Payne and Blanchard, L.L.P.
PH: 214.953.1313
FX: 214.220.0439

Veronica Valdez, Partner

Veronica Valdez
Partner

Contact Information:

Telephone: (214) 231-3246
Facsimile: (469) 200-1222
E-Mail: vvaldez@pandblaw.com

Current Scope of Practice:

Veronica Valdez is a trial attorney who represents clients involved in litigation across North Texas. As a student, Veronica knew she wanted to become a trial attorney and focused on the litigation practice area. Her courtroom experience began when she served as a student attorney representing indigent clients in the SMU Legal Clinic Program. Additionally, she gained advocacy skills as a veteran team member on the ABA Client Counseling Team.

Education:

  • University of Texas at Austin, B.A., 2005
  • Southern Methodist University School of Law, J.D., 2011

Professional Affiliations:

  • Admitted, State Bar of Texas, 2012
  • Dallas Hispanic Bar Association
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas

Practice Areas:

  • Commercial Auto and Trucking Litigation
  • Construction Defect and Construction Litigation
  • Personal Lines Auto Litigation
  • Premises Liability Litigation
  • Personal Injury and Tort Defense
  • Product Liability Litigation

Representative Litigation Matters:

  • Insurance defense of personal injury lawsuits related to motor vehicle accidents.
  • Defense of national and mid-sized companies in deceptive trade practice cases.
  • Representation of national trucking companies in serious personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits involving commercial vehicles.
  • Defense of contractors and subcontractors in construction defect litigation and arbitration, including electrical, masonry, structural steel, framing, plumbing, concrete, waterproofing, HVAC and roofing.

Personal:

Veronica was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. She enjoys spending time with her husband and their 2-year-old son and taking their dogs to the dog park. Personal interest include cooking, soccer, football, and travel.

Language:

Veronica’s family is from Argentina and El Salvador. She is a native Spanish speaker and can read and write in Spanish.