Our Team of Professionals
"We have an amazing Team at the Marquardt Law Firm. Each of them is driven to make sure that each of our clients has the best possible representation! Our clients truly become like a family member that we struggle for, cry over, and laugh with.” - Pat Petty
Todd A. Marquardt
Owner and Managing Attorney
Todd built the Marquardt Law Firm as a sole proprietorship on November 30, 2009 and converted to a Professional Corporation in 2011.
Marquardt received his bachelor's degree in government from New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, New Mexico earned his Juris Doctorate at St. Mary's University in San Antonio, Texas. It's no surprise, then, that he has chosen to run his practice across these two states, splitting his time between offices in Texas and New Mexico.
Todd worked for the Social Justice Clinic at St. Mary University School of Law as a Student Attorney for one year. During that time, he represented clients in divorce, child custody, and won an appeal with Social Security. Following law school and the Texas Bar Exam, Todd worked in a law office focusing on guardianship, a litigation law firm, and helped build a sole practitioner build an estate planning firm to six attorneys with comparable support staff.
Todd is the sole owner and managing attorney of Marquardt Law Firm, P.C. He built the law firm to accommodate clients so that people who need legal services have an advocate who is approachable and accessible. In order to do provide the best service, Marquardt Law Firm, P.C. has hired smart and compassionate team members who walk with clients through their legal issues. Todd relentlessly pursues excellence to make sure clients know the law firm is going above and beyond for them.
Marquardt's has developed a strong referral network throughout the legal industry. When potential clients come to him with legal issues outside the areas in which he focuses, he introduces those in need to an attorney Todd knows can handle their unique issue. Todd’s goal is to never close the door on a relationship, whether the final answer lies within his office or elsewhere.
A family man and small business owner himself, Marquardt's mission is to help adult children care for their elderly parents and to advocate for business owners. Marquardt's wife and he are the proud parents of two sons and a daughter. Todd’s mission is to serve God by leading his family, vocation, community and country with the gifts and talents God has given him. He enjoys golfing, watching baseball, and hunting. He is a member of the Rotary Club, active in his church, and involved with the San Antonio Coalition for Veterans.
Marquardt is a licensed member of the State Bar Associations of Texas, New Mexico, and San Antonio, as well as the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc. and the United States Bankruptcy Court of the Western District of Texas. He is an accredited attorney with the Office of Veterans Affairs and Marquardt Law Firm is an accredited business with the Better Business Bureau.
J.K. Ivey, J.D.
Court Room Litigation Attorney
A native Texan, J. K. Ivey earned a Bachelors of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin. He completed his education at the University of Texas School of Law in 1985, where he was named to the Board of Advocates and Phi Delta Phi honor fraternity. J. K. has devoted his career to representing the victims of negligence and their families with several prominent Texas firms. He has recovered millions for his clients, including verdicts and settlements against some of the largest corporations in America. In 1994, J. K. was Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
A published author, and frequent lecturer, J. K. served on the Board of Directors of the Dallas Trial Lawyers Association and the Houston Trial Lawyers Foundation. In 2001, he was given the DTLA's highest honor, the Atticus Finch Award, for "preserving justice for all." J. K. has Martindale Hubbell's highest rating, AV, for legal skills and ethics. He is rated "10" or superb by the online lawyer service Avvo.
J. K. is active in the San Antonio, Dallas, Texas, and American Trial Lawyers Associations. He chaired a Dallas Bar Association subcommittee. He is a member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives. J. K. leads a general negligence injury team, devoted to personal injury, wrongful death, and social security claimants’ representation.
Mr. Ivey will lead our litigation section. He is board certified in personal injury, but he has the heart of a general practitioner. If you, a friend, or family member is the victim of undue influence, tortious interference with an inheritance, denial of benefits, or personal injury, call us right now at 210-530-4278 for a free consultation.
Lori L. Logan
Leader of First Impressions
Lori started with Marquardt Law Firm, P.C. in August 2014. Lori is a graduate of San Antonio Community College with an Associates of Correctional Science majoring in Criminal Justice. Lori began her career in helping individuals at Diamond Shamrock Corporation and served as a Store Manager for nine years. She assisted employees and all guests to ensure that their needs were taken care of. Lori departed Diamond Shamrock to continue her administrative career with Lone Star Pets Supply, where she worked as a Billing Clerk and eventually advanced to the accounting department. She served as the Accounts Payable and Administration Assistant to the Chief Financial Officer at Lone Star Pets Supply before taking a position as the Executive Assistant to the Chief Financial Officer at Pet Expo Online.
Lori realized her natural gift and talent for helping others and decided to venture to the city of Austin to work as the Administrative Assistant for Senior Citizens in the Old Bakery. Due to the needs of her aging mother, Lori left Austin in order to take care of her, and was employed by the City of Live Oak as the utility Billing Clerk. Lori’s true passion is to help others ensure that their assets and their loved ones are taken care of, which is what brought her to our firm not long after!
A deep passion for animals led Lori to become a member of the Humane Society and she has also served as the Secretary for the Live Oak Humane Society. She continues spreading her joy and love in the community by visiting seniors and entertaining them with card games. Lori’s extensive background for helping others and her attention to detail makes her a valuable assist at our firm.
Tyrone S. Marquardt
Case Manager for Nursing Home, Medicaid & VA Aid and Attendance
Tyrone joined Marquardt Law Firm, P.C. in December of 2014 and currently serves the firm as the Case Manager for Nursing Home Medicaid and VA Aid & Attendance. Tyrone was born and raised in the small town of Alamogordo, New Mexico. He attended Sul Ross State University in Alpine, Texas, where he majored in Business Management. Tyrone has a passion for helping people secure assets for their future, as well as plan for retirement. It is Tyrone’s belief that while helping preserve individual assets is very important, the most important asset you can protect and take care of is yourself! His compassionate attitude is depicted in the professionalism and respect he gives to our clients and their families. Tyrone’s previous work experience includes over 10 years as an Investment Advisor and Insurance Agent with fortune two hundred and fortune five hundred companies and upholds his dedication to assisting and guiding others through his work.
Tyrone played college level baseball while he attended Sul Ross State University and remains very active in the youth sports community with the hope of encouraging the next generation of athletes. He enjoys spending as much time with his family and friends as possible and also has a passion for hunting and all outdoor actives. Tyrone’s attention to detail and his ability to care for others is an outstanding fit as our Case Manager for Nursing Home Medicaid and VA Aid & Attendance.
James Strizak joined our team in September 2014 and oversees business development and client services. His duties include but are not limited to client interviews, benefits recommendations, public relations and scheduling public speaking engagements throughout San Antonio, Georgetown, Sun City, Amarillo, and all of New Mexico.
James met Mr. Marquardt in 2010 while James was working for a financial services office. His clients raved about Marquardt Law Firm so much, James applied for a permanent position with the firm. James’ passion for helping Veterans and the elderly began because he was raised as an Air Force dependent. James’ love for his country led him to serve in the Marine Corps infantry for two enlistments and five overseas deployments as a Sergeant. James attended the University of Maryland, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Monterrey Peninsula College all while serving in the Marine Corps. Upon being discharged, he attended St. Mary's University in San Antonio, Texas.
James has been happily married for 26 years to his wife Jennifer and he has four children. He is also a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion and a returning member of the Marine Corps League and 1st Marine Division Association.
Kathryn Granados, Paralegal
Leah Judkins, Government Benefits Case Manager
Madeline Lozano, Bookkeeper
Tatiana Soltero, Imaging and Records Dept.