Mendez Law Firm | About Us
Hurricane Damage, Insurance Claim, Attorney, Court, Cameron County
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About Us

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Attorney Trey Mendez

Juan “Trey” Mendez, III was born and raised in Brownsville, Texas. Growing up in a South Texas border town taught him the value of hard work and perseverance. From an early age, his parents stressed the importance of setting a goal and striving to achieve it. A product of the public school system in Brownsville, he graduated from the Gladys Porter High School of Technology and went on to receive a Bachelor’s Degree in Government from the University of Texas at Brownsville in 2002. Three years later, he graduated from the University of Texas School of Law and moved back to Brownsville with a goal of making a difference in the lives of the people in his community.


Trey believes that being a productive citizen involves giving back and investing in your own community. In 2010, he was elected to a 6 year term as Trustee of the Texas Southmost College District. He was re-elected in 2016. In 2019, he ran a successful campaign for Mayor of Brownsville. He is currently a member of the Public Utilities Board and the Workforce Solutions Cameron County Board. Trey co-cofounded Dodici Pizza and Wine in 2018. The restaurant is located in Historic Downtown Brownsville. He is a former council member of the Insurance Law Section for the State Bar of Texas. He has been licensed to practice law for 15 years and has litigated thousands of cases.

The University of Texas at Austin - School of Law

J.D. / Albert P. Jones Endowed Presidential Scholarship in Law - 2005

The University of Texas at Brownsville (UTB/TSC)

B.A. in Government / Minor in English - 2002



Rambo is our office mascot. He comes to work with his dad everyday full of energy, and ready for the occasional treat and outdoor break. Rambo has the best personality and enjoys his time at the firm.

Call today for your legal consultation  (956) 541-7600

Knowledge and Experience

What We Do

Whether it is storm damage, business income losses, a fire to your business, or roof & water damage, insurance companies who refuse to pay claims have become more common. This will often lead to an insurance dispute.

In Business, it is crucial for each party to protect their interests. It is for this reason that business interests sometimes conflict and create a legal issue and potential litigation. As a business owner myself, I am better able to relate to your concerns.

As a certified mediator, we handle all types of mediations. We do full day and half day mediations.

Consumers are protected from unfair and deceptive trade practices under both state and federal law. Companies or businesses that intentionally mislead consumers about the nature of their services or products are subject to fines, penalties, and liability for any harm suffered by consumers.

Having to work through any type of family law matter can be an extremely emotional and difficult time in a person\’s life. The uncertainty about the future and sometimes intimidating legal issues involved can become overwhelming.

Having a local attorney attend court hearings or assist with trials is valuable. We are happy to help you.