Todd Malaise

J. Todd Malaise

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Phone: 210-732-6699
Fax: 210- 732-5826

Malaise Law Firm
909 N. E. Loop 410
Ste. 300
San Antonio, Texas 78209

Bar Admissions:

State Bar of Texas – 1996
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals – Fifth Circuit
U.S. Dist. Court – Western Dist. of Texas
U.S. Dist. Court – Northern Dist. of Texas
U.S. Dist. Court – Southern Dist. of Texas
U.S. Dist. Court – Eastern Dist. of Texas


Law School
St. Mary’s School of Law Doctor of Jurisprudence – 1993-1996

University of Texas, Arlington, TX
BA – Finance – 1990-1993


Mr. Malaise founded Malaise Law Firm upon graduating from law school in 1996. The firm consists of seven attorneys and 30 staff members. Though managing the largest consumer bankruptcy law firm in Central and South Texas keeps him busy, Mr. Malaise actively manages his own docket of cases. He’s also involved in the firm’s more complex cases, and he has appeared before the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Malaise is a frequent guest on television talk shows and regularly provides solicited commentary to news organizations.


Texas Tech University Health Science Center
EMT – Paramedic – 1987-1988
Advance Cardiac Life Support – Instructor
Pre-hospital Life Support – Instructor

Practice Areas:

Bankruptcy – Consumer and Business
Personal Injury
Business and Corporate
Employment Defense


San Antonio Bar Assn.
San Antonio Trial Lawyers Assn.
San Antonio Bankruptcy Bar Assn.
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
American Bankruptcy Institute
National Association of Chapter 13 Consumer Trustees

Membership Boards:

Animal Defense League Foundation of San Antonio – 2013-2015
San Antonio North Chamber of Commerce – Board Member – 2010-2013


State Bar of Texas Moneywise Program – Financial budgeting program for High School Students.
Animal Defense League – No-kill animal shelter, rescue, and pet adoption program.
Pro-bono legal representation.


“Top 100 Bankruptcy Firms” – Debt Education and certification foundation (DECAF) – 2010 & 2011
“Best Judge” – Moot Court / Mock Trial Competitions – St. Mary’s Law School.