Edna Herrera Dinsdale
Attorney at Law
Edna Herrera Dinsdale was born in the Rio Grande Valley and has lived and worked amongst the people of Cameron County, Texas her entire career. She received her Bachelor of Arts from The University of Texas in Brownsville and received her Juris Doctorate from Thurgood Marshall School of Law in Houston, Texas. While attending law school Mrs. Dinsdale was an active member of the Hispanic Law Student’s Association. She proudly offers her services to Spanish speaking clients.
After graduation Mrs. Dinsdale moved back home to the Rio Grande Valley and continued her trial advocacy training while employed as a prosecutor with the Cameron County & District Attorney’s Office. As a prosecutor, Mrs. Dinsdale reviewed and filed hundreds of misdemeanor criminal cases, which gives her a unique insight into what the State of Texas must prove to secure a conviction against a client. After distinguishing herself in the several County Courts at Law, Mrs. Dinsdale was promoted to handle complex felony cases. While serving as a felony prosecutor in the several Cameron County District Courts, Mrs. Dinsdale tried multiple felony cases including but not limited to: murder, aggravated sexual assault, aggravated assault, DWI, domestic violence, and drug possession cases. Additionally, Mrs. Dinsdale represented the State of Texas in all associated matters handled by a District Attorney’s Office including: counseling with probation officers, law enforcement officers, witness preparation, legal research, expunctions, plea negotiations, and drafting pre-trial motions. While handling a full criminal docket Mrs. Dinsdale also argued contested Protective Orders and was an active member of the Child Abuse Unit as a felony prosecutor.
During her time with the County and District Attorney’s Office Mrs. Dinsdale gained immense knowledge into all matters associated with the criminal trial process. In 2015, Mrs. Dinsdale was awarded the “Pillar of Justice Award” for her outstanding performance as a prosecutor during her time with the Cameron County & District Attorney’s Office. After years of successfully practicing criminal law for the State of Texas, Mrs. Dinsdale decided to put her talents to work for the people in Cameron, Hidalgo, and Willacy counties who are accused of crimes and need an effective lawyer to represent their rights in a complex legal system.
In addition to her criminal law experience, Mrs. Dinsdale also serves clients in expunging criminal records, divorces cases, and traffic ticket court. Mrs. Dinsdale is experienced in litigating, negotiating settlements and plea bargains, and advocating fiercely for her client’s rights.
Call Mrs. Dinsdale today and let her put her experience, knowledge, and skill to work for you.