Hon. Catherine M. Stone

San Antonio, Texas

Education  + -

  • St. Mary's University School of Law
    J.D.   1982
  • Assumption College
    B.A. Magna Cum Laude   1976
  • State of Texas Bar Admission
    1982
  • Board Certification, Texas Board of Legal Specializations
    Civil Appellate Law   1986 - Present

Experience  + -

  • Appellate Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • General Litigation
  • Langley & Banack
    Appellate Practice Group; Alternative Dispute Resolution Practice Group   2014 - Present
  • Fourth Court of Appeals
    Justice   Appointed 1994; 21 year service
  • Chief Justice of the Court
    2008
  • Texas Coucil of Chief Justices
    Chief

Memberships & Affiliations  + -

  • American Arbitration
    Certified Arbitrator
  • National Association of Women Judges
  • Texas Bar Association
    Member: Appelllate & Judicial Sections
  • San Antonio Bar Association
    Member: Appellate Section
  • Mexican American Bar Association of San Antonio
  • Bexar County Women's Bar Association
  • Maverick County Bar Association
  • American Inns of Court, William Session Chapter
    Member   1994 - 2017
  • Texas Bar Foundation
    Fellow
  • San Antonio Bar Foundation
    Fellow
  • Texas Supreme Court Task Force on Foster Care
    Member   1997 - 2007
  • Texas Multidistrict Litigation Panel
    Member   2007 - 2014
  • Texas Council of Chief Justices
    Member; Chair   2009 - 2014; 2011 - 2013
  • Catholic Charities of San Antonio
    Board Member   2010 - 2018
  • Chrysalis Detention Ministries
    Advisory Board Member   2008 -2014
  • Interfailth Dialogue Institute
    Advisory Board Member   2008 - 2014
  • St. Luke Catholic Community Pastoral Coucil
    President   2006 - 2008
  • St. Luke Catholic Community School Board
    Member; President   1997 - 2004; 2003 - 2004

Honors & Awards  + -

  • Best Lawyers in America
    2018; 2019
  • San Antonio Business Journal Women's Leadership Award
    2018
  • San Antonio Business Journal Outstanding Lawyer
    2015
  • Joe Frazier Brown Award of Excellence, San Antonio Bar Association
    2015
  • San Antonio Women's Hall of Fame
    2015
  • Catholic Charities of San Antonio Liftime of Faith & Service Award
    2014
  • Tejano Democrats of Bexar County Hall of Justice Award
    2013
  • St. Mary's School of Law Rosewood Gavel Award
    2012
  • St. Mary's School of Law Distinguished Law Graduate
    2011
  • Dress for Success San Antonio Precious Pearl Award
    2009
  • St. Mary's University Hispanic Law Alumni Henry B. Gonzalez Award
    2009
  • La Prensa Foundation Outstanding Women in Action Award
    2009
  • San Antonio Democratic League Barbara Jordan Public Service Award
    2000; 2006
  • Archdiocese of San Antonio Leadership Service Award
    2004
  • Texas Business & Professional Women: Texas Woman to Watch Award
    1997
  • Northwest Noon Business & Professional Women: San Antonio Woman to Watch Award
    1997