Attorney Leah Wise
CrashGal, the McAllen Personal Injury Lawyer
Leah Wise was born and raised in Primera, Texas and is the daughter of David and Cristela Wise. Growing up in a small Latino community, Leah learned the value of hard work and the importance of family. Leah graduated from Harlingen High School in 2008. Upon graduation from high school, Leah attended The University of Texas at Austin where she graduated in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science in Political Communication and a concentration in women and gender studies.
Leah obtained her Doctor of Jurisprudence from St. Mary’s University School of Law in 2016. During her time in law school, Leah clerked at the Texas Thirteenth Court of Appeals and at various law firms specializing in civil litigation. Leah was the President of the Women’s Law Association and during her tenure raised over $20,000 for local charities aimed at serving indigent women and children in the San Antonio area. Also while in law school, Leah competed across the nation as a member of the national award-winning Moot Court team. Leah and her team were crowned National Champions at the American Bar Association National Moot Court Competition, commonly known as the most prestigious Moot Court competition in the United States. Leah was awarded “Outstanding Mooter” of the St. Mary’s Moot Court Team and was inducted into the National Order of Barristers for her excellence in courtroom advocacy.
Leah began to practice personal injury law in 2016 after graduating from law school. Shortly after beginning her practice, Leah was voted “Best Attorney” by the Valley Morning Star Reader’s Choice Awards in 2017 and 2018. She enjoys being actively involved in her community and spending time with her family.
- Hidalgo County Bar Association
- Hidalgo County Women’s Bar Association
- Hidalgo County Young Lawyer’s Association
- The National Order of Barristers
- The Family Crisis Center of the Rio Grande Valley (Board Member)