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Linda Durant Houssiere

Linda Durant Houssiere

Practice areas:

Defective and Dangerous Products, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury

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About Me

I believe the practice of law is the bedrock of our country.  My grandfather was a lawyer as were all three of his sons, including my father.  The legacy my family gave me forms the foundation upon which I've practiced law for 25 years.  I have been blessed and thrilled to represent more than 1,500 clients, who have suffered personal injuries, most against large national companies.  This David and Goliath story is replayed over and over in my practice.  I strongly believe that a committed attorney can bring an injured individual justice under our great American legal system.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1985

  1. Defective and Dangerous Products: 60%
  2. Medical Malpractice: 30%
  3. Personal Injury: 10%



Contingent (33-50%)

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Contact Info

Houssiere, Durant & Houssiere, LLP

1990 Post Oak Boulevard Suite 800

Houston, TX, 77056-3851

Linda D. Houssiere

800 South Hayden Road
Aspen, CO, 81611




TXEligible To Practice In Texas 198508/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Professionals & EntrepreneursPrinceton Who's Who of Executives2010
BV ratedLexisNexis2010
Houston's Top LawyersHTexas2006
Top Lawyer for the PeopleHTexas2005
Who's Who Registry of Business LeadersStrathmore1995
Who's Who In American LawN/AN/A
BA Dean's ListStetson UniversityN/A
JD Dean's ListSouth Texas College of LawN/A
Assistant EditorSouth Texas College of LawN/A


Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of TexasMemberN/A
Harris County Dispute Resolution CenterN/AN/A
Houston Bar Association, Alternative Dispute Resolution SectionMemberN/A
Dispute Resolution SectionMemberN/A
Texas Trial Lawyers AssociationDirectorN/A
Texas Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Houston Trial Lawyers AssociationDirectorN/A
Houston Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMemberN/A
Alternative Dispute Resolution BoardMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Dispute Resolution SectionMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Breast Implant Mass TortSettlement
Ford Fire Mass TortOur firm was co-counsel in the Texas MDL formed to handle this litiagation in Texas.
Ford Firestone Mass TortI settled the first 100 cases, as was reported in the Wall Street Journal.

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Publication NameTitleDate
State Bar of Texas Advanced Settlement TechniquesEvaluating Liability - The Threshold Question1990


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Attorney-Mediator's InstituteBeginning & Advanced Mediator TrainingN/AN/A
Stetson UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
South Texas College of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
UnknownMediation Straight Talk1995
UnknownProducts Liability-Defective Devices1993
UnknownEvaluating a Medical Malpractice Case1993