Courtney R. Gaines


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Courtney R. Gaines



Courtney Gaines is an associate in the litigation, tort defense and transaction sections at DC&M.  Her areas of specialization include business and tort litigation, contract disputes and litigation, deceptive trade practice, insurance coverage litigation, personal injury, and premises liability.  She received her bachelor’s degree at University of North Texas and Juris Doctorate at St. Mary’s University.

Practice Areas

  • Business & Tort Litigation
  • Contract Disputes and Litigation
  • Deceptive Trade Practice
  • Insurance Coverage Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability


  • St. Mary’s University School of Law, J.D. 2015
  • Admitted to practice: Texas 2015
  • University of North Texas, B.A. in Psychology 2010


  • State Courts in Texas
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas

Affiliations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas
  • San Antonio Bar Association
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association
  • San Antonio Young Lawyers Association

Awards and Honors

  • The Accommodation Doctrine Revisited: Implications in Law and in Policy, 46 St. Mary’s L.J. 75 (2014).
  • Hamrick v. Ward: Clarifying Implied Easement Law, 46 St. Mary’s L.J. 611 (2015).
  • San Antonio Scene Magazine – voted one of San Antonio’s best personal injury lawyers of 2019

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer for Texas Youth Literacy Project