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
- Texas certified mediator since 2007
- Volunteer Mediation for the Jefferson County Dispute Resolution Center (DRC).
FROM THE BLOG
Man Killed in Fiery Crash on U.S. Highway 101
A man lost his life in a fiery crash that occurred on the U.S. Highway 101 last weekend. According to the details shared by the California Highway Patrol, the incident took place in the early morning hours on Saturday. It was reported at around 5:30 a.m. The fatal crash involved a 2008 Ford F-250 that…
How to Stay Comfortable During Your Recovery
Recovering from any type of car accident can call for an extensive amount of time and patience. Soft-tissue damages can take weeks to heal, while surgeries may take months. You may have experienced injuries that will require months of recovery after surgery and then months more of rehabilitation and even vocational rehabilitation. Staying comfortable when…
Trucking Company Can’t Be Sued For Trucker’s Death, Says Court
The Texas Supreme Court has ruled in a lawsuit that the family of a deceased truck driver can’t sue the trucking company where he was employed. The driver died after being coerced by the company to overwork, resulting in fatigue. He died when he fell asleep behind the wheel and ran into the accident. The…