Top Lawyers

July 28, 2016 by  
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Dennis Slate

July 20, 2016 by  
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Dennis Slate | Family Law

Slate-DennisIt’s all about family for Dennis M. Slate, whose firm is solely dedicated to family law litigation. Slate is one of a select few attorneys board-certified in family law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, a distinction given to less than 3 percent of Texas lawyers. His secret for success: “From years of being an Army officer, I am a thorough planner,” says Slate, who continues to win record verdicts in his field. “I also work very hard on my cases to ensure I see every angle. I do not want to be surprised in trial, and rarely am.”

Dennis M. Slate
Attorney at Law PC

DEER PARK OFFICE
112 E. Forrest Ln.
Deer Park, TX 77536
281-407-9254
www.deerparkdivorcelawyers.com

PEARLAND OFFICE
1920 Country Place Pkwy., Ste. 354
Pearland, TX 77584
281-410-5780
www.pearlanddivorceattorney.com

Qiana Manns

July 20, 2016 by  
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Qiana Manns | Family Law

Manns-QianaQiana Manns is a Child Welfare Law Specialist, with offices in Houston, Texas. She obtained her Juris Doctorate from Whittier Law School in California. Mrs. Manns is passionate about issues affecting children and minorities. She is the managing attorney of Manns Law Offices PLLC, a corporation offering legal self-help solutions and mediation services. Other legal services provided include divorce, custody, CPS and child support matters. She is not only committed to fighting in court but also involved in volunteering in the community with mentoring programs such as Queendom Come, organizing CLE courses and legal advice clinics. She is known as a strong advocate in the judicial system.

Qiana Manns
Manns Law Offices, PLLC

3402 Dowling St., Ste. 207
Houston, TX 77004
713-589-6404

Anne E. Kennedy

Anne E. Kennedy
Family & Immigration Law

APN_0110-Edit-webTough and Aggressive.

Anne E. Kennedy is a native Houstonian who graduated from Rice University before earning her law degree from the University of Kentucky. Ms. Kennedy owns her own law firm. She specializes in family and immigration law, particularly child custody disputes, divorce and deportation defense. Her cases often involve criminal law issues such as domestic violence, theft, DWI and drugs. Ms. Kennedy thinks outside the box to provide cost-effective, high-quality counsel to her clients.

Anne E. Kennedy
Law Office of Anne E. Kennedy
539 Heights Blvd.
Houston, TX 77007
713-862-8110
www.aek-law.com

Naimeh Salem

July 19, 2016 by  
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Naimeh Salem
Immigration Law

SalemMrs. Salem is an immigration expert who also serves as an advisor on the immigration consequences of criminal offenses for the Harris County Public Defender’s Office. She has received notoriety for her innovative litigation and appellate victories. Most recently, she was co-counsel in the firm’s third U.S. Supreme Court victory—Mata v. Lynch, was co-counsel for an amicus brief that was submitted to the Supreme Court in the case of Texas vs. U.S. in support of the government’s position, and shared many other victories, both before the Immigration Courts and the Board of Immigration Appeals. Mrs. Salem states, “I take pride in tackling the most challenging immigration matters—even those deemed impossible.” As an attorney, Mrs. Salem’s compassion for others and dedication to the field shines through in all aspects of her work. She serves the greater Houston community by educating and by performing pro-bono work.

Naimeh Salem
Gonzalez Olivieri LLC
2200 Southwest Freeway, Ste. 550
Houston, TX 77098
713-481-3040
www.gonzalezolivierillc.com

Mindy Riseden

July 19, 2016 by  
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Mindy Riseden | Commercial Litigation

RisedenFocusing her practice on commercial litigation, Mindy Riseden provides counsel to individuals, local businesses, and multinational organizations in disputes involving contract, partnerships, insurance brokerage, trustee/fiduciary, and real estate, among others. She helps her clients reach their goals by working diligently and persistently while being flexible as issues and disputes always evolve.

Conversational in Spanish, Mindy appreciates meeting and working with people from a variety of backgrounds and cultures. Serving on the Tahirih Justice Center’s Pro Bono Legal Committee, she also enjoys helping children needing a voice and guidance through the legal system. Mindy graduated from Davidson College and SMU Dedman School Law.

Mindy Riseden
Crain, Caton & James
1401 McKinney St., Ste. 1700
Houston, TX 77010
713-752-8698
www.craincaton.com
mriseden@craincaton.com

Robert Grossman

Robert Grossman
Personal Injury

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Robert Grossman has practiced personal injury law in Harris and Montgomery Counties for 35 years, successfully handling all types of cases involving wrongful death and catastrophic injuries. He holds a certificate from the University of Houston Law Center Blakely Advocacy Institute in mediation, and is a member of the College of the State Bar of Texas, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, American Trial Lawyers Association, American Bar Association and Houston Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Grossman has been featured in H Texas, Newsweek and TIME Magazine.

