Benavides Maddox PC
Attorneys and Counselors

Adriana Benavides Maddox


Adriana is a graduate of St. Mary’s University (BBA, International Business 1995) and St. Mary’s University—School of Law (JD/MBA 1999). She returned home to Laredo upon graduation and has been practicing law here ever since. It has been over ten years that she has enjoyed helping people through her practice. Every day, she works to find solutions to her clients’ most difficult and important problems. Adriana’s practice is primarily focused on civil litigation, including all aspects of family law, such as divorce, marital property, child custody, and child support. Families going through a difficult divorce and its aftermath need experienced counsel who can provide calm and clear advice coupled with strong, aggressive advocacy when necessary.

Adriana also practices in the area of probate litigation, including probating and contesting of wills and disputes involving trusts and estates.  With her strong business background and litigation experience, Adriana handles business litigation and disputes involving customs, warehousing, and transportation issues.

Adriana regularly assists clients in the areas of oil, gas, and natural resources, including litigation and transactions.


Practice Areas

  • Business Litigation
  • Divorce/Child Custody
  • Family Law
  • Litigation and Trial
  • Marital Property
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Oil, Gas, and Natural Resources
  • Trust and Estate Litigation
  • Wills & Probate


Awards & Recognition

  • Recognition Award, Laredo Police Department (2000)
  • Professional Person of the Year 2008, Webb County Domestic Violence Coalition
  • Hero of Hope, Laredo Morning Times (February 2011)


Bar Admissions

  • Texas (1999)
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas (2006)


Professional Experience and Associations

  • Benavides Maddox, PC (formerly The Law Office of Adriana Benavides Maddox, PC)(2005-present)
  • Of Counsel, Hole & Alvarez, LLP (2005-present)
  • Assistant District Attorney, Webb County (Chief Prosecutor of Domestic Violence Unit; Felony Prosecutor) (1999-2005)
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association (Director, 2001-2003)
  • Laredo Webb County Bar Association (former Director)
  • Laredo Young Lawyers Association (former Director)
  • Webb County Women’s Bar Association (past President, founding member) 




“Laredo will always be what we make it.  We cannot expect from our community what we do not put into it.”

  • Texas Statewide Blue Ribbon Task Force to Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Casa de Misericordia Women’s Shelter
  • Children’s Advocacy Center of Webb County
  • International Good Neighbor Council
  • Red Mass Committee
  • Society of Martha Washington
  • Webb County Domestic Violence Coalition

Benavides Maddox, PC
Attorneys and Counselors
1015 Scott Street
Laredo, Texas 78040

Telephone 956.791.3003
Facsimile 956.791.3010