Texas Board of Legal Specialization
R. Gary Stephens
Board Certified Specialist in Personal Injury Trial Law
About R. Gary Stephens
R. Gary Stephens is the founder and partner of Stephens & Stephens, a Texas law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of personal injury victims in Houston, Austin, Dallas and statewide. Gary Stephens is certified as a specialist in personal injury trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and as a Diplomate by the National College of Trial Advocacy. He is a leader of the trial ba... read more »
R. Gary Stephens is the founder and partner of Stephens & Stephens, a Texas law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of personal injury victims in Houston, Austin, Dallas and statewide.
Gary Stephens is certified as a specialist in personal injury trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and as a Diplomate by the National College of Trial Advocacy.
He is a leader of the trial bar locally, and nationally, with professional affiliations that include the College of the State Bar of Texas, the American Bar Association (former vice chairman of the Products Liability Committee), the American Association for Justice (sustaining member), the Houston Bar Association, the Houston Trial Lawyers Association and the Texas Trial Lawyers Association (director emeritus).
Gary Stephens has also devoted his time and valuable experience to helping train the next generation of lawyers, as both an author and a professor.
Mr. Stephens has been trying lawsuits since 1975 and has secured many seven-figure verdicts on behalf of previous clients.
His practice today includes cases involving the following:
- products liability law,
- wrongful death,
- premises liability,
- insurance bad faith,
- admiralty and Jones Act claims,
- trucking and automobile wrecks,
- industrial and construction site accidents,
- aviation accidents,
- catastrophic injuries (paraplegia, quadriplegia, burns, brain damage, etc.),
- pharmacology (defective drugs), and
- environmental torts and
- toxic torts.
Map & Directions
|Area of Practice||% Focus|
|Admiralty and Maritime Law||P22||6.00%|
|Commercial Truck Accidents||S3||6.00%|
|Insurance Bad Faith||S3||5.00%|
|Texas||Member in Good Standing||1975|
|Manging Partner||1975 – present|
|South Texas College of Law||Juris Doctor||1975|
|University of Houston Accounting||Accounting||B.B.A.||1972|
|Member||American Association for Justice (formerly ATLA)||present|
|Member||Texas Trial Lawyers Association||present|
|Member||Texas Bar College||present|
|Board Certified Specialist||Personal Injury Trial Law||Texas Board of Legal Specialization||1995|
Awards and Recognitions
|Super Lawyer in Texas Monthly Magazine,
2011 & 2012
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