Valdez & Treviño Attorneys

Robert E. Valdez​

Robert E Valdez

Professional Experience & Affiliation​

With over 40 years of experience in the practice of civil trial law, Mr. Valdez is consistently recognized by his peers, the legal profession, and the insurance industry as an outstanding and distinguished advocate.

He has extensive experience in the trial of personal injury, commercial, and insurance cases that include defending legal and medical malpractice, product liability, premises and construction liability, as well as commercial disputes and insurance coverage litigation.

Mr. Valdez is often called upon by members of the plaintiff’s bar as well as the defense to serve as a mediator in complex and catastrophic cases. He has served as an expert witness in insurance coverage and professional liability cases in Texas and New Mexico. Mr. Valdez also speaks Spanish.

  • Board Certified, Insurance Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • Board Certified, Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • 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, 2007 to present
  • 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
  • New Mexico Ethics Advisory Commission


  • St. Mary’s University (B.A., 1976)
  • St. Mary’s University School of Law (J.D., 1980)
  • University of Texas at San Antonio (M.A., 2008)

Law School Honors And Distinctions

  • Member, Phi Delta Phi legal honor fraternity
  • National Order of Barristers
  • Instructor, Legal Research and Writing, St. Mary’s University of San Antonio, 1979-80

Court Admissions​

  • Texas, New Mexico
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Mexico
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

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