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Michael Paul Fleming

Michael Paul Fleming

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Car Accidents, Motorcycle Accident, Trucking Accident, Defective and Dangerous Products

About Me

Houston Board-Certified Personal Injury Trial Lawyer Michael P. Fleming has been a practicing attorney in the Houston area for over 27 years. Well-known to the citizens of Harris County, Mr. Fleming previously served as the elected County Attorney for Harris County, Texas. 

Mr. Fleming has represented clients in the state and federal trial and appellate courts including arguing and winning cases before The Supreme Court of the United States and United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. He is Board Certified as a specialist in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and is rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell.

His biography has been published in Who's Who in the World, Who's Who in America and Who's Who in American Law.

 Mr. Fleming received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Saint Thomas in Houston and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Houston College of Law. He and his wife, Judge Natalie Fleming, have six children and reside in Houston.


Languages Spoken: Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1987

  1. Personal Injury: 60%
    28 years, 200 cases
  2. Defective and Dangerous Products: 10%
    28 years, 75 cases
  3. Trucking Accident: 10%
    28 years, 55 cases
  4. Motorcycle Accident: 10%
    28 years, 50 cases
  5. Car Accidents: 10%
    28 years, 50 cases



Contingent (33-45%)

Attorney Endorsements

9 total 

  • Lance Nolan Walters

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Lance Walters Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Michael. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Michael P. Fleming & Associates, P.C.

440 Louisiana
Suite 1920
Houston, TX, 77002



NYCurrently registered 200703/13/2015
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 198708/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
A+ RatingBetter Business Bureau2011
Irish Legal 100Irish Voice Newspaper2011
Top LawyersH Texas Magazine2011
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2011
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
Top Attorneys in HoustonH Texas Magazine2010
Who's Who in American LawMarquis Who's Who in American Law2010
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
SuperLawyerSuper Lawyers2010
Basic Mediation CertificationAA WHite Dispute Resolution Center2009
Top Attorneys in HoustonH Texas Magazine2009
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2009
Texas SuperlawyerSuper Lawyers2009
Whos Who in American LawMarquis Who's Who in American Law2008
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2008
Who's Who in the WorldMarquis Who's Who2008
Top Attorneys in HoustonH Texas Magazine2008
Texas Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2008
Who's Who In American LawMarquis Who's Who2008
Top Attorneys in HoustonH Texas Magazine2007
Texas Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2007
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2006
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2005
Board Certified in Residential Real Estate LawTexas Board of Legal Specialization2005
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2004
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2004
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2003
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2003
Who's Who in AmericaMarquis Who's Who2002
Irish Person of The YearProject St. Brendan2001
Life FellowTexas Bar Foundation2001
Who's Who in American LawMarquis Who's Who in American Law2000
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2000
Who's Who in American LawMarquis Who's Who in American Law2000
marquis who's who in american lawMarquis Who's Who in American Law1998
Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial LawTexas Board of Legal Specialization1995
Who's Who in the WorldMarquis Who's Who in American Law1995

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerFleming & Palermo, P.C.2008 - Present
Managing PartnerMichael P. Fleming, P.C. 2002 - Present
PartnerBracewell & Patterson2001 - 2002
County AttorneyHarris County Attorney's Office1997 - 2001
Assistant AttorneyHarris County Attorney1991 - 1996
PartnerFleming & Fleming1987 - 1991


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Association of Attorney-MediatorsMember2009 - Present
Law Society of IrelandSolicitor2009 - Present
Better Business BureauAccredited Business Member2008 - Present
Greater Houston PartnershipMember2008 - Present
Harris County - Houston Sports AutorityDirector2007 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Texas Association of Civil Trial and Appellate SpecialistsMember2006 - Present
College of the State Bar of TexasMember2006 - Present
Harris County Housing AuthorityDirector2003 - 2005
University of Saint ThomasDirector2002 - Present
Incarnate Word Academy FormerDirector2001 - 2005
Irish Society of HoustonDirector2000 - 2005
Houston Bar AssociationMember1996 - Present
State Bar of TexasMember1987 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Christensen v. Harris CountyFor Defendant
Brothers v. KlevenhagenJudgment for Defendant
Laws v. LevinerVerdict for Plaintiff

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Publication NameTitleDate
Community Protection GuideGuide to Community Protection Legal ServicesN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Houston Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
University of Saint Thomas (Houston, Tx)English LiteratureBA - Bachelor of Arts1984

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Castlemahon History GroupPublic Service2010
Judicial Investiture of Judge LloydJudicial Investiture of Judge Lloyd2005
Education Law IssuesLiability Issues in Education2002
Sons of the American RevolutionUnited States Supreme Court2000
Lions Club of HoustonCounty Government2000
Community Association SeminarDeed Restrictions and Community Protection1999
Naturalization SessionNaturalization Address1998
Harris County Attorney's OfficeEmployment Law1994