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Martin A. Canales

Martin A. Canales

Direct: (956) 429-3064
Fax: (956) 630-0189
418 East Dove Avenue
McAllen, Texas 78504

Martin Canales is a Member in our Rio Grande Valley Office in McAllen. He obtained a degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in 1989. Thereafter he worked, both domestically and internationally, with a major oil company in the areas of engineering and construction, maintenance of facilities, environmental engineering, contract administration, environmental claims, liability management in land transactions, and system improvements. Mr. Canales’s law practice is focused on construction litigation, professional liability, industrial accidents, trucking accidents, business/consumer transactions, first party liability/bad faith claims, and a wide variety of cases involving technical and/or engineering issues. His engineering and claims background have enabled him to identify critical issues and obtain very favorable results for our clients on technically complex cases.


South Texas College of Law at Houston, J.D., 2002; The University of Texas at Austin, B.S.C.E., 1989


Mr. Canales is admitted to practice law in the State of Texas.


Mr. Canales is a member of Hidalgo County Bar Association and American Bar Association. He serves on the Building Board of Adjustments and Appeals for the City of McAllen, has conducted legal research training for the Texas State Bar Paralegal Division local chapter, volunteers with a local church group, and assists various charities.

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