Partner San Antonio, Texas

San Antonio, Texas

Stephen C. Haynes

Steve Haynes now heads our San Antonio office. Steve is a lifetime resident of South Texas. After graduating from St. Mary's University School of Law in 1986, Steve worked in San Antonio for several years before moving to the Rio Grande Valley in 1990. Active in the local Hidalgo County Bar Association, he served as its president from 1998-1999. The State Bar of Texas awarded Steve a Presidential Citation for his leadership during his tenure as Bar President.

Steve is a veteran trial lawyer, having tried over 100 cases to verdict in every county from Brownsville, Laredo, to San Antonio representing individuals, businesses and insurance companies. Steve's primary practice area is lawsuits arising from serious personal injuries, business disputes and construction defect disputes.

J.D., St. Mary's University School of Law, 1986
B.A., University of Texas, 1982

Professional Licenses
Supreme Court of Texas, 1986
U.S. District Courts, Southern/Western Districts of Texas

Areas of Practice
85% Personal Injury Defense
15% Commercial & Business Litigation 

Litigation Percentage
100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation 

Bar Admissions
Texas, 1986
U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1991
U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 1988 

Voir Dire, Vidaurri, Lyde, Gault & Quintana, L.L.P., 2008
Evaluating Liability in Automobile Accident Cases, Viduarri, Lyde, 
Gault & Quintana, L.L.P., 2007 

Professional Associations and Memberships
Hidalgo County Bar Association, Member, 1990 - Present
San Antonio Bar Association, 2009 – present

Past Employment Positions
Vidaurri, Lyde, Gault & Quintana, L.L.P., , Partner, 2006 - 2009
Law Offices of Stephen C. Haynes, Proprietor, 2000 - 2006