Giana Ortiz


Giana is Daniel's daughter and joined her father in practice in 2014.  Before attending law school, Giana taught bilingual kindergarten and third grade in low-income schools in Galveston, Texas. She attended law school on scholarship at the University of Houston. Following law school, Giana served as judicial law clerk to the Honorable Jorge Solis of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas. 


Giana is an alumna of the State Bar of Texas Leadership class, former Chair of the State Bar of Texas Court Rules Committee, and is the Treasurer of the State Bar's School Law Section.  Giana also serves on the Board of Directors for CASA Tarrant County and regularly volunteers with her family as a Buddy for the Miracle League DFW.


  • The University of Houston (J.D., 2007)

  • The University of Texas (B.S., 2000)

  • Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers "Rising Star," 2014-2017

  • Houston Law Review Senior Articles Editor




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