Attorney at Thomas J. Henry Law's Corpus Christi Office

Mr. Sam Bavafa completed his Doctor of Jurisprudence at St. Mary’s University School of Law and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from York University. He also holds a Master of Law from SMU Dedman School of Law.

Prior to being licensed as an attorney, Mr. Bavafa worked as a paralegal in the field of State and Local Tax and Unclaimed property. Shortly after acquiring his license, he began working as a criminal defense attorney and engaged in motion practice and first chair and second chair trials.

Beyond his work as an attorney, Mr. Bavafa is a recreational swimmer, chess enthusiast, and volunteer at the Covenant House Toronto.



  • State Bar of Texas


  • SMU Dedman School of Law, Dallas, Texas (LL.M.)
  • St. Mary’s University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas (J.D.)
  • York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (B.A.)


  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • San Antonio Criminal Defense Association
  • Corpus Christi Criminal Defense Association


At Thomas J. Henry Law, our guiding principle is to provide our clients with the best legal representation possible for their personal injury case. Our 250+ attorneys fight diligently for their injured clients each and every day, striving to achieve justice and the compensation they deserve for the life-altering injuries they sustain. We greatly value our clients’ feedback — see what Sam Bavafa’s clients had to say about their experience.

Sam Bavafa was an awesome attorney who performed beyond his duties — Nick Castro

Sam Bavafa Is a really great attorney. He keeps you updated and helps you every step of the way. A very fast worker moves along quickly with your case. I would recommend him to a friend in need. — Marissa Irene


Mr. Sam Bavafa and our team of Corpus Christi injury attorneys are located at 521 Starr St., Corpus Christi, Texas 78401. We provide free walk-in case consultations Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 6:00 pm. To start a consultation over the phone or to speak with your attorney, call 361-254-7873.

See what our clients have to say about their experience working with their legal team in Corpus Christi:

Quick, responded fast, extremely nice and pleasant to work with, did everything possible to get me the best outcome — Brittany Jackowiak

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys are a fantastic group of knowledgeable and well-respected attorneys that provide the best representation for personal injury cases. I have been extremely pleased so far with the handling of my personal affairs by this group; they exhibit the utmost care, respect, and privacy regarding my matters. I highly recommend this legal group for anyone who is looking for the best possible outcome with the least amount of hassle or convenience. I trust Thomas J. Henry Attorneys to take care of my most important needs and will use them again in the future, should the opportunity arise to do so. — Jlyne Hanback

I have had an excellent communication experience with each staff member that I have encountered. They are straightforward when dealing with a case from my experience, and there is no confusion about what’s going on in the process of my case when I was their client. I would definitely recommend them and I would call them again if I need any legal action with a company or person that has done me harm. — Ron Lee

Our sincere Thank you to Thomas J Henry and the attorneys and all the staff that assisted in our case! We were always kept informed of every single conversation, notice, and upcoming meetings that took place during our case. We appreciate all the hard work from every attorney that assisted in our case! Thank you for always keeping in contact with us and always asking how we were all doing and feeling after the car accident We will always recommend your services to anyone in need! You all are truly the best!!!!!!! — Helen Mancias

Very professional attitudes, special people dedicated to client care. I was very pleased with the attention and priority my case was given. My attorney was top-notch, dead on. Paralegals were always on top of any matters that needed to be dealt with. All in all, an experience that made my hardships resulting from the accident easier to deal with. I wasn’t alone, the TJH law firm always had my back. That meant a lot to me. Thank You, guys, from the bottom of my repaired heart.. — David Aleman

Do not wait! If you have been injured in an accident, call Thomas J. Henry Law. We have Corpus Christi car accident attorneys and Corpus Christi truck accident lawyers available 24/7, nights and weekends to assist you with your claim.

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