April Y. Quiñones

Associate Attorney - San Antonio

April Y. Quiñones

Areas of Practice

Healthcare; Personal Injury; Premises Liability; Trusts; and Commercial Litigation.

Education

Ms. Quiñones attended the University of the Incarnate Word, where she received her Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences in 2005.  She then attended St. Mary's University School of Law, and received her J.D. degree in 2011.

Professional Experience

Before attending law school, Ms. Quiñones was a senior litigation paralegal for an insurance defense firm in Corpus Christi, Texas.  In law school, she served on the Editorial Board of the St. Mary’s Law Journal as a Research/Articles Editor, and the Comment she wrote as a Staff Writer was published in the Journal. Currently, Ms. Quiñones practices in the area of medical and nursing malpractice defense and has represented physicians, nurses, hospitals, and nursing homes across the State, advising her clients on pre-litigation issues all the way through providing them with a vigorous defense at trial. She also has educated physicians in Texas on significant healthcare issues by speaking at Continuing Medical Education seminars.  Ms. Quiñones also has defended clients in premises liability, trusts, commercial, and contract matters. Ms. Quiñones was recognized in San Antonio Scene’s “Rising Star Lawyers” list for 2018.

Admissions

State Bar of Texas, 2011; U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas.

Membership/Associations

San Antonio Bar Association, San Antonio Young Lawyers Association, Bexar County Women’s Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, Defense Counsel of San Antonio, Rotary Club of San Antonio, and Phi Delta Phi.

Personal

Ms. Quiñones enjoys watching live music and visiting the Coast. She also devotes her time to charity and is a proud Rotarian. April has volunteered many hours to various charitable organizations, such as Transplants for Children, Eva’s Heroes, Snack Packs for Kids, and Dress for Success, and has co-chaired and served on numerous committees. April has also provided pro bono legal services to the indigent through the Bexar County Community Justice Program.

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