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paul t. curl


PH: 210-226-2182

FAX: 210-226-1691



Paul T. Curl is a San Antonio native. After becoming licensed to practice law in 1982, he began his legal career at a leading business and banking law firm in Houston. Upon returning home to San Antonio in 1984, he became associated with another top-rated business and banking law firm, where he became a partner in 1988. The same year, the Texas Board of Legal Specialization certified him as a specialist in civil trial law.

In 2006, Mr. Curl and Bennett Stahl teamed up to form Curl & Stahl, which is now Curl Stahl Geis. Mr. Curl has handled a diverse range of litigation matters, ranging from a myriad of contract, business, and real estate disputes, to attorney malpractice defense. He has tried cases in courts throughout the state.


• University of Texas School of Law (Doctor of Jurisprudence, 1982)
• University of Texas at Austin (Bachelor of Arts, 1979, High Honors, Phi Beta Kappa)

Admitted to Practice Before

• All federal courts in Texas
• U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
• U.S. Supreme Court


• State Bar of Texas
• San Antonio Bar Association
• Federal Bar Association

Honors & Distinctions

• Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization
• American Board of Trial Advocates (invitation-only, national organization of experienced trial attorneys)
• “Texas Super Lawyer” for 2005-2023
 by Thomson Reuters, under the category of Business Litigation
• “AV” rating (the highest possible) by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory

Professional Affiliations

• Sustaining Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation (an honorary organization which promotes law-related public service projects)
• Sustaining Life Fellow of the San Antonio Bar Foundation
• Board of Editors and frequent contributor, San Antonio Lawyer Magazine

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