Denisse Pena

Trial Attorney

The Gonzalez Law Group, PLLC

Denisse Pena

Denisse Peña’s principal area of practice is commercial litigation and transactional law. She has
litigation experience both in federal and state courts.

Ms. Peña earned a Bachelor of Arts from The University of Texas at Dallas in 2016 and
graduated from South Texas College of Law Houston in 2021. During law school, Ms. Peña was
president of the Environmental Law Society and a member of the Board of Advocates. She also
became a certified mediator.

Prior to attending law school, Ms. Peña was a paralegal at the firm and has experience in the
area of criminal defense. She also clerked at the firm while attending law school, assisting in
different types of cases such as criminal defense, commercial litigation, general civil litigation,
personal injury, property law, intellectual property, civil rights, and business transactional
matters. In 2021, Ms. Peña was admitted to the Texas Bar, the United States Southern District
of Texas, and the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Litigation
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Transactional Law
  • Civil Rights
  • Personal Injury

Education

  • South Texas College of Law Houston, J.D., 2021
  • The University of Texas at Dallas, B.A. Criminology, cum laude, 2016

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2021
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 2021
  •  Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit, 2021

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish