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Julian C. Gomez is an attorney in McAllen, Texas. Julian was raised in South Texas. Julian is a ninth generation Texan and his family still ranches on their original Spanish land grant. Julian graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in Agricultural Economics and was a member of the Corps of Cadets while at Texas A&M. After graduation, Julian spent time on the floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange as an analyst in the cattle futures and options pits. Julian graduated from University of Houston Law School in 2000. Julian was a law clerk for Filemon Vela, United States District Judge, Southern District of Texas, Brownsville Division and a law clerk for Reynaldo Garza, United States Circuit Court Judge, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. After his clerkships, Julian founded The Julian C. Gomez Law Firm and has practiced there since. Julian has a national and international practice focusing primarily on catastrophic product liability and negligence cases, mass torts, and contingent commercial litigation. Julian is the immediate past Chairman of the American Association for Justice’s Products Liability Section (the largest organization of plaintiffs product liability attorneys in the U.S.); on the board of directors of the Attorney Information Exchange Group (the largest organization of plaintiffs automotive product liability attorneys in the U.S.); has served on plaintiffs’ committees in national mass tort litigation; is a Graduate of Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyer’s College; is the special liaison to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on behalf of both American Association for Justice’s Products Liability Section and the Attorney Information Exchange Group; regularly speaks at local, state-wide, and national seminars on topics ranging from federal jurisdiction to products liability; and has a 3:45 marathon. In his free time, Julian loves spending time with his number one legal assistant, his daughter Averri; is an avid outdoorsman and photographer; spends way too many days on the water fly-fishing for tarpon; and is a -69kg Masters Olympic Weightlifter