Jose Sanchez

Jose Sanchez was born in Mexico City, Mexico and raised in Longview, Texas. Jose attended Spring Hill ISD from kindergarten till graduation in 1994 where he finished as the class Salutatorian. He then attended Kilgore College on an academic scholarship and finished his basic classes. Jose then attended Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, on another academic scholarship and received his B.A. in 1998. After graduating from college, Jose attended Texas Tech Law School in Lubbock, Texas. He received his J.D. in 2001. He also attended Hardvard University in Cambridge, MA, and received his Masters of Public Administration in May of 2014.

After completing law school, Jose returned to Longview to help the people. He worked at Akin, Neely, & Mason, where he primarily worked on defense litigation matters. In 2002, Jose went and worked for the prestigious law firm of Wellborn & Houston in Henderson, Texas. At Wellborn & Houston, Jose worked primary on personal injury cases.

In 2005, Jose decided to come back to his hometown and opened his own law firm in Longview, Texas. His practice consists mainly of personal injury actions, including product liability claims and wrongful death actions. He also handles a great amount of family immigration cases. Jose also handles a variety of litigation matters, contract disputes, insurance claims and employment issues as well as criminal defense. Jose's practice mainly consists of cases in state courts throughout East Texas and the Dallas/Ft Worth area. During Jose's time, Jose tried over several jury trials to verdict, both in state and federal court. he has won million for his clients in cases of personal injury.

In 2016 Jose became of counsel with the PayneMitchell Law Group of Dallas, Tx. This firm has a national reputation in personal injury cases and defective products.

Outside of Jose's dedication to helping people with the law, he is very active in the community. Jose is bilingual and enjoys running, working out, sports, traveling, and computers.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff
  • Products Liability Law
  • Consumer Protection
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Actions -- Plaintiff
  • Discrimination
  • Criminal Law
  • Immigration & Naturalization Law
  • Litigation & Appeals

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 2003


  • Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Cambridge, MA
    • Masters of Public Administration - May 2014
  • Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, Texas
    • Juris Doctorate - May, 2001
  • Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
    • Bachelor of Business Administration - May, 1998
    • Honors: International Business Certificate
    • Honors: President, Hispanic Presidential Counsel, 1997-1998
    • Honors: Top Ten in Marketing

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • League of Latin American Citizens Council #4945, Founder
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Texas Criminal Defense Association
  • The Hon. T. John Ward American Inn of Court
  • Gregg County Bar

Past Employment Position

  • Jose Sanchez Law Firm, PC, Longview, Texas, Owner, 2005 - Present
  • Wellborn & Houston, Henderson, Texas, Associate, 2002 - 2004
  • Akin, Neely, & Mason, LLP, Longview, Texas, Associate, 2001 - 2002