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Top Rated Insurance Coverage Attorney in San Antonio, TX

Robert E. Valdez
Valdez & Treviño
1826 North Loop 1604 West, Suite 275
San Antonio, TX 78248
Phone Work 210-598-8686
Fax Fax 210-598-8797
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2015
Licensed Since: 1980
Education: St. Mary's University School of Law
Practice Areas: Insurance Coverage (50%), Personal Injury - General: Defense (30%), Professional Liability: Defense (20%)
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish


Selected To Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2015

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Experienced attorney Robert E. Valdez is a partner at the highly respected San Antonio law firm of Valdez, Jackson & Treviño. Mr. Valdez, who focuses his practice on insurance defense, is well-known for his skills as a trial attorney and has extensive experience litigating cases involving catastrophic injury. In addition to having years of experience in the courtroom, he is also an experienced mediator who is called upon regularly for assistance with a variety of legal disputes.
Mr. Valdez began his legal career in 1980 after earning his Juris Doctor from St. Mary's University School of Law and his admission to the State Bar of Texas. Over the past 30-plus years, the State Bar of New Mexico, the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Western Districts of Texas and the District of New Mexico, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court have all approved him to practice law in their courtrooms.
Since 1987, the Texas Board of Legal Specialization has recognized attorney Valdez as a board-certified specialist in the area of personal injury trial law. In addition, he served as director and chair of the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, the Texas Board of Law Examiners and the San Antonio Bar Association Grievance Committee.
Mr. Valdez has earned much recognition for his legal abilities in his nearly 35-year career. He has an AV-Preeminent* rating according to Martindale-Hubbell, and he holds a "Good" Avvo rating. He frequently lectures in continuing education courses for both the State Bar of Texas and the State Bar of New Mexico. In addition, he is an accomplished author who has written a number of legal papers on a variety of subjects, including insurance matters, premises liability and product liability.
*AV-Preeminent and BV-Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

About Robert Valdez

Law School: St. Mary's University School of Law

Admitted: 1980, Texas

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Honors and Awards:

  • Member, Phi Delta Phi legal honor fraternity, St. Mary’s University School of Law
  • National Order of Barristers, St. Mary’s University School of Law
  • Texas Monthly Super Lawyer® in the areas of Insurance Law and Civil Defense, 2007 to present
  • A.M. Best Recommended Insurance Attorney
  • AV Pre-eminent Lawyer by Martindale Hubbell (highest rating available for legal ability and professional ethics)
  • Recognized by his peers, the legal profession, and the insurance industry as an outstanding and distinguished advocate

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Personal Injury Trial Law since 1987

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Mexico
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • New Mexico Ethics Advisory Commission
  • Special Counsel for the Texas Judicial Conduct Commission
  • Director and Chair of Bexar County (San Antonio) Grievance Committee
  • Director and Chair of the Texas Board of Law Examiners
  • Director and Chair of the Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • New Mexico
  • Texas

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Frequent Lecturer and Author for the State Bar of New Mexico in various legal education programs
  • Frequent Lecturer and Author for the State Bar of Texas  in various legal education programs
  • Instructor, Legal Research and Writing, St. Mary's University of San Antonio, 1979-80

Educational Background:

  • University of Texas at San Antonio, M.A., 2008
  • St. Mary's University, B.A., 1976

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Last Updated: 2/4/2016
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