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Robert E. Valdez | San Antonio Lawyer
Robert E. Valdez | San Antonio Lawyer
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Mr. Valdez is a trial lawyer, licensed in both Texas and New Mexico, who has a particular expertise in the litigation of catastrophic cases.  He is board certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Personal Injury Trial Law. He has extensive experience in the trial of personal injury, commercial, and insurance coverage cases that include defending legal and medical malpractice, product liability, premises and construction liability, as well as commercial disputes and insurance coverage litigation.

By virtue of his extensive trial experience, Mr. Valdez is often called upon to provide mediation services in catastrophic cases as well as insurance coverage disputes.  He has also provided testimony as an expert witness in numerous professional liability and insurance coverage cases. 

Having over 30 years of experience in the practice of civil trial law, Mr. Valdez has been recognized by his peers, the legal profession, and the insurance industry as an outstanding and distinguished advocate.  He has received the following recognitions and distinctions:

  • Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Personal Injury Trial Law since 1987;
  • AV Pre-eminent Lawyer by Martindale Hubbell (highest rating available for legal ability and professional ethics);
  • Texas Monthly Super Lawyer® in the areas of insurance law and civil defense;
  • A.M. Best Recommended Insurance Attorney;
  • Director and Chair of the Texas Board of Legal Specialization;
  • Director and Chair of the Texas Board of Law Examiners;
  • Director and Chair of Bexar County (San Antonio) Grievance Committee;
  • Special Counsel for the Texas Judicial Conduct Commission; and
  • New Mexico Ethics Advisory Commission. 

Mr. Valdez is a frequent lecturer and author for the State Bar of Texas and the State Bar of New Mexico in various legal education programs.  His papers and lectures include topics involving legal malpractice and professional ethics (defending lawyers and judges in administrative grievances), insurance coverage matters, trucking litigation, premises liability litigation, and product liability.