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Abundio Rene Cantú

Abundio Rene Cantú

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Practice Areas:

  • Criminal Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Drug Offenses
  • Violent Crimes
  • Federal Crimes
  • Theft
  • Computer Crimes
  • Sex Crimes
  • Protitution
  • Weapons
  • Juvenile Crimes


Abundio Rene Cantú, a criminal defense lawyer, combines practical experience with extensive legal knowledge to effectively advocate for the accused. During his time in law school, he acquired a deep understanding of federal criminal matters while serving as a law student clerk in the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

Widely Recognized Career In Criminal Justice

After graduating from law school, Abundio started his legal career as an Assistant District Attorney. He dealt with various criminal cases, including drug crimes. From handling minor marijuana offenses to major trafficking crimes, he gained valuable experience. As a result, he became a prosecutor for the 49th Judicial District of Texas.

Defending Those Accused Of Crimes

For over five years, he has been a sole practitioner, utilizing his knowledge and experience to assist clients facing criminal charges. He possesses a comprehensive understanding of the immigration implications for legal permanent residents and noncitizens in the U.S. on visas, including work visas. Being fluent in both Spanish and English, he is frequently sought after to represent individuals, regardless of their ethnicity, who are accused of offenses such as drunk driving, drug crimes and violent crimes.

Discover The Services The Cantu Law Firm Can Provide

Every case and every client is unique and requires individualized review and investigation to determine the most promising way forward. Schedule a consultation by calling or sending an email through this website. Mr. Cantú can meet you at the jail, at his Laredo law office or wherever is most convenient for you.


  • Texas Southern University Law School, Houston, Texas
    • J.D. - 2006
  • University of Texas at San Antonio
    • B.A. - 2001
  • Texas A&M International University
    • M.S - 2008
    • Major: Criminal Justice
    • Minor: Public Administration

Bar Admission

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • Supreme Court of Texas
  • Texas


  • 10 Best Attorneys - 2019
  • Lead Counsel Rated - Lead Counsel Review Board

Past Positions

  • U.S. Attorney’s Office, Law Student Clerk


  • Spanish
  • English

Professional Associations

  • Texas Bar Association
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

Current Employment Position

  • Attorney