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Maria “Marifer” Aceves

Attorney at Law

Maria “Marifer” Aceves is a civil litigation attorney focusing on personal injury and guardian ad litem work. She has successfully represented her clients in negotiation, mediation, and litigation. Her results include jury trials with successful verdicts, and a recent six digit settlement involving a slip and fall case in federal court, among others. 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 was recently selected to the prestigious Super Lawyers 2019 Texas Rising Stars List. In her six years of practice, 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 attended Southern Methodist University for law school and undergraduate studies. 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, and the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, among other organizations. 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.

 

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