St. Mary's School of Law 1 Camino Santa MariaSan Antonio, TX 78228 +1-210-436-3011 St. Mary's School of Law logo St. Mary's University


  • J.D., St. Mary’s University, 1991
  • B.A., St. Mary’s University, 1987

License to Practice

  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Specialties and Courses

  • Criminal law
  • Juvenile law
  • Texas criminal procedure


After graduating from St. Mary’s School of Law, Stevens worked for the law offices of Mark Stevens as a criminal defense attorney. She volunteered as a pro bono attorney to represent death row inmates in conjunction with the Texas Death Penalty Education and Resource Center. Stevens also taught constitutional law as an adjunct professor for Trinity University. She joined the Criminal Justice Clinic as Supervising Attorney in 1996 after serving in the clinic’s mentor program during the previous year.

Honors and Awards

Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation, 2012
Texas Top Rated Lawyer, 2012
Distinguished Faculty Award, 2009-2010
Best Lawyers in America, 2005 to present
Best Lawyers in San Antonio, 2004 to present
Martindale-Hubbell AV rating, ongoing
Kimberly E. Young Defender of the Year Award 2006
Kimberly E. Young Defender of the Year Award 2004
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