Well-known as “El Abogado Güero” in the Spanish-speaking community, Vance was raised in Guadalajara, Mexico. Vance’s broad legal experience and native Spanish have made him a top choice as legal analyst for Univision’s top-rated El Gordo y La Flaca television show and a frequent contributor to CNN and Univision newscasts. Vance has successfully represented hundreds of clients with wrongful death and catastrophic injury claims. He has been successful representing clients in cases resulting from product liability claims, automotive defects, heavy truck accidents, bus accidents, airplane accidents, industrial and residential explosions and fires, as well as workplace-related incidents.
Vance was among the first attorneys in the nation to successfully recover on behalf of clients harmed by Ford Explorer Bridgestone/Firestone tire failures. Vance was also involved in litigation against the Catholic Church for child molestation committed by pedophile priests in Latin America. Vance is a member of both the movie Writer’s Guild and the movie Producer Guild of America and has produced a number of Hollywood film projects.