Native San Antonian Nicholas ‘Nico’ LaHood, as a result of his extensive legal and trial background and countless professional accomplishments and recognitions, has successfully established himself as a highly respected and revered attorney in the community. He has built a successful law practice with father, Michael LaHood and brother Marc LaHood. As a former special prosecutor for Bexar, La Salle, Wilson, Karnes and Medina counties, Nico built a reputation for hard work and a no-nonsense approach at trial. A philosophy embraced early in life, Nico has relied on integrity and ethics-based principles when working towards justice.
Nico LaHood has been recognized by Law & Politics Magazine, as seen in Texas Monthly Super Lawyers edition, as a rising star in 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010. He is among the top 2.5 percent of attorneys in the state according to that publication. He has been recognized as one of the San Antonio legal community’s rising stars by being featured in the 2007 edition of Scene In S.A. and has also been featured on FOX29’s Legal Minds. He was elected as a board member of the San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and St. Mary’s University Law School Alumni Association.
Juris Doctorate St. Mary’s University School of Law
Former Magistrate Judge Bexar County
Special Prosecutor Bexar, Wilson, Medina & Karnes Counties
Adjunct Professor St. Mary’s University School of Law
Instructor SAPD Police Academy
Instructor AACOG Police Academy
“Rising Star” Texas Law And Politics Magazine (6 years)
“Best Lawyers” SA Scene Magazine
Nico is a graduate of Mount Sacred Heart Catholic Elementary school and also graduated from Central Catholic Marianist High School. He received B.A. in Finance and Financial Services from St. Mary’s University and his J.D. degree from the St. Mary’s School of Law. Nico’s knowledge of the law was further broadened as a result of him advocating for the rights of his late brother, Michael LaHood, Jr. who was murdered. Nico fought unyieldingly for fairness and justice for his late brother and for his family. An event that shaped Nico’s life significantly and that furthered his commitment and passion for seeking justice. Additionally, in his spare time, Nico stays active by training law enforcement officers and others in martial arts. He also stays active by working out and is an avid hunter. Nico’s beloved immediate family includes wife Davida and three children Maya, Michael, and Leah.