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Ernest Aliseda Joins Dykema’s McAllen Office

May 12, 2016

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Rio Grande Valley native, Ernest Aliseda, to its Commercial Litigation Practice Group as a member in the firm’s McAllen, Texas office. Prior to joining Dykema, Aliseda served as General Counsel/Chief Legal Officer for the Loya Insurance Group companies, where he handled general legal matters and managed and oversaw diverse litigation throughout the country. Aliseda is also a former State District Judge for both the 398th and 139th State District Courts in Hidalgo County. 

In his practice Aliseda will advise and represent clients in commercial and general litigation matters, along with serving as a mediator and arbitrator in personal injury, commercial, employment, international and personal injury law cases.

“We are very pleased and fortunate to add an attorney of Ernie’s stature to our roster,” said Diann Bartek, Office Managing Member of Dykema’s McAllen office. “His reputation precedes him. There is no doubt that his strong background in commercial litigation and his experience as a judge will be extremely valuable to the firm and its clients.”

Aliseda is a Governor appointed Regent to the University of Texas System Board of Regents and a State Bar of Texas President appointed member to the Board of the Texas Bar College. He received his law degree from the University of Houston Law Center and his undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University.

He is Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Personal Injury Trial Law, along with being trained as a mediator, arbitrator, and litigation management professional. He is also a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserves, where he serves as a Military Judge.