Phil Bernal was born in Eagle Pass, Texas and speaks Spanish fluently. Phil graduated from Southside High School in San Antonio, Texas. Phil graduated from St. Mary’s Law School in 1990. Phil practiced respiratory therapy here in San Antonio, Texas from 1980-1988 where he was involved in the care, treatment and therapy for patients on short term and long term ventilation in the Surgical Intensive Care Units and Medical Intensive Care Units.
Phil has been Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law since 1998 by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Phil currently concentrates his practice representing victims in the areas of personal injury, products liability, premises liability and trucking and auto accidents.
Phil is licensed to practice law in State, District and County Courts in the State of Texas, as well as Federal District Courts for the Western District and Eastern District of Texas.
Phil proudly joined Ketterman Rowland & Westlund after 12 years as a sole practitioner.
Phil is the proud parent of daughter Nicole. In his spare time, Phil is an avid endurance athlete and has run several marathons, half marathons and competed in triathlons.