Edgar Báez

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in San Antonio, TX

The Báez Law Firm, P.C.
 | 1100 Northwest Loop 410, Suite 500
San Antonio, TX 78213
Phone: 210-979-9777
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2015
Licensed Since: 2005
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Edgardo R. Báez is the lead attorney and senior litigator at the Báez Law Firm, P.C., in San Antonio, Texas. Mr. Báez obtained his J.D. from the Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University. He has been admitted to state and federal courts in Texas, including the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. Additionally, he is a certified mediator. Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Báez was a Senior Drill Sergeant in the United States Army.

Mr. Báez draws on his skill and experience as a trial attorney to represent clients in personal injury, medical malpractice, car accident, family law and criminal cases, among other areas. He has handled hundreds of cases from their inception through trial or settlement. As a former critical care nurse, he utilizes his medical knowledge to more effectively advocate for clients. Mr. Báez is particularly recognized for his experience and knowledge in civil rights law.

Mr. Báez takes pride in offering personal and caring service. His firm is dedicated to understanding each client's concerns and advancing client goals. The firm has obtained substantial awards for numerous clients in a variety of areas of law.

Mr. Báez has been recognized by the Pro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas for his outstanding contributions to delivering legal services to low-income Texans. Additionally, he has been featured as a speaker on civil rights and litigation topics.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (100%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

Rising Stars: 2012 - 2015

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About Edgar Báez

Admitted: 2005, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://www.thebaezlawfirm.com/edgar-baez/

Honors and Awards:

  • Top rated lawyer by AVVO rating system which includes peers and the public ratings for lawyers in the legal community., AVVO Top Rated Lawyer, www.avvo.com, 2012
  • Mr. Baez was selected to the College Bar because he completed the courses to get selected for such prestigious award. Not every member of the bar can be admitted and only 10% of lawyers get it., Member of the College Bar of Texas, College Bar of Texas, 2010

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Mediator, 2004

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American Academy of Ethical Attorneys: Distinguished Fellow, 2014
  • U.S. Eastern District of Texas, 2013
  • U.S. Southern District Court, 2007
  • U.S.  Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2006
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas, 2006
  • Texas, 2005
  • Member, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 2009
  • Member, American and Federal Bar Associations
  • Member, The College of the State Bar of Texas, 2009
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, 2007
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2010
  • Member, Christian Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, National Association of Personal Injury Lawyers
  • Member, National Association of Trial Lawyers
  • Member, State Bar of Texas

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • The Pro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas recognized Edgardo Rafael  Baez for his outstanding contributions to the delivery of legal services to low-income Texans., 2009
  • Lawyers for Christ help families obtain adoptions at no cost to them., 2009
  • Active participant in the adult Choir, Community Bible Church

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Speaker in San Antonio about Police abuse of power and the civil rights that are involved when it happens., Speaker, Plaintiff Lawyer, Lorman Education Services, Continuing Legal Education, 2012
  • Seminar to lawyers and paralegals on the ins and outs of litigation., Seminar Speaker, Understanding Litigation, Moon Seminars, Legal, 2010

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Mark Vargas et al vs. Richard Agueros et al; This was a 42 USC 1983 civil rights violations with police brutality litigation case that was originally filed in Texas District Courts and subsequently removed by Defendants and was litigated in the Texas Federal Western District by The Baez Law Firm, P.C. Mackell vs. Mackell; In this suit, we represented the spouse of an husband that had given our client several STD's and the jury awarded our client a judgment for $85,000 including attorney's fees. Basilio Negron vs. Nelson Collazo; Our client obtained a monetary judgment against the defendants which was finally litigated through bankruptcy court and won. Kyu Shue Shin bda kens's cleaners v. Alex Martinez et al; Business litigation that was settled and saved the clients hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Representative Clients:

  • Clients who have suffered injury as a result of negligence of someone, Civil Rights violations against individuals, victims of car accidents fatalities

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Integration Chair for the San Antonio EO Chapter, 2014
  • President of Lawyers for Christ, a non-profit organization fighting for the rights of the unjustly sentenced to die., 2009

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Educational Background:

  • Wayland Baptist University, B.S.O.E., 2002

Industry Groups

  • Auto Accidents
  • Litigation
  • Mediation
  • Personal Injury
  • Plaintiffs
  • Trials
  • Office Location for Edgar Báez

    1100 Northwest Loop 410
    Suite 500
    San Antonio, TX 78213

    Phone: 210-979-9777

     

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