Attorney and Counselor Elly Del Prado Dietz

Elly Del Prado Dietz

Elly graduated from the University of Texas School of Law. She began her legal career as a prosecutor.

 

Elly worked for several years in the Office of the Attorney General of Texas as counsel for the Texas Crime Victim's Compensation Division.

 

Most recently, she served as an Assistant Attorney General in the Transportation Division in the field of Eminent Domain.

 

She has been in private practice since 2000, focusing primarily on property law and family law.

 

 

 

EDUCATION

1988 - Doctor of Jurisprudence, University of Texas School of Law

1985 - Bachelor of Science, Zoology, University of Texas at Austin

EMPLOYMENT

2013 - Owner, Elly Del Prado Dietz, PLLC

 

2000-2012 - Partner, Duvall Gruning & Dietz, PLLC, San Marcos
General civil litigation practice including family, commercial and property law (including eminent domain)

Associate, Duvall & Gruning, PLLC, San Marcos

 

Associate, Law Office of Charles C. Wright, Luling

 

1999- 2000 - Assistant Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General Of Texas, Transportation Division, Austin
Eminent domain services for TXDOT in central Texas from Special Commissioners Hearings through trial

 

1993-1999 - Assistant Attorney General and Division Chief, Office of the Attorney General Of Texas, Crime Victim’s Compensation Division, Austin
General Counsel for the division, rulemaking, administrative hearings, open records, legislative drafting and management of employees

          
1990-1993 - Assistant District Attorney, Misdemeanor Section Chief, Hays County District Attorney, San Marcos
Prosecuted misdemeanor criminal and juvenile cases from intake through trial and appeal, conducted civil commitment hearings

 

Assistant County Attorney, El Paso County Attorney’s Office, El Paso

 

 

CERTIFICATIONS

1989 - State Bar of Texas


1999 - United States District Court for the Western District of Texas

 

 

SPEAKER

2006 - CLE International, Eminent Domain Conference, Austin

 

MEMBERSHIPS

Heritage Association of San Marcos, Board

Cheatham Street Music Foundation, Board

 

Hays County Bar Association

 

Caldwell County Bar Association