Stephanie J. Roark



Stephanie Roark HB Dallas

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Stephanie Roark focuses her practice on general litigation, including personal injury cases involving catastrophic injuries and death, as well as product liability and dram shop litigation. She is also actively involved in a wide range of other practice areas, including premises liability, personal injury defense, trucking, toxic torts, labor and employment claims, and healthcare litigation.

Stephanie has defended multiple Fortune 500 and large publicly traded companies in both state and federal court. She has gained extensive experience at the trial level, successfully defending cases ranging from catastrophic injury and death claims on behalf of transportation companies to dram shop cases on behalf of large hospitality companies.

Stephanie joined the firm in 2009 after graduating from Baylor University School of Law. While there, she served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Fred Biery in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, San Antonio Division, where she gained significant experience in federal court practice and procedure. 

Stephanie has been named a Texas Rising Star by Thomson Reuters every year since 2014 and is currently the head of Hartline Barger's Diversity & Inclusion Committee.


  • Baylor Law School, J.D., 2009
    • Dean's List
    • Top Speaker, Strasburger & Price Moot Court Competition (2007)
  • Texas A&M University, B.B.A., magna cum laude, 2006
    • Mays Business School Distinguished Student

Bar + Court Admissions

  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • Consumer Products & Retail
  • Healthcare & Life Sciences
  • Restaurant & Hospitality
  • Transportation

Litigation Experience

  • Insurance Defense
  • Personal Injury/Wrongful Death
  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Recognized among Super Lawyers® Texas Rising Stars by Thompson Reuters (2014-2023)
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association (TYLA)
  • Defense Research Institute
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