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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.


  • J.D., University of Texas School of Law, 1982
  • 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
  • Joseph's Catholic Church, elected to Parrish Council in 2015 and elected President of the Board in 2016

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


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