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About me

I am a native San Antonian, my family has lived in the Hill Country since 1847, and I have a residence in Hondo. I love this part of the world. It is my honor and pleasure to fight to maintain what's so great here.


I was fortunate enough to earn my undergraduate degree from Stanford University and my law degree from Washington and Lee University School of Law.  After practicing at big firms for several years, I recently opened my own private practice.


I represent clients in a broad-range of areas from lawsuits to estate planning.  The majority of my work involves litigation, including, but not limited to, defending and prosecuting lawsuits between businesses, insurance coverage disputes, probate litigation, contested guardianships and confronting landlord-tenant issues.  In addition, I offer reduced rates to clients who need guidance, but not full representation, in small claims matters. 


Prospective clients may take advantage of a free thirty-minute consultation.  I look forward to hearing from you.



Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Contact info

1100 N.W. Loop 410
Suite 700
San Antonio, TX, 78213

Practice areas


  1. Lawsuits & Disputes: 50%
  2. Insurance: 15%
    4 years
  3. Probate: 15%
  4. Landlord & Tenant: 10%
  5. Guardianship: 10%
    4 years



Hourly ($150-200/hour), contingent (30-35%), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes), Pro bono (10%)

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  • Ronald Lee Burdge

    I endorse this lawyer. I've been following attorney Jacoby's Avvo advice online for some time now and can say that his answers are always on point, direct, and accurate. If you have a legal question that could end up in a courtroom, or not, and his office is anywhere near you, I recommend him to you.


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TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200307/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Order of the CoifWashington & Lee University School of Law2003
Senior Award for Academic ExcellenceEl Centro Chicano de Stanford1996
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyStett Matthew Jacoby, Attorney at Law2011 - Present
Associate AttorneyPhelps Dunbar, LLP2009 - 2011
Associate AttorneyDavis, Hutchinson & Wilkerson, LLP2007 - 2009
Associate AttorneyHaynes and Boone, LLP2003 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of Texas, Real Estate, Probate and Trust SectionN/AN/A
San Antonio Bar AssociationN/AN/A
State Bar of Texas, Insurance Law SectionN/AN/A
State Bar of Texas, Litigation SectionN/AN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
26th Annual Corporate Counsel InstituteHot Tips on Managing the Liability Crisis Through Insurance2004
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Washington and Lee University School of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)N/A2003
Stanford UniversityAnthropologyOther - Bachelors1996