Lawyers

Francisco Guerra, IV.

  • Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • Served on the Malpractice, Premises & Products Pattern Jury Charge Committee for the State Bar of Texas 
  • Number One Verdict in the Top 10 Largest Verdicts in Arizona in 2012, Arizona Attorney Magazine
  • Practiced insurance defense and civil litigation prior to joining Mr. Watts' firm
  • Texas Super Lawyer 2003, 2006-2013, and Texas Rising Star 2004
  • Best Lawyers in San Antonio 2005-2013
  • Top 100 Super Lawyers in Texas, 2012
  • Top 50 Central Texas Super Lawyers 2012
  • Top 50 Central/West Texas Super Lawyers 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013
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Frank Guerra, IV. is a capital partner in Watts Guerra, LLP and has served as the managing partner of the San Antonio office since 2001. Frank received his B.A. from Texas A&M University in 1992 and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Texas School of Law in 1996. While at the University of Texas, he served as Intern to the Honorable Justice John Cornyn, Supreme Court of Texas, in 1995, and Intern/Research Assistant to the late Charles Alan Wright. He was also an officer on the Board of Advocates and was a member of the ATLA Mock Trial Regional Champion, State Finalist, and National Quarter Finalist Teams in 1995 and 1996. He was subsequently inducted as a National Member of The Order of Barristers.

After graduating from law school, he joined the law firm of Allen, Stein, Powers, Durbin & Hunnicutt, where he practiced insurance defense and civil litigation law. He managed the Rio Grande Valley Office of Allen, Stein & Durbin from 1999 to 2001. Frank joined the San Antonio office of the predecessor firm of Watts Guerra in 2001. He also served on the Malpractice, Premises & Products Pattern Jury Charge Committee for the State Bar of Texas. He was co-counsel with Mikal Watts in Garza vs. Holiday Inn, Castro vs. Ford, Garcia vs. Ford, English vs. Bay, Ltd, Rincon vs. Shell, and Strange vs. Penhall in which the jury rendered significant verdicts.

Frank is fluent in written and spoken Spanish.

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