Native San Antonian Nicholas “Nico” LaHood, is the Bexar County District Attorney. As a result of his extensive legal and trial background and countless professional accomplishments and recognitions, Nico has successfully established himself as a highly respected and revered legal mind and leader in the community. Prior to being elected District Attorney (DA), Nico built a successful law practice with father, Michael LaHood and brother Marc LaHood. As a former special prosecutor for Bexar, LaSalle, Wilson, Karnes and Medina counties, Nico built a reputation for hard work and a no-nonsense approach at trial. A philosophy embraced early in life, Nico has relied on integrity and ethics-based principled leadership when seeking justice.

Juris Doctorate

St. Mary’s University
School of Law

Special Prosecutor

Bexar, Wilson, Medina
& Karnes Counties

“District Attorney”

Bexar County

Former Magistrate Judge

Bexar County

Adjunct Profressor

St. Mary’s University
School of Law


AACOG Police Academy


Nico LaHood has been recognized by Law & Politics Magazine, as seen in Texas Monthly Super Lawyers edition, as a rising star in 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010. He is among the top 2.5 percent of attorneys in the state according to that publication. He has been recognized as one of the San Antonio legal community’s stars by being featured in the 2007 edition of Scene in SA and has also been featured on FOX 29’s Legal Minds. Nico was elected as a board member of the San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and St. Mary’s University Law School Alumni Association.


Nico is a graduate of Mount Sacred Heart Catholic Elementary School and also graduated from Central Catholic Marianist High School. He received a B.A. in Finance and Financial Services from St. Mary’s University and his J.D. degree from the St. Mary’s School of Law. Nico’s knowledge of the law was further broadened through his advocacy for the rights of his late brother, Michael LaHood, Jr. who was murdered. Nico fought unyieldingly for fairness and justice for his late brother and for his family. An event that shaped Nico’s life significantly and furthered his commitment and passion for seeking justice. Additionally, in his spare time, Nico stays active by training law enforcement officers and others in martial arts. He also stays active by working out and is an avid hunter. Nico’s beloved immediate family includes his wife Davida and four children Maya, Michael, Leah and Zaiter.

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Mailing Address
P.O. Box 12616 San Antonio, Texas 78212

210.405-NICO (6426)