Robert E. Valdez

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in San Antonio, TX

Valdez & Treviño
 | 8023 Vantage Drive, Suite 700
San Antonio, TX 78230
Phone: 210-598-8686
Fax: 210-598-8797
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1980
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Defense (40%),
  • Insurance Coverage (30%),
  • Professional Liability: Defense (30%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
    Attorney Profile

    Robert E. Valdez is one of the founding members of the San Antonio, Texas civil litigation firm, Valdez & Treviño, Attorneys at Law, P.C. Mr. Valdez focuses his practice on the defense of first and third party insurance cases. He has a particular expertise in the defense of “bad faith” insurance litigation.  Mr. Valdez likewise represents lawyers, doctors, and insurance professionals in malpractice as well as “bad faith” lawsuits. He is often called upon to defend lawyers as well as judges in actions brought by the State Bar of Texas as well as the Texas Commission on Judicial Conduct.  Mr. Valdez is licensed in all Texas and New Mexico state and federal courts.  He has practiced law over 38 years and is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.  He is an accomplished author and lecturer in the areas of insurance defense, coverage, and professional liability for the Texas and New Mexico Bars.  He is rated AV-Preeminent (highest possible rating) by  Martindale Hubbell.

    Practice Areas
    • 40%Personal Injury - General: Defense
    • 30%Insurance Coverage
    • 30%Professional Liability: Defense
    Focus Areas

    Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents, Personal Injury - Defense, Insurance, Bad Faith Insurance, Insurance Defense, Ethics & Professional Responsibility


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    Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2021

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    About Robert Valdez

    Admitted: 1980, Texas

    Professional Webpage:


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

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

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

    Bar/Professional Activity:

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

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

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

    Educational Background:

    • University of Texas at San Antonio, M.A., 2008
    • St. Mary's University, B.A., 1976
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    Office Location for Robert E. Valdez

    8023 Vantage Drive
    Suite 700
    San Antonio, TX 78230

    Phone: 210-598-8686

    Fax: 210-598-8797

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    Last Updated: 3/17/2021

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