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Top Rated Personal Injury - Plaintiff Attorney in Waco, TX

Stephen E. Harrison, II
Harrison Davis Steakley Morrison, P.C.
5 Ritchie Road, PO Drawer 21387
Waco, TX 76702
Phone Work 254-761-3300
Fax Fax 254-761-3301
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006, 2008 - 2011, 2014 - 2015
Licensed Since: 1976
Education: Baylor Law School
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%), General Litigation (30%), Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (30%)


Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006, 2008 - 2011, 2014 - 2015

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Stephen E. Harrison, II, represents clients throughout Texas in personal injury matters, including sophisticated catastrophic injury, product liability and toxic tort. He also handles a variety of business litigation issues. Practicing for over 35 years as a trial lawyer, Mr. Harrison brings an invaluable level of professionalism and experience to Harrison Davis Steakley Morrison, P.C.

Mr. Harrison's considerable achievements representing victims of hip implant injuries resulted in his being appointed by the Honorable Ed Kinkaede to serve on the plaintiff's steering committee for Pinnacle hip implant lawsuits, a significant honor for Mr. Harrison's firm. A committed advocate of patient and consumer rights, Mr. Harrison is board certified in both civil and personal injury trial law.

After receiving a Bachelor of Business Administration in 1973 from the University of Houston, Mr. Harrison earned his Juris Doctor from Baylor Law School in 1975. He is admitted to practice law in all Texas state courts; before the U.S. District Courts for the Western, Northern, Eastern and Southern Districts of Texas; the Eastern District of Michigan; and the Supreme Court of the United States.

For his outstanding legal ethics and successful track record, Mr. Harrison has earned the highest rating of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell. He frequently lectures at continuing legal education seminars and has written several articles and presentations on personal injury and tort law.

Mr. Harrison has served in leadership positions for various organizations, including the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, the State Bar of Texas, the Waco-McLennan County Bar Association and the Abner V. McCall chapter of the American Inns of Court. He is a member of the prestigious invitation-only American Board of Trial Advocates and served on the organization's board of directors for several years.

*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.

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About Stephen Harrison, II

Law School: Baylor Law School

Admitted: 1976, Texas

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Honors and Awards:

  • Recipient Outstanding Young Lawyer Award, 1984, Waco-McLennan County Bar Association
  • Life Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified, Personal Injury Trial Law, Board Certified, Civil Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Committee on Administrative of Rules of Evidence, State Bar of Texas
  • District 8-B Grievance Committee, State Bar of Texas, 1986-1993, Chairman 1990-1992
  • President, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 2012
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States District Court Western Districts of Texas
  • United States District Court Northern District of Texas
  • United States District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • United States District Court Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court Eastern District of Michigan
  • State Courts in Texas
  • Christian Trial Lawyers Association
  • Former Member of National Board of Directors, American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Master of the Bench and Former President, Abner V. McCall American Inn of Court
  • Former President, Waco-McLennan County Young Lawyers Association
  • American Association for Justice
  •  Legislative Chairman, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 2004
  • President-Elect, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 2011
  • Executive Committees, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 2003, 2004, 2005
  • Member of Board of Directors, Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, American Association for Justice

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Chairman, Board of Directors of Hillcrest Health System

Educational Background:

  • The University of Houston, B.B.A., 1973

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Last Updated: 6/29/2015
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