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Rio Grande Valley OFFICE
LEANDRA COSTILLA ORTIZ
Associate
Phone: (956) 647-5122 | 
Fax: (956) 647-5421 | 
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“My roots are sunk deep in the Rio Grande Valley. Keeping our public schools strong helps keep our families and communities thriving, right here.”
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EDUCATION
  • South Texas College of Law (2003)
  • Texas A&M University at College Station (1997)
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Licensed in State of Texas

United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas

MEMBERSHIP
  • National School Boards Association Council of School Attorneys
  • Texas Council of School Attorneys
  • State Bar of Texas

Leandra Costilla Ortiz was raised in the Rio Grande Valley, and is proud to focus her legal practice on strengthening the area’s public schools. She practices in the areas of employment law, student law, and governance.

 

Before joining Walsh Gallegos, Mrs. Ortiz served as the in-house staff attorney for the Brownsville Independent School District where she worked on school employment and personnel issues, general school law, and civil litigation.

 

Leandra began her legal career as an associate for the Law Office of Frank Costilla, L.L.P. where she practiced primarily civil litigation. She went on to establish the law firm of Costilla & Ortiz, LLC where her practice focused on civil litigation, criminal, and family law.  

For further information about the law firm: contact Diana Stangl at 512-454-6864 at the firm's principal office in Austin, Texas