mario del prado partner

San Antonio, Texas


Phone: (210) 698-3533

Mario Del Prado is a Board Certified Criminal Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and a Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Representing clients in a wide range of criminal defense issues in San Antonio and the surrounding Bexar County area, Mario Del Prado brings over 32 years of experience to the table.

After graduating from St. Mary’s School of Law located in San Antonio in 1986, Mario began practicing law shortly thereafter in November of 1986. His practice is devoted to criminal defense representation, and he is a member of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Association, the National College for DUI Defense, and a member of The College of the State Bar of Texas.

Areas of Practice:

  • Criminal Fraud
  • Drug Violations
  • Federal
  • Felonies
  • Grand Jury Proceedings
  • Juvenile Crimes
  • Misdemeanor
  • Parole and Probation
  • Prosecution
  • RICO Act
  • Sex Offenses
  • Victims’ Rights
  • White Collar Crimes
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Litigation Percentage:

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation


  • Board Certified Criminal Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1996
  • Board Certified Criminal Trail Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy, 2009
  • One of the Top 30 Criminal Defense Lawyers in San Antonio for 2013 and 2014
  • Named by Texas Monthly a “Superlawyer” for 2013
  • Selected as a Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers from 2011-2014

Bar Admissions:

Texas, 1986
U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 1991


St. Mary’s University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas
University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, 1982
Major: History

Classes/Seminars Taught:

Family Violence, San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyers And Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, 2006 – Present

How to Get a Life Sentence in the Middle of a Death Penalty Case, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association; Capital Murder Seminar, South Padre Island, Lecturer, November 2008

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, 1991 – PresentMember
  • National College for DUI DefenseMember
  • The College of the State Bar of TexasMember

Past Employment Positions:

Bexar County District Attorney, Intern, 1984 – 1986

Bexar County District Attorney, Assistant District Attorney, 1986 – 1991

Pro Bono Activities:

Board of Directors, Bexar County Battered Women’s Shelter, 1993 – 1996

Mario was voted by his peers as one of San Antonio’s Best Lawyers of 2011

Call us now for a free confidential case review. Your future depends on it. (210) 698-3533