Rebecca R. Kieschnick

Shareholder

Rebecca Kieschnick is a named shareholder in the Corpus Christi office of Donnell, Abernethy & Kieschnick. She is a trial lawyer whose practice includes insurance defense litigation; trucking law litigation; bad faith; uninsured and underinsured motorist litigation; and mediation.

Rebecca is a Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation and member of the Corpus Christi Bar Association where she served on the Board of Directors from 2001-2003, as Treasurer from 2003-2004 and Secretary 2004-2005. She is a member of the American Bar Association, American Board of Trial Advocates, Texas Association of Defense Counsel (Board of Directors), International Association of Defense Counsel, and Defense Research Institute.

Born in Austin, Texas, Rebecca received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Arkansas in 1968. She earned her Juris Doctor, with honors, from the University of Texas in 1980. She is Martindale-Hubbell AV rated. Rebecca is admitted to practice as a member of the Texas State Bar (Chair, District Grievance Committee 1997-1998), U.S. District Court for the Southern and Western Districts of Texas, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Position:
Named Shareholder
Area of Practice:
Personal Injury defense
General insurance litigation
Trucking law
Bad Faith
Uninsured and underinsured motorist
Mediation
Admitted:

Texas, 1981
U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas

Education:
University of Texas, J.D., with honors, 1980
University of Arkansas, B.A., 1968
Major: English
Honors and Affiliations:

Life Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
Selected 1999 Attorney of the Year by the Nueces County Legal Assistants Association
Corpus Christi Bar Association (Director, 2001 - 2003; Treasurer, 2003 - 2004; Secretary, 2004 - 2005)
American Bar Association
State Bar of Texas – Chair of District 11A Grievance Committee (1995 - 97)
State Bar of Texas – Panel Chair/District 11A Grievance Committee (1997 - 98)
American Board of Trial Advocates
Texas Association of Defense Counsel (Director, 2001 – present)
International Association of Defense Counsel
Defense Research Institute
Texas State Aquarium, former director
Corpus Christi Women’s Shelter, former director
Named in Texas Monthly’s "Texas Super Lawyer" 2005-2007 and 2011-2013

Born:
1946, Austin, Texas