Carlos R. Soltero is a Shareholder in the Maynard Nexsen’s Litigation Section. With over 25 years of experience, he has tried a wide range of cases throughout Texas and other states. As a trusted attorney among his colleagues, Carlos is frequently recruited to assist in trial or injunction proceeding efforts as a case leader or as co-counsel. He represents other attorneys and assists them in numerous professional and personal litigation matters. Carlos has also published and lectured in various areas relating to trial and pretrial practice, including jury selection, expert challenges, attorneys’ fees, discovery, choice of law in private international litigation, and employment discrimination.
Carlos focuses his practice on serving clients in courtroom disputes ranging from commercial, intellectual property, and technology, to landowner rights, personal injury, wrongful death, and other tort matters. In conjunction with his trial competence, Carlos has represented parties for over two decades in appeals, including oral arguments before the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and Texas intermediate courts of appeals.
Carlos’ litigation experience includes representing hospitals, nurses, doctors, and other health care professionals in litigation matters including claims of malpractice. In addition to dismissals or summary judgment, Carlos obtained a defense verdict in a malpractice claim involving a minor claimant against a nurse and hospital and has been part of malpractice trial teams that have obtained a directed verdict and other trial results.
Carlos earned his J.D. from Yale Law School and his B.A. from Yale University. He is bilingual and a native Spanish speaker.