Alex Katzman graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1988, completed a post-graduate program at Oxford University in England, and graduated from St. Mary’s School of Law in 1993. Alex has practiced primarily in Bexar County and throughout Texas since graduating from law school.

Alex is licensed by the Texas Supreme Court, the Southern and Western Federal District  Courts of Texas, and the 5th Circuit Federal Court of Appeals. He is board certified in Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

He has served on the Texas State Bar Grievance Committee (San Antonio District 10) as a member 2005-2011 and Committee Chair 2009-2011, member of the National Employment Lawyers Association-San Antonio Chapter, a director of the San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association (SATLA), and a member of the Texas Employment Lawyers Association (TELA).

Alex was recognized by “Scene in SA” magazine in 2006 as one of the best San Antonio lawyers in the areas of Employment Law and Personal Injury, and again in 2007-2014 in Employment Law. He was also recognized by Texas Monthly as a Rising Star in 2005 and a Texas Super Lawyer in 2009-2014. He is fluent in Hebrew.

Alex holds a 4th dan red belt in Kenseido (karate/aikido) and is a senior instructor of Kenseido when he is not practicing law.

Shirley Alvarado Katzman graduated from St. Mary's University in 1991. She received her law degree from St. Mary's University School of Law in 1994. Shirley has practiced primarily in Bexar County since graduating from law school. Her successes have been numerous in the field of employment litigation. Shirley took maternity leave to raise her and Alex's two young sons. Shirley is now employed full-time, providing organizational development to large San Antonio area law firms.

Shirley is licensed by the Texas Supreme Court and served as Panel Chair and Member of the State Bar Grievance Committee (San Antonio 10B: 2000-2003 Member / 2003-2006 Panel Chair). She is fluent in Spanish.


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