MEET Herbie Montalvo


“At The Ammons Law Firm, we understand the importance of each individual’s journey. We’re dedicated to guiding them through the legal process and beyond, ensuring justice prevails and lives are rebuilt.”

Herbie Montalvo [bio]


Herbie is an experienced litigator who began his legal career defending some of the world’s largest companies against significant claims, often in excess of $100 million. In 2024, he joined The Ammons Law Firm to provide top-of-the-line representation to individuals and their families who have been injured by the misconduct of others.

Herbie is originally from South Texas, having grown up in Rio Grande City and graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in 2013. He received his J.D. from Baylor University School of Law in 2016, where he served as a Technical Editor for the Baylor Law Review.

After law school, Herbie moved to Houston to join the litigation department of an international law firm. He spent the next seven years representing companies before courts and arbitration tribunals across the country. During that time, Herbie gained extensive trial experience, second-chairing four trials and assisting several other trial teams with all aspects of trial. His legal work has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America, who named him “One to Watch” in Personal Injury and Commercial Litigation for both 2023 and 2024.

Herbie is now focused on representing individuals and their families who have been injured by the misconduct of others. He is confident in his ability to ensure that his clients receive the justice they deserve, leveraging his extensive legal experience and skills. Herbie takes pride in knowing that his work has a positive impact on the lives of his clients.

Herbie also maintains an active pro bono practice, primarily representing undocumented immigrant children in family, juvenile, and immigration courts in partnership with Kids in Need of Defense (KIND). In 2019, Chevron recognized Herbie for his work in assisting two immigrant children achieve special immigrant juvenile status.

  • $50.65 MILLION Mass Shooting

    The Ammons Law Firm successfully obtained a judgment of $50.65 Million on behalf of three families who suffered injuries and lost loved ones in the Sutherland Springs church shooting. The landmark verdict was the first in history to hold the United States Government civilly liable for a mass shooting.



  • B.B.A., The University of Texas at Austin
  • Juris Doctor, Baylor University School of Law, Waco, Texas


  • State Bar of Texas


  • Pattern Jury Charge Oil and Gas Committee
  • Houston Baylor Lawyer Network Steering Committee
  • Houston Bar Association (HBA)
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association (HYLA)
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association (TTLA)
  • Houston Trial Lawyers Association (HTLA)
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ)

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