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Annette Black

Stephen Maxwell

  • Serving all of Fort Worth
  • 52 years of experience
  • Personal Injury, Insurance Claims, Medical Malpractice ...
  • Fort Worth, TX

Biography

Steve Maxwell is a native Texan, born in Amarillo and raised in Midland. He attended Trinity University where he received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1972. He then received his law degree from the University of Texas of Austin in 1975. He moved to Fort Worth upon his graduation from law school. He served as an Assistant City Attorney for the City of Fort Worth from 1976 to 1977. After leaving the City Attorney’s office, he has been in private practice ever since. He currently is a partner with the Bailey & Galyen Law Firm, where he specializes in civil litigation with an emphasis on personal injury litigation. He has been board-certified in personal injury trial law since 1984. Steve has served as President of the Fort Worth Jaycees (1979-1980), President of the Tarrant County Trial Lawyers Association (1989-1990), and President of the Tarrant County Bar Association (1999-2000). He has also served as an elected director of the State Bar of Texas (2001-2004). He has been recognized as an “Attorney of Excellence” by the Fort Worth Business Press from 2003 to 2005, and has also been recognized as a “Fort Worth Texas Top Attorney” by Fort Worth, Texas Magazine from 2003 through 2012. Texas Monthly Magazine has recognized Steve as a “Texas Super Lawyer” every year since 2004. He has been listed in the Fort Worth Business Press “Who’s Who” for 2001, and in the “Who’s Who in Texas” for 1990. He was recognized as an “Outstanding Young Man of America” in 1980. In 2012, he was honored by the Tarrant County Bar Association with the “Professionalism Award.” Steve currently serves as the Chairman of the Tarrant County Democratic Party, a post to which he was elected in 2008. He has been re-elected twice to that position. He attended the Democratic National Convention in 2008, and serves as a delegate to the Texas Democratic Convention.

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Insurance Claims
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Products Liability
  • Consumer Law
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Asbestos & Mesothelioma
  • Social Security Disability

Education

  • University Of Texas
    1975
  • Trinity University
    1972

Professional Experience

  • Bailey & Galyen P.C.
    managing attorney
    2012
  • Bodoin Agnew Greene & Maxwell
    senior attorney
    2007
  • Maxwell Wagner Ysasaga & Sullivan P.C.
    senior attorney
    2003
  • Hill Gilstrap P.C.
    attorney
    1994
  • Jameson & Maxwell
    attorney - partner
    1977

Awards

  • Recognized as a “Fort Worth Texas Top Attorney”
    Fort Worth Texas Magazine
    2012
  • A/V RATED
    Martindale-Hubbell
    2012
  • Professionalism Award
    Tarrant County Bar Association
    2012
  • Recognized as “Texas Super Lawyer”
    Texas Monthly Magazine
    2011
  • Recognized as a “Fort Worth Texas Top Attorney”
    Fort Worth Texas Magazine
    2011
  • A/V RATED
    Martindale-Hubbell
    2011
  • Recognized as “Texas Super Lawyer”
    Texas Monthly Magazine
    2010
  • Recognized as a “Fort Worth Texas Top Attorney”
    Fort Worth Texas Magazine
    2010
  • A/V RATED
    Martindale-Hubbell
    2010
  • Recognized as “Texas Super Lawyer”
    Texas Monthly Magazine
    2009
  • Recognized as a “Fort Worth Texas Top Attorney”
    Fort Worth Texas Magazine
    2009
  • A/V RATED
    Martindale-Hubbell
    2009
  • Recognized as “Texas Super Lawyer”
    Texas Monthly Magazine
    2008
  • Recognized as a “Fort Worth Texas Top Attorney”
    Fort Worth Texas Magazine
    2008
  • A/V RATED
    Martindale-Hubbell
    2008
  • Recognized as “Texas Super Lawyer”
    Texas Monthly Magazine
    2007
  • Recognized as a “Fort Worth Texas Top Attorney”
    Fort Worth Texas Magazine
    2007
  • A/V RATED
    Martindale-Hubbell
    2007
  • Recognized as “Texas Super Lawyer”
    Texas Monthly Magazine
    2006
  • Recognized as a “Fort Worth Texas Top Attorney”
    Fort Worth Texas Magazine
    2006
  • A/V RATED
    Martindale-Hubbell
    2006
  • Recognized as “Attorney of Excellence”
    Fort Worth Business Press
    2005
  • Recognized as “Texas Super Lawyer”
    Texas Monthly Magazine
    2005
  • Recognized as a “Fort Worth Texas Top Attorney”
    Fort Worth Texas Magazine
    2005
  • A/V RATED
    Martindale-Hubbell
    2005
  • Recognized as “Attorney of Excellence”
    Fort Worth Business Press
    2004
  • Recognized as “Texas Super Lawyer”
    Texas Monthly Magazine
    2004
  • Recognized as a “Fort Worth Texas Top Attorney”
    Fort Worth Texas Magazine
    2004
  • A/V RATED
    Martindale-Hubbell
    2004
  • Recognized as “Attorney of Excellence”
    Fort Worth Business Press
    2003
  • Recognized as a “Fort Worth Texas Top Attorney”
    Fort Worth Texas Magazine
    2003
  • A/V RATED
    Martindale-Hubbell
    2003
  • A/V RATED
    Martindale-Hubbell
    2002
  • Who’s Who
    Fort Worth Business Press
    2001
  • A/V RATED
    Martindale-Hubbell
    2001
  • A/V RATED
    Martindale-Hubbell
    2000
  • A/V RATED
    Martindale-Hubbell
    1999
  • A/V RATED
    Martindale-Hubbell
    1998
  • A/V RATED
    Martindale-Hubbell
    1997
  • A/V RATED
    Martindale-Hubbell
    1996
  • A/V RATED
    Martindale-Hubbell
    1995
  • Who’s Who in Texas
    Who’s Who
    1990
  • Outstanding Young Man of America
    Outstanding Young Man of America
    1980
  • Recognized as a “Fort Worth Texas Top Attorney”
    Fort Worth Texas Magazine
    0
  • Life Fellow
    Texas Bar Foundation
    0
  • Charter Fellow
    Tarrant County Bar Foundation
    0

Associations

  • American Association for Justice (AAJ)
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Eldon B. Mahon Inn of Court
  • Tarrant County Democratic Party
  • Tarrant County Trial Lawyers Association
  • Texas Trial Lawyers
  • Texas State Bar # 13258500
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Tarrant County Settlement Week
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Tarrant County Dispute Resolution Service
  • Tarrant County Bar Association
  • District 7 Grievance Committee
  • Tarrant County Trial Lawyers
  • Fort Worth Junior Chamber of Commerce

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