John N. Larios

John N. Larios

San Antonio, Texas

John Larios is a native of San Antonio, Texas.  He earned his Juris Doctorate from Texas Tech University School of Law and was licensed by the State Bar of Texas in November 2012.  While at Tech, he practiced in the Advanced Alternative Dispute Resolution Clinic and is certified as a Mediator.  John is also a former member and Technology Editor of the Texas Tech Administrative Law Journal.  Prior to this, he graduated cum laude with a B.A. from The University of Texas San Antonio, focusing his studies on Criminal Justice and Legal Studies. 

John joined Shelton & Valadez, P.C. as an Associate in March 2013.  He is a member of the San Antonio Bar Association and the College of the State Bar of Texas.

Areas of Practice

  • Non-Subscriber Law
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Employment Law
  • Construction Law
  • Arbitration Advocacy
  • Civil Trial
  • Deceptive Trade Practice
  • General Liability Litigation
  • General Negligence
  • Insurance Defense
  • Insurance Law
  • Premises Liability
  • Self-Insured Representation
  • Trucking/Transportation/Transit
  • Wrongful Death
  • Commercial Law/Debt Collection Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2012


  • Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, Texas
    • J.D. - 2012
    • Law Review: Texas Tech Administrative Law Journal, Executive Technology Editor, 2010 - 2012
  • The University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas
    • B.A. cum laude - 2009
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Criminal Justice-Legal Studies

Published Works

  • Promoting the Safety of Knockout Kings: Maintaining Administrative Hearings in the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, 13 Texas Tech Admin. L.J. 141 (2011), 13, 2011
  • Advanced Administrative Case Law Update (Contributing Author), TexasBar CLE, 23rd Annual Adv. Admin. Law Co, 2011

Honors and Awards

  • President's List, 2009
  • Dean's List, 2006 - 2009

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • San Antonio Bar Association, 2013 - Present
  • College of the State Bar of Texas, 2012 - Present
  • American Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Allen L. Adkins & Associates, P.C., Law Clerk, 2011 - 2012

Ancillary Businesses

  • Local Counsel Appearances


  • Spanish
  • English


  • Delta Theta Phi