Attorney at
Mounce, Green, Myers, Safi, Paxson & Galatzan Law Firm

Kurt G. Paxson

     

Born and raised in El Paso, Mr. Paxson maintains an active trial practice with particular experience in bad faith and product liability claims involving complex issues and multiple parties. His successful verdicts include claims of brain trauma and wrongful death. "Trial Lawyer" for many is merely a title, not a description of what they do for a living. Mr. Paxson is a trial lawyer because he has tried well over 150 cases to jury verdict in the State and Federal Courts of Texas.

Education

University of Texas at Austin, B.B.A. with honors (1981)

University of Texas at Austin, J.D. (1984)

University of Texas at Austin, B.B.A. with honors (1981)

University of Texas at Austin, J.D. (1984)

Professional Recognition

Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law and Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Listed in the Best Lawyers in America,® by Woodward White, Inc., in the field of Personal Injury Litigation, 2011-2017.

Named Super Lawyer from 2004-2017 and Named Top 50 Super Lawyer in Central and West Texas in 2011, 2017 by Thomson Reuters as published in Texas Monthly Magazine.

AV® rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating available to any individual lawyer

Member, Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel

Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law and Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Listed in the Best Lawyers in America,® by Woodward White, Inc., in the field of Personal Injury Litigation, 2011-2017.

Named Super Lawyer from 2004-2017 and Named Top 50 Super Lawyer in Central and West Texas in 2011, 2017 by Thomson Reuters as published in Texas Monthly Magazine.

AV® rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating available to any individual lawyer

Member, Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel

Bar and Court Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas, 1984
  • United States District Court, Western District of Texas, 1986
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Texas, 2015
  • United States Supreme Court
  • State Bar of Texas, 1984
  • United States District Court, Western District of Texas, 1986
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Texas, 2015
  • United States Supreme Court

Professional and Community Activities

  • Diplomate, American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Member, Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
  • Member, El Paso Bar Association
  • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
  • Member, Defense Research Institute
  • Member, Association of Defense Trial Attorneys
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America


  • Diplomate, American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Member, Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
  • Member, El Paso Bar Association
  • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
  • Member, Defense Research Institute
  • Member, Association of Defense Trial Attorneys
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America