David Acosta is a founding partner of Ayala & Acosta PLLC; his practice focuses on representing individuals in immigration matters and criminal defense.

Prior to establishing the firm, David spent many years as an Assistant Federal Defender in Laredo and McAllen, where he defended hundreds of individuals charged with a range of federal crimes. He has represented his clients in jury trials before the U.S. District Courts and authored appellate briefs in criminal and immigration cases. His broad range of professional experience includes both civil and criminal litigation.

David graduated with honors from Saint Mary’s University School of Law. He is licensed to practice in the State of Texas, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas.