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Seth Clark Harmonson

also known as Clark Harmonson

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Car Accidents, Wrongful Death, Medical Malpractice

About Me

S. Clark Harmonson is a native Texan, having spent his formative years in the South Plains town of Lubbock.  Clark’s commitment to the rule of law runs in his blood.  His ancestor Peter Harmonson served as the first Sheriff of Denton County, Texas and later served as the Chief Justice of Young County, Texas (1854). In 1865, Peter Harmonson was mortally wounded by an arrow in one of the last Comanche raids in Texas at Ft. Belknap. Peter Harmonson’s commitment to the rule of law lives on through his family, many of whom have served in law enforcement and as lawyers.


Clark Harmonson graduated from Texas Tech University in 1997.  After that time, he worked in private industry for three years before going to law school.  Clark graduated from South Texas College of Law in 2003.  His major accomplishments in law school include:



  • Graduated summa cum laude and 2nd in class

  • Voted outstanding male graduate by the Student Bar Association

  • Member of the South Texas Law Review and many moot court competition teams

  • Garland Walker and Liz Parham Matthews scholarship recipient


Legal Career


Clark is licensed to practice in Texas, New Mexico and Arizona.  His extensive legal experience includes:


Bracewell & Patterson, LLP (2003 – 2004)


Clark began his legal career at Bracewell & Patterson, LLP in Houston, Texas representing large multi-national corporations.  Bracewell & Patterson (now named Bracewell & Giuliani after another famous law man, former New York City mayor Rudolph Giuliani joined the firm is one of the largest law firms in Texas.


Gilstrap & Harmonson, P.C. (2004-2012)


Clark moved from Houston to El Paso in 2004 to pursue a career in complex personal injury litigation and became a partner in an established El Paso personal injury law firm in 2006.  Since 2004, Clark has been fortunate to represent individuals in a wide array of personal injury litigation.  He has handled all aspects of civil practice from pre-trial practice through appeal.  Clark is proud to have been selected as a Texas Super Lawyers – Rising Star for 2012 and 2013 (Texas Super Lawyers and Rising Star are services of Thomson Reuters).  Clark has experience with the following:



  • Personal injury: commercial trucking and auto accidents, premises liability, products liability

  • Wrongful death claims

  • Malpractice: medical, legal, accounting and securities

  • Sexual abuse claims involving clergy, boy scout leaders and others in authority


Harmonson Law Firm, P.C. (2012-present)


In November of 2012, Clark formed Harmonson Law Firm, P.C.  Clark represents individuals in significant personal injury and wrongful death claims.  Clark is licensed in Texas, New Mexico and Arizona and offers representation throughout those states.  Clark is dedicated to upholding the legacy of his forefathers and holding accountable those who injure others through negligence or intentional misconduct.


Personal


Clark is married to Sheri Anderson Harmonson, a native Texan who also comes from a long line of law enforcement.Sheri is a member of Stephen F. Austin’s Old Three Hundred and is a Daughter of the Republic of Texas.  Sheri’s father served as the Chief of Police of Richmond, Texas and her great-grandfather also served in law enforcement in the Houston area. Clark and Sheri live with their 2 children in El Paso, Texas. Clark enjoys running marathons and half marathons, hunting and enjoying nature in the great outdoors and spending time with his family.

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Languages Spoken: Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2003

  1. Personal Injury: 50%
  2. Car Accidents: 30%
  3. Medical Malpractice: 10%
  4. Wrongful Death: 10%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($200-250/hour), Contingent (35-40%), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

  • Stephen W. Stewart

    I fully endorse this lawyer. Clark has a unique ability to spot legal issues and use his ability to take care of clients to the fullest extent of the law. I consider Clark to be a "go-to" injury lawyer in the El Paso and surrounding New Mexico area.

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    Stephen Stewart Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Michael S. Waddington

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

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    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Harmonson Law Firm, P.C.

7170 Westwind Dr Ste 201
El Paso, TX, 79912-1744

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
AZActive 201203/24/2015
NMAuthorized to practice law200704/22/2013
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200305/24/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Rising StarSuperLawyers2013
Rising StarSuperLawyers2012
Outstanding Male GraduateSTCL - Student Bar Association2003
Dean Garland Walker ScholarshipSouth Texas College of Law2002
Lizbeth Parham Matthews ScholarshipSouth Texas College of Law2001

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerGilstrap & Harmonson, P.C.2004 - 2012
AssociateBracewell & Patterson, LLP2003 - 2004

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
New Mexico Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2008 - Present
El Paso Trial Lawyers AssociationPast President2005 - Present
El Paso Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard Member2005 - Present
Texas Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2004 - Present
El Paso Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
El Paso Times Reports: El Paso Catholic Diocese to pay $1.6M in abuse settlementSee Case Details
Confidential Settlement with USA in WBAMC Infection CaseSee Case Details

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
John Marshall Journal of Computer & Information LawBrief for the Petitioner2002

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
South Texas College of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)N/A2003
Texas Tech UniversityBiologyBS - Bachelor of Science1997

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Texas Trial Lawyers Association - Ski SeminarDefeating the Peer Review and Medical Committee Privileges2005