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I am a 3rd generation lawyer - our firm was started in 1930 by my grandfather.  Today, I practice law with my father and three other lawyers in our firm that specializes in personal injury and wrongful death litigation and all civil litigation.  I grew up in Beaumont, graduated from West Brook High School in 1988.  I attended Baylor University for both undergraduate studies (political science) and law school.  After graduation, I immediately began handling the cases of my clients - victims of wrongful and tortious conduct in a wide variety of areas including 18-wheeler, products liability, and dangerous premises cases, construction acccident cases, victims of burns, brain injuries and sexual assault, victims of professional negligence, including attorney malpractice and other types of fraud or commercial litigation.  When not practicing law, I enjoy spending time with my three children, ranching and spending time promoting conservation and wildlife management.  I am a lifelong member of First United Methodist Church in Beaumont. 


Languages spoken: Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 45%
    20 years
  2. Wrongful Death: 15%
    20 years
  3. Trucking Accident: 15%
    20 years
  4. Car Accidents: 9%
    20 years
  5. Other: 16%
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Gilbert Adams Law Office

1855 Calder Avenue @ Third Street
Beaumont, TX, 77704-77701

Gilbert Adams Law Office

1855 Calder Avenue @ Third Street
Beaumont, TX, 77701



TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199410/19/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
2015 Texas SuperlawyerThompson Reuters Publishing2015
2014 Texas Super LawyerThompson Reuters Publishing2014
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2013
2013 Texas SuperLawyerThompson Reuters Publishing2013
2012 Texas SuperLawyerThompson Reuters Publishing2012
Admitted to practice in District of ColoradoU.S. District Court, Colorado District2012
2011 Texas SuperLawyerThompson Reuters Publishing2011
Admitted to practice in Southern DistrictU.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas2005
MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum1998
Admitted to practice in Eastern DistrictU.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas1995
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Trial AttorneyGilbert Adams Law Office1994 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Southeast Texas Trial Lawyers AssociationPresident2003 - 2005
Texas Trial Lawyers AssociationDirector1998 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1995 - Present
Jefferson County Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Juan Martinez vs. Valero Refinery, et alSettlement - Defendants paid $3,000,000.00 to the plaintiffs
Bob Cook vs. BNSF RailroadJury verdict for the Plaintiff - $1,200,000.00
Linda Bean vs. Bill's Dollar StoresJury Verdict for the Plaintiff - Bill's was found 60% responsible and Linda's damages were found to be $1,490,000.00
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Publication nameTitleDate
Trial MagazineDiscovering the Big Box Retailer2002
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Baylor University School of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)Juris Doctor1994
Baylor UniversityPolitical ScienceBachelor of Arts1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
TTLA Mid-Winter SeminarDeath Penalty Sanctions2000