Richmond, TX WW/Press/February 2, 2021 – R. Gary Stephens, Managing Partner, Founder with Stephens & Stephens-Personal Injury Attorneys was selected for inclusion into the Top Attorneys of North America 2021-2022 edition by The Who’s Who Directories.
Stephens & Stephens is a Texas-based litigation law firm with an offices in Richmond and Austin, Texas. They represent individuals and businesses that have been hurt or harmed. The firm specializes in personal injury, defective products, auto accidents, rollovers, trucking accidents, industrial accidents, wrongful death and serious injury cases. Founding attorney R. Gary Stephens and his legal team are committed to providing you with reliable service. Whatever the injury, whether to person, to property, to business, or to reputation, the attorneys will work to help you win the restitution you deserve. At Stephens & Stephens they are dedicated, aggressive, and bring ethics, experience, and professionalism to every case the firm handles. They take pride in recovering millions of dollars for clients through jury verdicts, arbitration, mediation and out-of-court settlements.
Gary Stephens founded the law firm Stephens & Stephens in 1981. He is admitted to the bar of Texas, 1975, and practices before the U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; and the U.S. District Court for the Northern, Southern, and Eastern Districts of Texas. He is also Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and Certified as a Diplomate by the National College of Trial Advocacy. He has the AV Preeminent™ Judicial Edition rating – its highest rating (Martindale-Hubbell® is THE authority in attorney reviews and ratings).
Mr. Stephens has forty-six (46) years of trial experience and has handled cases in the areas of products liability, wrongful death, insurance bad faith, admiralty, commercial trucking accidents, vehicle roll-over accidents, railroad crossing accidents, medical malpractice, libel and slander, commercial litigation and a variety of other personal injury and negligence claims.
Mr. Stephens received his J.D. from South Texas College of Law, 1975, where he taught Torts and Products Liability Law for three (3) years and a B.B.A. with a major in Accounting from the University of Houston, 1972.
Mr. Stephens is a member of various organizations including The State Bar of Texas, The College of The State Bar of Texas, American Association for Justice, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Houston Trial Lawyers Association, Fort Bend County Bar Association and Christian Legal Society.
Gary Stephens has devoted both his time and his valuable experience to helping train the next generation of lawyers. He has served on the faculty of the Texas College of Trial Advocacy and the Federal Civil Practice Institute, was an Adjunct Professor of Tort and Products Liability Law from 1980-1982, and worked closely with the College of the State Bar of Texas from 1998-2002. He is the author of “Products Liability, A Survey of Judicial Adoption,” (American Bar Association, 1982) and “Locating the Punitive Damages Witness” (ATLA, 1995).
In addition to his ongoing commitment to the legal community, he has also made significant contributions to the greater community. He served as chairman on the board of Hobby Community Bank (1987-1989), on the finance committee for First Baptist Church of Houston (1993-1995, 1998-2000), and as American Bar Association Vice-Chairman, Products Liability, General Liability and Consumer Law Committee (1979-1984). In addition, Mr. Stephens served his country for four years in the U.S. Air Force (1963-1967) at the Air Force Survival School.
Mr. Stephens was honored, Texas Super Lawyer in Texas Monthly Magazine, 2003-2011 and Top Rated Lawyers, 2013 and recognized as a Verified Attorney by lawyer.com.
Mr. Stephens has a wife and two grown children, as well as 3 grandchildren: Olivia Kate, Lorelei and Elowyn. In addition to spending time with his family during his free time, Mr. Stephens greatly enjoys hunting, fishing and outdoor activities.
The Top Attorneys of North America, a New York based publication, distinguishes and profiles leading attorneys who have reached a recognizable degree of success and leadership in their field. The directory is valued for promoting awareness of the accomplishments within the North American legal community.