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Born in Mexico City, Mexico, Ms. Aceves’ background is rich with diversity and a familiarity with different cultures, religions, and ethnicities that imbue her with a heightened level of empathy and understanding her clients appreciate. Ms. Aceves moved to the United States when she was three years old, upon her father’s acceptance to a pediatric residency, and grew up primarily in the Dallas area.
Ms. Aceves graduated from Southern Methodist University with a major in International Studies and two minors in History and Political Science. Ms. Aceves was on the International Law Review, and graduated from SMU Dedman School of Law. She is licensed to practice law in the Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas.
Ms. Aceves’ dedication to her clients and to her craft are evident in her ambitious work ethic. Ms. Aceves focuses her practice on civil litigation with an emphasis on personal injury. She has successfully represented her clients in negotiation, mediation, and litigation. Additionally, she has tried numerous jury trials with successful verdicts and has effectively represented her clients. Prior to representing plaintiffs in personal injury cases, Ms. Aceves focused on insurance defense for several years. Her previous experience as an insurance defense attorney allows her to represent her clients in a comprehensive and effective manner as a personal injury attorney. In addition to her level of skill and hard work, Ms. Aceves is also bi-lingual, allowing her to communicate with many more individuals who may seek her help.
Due to Ms. Aceves’ hard work and dedication to her clients, she was selected by her peers to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40 List in 2017 and 2018. This incredible accomplishment during her first five years of practice was due to her unparalleled work ethic, determination to succeed on her client’s behalf, and prominence in the field of law. The honor of being selected to this list is extended by invitation only, to exclusively the most qualified civil plaintiff, criminal defense, and personal injury attorneys from each state.
Ms. Aceves has also been selected to the prestigious Super Lawyers 2019 Texas Rising Stars list. The selection process for the Rising Stars list is a rigorous one, and only those who pass the stringent requirements of Texas Super Lawyers® and are 40 years or younger, or in practice for 10 years or less, make the cut. In total, no more than 2.5% of practicing lawyers in a given field will be named to the respected Rising Stars list each year. The selection process includes: formal nomination, independent research by the Super Lawyers team, and peer evaluation by practice area. Due to Ms. Aceves’ hard work and dedication, she was nominated by her peers and bestowed the honor of being selected to this prestigious list.
Ms. Aceves is also an active member of her community. She currently serves as the Secretary for the Board of Trustees for The Highlands School. She is also the founder and liaison for The Highlands School Alumni Association.

Maria Fernanda "Marifer" Aceves
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