After graduating from high school, Mr. McGovern moved back to his native town, San Antonio, where he attended college at the University of Texas at San Antonio and received his degree in Bachelor of Arts. During his undergraduate career, Mr. McGovern worked at the Bexar County District Attorney’s Office and for Texas Senator Leticia Van de Putte. Among his undergraduate academic achievements, Mr. McGovern, graduated with honors and received a certificate in legal reasoning.
Thereafter, Mr. McGovern moved to Houston, Texas to attend law school at Houston College of Law, formerly known as South Texas College of Law. Among his numerous achievements in law school, Mr. McGovern graduated in the top third of his class, became a varsity advocate, a member of the South Texas law review, and an officer for the Board of Advocates.
Throughout his time in law school, Mr. McGovern was eager to both apply and enhance his lawyering skills. As part of this process, Mr. McGovern interned at the Harris County District Attorney’s Office, the First Court of Appeals of Texas, and several litigation firms, including the Bergquist Law Firm during the summer of 2015. Mr. McGovern was inspired by his supervising attorney, Gloria Villatoro, so much that he decided to begin his legal career at the Bergquist Law Firm.
Among his interests, Mr. McGovern enjoys mountain biking, wakeboarding, and spending time with his family.
- Duly admitted and licensed as an Attorney and Counselor at Law to practice in all Courts of the State of Texas.