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George Ravelo Diaz-Arrastia

George Ravelo Diaz-Arrastia, American lawyer. Bar: Texas 1983, United States District Court (southern district) Texas 1985, United States Court Appeals (5th and District of Columbia circuits) 1985, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1992, United States District Court (northern, western and eastern districts) Texas 1994.

Background

  • Diaz-Arrastia, George Ravelo was born on August 20, 1959 in Havana, Cuba. Came to the United States, 1968. Son of Ramon Fuentes and Elihut (Ravelo) D.-A.

  • Education

    • Rice University (Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, 1980). University of Chicago, (Juris Doctor, 1983). Spoken languages: Spanish.

    Career

    • Worked at Gilpin, Paxson & Bersch. Admitted to the bar, 1983, Texas, United States. Supreme Court, United States.

      Court of Appeals, Fifth and District of Columbia Circuits and United States. District Court, Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas. Phi Beta Kappa. Member: Houston and American Bar Associations.

      State Bar of Texas. Fellow, Houston Bar Foundation. Texas Bar Foundation. Gilpin, Paxson & Bersch, L.L.P. is a law firm consisting of 26 attorneys.

      The firm has a general civil trial and appellate practice (in both state and federal courts) that involves products liability defense, insurance and consumer law. Construction law, business, commercial and real estate litigation. Environmental law; bankruptcy.

      Employment law and mediation and arbitration. The firm also counsels and represents banks, businesses and individuals in matters involving real estate, banking, oil and gas, environmental regulatory matters and general corporate and commercial transactions.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Fellow Texas Bar Foundation, Houston Bar Foundation. Member American Bar Association, American Society International Law, State Bar Texas, Houston Bar Association, College of State Bar Tex, Hispanic National Bar Association(co-chair, Litigation Section, since 2008).

    Connections

    • Married Maria del Carmen Gomez, August 6, 1983.
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    Born August 20, 1959
    (age 58)