Daniel Cienfuegos, Jr.


Attorney Daniel Cienfuegos, Jr. was born in Brownsville, Texas and grew up in Baytown, Texas. Daniel attended the University of Texas at Austin where he received a B.S. in Communication Studies and was named to the Dean’s List. After receiving his undergraduate degree, Daniel returned to Houston to pursue a legal career.

Daniel received his J.D. from South Texas College of Law in May 2009 and was admitted to the Texas Bar in November 2009. While at South Texas, Daniel participated in mock trial and became a qualified mediator. Daniel also earned the CALI award for excellence in Insurance Law for receiving the highest grade in the course.

Following law school, Daniel interned for the Honorable Michael Gomez in the 129th Harris County District Court before joining a prominent Plaintiffs’ firm in Houston, Texas. Since 2010, Daniel has successfully worked on hundreds of personal injury cases and cases involving first-party insurance/bad faith claims in numerous counties throughout Texas. Daniel is especially passionate about representing persons that have been injured and/or wronged by insurance companies, big businesses, and others.

Daniel is admitted to practice law in the State of Texas and in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas and Eastern District of Texas. Daniel is also a member of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association (TTLA), the Houston Trial Lawyers Association (HTLA), the Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys (ATAA), and the Mexican American Bar Association of Houston (MABAH).

Daniel speaks Spanish and enjoys spending time with family and friends, coaching his son, Texas Longhorn and Houston professional athletics (Go ‘Stros!), performing arts, an occasional round of golf, and traveling with his wife/family.

Bar Admissions:

  • State Bar of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

Professional Associations and Memberships (Past and Present):

  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Houston Trial Lawyers Association
  • Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys
  • Mexican American Bar Association of Houston