Graciela Orellana has been practicing law as an attorney for more than six years in Weslaco, Texas. She has a breadth of experience in personal injury litigation. Mrs. Orellana has handled numerous cases in numerous state courtrooms across the Rio Grande Valley. She earned her Doctor of Jurisprudence in May 2011 from Phoenix School of Law in Arizona. Prior to that, she obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine.
Mrs. Orellana has fiercely entered courtrooms to obtain favorable verdicts as recent as this year. She has represented plaintiffs in commercial and non-commercial auto accidents winning 14 out of the 17 trials she has tried to verdict.
Born and raised in South Texas, Mrs. Orellana connects with the community, especially during a sudden tragedy. She often handles pro-bono cases for underprivileged individuals and enjoys educating and being a role model for the youth by participating in school events and career fairs.
She was recently named 2020’s “Top 40 Under 40” Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers Association.
Mrs. Orellana is fluent in English and Spanish, both spoken and written. She is actively involved in the Texas State Bar and the local Hidalgo County Bar Association.
Youngest daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Baltazar and Maria Marroquin, Mrs. Orellana is happily married to Ovidio. They are parents to a 2-year old red nose pitbull named Guera and a 1-year-old pup named Simba. When she is not at work, she enjoys cooking and spending time with her family.