300 West Main Street

Henderson, Texas 75652

 

Practice Areas:

Complex Civil Litigation including: Patent Litigation, Personal Injury, Products Liability, Commercial Litigation, Unfair Insurance Practices, Probate and Oil and Gas

 

Education:

Baylor University, J.D., 1981;

Austin College, B.A. 1978

 

Certifications:

Board Certified, Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization;

Certified Civil Trial Specialist, National Board of Trial Advocacy (1992-2012)

 

Admissions:

All Texas State Courts:

U.S. District Court, Eastern, Western, and Southern Districts of Texas;

U.S. Supreme Court;

U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

 

Professional Activities:

Fellow American College Trial Lawyers (State Chair 2014-2016);

The Honorable T. John Ward American Inn of Court (Charter Member, President 2015-2016);

State Bar of Texas;

Rusk County Bar Association (President, 1990-91);

Texas Trial Lawyers Association;

East Texas Trial Lawyers Association (President, 1990-91);

American Board of Trial Advocates (Pres. East Texas Chapter, 1999-2000);

National Board of Trial Advocacy (1992-2012);

The American Association for Justice;

Jaworski Fellow – Baylor Law School;

Teaching Fellow St. Andrews, Scotland (Baylor Law School);

Distinguished Alumni- Henderson High School;

Super Lawyer-Texas Monthly Magazine

 

Personal:

Born January 12, 1956, in Henderson, Texas; married to former Debra Bradley of Gatesville, Texas; four children: Rex, Russell, Meredith and William

 

Other Languages Spoken:

Spanish