Andrew M. Valenson
Andy was born and raised in Houston, Texas and is first generation American. His father immigrated from Russia and his mother from Honduras. Andy graduated cum laude from Midwestern State University with a B.A. in Political Science and minor in Sociology. He played soccer while attending Midwestern State and led his team to several conference championships, NCAA births as well as an “Elite Eight” appearance. Andy received his Juris Doctorate from St. Mary’s University in 2007. While attending St. Mary’s Law, Andy was an active member of the Hispanic Law Student Association and was elected by his peers as a Senator for the Student Bar Association.
Andy gained extensive experience clerking with the Galveston County District Attorney’s office and also defended clients in their immigration hearings before bringing his talents to the Firm. Andy was the last attorney Rene personally selected when he joined the Firm in 2007. Andy is fluent in Spanish and provides guidance and training to all the new attorneys. His leadership has been instrumental in the Firm’s growth and success. Andy has extensive trial experience and defends all his clients vigorously. Andy resides in the Houston area with his wife and son and still enjoys playing soccer and spending time with his family.