Maria “Marifer” Aceves
Attorney at Law
Maria “Marifer” Aceves is a civil litigation attorney focusing on personal injury, guardian ad litem cases, and mediations. She has successfully litigated and resolved numerous cases for her clients. Prior to representing plaintiffs, Ms. Aceves did defense work for several years and clerked for a well-known civil judge in Dallas County.
As a result of hard work and dedication to her clients, Ms. Aceves has been selected, two years in a row, to the prestigious Super Lawyers Texas Rising Stars List for 2019 and 2020. She has also been selected to the Top 40 Under 40 List in 2017, 2018, and 2019 by the National Trial Lawyers; the 10 Best Attorney List in Client Satisfaction for 2018 and 2019 by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys; the 10 Best Female Personal Injury Attorney List for 2019 by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys; the Top 10 Personal Injury Attorney List in 2019 by Attorney and Practice Magazine; and the Top 10 Personal Injury Attorney Under Age 40 List by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys in 2019.
Ms. Aceves grew up in Dallas Fort-Worth area and graduated from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law. While in law school, Ms. Aceves was Treasurer of the Hispanic Law Student Association and an editor on the International Law Review. Ms. Aceves was also a Semi-Finalist for the Best Comment and had her first article published during her third year of law school. Her article, Comment, Slim’s Playground: Telmex’s Monopoly of the Telecommunications Industry in Mexico, 19 Law & Bus. Rev. Am. 217 (2013), was published in the Law and Business Review of the Americas law journal.
Ms. Aceves is also highly engaged in the community. She is an active member of the Mac Taylor Inn of Court, the Dallas Bar Association, the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, the Dallas Trial Lawyers Association, and a board member of the Dallas Hispanic Bar Association. She was previously a board member on a local school board and recently joined the board of Avance, a non-profit organization dedicated to assisting low-income families through a two generation education and relationship-building methodology.