 

GROSSMAN LAW FIRM, PC
19747 Highway 59, Ste. 400
Humble, TX 77338
(principal office)

800-759-1124 • 281-446-1124
Humble • The Woodlands • Houston
www.grossmanlawyers.com

Raymond L. Panneton

Raymond L. Panneton
Mass Tort/Toxic Tort

PannetonFor the second year, Raymond L. Panneton has been selected as one of “Houston’s Top Lawyers” by H Texas magazine.

Mr. Panneton practices with The Talaska Law Firm, PLLC and focuses his practice on representing those injured by medical malpractice, defective medical devices, and dangerous pharmaceutical drugs. Panneton opines that “representing individuals who have had their lives dramatically changed due to the fault of others gives me great pride.”

Ray is also an active member of the American Bar Association, American Association for Justice, the American Inn of Courts, and the Houston Bar Association.

 

The Talaska Law Firm, PLLC
442 Heights Blvd.
Houston, TX 77007
713-869-1240
www.talaskalawfirm.com

Cathy Herrington Hale

Cathy Herrington Hale
Personal Injury & Family Law

HerringtonCathy is the founder of The Herrington Law Firm and has represented hundreds of clients in the last 17 years in personal injury and family law disputes. She is committed to providing quality legal representation to her clients and obtaining the best outcome through trial or mediation.  Clients often note her passion for the law, respect in the legal community and accessibility of her firm. At The Herrington Law Firm, you will receive personal service and experienced advocates in the courtroom.

Catherine Herrington Hale
The Herrington Law Firm, PC
405 Main, Ste. 600
Houston, TX 77002
713-227-0050
www.herringtonlawfirm.com

Rodney Drinnon

July 19, 2016 by  
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Rodney Drinnon | Civil Litigation

Drinnon-RodneyRodney L. Drinnon is an experienced litigator who handles complex civil litigation in both federal and state courts. He has served as the lead trial lawyer on matters, including antitrust actions, contested corporate control disputes, director and officer liability, contract disputes, employment matters, insurance-coverage questions, and oil and gas litigation. Admitted to practice in Texas and Illinois, Drinnon has successfully tried cases in more than 10 jurisdictions throughout the country.

Drinnon, a former collegiate wrestler, subscribes to the maxim “Proper Preparation Prevents Poor Performance.” Whether resolving disputes for Fortune 50 companies or individuals experiencing their first foray into the litigation arena, Drinnon utilizes an aggressive, reasoned and practical approach to the practice of law, focused on serving his clients’ best interests in an economical fashion.

Rodney L. Drinnon
McCathern, PLLC
2000 West Loop S., Ste. 2100
Houston, TX 77027
832-533-8689
www.mccathernlaw.com

Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry

Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry

Standing from left to right: Brett Berly (Estate Planning); Justin VandenBout (Insurance); and F. Daniel Knight (Admiralty, Maritime and Energy) Seated from left to right: Habeeb I. Gnaim (Tax Law); Collin Rose (Intellectual Property); and Ryan Cantrell (Wills, Trusts, and Estates)

Standing from left to right: Brett Berly (Estate Planning); Justin VandenBout (Insurance); and F. Daniel Knight (Admiralty, Maritime and Energy) Seated from left to right: Habeeb I. Gnaim (Tax Law); Collin Rose (Intellectual Property); and Ryan Cantrell (Wills, Trusts, and Estates)


The diversity of our Top Lawyers’ practice areas exemplifies the breadth, depth, and quality of legal services offered by Chamberlain Hrdlicka. Whether your needs are locally concentrated or extend internationally, our Firm has the necessary expertise to make your goals our mission.

Standing from left to right: Brett Berly (Estate Planning); Justin VandenBout (Insurance); and F. Daniel Knight (Admiralty, Maritime and Energy)

Seated from left to right: Habeeb I. Gnaim (Tax Law); Collin Rose (Intellectual Property); and Ryan Cantrell (Wills, Trusts, and Estates)

Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry
1200 Smith St,14th Floor
Houston, TX 77002
713-658-1818
www.chamberlainlaw.com

Michael L. Fuqua

Michael L. Fuqua
Wills, Trusts & Estates

MLFUQUA-IMAGE_4L3C3950-webMichael L. Fuqua, a native Houstonian, focuses his practice in the areas of estate planning, probate administration, real estate and litigation. He has experience in various wealth, real estate transfers and management strategies including drafting wills, trusts and partnership agreements. Mr. Fuqua’s work includes representing personal representatives, applicants, beneficiaries, contestants and creditors in probate proceedings, as well as handling fiduciary claims, will contests, will and trust implementation, partitions, family settlement agreements and debtor creditor related issues. Mr. Fuqua has extensive experience as a Court appointed Administrator, Receiver, handling post judgment turnover receiverships, creditors’ rights, and collection matters.

