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Stephen Douglas Bain

Insurance Attorney at Sugar Land, TX

5.0   1 review
  • State Years
    Arkansas - AR 14 years
    Texas - TX 35 years
    Indiana - IN Licensed
  • Licensed for 14 years
    State AR
    Acquired 2009
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 35 years
    State TX
    Acquired 1988
    Status
    Eligible to Practice in Texas No misconduct found
  • Licensed
    State IN
    Acquired N/A
    Status
    Temporary Admission No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Stephen

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Practice areas
  1. Insurance
    50%
    Steve has a consistent record of success defending insurance companies from fraudulent claims and lawsuits in both jury and non-jury trials, motions and other proceedings, including mediation and arbitration.

    34 years

  2. Insurance fraud
    50%
    Steve has actively practiced insurance defense law, specializing in fraud investigations since 1994 for leading insurers. He has developed proven methods for questioning witnesses and claimants and managing the investigative process. Steve has taken countless examinations under oath and witness statements and provided expert counsel to claims managers and corporate representatives as to the prosecution of these matters.

    34 years

Steve is a frequent lecturer on Insurance Fraud Investigation and Defense, Texas Insurance Code and Consumer Protection Issues to industry groups, including:  National Insurance Crime Bureau Academy; International Association of Special Investigative Units; Houston Claims Association; Dallas Claims Association; Houston Association of Certified Fraud Examiners; and individual insurance companies.

He is originally from Brooklyn, New York.

Location

Bain & Barkley, A Partnership of Professional Corporations
14090 Southwest Freeway Suite 450
Sugar Land, TX, 77478-3679

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Posted by anonymous | October 1, 2008
Senior Litigation Specialist
I have worked with Mr. Bain for over 10 years. I have found that he is appropriately aggressive and more than willing to try a case however, he addresses the positives and negatives of the case in order to allow you to make a well informed decision. He is accessible to the adjuster and well acquainted with each file that he is handling. I have worked with him on a variety of cases from simple rear-end accidents to very complex defense and coverage issues and have found that he is well prepared and well aware of the issues that need to be addressed in each case. He has been successful for our company in courtroom litigation and has been equally successful in mediation and arbitration proceedings. He has also conducted a variety of Texas CLE lectures for our company. They are always informative. His classes are well received due to his wit and humor that can make an otherwise dry lecture interesting and informative. His office staff is effective and produces timely work product. Everyone in the office is pleasant and more than willing to assist. This speaks volumes, as it is clear that the work ethic starts at the top and filters down within the staff. It is a pleasure to work with Mr. Bain and I have complete confidence in his work, his abilities, and his grasp of any issues put before him in insurance defense litigation. He is an asset to our company.
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AVVO RATING 7.4 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Founding Shareholder
  • Bain & Barkley
  • 2001 - Present
  • Founding Partner
  • Rios & Bain, PC
  • 1994 - 2001
  • Associate
  • Hoffheinz & London
  • 1988 - 1994

Education

  • University Of Houston
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1988
  • SUNY Binghamton
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1985

Associations

  • Houston Bar Association
  • Former member Unauthorized Pratice of law Committee
  • N/A
  • National Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Associate Member
  • N/A
  • Fort Bend County Bar Association
  • Former Chair Bench Bar Committee
  • 2006 - 2007

Honors and Awards

  • Appreciation Award for Support of the ANPAC MIST Unit
  • American National Property and Casualty Company
  • 1999

Speaking Engagements

  • Insurance Adjuster Continuing Education
  • Taking Effective Recorded Statements
  • 2008
  • Insurance Adjuster Continuing Education
  • Consumer Protection
  • 2008
  • Insurance Adjuster Continuing Education
  • Consumer Protection
  • 2008
  • Insurance Adjuster Continuing Education
  • Fraud Investigation and Defense
  • 2008
  • Claims Adjuster Continuing Education
  • Taking Effective Recorded Statements
  • 2008
  • TASIU Annual Conference
  • Witness Interrogation
  • 2007
  • Insurance Adjuster Continuing Education
  • Fraud Investigation and Defenes
  • 2007
  • Insurance Adjuster Continuing Education
  • Taking Effective Recorded Statements
  • 2007
  • Insurance Adjuster Continuing Education
  • Taking Effective Recorded Statements
  • 2007
  • IASIU Gulf Coast Fraud Seminar
  • Fraud Investigation and Defense
  • 2007
  • Claims Adjuster Continuing Education
  • Taking Effective Recorded Statements
  • 2007
  • Insurance Adjuster Continuing Education
  • Consumer Protection
  • 2006
  • Insurance Adjuster Continuing Education
  • Consumer Protection
  • 2006
  • Insurance Adjuster Continuing Education
  • Fraud Investigation and Defense
  • 2005
  • Insurance Adjuster Continuing Education
  • Bad Faith and Insurance Code Update
  • 2005
  • Insurance Adjuster Continuing Education
  • Fraud Investigation and Defense
  • 2005
  • Corpus Christi Claims Association Monthly Meeting
  • Taking Effective Recorded Statements
  • 2005
  • Annual Conference
  • Fraud Investigation and Defense
  • 2005
  • Insurance Adjuster Continuing Education
  • Consumer Protection
  • 2004
  • Claims Adjuster Continuing Education
  • Taking Effective Recorded Statements
  • 2004
  • Claims Adjuster Continuing Education
  • Fraud Investigation and Defense
  • 2004
  • Insurance Adjuster Continuing Education
  • Fraud Investigation and Defense
  • 2002
  • Insurance Adjuster Continuing Education
  • Consumer Protection
  • 2002
  • Houston Claims Association
  • The Tri Party Relationship
  • 2002
  • Insurance Adjuster Continuing Education
  • Fraud Investigation and Defense
  • 2001
  • Insurance Adjuster Continuing Education
  • Consumer Protection
  • 2001
  • Insurance Adjuster Continuing Education
  • Consumer Protection
  • 1999
  • Insurance Adjuster Continuing Education
  • Fraud Investigation and Defense
  • 1998
  • Insurance Adjuster Continuing Education
  • Fraud Investigation and Defense
  • 1998
  • Insurance Adjuster Continuing Education
  • Deceptive Trade Practices Act and Bad Faith Update
  • 1997
  • Insurance Adjuster Continuing Education
  • Deceptive Trade Practices Act and Bad Faith Update
  • 1997
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Sugar Land Insurance Lawyer Stephen Douglas Bain
Stephen Douglas Bain
Insurance Attorney
Sugar Land, TX
Licensed for 35 years