Mario Palacios was born and raised in Edinburg, Texas. He graduated from the University of Texas Pan American in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. From 2003-2008, Mr. Palacios was employed by the Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District as a science teacher. It was not until 2008, that Mr. Palacios attended law school. In 2011, he earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence from Texas Southern University-Thurgood Marshall School of Law and graduated Cum Laude in May 2011. Prior to obtaining his license as an attorney, Mr. Palacios was employed as a law clerk for Gonzalez Palacios, LLP, and assisted in litigation cases involving medical malpractice. Since obtaining his license in 2012, Mr. Palacios has experience in handling family law, criminal defense, business organization, and real estate matters.