Partner Edinburg, Texas

Partner
Edinburg, Texas

Steven M. Vidaurri

Steve's roots in Edinburg run deep. He was born, raised and educated in Edinburg. After leaving South Texas to earn his undergraduate and graduate degrees, Steve returned to Edinburg where he started his family and began serving his community. In that regard, he was named to the Edinburg Community Development Council and elected Chairman in 1992. Similarly, after having accepted an appointment to Edinburg's Planning and Zoning Commission in 2002, Steve was elected Chairman of that body in 2004. He has also been named to the Edinburg Educational Foundation and Hidalgo County's Boot Camp Board of Directors.

Steve began his legal career with the Hidalgo County District Attorney's Office after receiving his license to practice law in 1983. He was subsequently named First Assistant District Attorney in 1989. After years of public service, Steve entered private practice to assist his clients in defending their rights in South Texas. Steve assists clients in matters involving medical malpractice, premises liability, motor vehicle accidents, trucking accidents, insurance law, products liability, commercial litigation and other special business or general liability cases.


Education
J.D., University of Texas School of Law, 1982
B.B.A., University of Texas at Austin, 1979

Professional Licenses
Supreme Court of Texas, 1983
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas

Areas of Practice
Premises Liability
Personal Injury MVA
Professional Liability

Bar Admissions
Texas, 1983

Honors and Awards
Named to City of Edinburg Community Development Council
Judge - High School Mock Trial Competition
Named to the Edinburg Educational Foundation, 2006

Professional Associations and Memberships
Hidalgo County District Attorney, First Assistant, 1989 - 1990
Hidalgo County Bar Association, Director, 1990 - Present
City of Edinburg, Community Development Council
American Bar Association, Member
Texas District and County Attorneys Association, Member
Texas Association of Defense Counsel, Member
Hidalgo County Bar Association, Board of Directors, 1990 - 1992
Edinburg Planning & Zoning Commission, Chair, 2004
Hidalgo County, County's Boot Camp Board of Directors
Edinburg Community Development Council, Chair

Past Employment Positions
Vidaurri, Lyde, Gault & Quintana, L.L.P., First Chair, 2006 - 2009
Brin & Brin, P.C., Partner, 1990 - 2006
Hidalgo Co. Dist. Attys Office, First Asst., 1983 - 1990

Fraternities/Sororities
Delta Theta Phi