judicial law clerk, we bring invaluable insight into federal court proceedings.
  • Local Roots
    Born and raised in Brownsville, TX, we serve our community in both English and Spanish.
  • Proven Excellence
    Our recognitions from Super Lawyers and the National Trial Lawyers affirm our unwavering dedication to legal excellence.
  • Free Consultations Available
    Get started today with a confidential consultation with a member of our team.
  • Affordable Legal Help
    We offer flexible payment plans, ensuring that financial constraints never obstruct your access to justice.
Our Firm Puts You First

Clients We've Helped

  • "Mauricio was the perfect lawyer who helped me with my citizenship application process."
    Professional and with the necessary knowledge on the subject.
    He had answers to all my questions and was with me through the entire process until the day of my interview, which made me feel much more secure with everything.
    - Brianda M.
  • "I highly recommend the Law Office of Mauricio Garcia PLLC for your legal needs."
    Mr. Garcia is an excellent attorney. He is kind, polite & respectful. He worked hard on my case & was able to get it dismissed. Mauricio was always available to answer any of my questions or concerns.
    - Mae G.
  • "Thank you Mauricio!"
    Mauricio was very professional and kind with the consultation. We could tell that he is a genuine person and wants the best for his clients. Extra recognition for checking in on us. He seems to be one of the best in the area, no doubt.
    - Derek R.
  • "Highly recommend!"
    He was awesome, answered all my questions with a calmness and professionalism that gave me ease every single time. I am beyond grateful for all the work he did for me.
    - Emma S.

Criminal Defense

Mauricio provides legal representation in all state and federal criminal defense cases. As a former federal judicial law clerk, he brings extensive knowledge and court experience to complicated criminal matters. These can range from minor state misdemeanors to federal felonies that impact your life for years. 

It is never too early to get guidance from our firm in criminal matters to ensure that you are treated fairly, that your rights are protected, and that you do not make any mistakes that could harm your defense. If you are the target of a criminal investigation and have been arrested or charged, we strongly urge you to learn more about your legal position, the laws that will impact your case, and your defense options. 


People have come to America from all over the world to be with family, seek jobs, and find a safe place that protects them from violence, economic instability, and other harms. The U.S. Immigration system provides the rules and procedures for accomplishing these goals, from family-based or employment-based green cards to naturalization for citizenship.

Immigration law is complicated and ever-changing. At The Law Office of Mauricio Garcia, we can guide you through the legal journey, providing professional and human support to help you in your journey to achieve your immigration goals and dreams. 

Learn more about your case and how our Brownsville criminal defense and immigration lawyer can help by emailing us online or calling (956) 395-3314 for a free evaluation.

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  • My family member has been charged with a crime. What should I do?

    If your family member has been charged with a crime, you should contact us immediately. Time is of the essence. The sooner we can get to work on your loved one’s case, the better chance there is we can ensure a good outcome.

  • How long do federal criminal cases last?

    While each case is different, most federal criminal cases are disposed of within 6 months to 2 years.

  • Can you guarantee me a result?

    No. A lawyer is bound not to give any guarantees or promises of criminal cases. Any lawyer who does that is generally misguiding you through the criminal process. If you want an honest attorney, give us a call at (956) 395-3314.

  • Do you offer payment plans?

    Yes. We offer payment plans that will allow us to work on your case, while also receiving compensation.

  • What payment methods do you accept?

    We take all major credit/debit cards (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express), as well as personal checks, and wire transfers.