Michael L. Fuqua
Fuqua & Associates, PC
5005 Riverway, Ste. 250
Houston, TX 77056
713-960-0277
www.fuqualegal.com
mlfuqua@fuqualegal.com

Charles D. Brown

July 19, 2016 by  
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Charles D. Brown | Medical Malpractice

Brown-CharlesMedical malpractice in Texas is not a job—it is a calling. While most trial lawyers avoid taking medical malpractice and nursing home cases because they are difficult to win and expensive to work up, Charles Brown exclusively handles these cases. His firm, Brown, Wharton & Brothers, handles nursing home abuse, medical malpractice and hospital negligence cases for plaintiffs across the state. “When handling Texas medical malpractice cases, the law and the courts are stacked against you and the caps limit your recovery. But we love the challenge,” says Brown, a Fellow of the Texas Bar Association who has been nominated “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” by National Trial Lawyers Association and “Top 100 Verdict” by VerdictSearch.

Charles D. Brown
Brown Wharton & Brothers
712 Main St., Ste. 800
Houston, TX 77002
832-766-0599
www.medmalfirm.com

Walston Bowlin, LLP

July 19, 2016 by  
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Walston Bowlin, LLP | Trial Lawyers

Walston-BowlinWalston Bowlin, LLP, is a results-driven law firm dedicated to righting the wrongs suffered by injured businesses and individuals. Whether it’s a company harmed by a former employee or competitor, or a person who suffered a catastrophic injury, Cliff Walston and Josh Bowlin are dedicated to finding creative solutions to complex problems, drawing on their diverse career experiences. Walston and Bowlin realize that for those who have suffered catastrophic injuries or are engaged in a high-stakes business dispute, winning is the only option. Known for winning cases in the courtroom, it’s not surprising that Walston Bowlin has been consistently named as one of “Houston’s Top Lawyers” by H Texas and Rising Stars by Texas Super Lawyers. “Losing is never an option when our clients’ lives and businesses are at stake,” say the attorneys. “We take our jobs and commitment to our clients extremely seriously, and our clients know they can count on us.”

Walston Bowlin, LLP
800 Town & Country Blvd., Ste. 300
Houston, TX 77024
713-300-8700
www.walstonbowlin.com

The Dean Law Firm, PLLC | Julia Dean

July 19, 2016 by  
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The Dean Law Firm, PLLC | Julia Dean
Appellate Law | Estate Planning

Dean-JuliaThe Dean Law Firm, which focuses on Estate Planning, Probate, Guardianships and Civil Appeals, is known in the community for both excellence and compassionate service. Founder, Julia Dean, explains, “I enjoy listening to people and proactively helping them by anticipating their legal needs and finding creative solutions to their needs. It is my honor to assist and educate.” This distinctive approach explains Dean’s recognition as a Top Attorney in the Country and in Texas by Newsweek, Top Leader in Law by Forbes magazine, Houston’s Top 100 Professionals and Top Lawyer by H Texas magazine, Top Lawyer by Houstonia magazine, Sugar Land’s Best Attorney in the Reader’s Choice Awards by Sugar Land Sun, and Martindale-Hubbell’s Client Distinction Award.

THE DEAN LAW FIRM, PLLC
The Offices at Kensington
1650 Highway 6 South, Ste. 100
Sugar Land, TX 77478
281-277-DEAN (3326)
www.juliadeanlaw.com

Sheridan Green

July 19, 2016 by  
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Sheridan Green | Immigration Law

Green-SheridanFor a young lawyer, Sheridan Green is remarkably accomplished. As a second year associate, he argued and won his first 5th Circuit Court of Appeals case. As a third year associate, he won his first U.S. Supreme Court case. He has been featured in the Houston Chronicle and on ACLU radio and won the 2012 Lyndon B. Johnson Human Rights Award. Excelling at both criminal and business immigration, Sheridan has won visas for everyone from doctors to engineers to professional wrestlers, has reopened dozens of impossibly old removal cases, and has acquired a knack for bringing wrongly deported former residents back to the U.S. and getting their green cards back. Sheridan graduated cum laude from South Texas College of Law.

