Daniel Tamez

Daniel Tamez

Managing Partner
San Diego, California

As an attorney with Gnau & Tamez Law Group LLP, helping seriously injured clients is important to Daniel R. Tamez, Esq. Mr. Tamez started his career litigating traumatic injury cases, and quickly realized his strong devotion to helping the victims of tragic accidents in San Diego get the justice they deserve. Whether a client is the victim of a serious car crash, dog bite or trip-and-fall accident, Mr. Tamez gets to know his clients and their families personally before building a strong case against the people who have caused harm. Mr. Tamez has worked on more than 1,000 personal injury cases, and he also helps clients who only speak Spanish.

A Texas native, Mr. Tamez received a quality education and worked in Texas for several years before relocating to California. After graduating from Saint Mary's University in San Antonio, Mr. Tamez received his law degree at South Texas College of Law. He is admitted to practice law in the state of California.

Mr. Tamez's experience has gained him the recognition of his peers in the personal injury field. For his trial work in a motorcycle accident case before the San Diego County Superior Court that won his client a six-figure judgment, Mr. Tamez received the 2007 Outstanding Trial Lawyer of the Year award from the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego. He is an active member of various bars and legal associations, including the San Diego County Bar Association, the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, the Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles, the Consumer Attorneys of California and the American Bar Association.

Areas of Practice

  • 50% Car Accidents
  • 50% Personal Injury

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 2001


  • South Texas College of Law Houston, Houston, Texas
    • J.D. - 2001
  • St. Mary's University, San Antonio, Texas
    • B.A. - 1998
    • Major: Political Science

Representative Cases

  • Armstrong vs. Breslin

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Trial Lawyer of the Year Award, Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, 2007 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • San Diego County Bar Association, Member
  • Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, Member, 2001 - 2017
  • Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles, Member, 2005 - 2017
  • Consumer Attorneys of California, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • The National Trial Lawyer - Top 100 Trial Lawyer , Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Law Offices of Michael Pines, Associate, 2001 - 2006


  • Kappa Sigma