Ms. Stone has worked in private practice from 1990 through the present and is Board-certified in Workers’ Compensation Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.  Prior to founding Stone Loughlin & Swanson in 2004, Ms. Stone practiced at Shapiro Edens & Cook (1990-1991), Jenkens & Gilchrist (1991-1993), and Wilson Grosenheider & Jacobs (1994-2004).  She is on the Advisory Counsel for the State Bar of Texas, Workers’ Compensation Section and is AV rated Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell.  She is a Texas Bar Foundation Life Fellow and a member of The College of the State Bar of Texas.  She also serves as a Board Member of the National Workers’ Compensation Defense Network, and is Fellow of the College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers.  Ms. Stone is a founding Board Member for Kids’ Chance of Texas, and a participant in the 2016 Workers’ Compensation Summit.

Areas of Concentration

  • Administrative, Health, and Workers’ Compensation Law


  • University of Central Oklahoma (B.S., magna cum laude, 1976); Alpha Lambda Delta
  • University of Texas at Austin (J.D. 1990); Phi Delta Phi
  • Episcopal Seminary of the Southwest (M.A. 2008)

Professional Affiliations

  • The College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Austin Bar Association (Administrative Law Section)
  • State Bar of Texas (Workers’ Compensation Section)
  • Life Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
  • Council on Litigation Management; Defense Research Institute
  • American Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Section
  • National Workers’ Compensation Defense Network Board of Directors
  • Founding Board Member, Kids’ Chance of Texas, Inc.

Awards & Honors

  • The College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Fellow, National College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers
  • State Bar of Texas, Workers’ Compensation Advisory Council
  • Past vice-chair of the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Workers’ Compensation