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Attorney Storm's Practice Areas Include:

  • Personal injury law
  • Vehicle collisions
  • Large truck accidents
  • Product liability
  • Insurance issues
  • Health care matters

Outside of the Office

In his spare time, attorney Storm serves as an Eagle Troop coordinator, a Primary Patrol Boy Scout advisor, and maintains membership with the Order of the Arrow.

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1992
  • Western District of Texas, U.S. District Court
  • Southern District of Texas, U.S. District Court
  • Western District of Texas, Bankruptcy Court

Education

  • 360 Advocacy, Auto Crash Litigation 4.0, April 2017
  • Allstate Insurance Company, Emerging Managers Course, June 2005
  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy, Advanced Experts Course, May 2004
  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy, Essentials Course, May 2003
  • St. Mary’s University School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1992
  • Texas A&M University, Bachelor of Arts, 1987

Background

  • Managing Attorney – Personal Injury Litigation Section, Villarreal & Begum, March 2014 – Present
  • Managing Attorney – Personal Injury Litigation Section, Davis Law Firm, August 2006 – March 2014
  • Senior Trial Attorney, Allstate Insurance Company, August 2001 – July 2006
  • Staff Counsel, United Service Automobile Association, October 2000 – July 2001
  • Litigation Attorney, Carabin, Shaw & Johnson, 1997 – 2000

Notable Verdicts/Settlements

  • Attorney Storm negotiated at an employment trial that won his client $150,000 in exemplary damages in November 2006.
  • He handled a civil DWI trial in which he obtained exemplary damages on his client’s behalf in May 2010.
  • Attorney Storm served as legal counsel in a trial regarding an oil and gas investment, and royalty dispute in December 1998.
  • He successfully appealed a DWI conviction after a trial in June 2000.
  • He secured a stepparent adoption on behalf of a celebrity musician client in 1999.

Honors and Awards

  • Allstate “Most Jury Trials” Award, 2007
  • Allstate Staff Counsel Distinguished Performance Award, 2005
  • Allstate Staff Counsel Silver Medal, 2004
  • Allstate Staff Counsel Award for Most Trials, Most Bodily Injury trials, Most Closures, and Most Trial Wins, 2003

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Texas Bar Association, Life Fellow
  • San Antonio Bar Foundation, Life Fellow
  • Federal Bar Association
  • San Antonio Bar Association
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • American Board of Trial Advocates

Community Involvement

  • Troop Eagle Coordinator, Troop 809 Boy Scouts, Rough Rider District
  • Order of the Arrow, Adult Member
  • Primary Patrol Advisor Troop 809 Boy Scouts, Rough Rider District