The Law office of Steve Gibbins in Austin, Texas, is a law firm providing personalized service to clients seeking compensation for personal injury or facing criminal charges. Our attorney, Steve Gibbins, is an experienced and passionate trial lawyer. He is selective in the cases he takes on to ensure that clients benefit from a level of resources and personal commitment that they might not receive at larger law firms.We are known for our direct and hands-on approach to our work. On...Read more
The Law office of Steve Gibbins in Austin, Texas, is a law firm providing personalized service to clients seeking compensation for personal injury or facing criminal charges. Our attorney, Steve Gibbins, is an experienced and passionate trial lawyer. He is selective in the cases he takes on to ensure that clients benefit from a level of resources and personal commitment that they might not receive at larger law firms.
We are known for our direct and hands-on approach to our work. On their first visit to the Law office of Steve Gibbins, clients can expect a frank discussion of their case and a realistic assessment of their prospects. If a case has merit, strategies will be immediately suggested and pursued. Throughout your personal injury or criminal defense case, you will receive straightforward and realistic advice from attorney Gibbins and our team.
Our law firm has passionately represented injured clients for more than 25 years and attorney Gibbins has won almost every case he has tried. Our experience means we have won million-dollar verdicts* and secured very substantial settlements for many clients. We concentrate on claims arising from accidents that cause serious injury, including auto accidents and motorcycle, bicycle and pedestrian accidents. We also handle premises liability claims, slip-and-fall cases and wrongful death claims.
We bring this same trial experience, personal approach and attention to detail to our work in the field of criminal defense, representing clients in any criminal cases including, of course DWI, drug charges, theft, felonies, and PI, and we also obtain jail releases and expunctions.
If you want the benefit of an experienced trial attorney, call us. We offer a free consultation and clear advice.
*Verdict of $4.1 million in case against parole officer and Texas Dept. of Criminal Justice was resolved by a settlement with TDCJ for far less (approx. $95,000) and parole officer was insolvent and had no insurance.
*Verdict vs. City of Austin, a builder & a contractor for $2.1 million (in addition to settlement with one party for $500,000). Client received approximately 50% of the ultimate recovery after attorney's expenses($18,000) and fees were taken out.
*Victory in Texas Supreme Court vs. Mission American Insurance, for $1 million, client received approximately $350,000 after attorneys' expenses and fees were deducted.
*Verdict vs. KLBJ for $715,000 was resolved by settlement after trial for significantly less & client received about one-half of the settlement after fees and expenses were deducted.
*Verdict of $660,000 in wrongful incarceration case against state was reversed on appeal and nothing was recovered.
Consider the following:
Comfort Level - Are you comfortable telling the lawyer personal information? Does the lawyer seem interested in solving your problem?
Credentials - How long has the lawyer been in practice? Has the lawyer worked on other cases similar to yours?
Cost - How are the lawyer's fees structured - hourly or flat fee? Can the lawyer estimate the cost of your case?
City - Is the lawyer's office conveniently located?
Here are a few to get you started:
- How long have you been in practice?
- How many cases like mine have you handled?
- How often do you settle cases out of court?
- What are your fees and costs?
- What are the next steps?