I am an attorney licensed for 18 years in Texas and the last 4 years in Mississippi. I have been an insurance and asbestos defense attorney, an asbestos plaintiff’s attorney, and a personal injury attorney. I have also worked with various unions. I really enjoy helping people and with the role that I have now, I get to do just that every day!
- Texas, 1990
- Mississippi, 2004
- United States District Court, Southern, 2001
- United States District Court, Eastern, 2003
- South Texas School of Law, J.D.
- University of Texas, B.A., A.B.
- Foster & Sear
- Mieneke Discount Mufflers & Brakes, Owner
- Law Offices of John R. Thomas
- Law Offices of Vincent Lannie
- Holmes & Harris, P.C.
Areas of Practice
- Employee Wage
- Multidistrict Litigation
- State Trial Practice
- Personal Injury – Plaintiff
Professional Associations and Memberships
- State Bar of Texas
- State Bar of Mississippi
- Jefferson County Bar Association
- American Trial Lawyers Association
- Texas Trial Lawyers Association
- Jefferson County Dispute Resolution Center
- East Harris County Bar Association
Pro Bono Activities
- East Harris County Bar Association Referrals, 1991 – 1995
- Volunteer Mediator, 2007 – 2008
FROM THE BLOG
Will My Insurance Go Up if Someone Hits My Car?
Some people spend almost as much on car insurance as they do on their car. If you have a shaky driving history, your car insurance could be thousands of dollars a year. The same is true if you have a car loan or are a new driver. When we get our car insurance, we have…
What to You Do if Someone Hits Your Parked Car in Texas?
Nothing is more frustrating than getting in your car to go to work and finding that someone has hit your car. Once you go in your house at the end of the day, anything could happen to your car. Someone could sideswipe it. Or a car could carelessly hit your car. What you do when this…
What Happens if You Hit an Illegally Parked Car?
Remember that question they used to ask in school – if a tree falls in a forest but nobody hears it, does it make a noise? Well, this question is kind of like that one. If a car isn’t supposed to be parked at all, can they sue you if you hit their car? The answer seems…