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The Attorney

Trenton D. Garza

Founding Attorney

Phone: (816) 775-1923 | Email:


Born & raised in rural Missouri, Attorney Trenton Garza brings an unrelenting work ethic into the practice of law. Guided by down-home values sharpened by professional experience, he serves clients' unique needs and simplifies complicated law into easy explanation.

Brought by family to the Texas Panhandle, Trenton attended Baylor University in Waco, Texas. At Baylor, he earned a reputation as an advocate, effecting anti-discrimination policy change and leading a statewide organization. He later represented a local community in school district decision-making, consulted community development groups, and was made a candidate for public office.

Trenton trained under a historic Texas Trial Lawyer and later returned home to Missouri to attend law school at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law. In law school he was an editor of the UMKC Law Review and again demonstrated unparalleled advocacy across numerous organizations. He is the founder of the Garza Attorney Group, L.C.

Trenton D. Garza, Esq.

Education & Accolades:

  • Juris Doctor | The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law

    • Submissions & Symposia Editor, UMKC Law Review, Vol. 89

    • Chancellor's Council on Sexual Violence & Gender-Based Harassment

    • Exchequer, Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Society - Powell Inn

    • Vice President, Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys - UMKC Chapter

    • Vice President, American Constitution Society - UMKC Chapter

    • Senate President Pro Tempore, UMKC Student Government Association

    • CALI Excellence for the Future Award - State & Local Government Law

    • Federal Bureau of Investigation Student Academy

    • Hispanic Law Student Association

    • Board of Barristers

    • Dean's Honor List

  • Professional Certificate, Legal Studies | Amarillo College

    • Legal Aid of Northwest Texas Community Clinic

    • Panelist, Symposium on Paralegal Professions

  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science & Philosophy | Baylor University

    • President, Texas College Democrats

    • Senator, Baylor Student Government

      • Dissenter of the Year

    • President, Baylor Democrats

    • Dean's Honor List

"Just as each one has received a gift, use it to serve others, as good stewards of the varied grace of God."


- 1 Peter 4:10, CSB

Prior Professional Experience

  • Templeton Smithee Hayes Heinrich & Russell, L.L.P.

    • Legal Assistant to Attorney Robert L. Templeton

  • Potter County Executive Committee

    • Chair, 321 Voting Precinct

  • Bushland I.S.D. Decision Committee

    • Community Representative

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • State Bar of Missouri

  • The United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri

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