Graduated from University of Texas – Austin with a degree in International Business. Denise then graduated from The University of Texas School of Law in 1981. She possesses over 33 years of legal experience and in 1985 was recognized by the Bexar County Womens Bar Association as an Outstanding Young Lawyer. In 1986, Denise opened her own practice and has been growing the firm ever since. Meanwhile, Denise built this firm under the mind set that family came first and has always gone out of her way to set time aside for her two children, Marisa Rodriguez and Neftali Rodriguez III.