Vivian L. Ethridge, founded the Ethridge Law Firm, PLLC (“the Firm”) after gaining extensive experience in defending insurance companies and their insureds. Vivian handled litigation, both first party and third party for several of the worlds’ leading insurance companies where she gained legal experience across the country. Vivian spent nearly a decade as in house counsel for AIG American General and USAA, and as Staff Counsel for AIG. Vivian has experience litigating matters of breach of contract, complex personal injury, first party bad faith, construction defect, medical malpractice, life insurance matters including coverage, rescission, interpleaders and ERISA. In addition, Vivian has handled matters on behalf of doctors, nurses and other health care professionals before the various Boards.

With this experience behind her, in 2016, Vivian fulfilled a lifelong dream of opening her own law firm based in San Antonio, Texas. As part of a national estate planning network, in addition to litigation, The Ethridge Law Firm, prepares wills, trusts, powers of attorney and offers other estate planning and probate services.

Vivian L. Ethridge



  • Voted one of San Antonio’s Best attorneys, by her peers per San Antonio Scene Magazine, 2015
  • University of Houston Alumni
  • Houston College of Law Alumni
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel, Member
  • Association of Corporate Counsel (Alumni)
  • Vice President, Galveston County Young Republicans (2010)
  • National Institute of Trial Advocacy participant 2013
  • TADC Trial Academy, 2005, 2015
  • Certified Mediator
  • Admitted State Bar of Texas
  • Admitted W.D. Texas