Stephen F. Lazor

Stephen F. Lazor

San Antonio, Texas

Stephen F. Lazor has enjoyed a distinguished thirty-eight year legal career during which he has litigated cases on behalf of individuals and families who have been harmed or have lost loved ones as a result of medical negligence, industrial accidents, unsafe premises, vehicular collisions, and defective products. In addition to his earning the respect of his peers and adversaries for his proven skills as a litigator, Stephen is known for his legal scholarship. After graduating summa cum laude from Harvard College, with a degree in biology; Stephen attended the University of Texas School of Law, where he graduated first in his class of more than five hundred students. He has been recognized as a Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters, as published in Texas Monthly, for 2010-2016. Stephen has earned the respect of the medical and legal communities as reflected by his being selected to serve as Chairman of the Medical-Legal Liaison Committee of the San Antonio Bar Association and the Bexar County Medical Society for the calendar years 1999-2000, 2004-2005, 2009-2010, and 2010-2011. Stephen handles cases in state and federal courts throughout the state of Texas.

Areas of Practice

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Vehicular Collisions
  • Unsafe Premises
  • Industrial Accidents

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1975
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1975
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 1976
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1979


  • The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas
    • J.D. magna cum laude - 1975
    • Honors: Order of the Coif
    • Honors: Chancellors, Grand Chancellor
    • Honors: Graduated First in Class
    • Law Review: Texas Law Review, Articles Editor, 1974 - 1975
  • Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
    • A.B. summa cum laude - 1971
    • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
    • Major: Biology

Published Works

  • Jury Trial in Employment Discrimination Cases - Constitutionally Mandated? 53 Texas Law Review 483, 1975

Honors and Awards

  • Texas Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters, as published in Texas Monthly, Plaintiff Personal Injury; Medical Malpractice, 2010 - 2016
  • The Best Lawyers in America for Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs , 2016

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • San Antonio Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • American Association for Justice, formerly American Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Member
  • Former Master, William S. Sessions Inn of Court (part of American Inns of Court)