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Eric Lopez
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Eric Lopez


Attorney Eric Lopez was born and raised in South Texas. He is a husband and father of two boys. Eric holds a Juris Doctor from St. Mary’s School of Law. The legal profession is a second career for Eric. He worked for commercial trucking companies for over ten years. Eric brings his experience to the firm, offering his knowledge to commercial trucking cases. In addition, Eric’s professional focus is on personal injury torts including, premises liability, worksite injury, medical malpractice, car and trucking accidents and wrongful deaths.

Being bilingual, Eric works directly with both English- and Spanish-speaking clients.

During Eric’s time off, he enjoys hunting and fishing the lands and waters of South Texas. However, he finds enormous joy in coaching Little League and spending time off with his family.

Eric has earned a reputation as an attorney who empowers his clients by advocating for their rights. In addition, Eric’s clients can rely on his steadfast dedication and strategic approach to best help guide them through the legal process to attain the justice they deserve.

Admissions & Education

Bar and Court Admissions:

  • State Bar of Texas, 2022


  • B.S. Texas A&M University
    Corpus Christi , TX
  • Juris Doctorate St. Mary’s School of Law
    San Antonio , TX


  • Corpus Christi Bar Association
  • Corpus Christi Young Lawyers Association
  • Texas Bar College

Real Results ReaL Justice

  • Record-Setting
    Million Settlement*
    Wrongful Death

    Hilliard Law attorneys represented numerous injury victims and the families of those killed in accidents caused by GM’s defective ignition switch and their concealment of safety defects.

  • $50
    Million Settlement*
    Class Action

    Mr. Hilliard was the lead class counsel in Haese v. H&R Block, a class action lawsuit involving every Texan who received a rapid refund from H&R Block (approx. 300,000 plaintiffs). He assisted other class counsel in forcing H&R Block to disclose it received kickbacks for arranging loans between its tax preparation clients and predatory lenders.

  • $50
    Million Settlement
    Wrongful Death

    In September 2021, Hilliard Law attorneys secured a $50 Million settlement for the family of a man who died in a commercial trucking accident.

  • $33
    Million Verdict
    Traumatic Brain Injury

    The Hilliard Law trial team won a $33M product liability case against a golf-car company, involving a golf cart that tipped over on a child causing a severe traumatic brain injury.

  • $30
    Million Verdict
    ATV Accident

    A jury determined that the defective design and marketing of an All Terrain Vehicle were the proximate cause of the decedent's injuries in a fatal ATV accident.

  • $25
    Million Verdict
    Negligent Security

    In May 2013, Mr. Hilliard was the lead trial attorney who obtained a $25 million jury verdict in a premises liability case in Nueces County, Texas. His client, a security guard for a downtown Corpus Christi building, was severely beaten while at work.

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