Sheridan Green
Gonzalez Olivieri LLC

2200 Southwest Freeway, Ste. 550
Houston, TX 77098
713-481-3040
www.gonzalezolivierillc.com

Hagan Noll & Boyle, LLC

July 19, 2016 by  
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Hagan, Noll & Boyle, LLC | Commercial Litigation

Hagan-NollIn today’s technologically driven economy, intellectual property is paramount and content is king, particularly for companies that secure and distribute it. Hagan Noll & Boyle represent television channels, media companies, content distributors and the companies that secure content. The firm has yielded impressive results in antipiracy cases involving the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. Additionally, HNB litigates to protect copyrights, pursue trade secret theft and defend trademarks. HNB’s practice areas also include the equally fast-moving field of employment law; the firm represents companies and executives in all phases of litigation and arbitration.

Staying on top of swiftly evolving legislation takes diligence. Preparation, however, opens the door for innovation that leads to effective results. HNB is pleased that its three partners have again been recognized in H Texas.

Hagan Noll & Boyle LLC
820 Gessner, Ste. 940
Houston, TX 77024
713-343-0478
www.hnbllc.com

Craig Ribbeck

July 19, 2016 by  
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Craig Ribbeck
Civil Litigation

RibbeckSince its inception over a decade ago, The Ribbeck Law Firm has emphasized getting positive results for its clients—whether individuals or businesses. Craig Ribbeck has spent his career representing both defendants and plaintiffs in a wide range of areas which include complex commercial disputes, shareholder oppression suits, corporate disputes, partnership disputes, contract disputes, consumer and TDTPA disputes, protecting creditor’s rights, employment disputes, and personal injury cases. He is regularly in the courtroom in front of Judges and juries. He has handled and tried numerous cases in Texas District and County Courts, Texas Appellate Courts, The Supreme Court of the State of Texas, Federal Courts in Texas as well as the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Court of Federal Claims. Craig Ribbeck remains dedicated to providing his clients a high level of direct access and availability, maintaining strong client relationships, and obtaining efficient and positive results for his clients.

Craig Ribbeck
The Ribbeck Law Firm
713-621-5220

6363 Woodway Dr., Ste. 300
Houston, TX 77057

1221 Studewood St.
Houston, TX77008

Larry Chamberlin

Larry Chamberlin
Family Law & Mediation

ChamberlinDealing with divorce and custody battles can be terrifying. Larry Chamberlin knows the law, is highly articulate, and can make all the difference in the world. He is well-known among his peers for effective skills, handling contested cases since 1988. Board Certified in Family Law, he is also seasoned in providing estate planning, criminal defense, and civil litigation.

“I explain my clients’ legal options and their consequences. I listen to understand their needs and desires. If they are unrealistic, I help formulate a reasonable alternative. I help articulate their experience.”

Before earning his Juris Doctor from Tulane Law School, where he was elected to the national Order of Barristers in 1988, Mr. Chamberlin received a Masters of Arts in International Business Management at the University of Texas at Dallas. He is also a member of Mensa and in 2006 was elected to Psi Chi, the prestigious psychology honor society.

“The most rewarding aspect of law is helping a victim develop into a strong, independent person.”

Chamberlin Law & Mediation
3724 FM 1960 Road W., Ste. 222
Houston, TX 77068
281-580-2222
Larry@Chamberlin.com

Alton C. Todd & Jeffrey N. Todd

Alton C. Todd & Jeffrey N. Todd
Personal Injury

ToddWe are trial lawyers that get results where it matters the most: the courtroom. For more than 40 years, we have represented individuals and families that have been greatly affected by serious car, boating, and tractor-trailer accidents, medical malpractice, product and premises liability, and on-the-job accidents, including those at construction sites, refineries, factories, or on the railroad.

Alton C. Todd was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 1971 after earning his law degree at Southern Methodist University. He is among the fewer than two percent of Texas attorneys Board Certified in both Personal Injury and Civil Trial Law. He is a member and Diplomate of the American Board of Trial Advocates and admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, the Fifth Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals, and the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Texas.

Jeffrey N. Todd earned his law degree from Seton Hall University School of Law in 1999, is admitted to practice law in Texas, New York, New Jersey and Georgia, and has also obtained several verdicts on behalf of injured individuals.

 

Alton C.Todd
Jeffrey N. Todd
LAW FIRM OF ALTON C. TODD

312 Friendswood Dr.
Friendswood, TX 77546
281-992-8633
www.altontodd.com

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