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Rod Squires

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Products Liability Attorney in Waco, TX

Johnson Hobbs Squires LLP
400 Austin Avenue, Suite 903
Waco, TX 76701
Phone: 254-732-2242
Fax: 866-627-3509
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2021
Licensed in Texas Since: 1979
Education: Baylor Law School
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (70%), Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%)
Attorney Profile

As one of the founding partners of Johnson Hobbs & Squires LLP, in Waco, Texas, Rod Squires focuses his practice on personal injury cases, with a particular interest in cases involving workplace injuries and defective products. He represents clients in Waco and throughout Texas.

Mr. Squires is admitted to practice law in Texas state courts, as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas. On the appellate level, Mr. Squires is admitted to practice in front of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court. He has been board-certified as a specialist in personal injury trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Before pursuing a career in law, Mr. Squires graduated from the University of Texas with a degree in business administration and went on to work for a major accounting firm in Houston. He later earned his law degree at Baylor Law School in Waco and, in 1981, co-founded a predecessor firm to Johnson Hobbs & Squires LLP.

Mr. Squires has been a member of a number of professional organizations throughout his legal career. He is a member and past president of the Waco, Texas, chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates. He is also a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates' national organization and the State Bar of Texas.

His skill and dedication have earned Mr. Squires respect within his profession and recognition from the community. Among other honors, he was named one of the top 100 trial attorneys by the National Trial Lawyers professional organization.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
  • 30%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Defects, Products Liability, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents


17 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2021

Certificates and Credentials

About Rod Squires

First Admitted: 1979, Texas

Professional Webpage:


  • Selected as Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers Association, 2011, 2012, 2103, 2014,2015, 2016 
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • Recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer by Texas Monthly Magazine, a Thomson Reuters Service, 2005-2014

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Board Certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy in Civil Trial Advocacy Board, Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Tex-ABOTA (President of Waco Chapter, 2007)
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • State Bar of Texas
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Western and Northern Districts of Texas
  • Texas

Educational Background

  • B.B.A., University of Texas, 1975
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Office Location for Rod Squires

400 Austin Avenue
Suite 903
Waco, TX 76701

Phone: 254-732-2242

Fax: 866-627-3509

Last Updated: 6/22/2021

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