William R. Edwards - The Edwards Law Firm

William R. Edwards

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1983
Phone: 361-698-7600

William Edwards was admitted to the Texas and Virginia Bar in 1958. Since then he has also been admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas and U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas.

William was named as the “Corpus Christi Best Lawyers Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Lawyer of the Year” for 2012 by Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession.  He has been listed in Best Lawyers in America® continuously since the publication was founded in 1983, is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law.

Mr. Edwards' success as a trial lawyer has led to a personal commitment that extends far beyond the courtroom. He has earned state and national recognition for his tireless work with groups such as Texans Against Sexual Assault and Citizens for Reliable and Safe Highways.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury Trial Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1958
  • Virginia, 1958
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1959
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 1974
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1982
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1970


  • University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia

Honors and Awards

  • Selected to Best Lawyers in America®, 1983 - Present

University of Virginia School of LawJ.D. 1958

Office Location

802 North Carancahua Street, Suite 1400
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2012 Lawyer of the Year in Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs of the Corpus Christi Metro Area
William R. Edwards has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2012!

Practice Areas

Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs (Automotive Defects, Industrial Accidents, Medical Negligence, Nursing Homes, Personal Injury, Pharmaceutical, Severance Agreements, Trucking Accidents, Vehicle Injury, Wrongful Death)
Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs (Automobile Collision, Catastrophic Injury, Civil Fraud, Maritime, Medical Malpractice, Product Liability, Wrongful Death)