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Bair Hilty

Attorneys & Counselors at Law

14711 Pebble Bend
Houston, Texas 77068
713.862.5599 O
713.868.9444 F

Ronald L. Bair • Bair Hilty, P.C.

Ronald L. Bair has held certifications in both Personal Injury Trial Law and Civil Trial Law from the Texas Board of Legal Specialization for over 31 years. He maintains an active trial practice and has tried civil cases in state and federal courts throughout Texas. Mr. Bair holds an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell, and he has particular expertise in complex and high-exposure cases involving trucking and transportation, products liability, catastrophic loss and insurance disputes.

Mr. Bair has tried high exposure and complex cases throughout the States of Texas and Louisiana, and his commitment to and trial experience in transportation law has earned him membership in the Trucking Industry Defense Association. As a qualified and registered member of the College of the State Bar, Mr. Bair is among only 6% of all Texas lawyers so qualified.

Mr. Bair loves to litigate. High exposure litigation, document and issue-intensive commercial litigation, and oilfield accident litigation are also of particular interest and enjoyment for Mr. Bair. After thirty years of litigation practice, Mr. Bair still enjoys not only the stimulating mental challenge of a complex case, but also the essence of the battle getting to and inside the courtroom.

Mr. Bair obtained his B.B.A. degree in finance from the University of Houston, and his J.D. degree from South Texas College of Law in 1981 and was a member of the Order of Barons. While attending South Texas College of Law, Mr. Bair clerked for three years for several state district judges. He is admitted to practice before all Texas state and federal district courts, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court. He is also an active member of the Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA), Trucking and Transportation Committee of the Defense Research Institute (DRI), and the Transportation Lawyers Association (TLA).

  • 2012 - Top Rated Lawyers Transportation Law
  • Board of Directors Texas Motor Transport Association (TMTA)
  • Board of Directors Texas Motor Transport Association Foundation (TMTAF)

Email: rbair@bairhilty.com
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Publications and Seminar Presentations
Conspicuous By Their Presence – Conspicuity Regulations
Best Practices for Dealing with Owner Operators
How To Reduce Exposure In An Adverse Litigation Venue-Trucking Case
Getting Synergy From Your Non-Trucking Liability Policy and Your Commercial Auto Policy
The Debate on a National Industry Standard For Data Retention
Trucking Mock Trial Training Video
Managing Corporate Qualification of Drivers
Pursuing the Non-Trucking Liability Carrier For Coverage
Trucking Insurance 101
Captive Resources – Catastrophic Accident Management
Captive Resources – Managing Insurance Related Issues Pertaining to the Independent Contractor
Multiple Policy Pitfall for the Moto Carrier
Transportation Lawyers Annual Convention
American Trucking Association Forum For In-House and General Counsel
Texas Motor Transport Association Spring Convention
Texas Motor Transport Association Fall Convention
Houston Council of Safety Professional Training Seminar
Texas Motor Transport Association – Houston
Houston Bar Association – Defending Trucking Companies


Publications and Seminar Presentations
How To Recognize and Avoid Bad Faith
How To Manage Litigation in Adverse Venue
Product Liability Update
Current Principles in Insurance and Litigation Law
Current Principles in Insurance Consumer Law
New Texas Rules of Discovery
Texas Tort Reform
Insurance Coverage and Independent Contractor Law
Houston Bar Association Insurance Bad Faith Seminar
Dallas-Fort Worth Claims Seminar
Multiple In-House Presentations to Insurance Carriers For Continuing Education
Houston Bar Association Litigation Forum
Texas Bar CLE-Prosecuting or Defending a Truck or Auto Accident Case

Transportation Law, Products Liability, Insurance Law, High Value Subrogation Recovery, Commercial Litigation