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About me

  • I taught English in Barcelona, Spain, where I honed my Spanish speaking skills that I use with many clients daily.

  • I completed the Rome, Italy, marathon in four hours in 2009. I also
    compete in regional and national triathlons on a regular basis.


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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 50%
  2. Employment & Labor: 50%

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  • Christopher Michael Davis

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Kennedy is very respected in the legal community.


    Christopher Davis Animal & Dog Bites Attorney
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  • Donny J. Foty

    Galvin is one of the finest lawyers I have ever known. He has a superb knowledge of the law and his courtroom skills are phenomenal. I have watched him question witnesses with such finesse that the weaknesses of the opposing side’s case are quickly revealed. He easily develops a great rapport with juries and other attorneys in any case. One of his greatest traits is his ability to analyze complex legal situations and break them down to a manner that juries easily comprehend. He has a tremendous knowledge of overtime law and the Fair Labor Standards Act in general.


    Donny Foty Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199610/19/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerTexas Super Lawyers Magizine2011
Super LawyerTexas Super Lawyers Magazine2010
Super LawyerTexas Super Lawyers Magazine2009
Super LawyerTexas Super Lawyers Magazine2006
Best Lawyers of HoustonH Texas Magazine2004
Invited MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2002
Best Speaker Blakely Moot Court CompetitionUniversity of Houston1996
American Jurisprudence Award for Trial AdvocacyAmerican Jurisprudence1995
Champion Hippard Mock Trial CompetitionUniversity of Houston1994
Best Speak Hippard Mock Trial CompetitionUniversity of Houston1994
American Jurisprudence Award for Constitutional LawAmerican Jurisprudence1994
AV RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
National Speaker Awards Various DatesCEDA Debate OrganizationN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateGreenberg, Peden, Siegmyer & Oshman, P.C.1996 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of TexasMemberN/A
Texas Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Houston Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
the Texas Association of Civil Trial and Appellate SpecialistsMemberN/A
Million Dollar Advocates ForumMemberN/A
Texas Association of Civil Trial and Appellate SpecialistsMemberN/A
Order of BarristersMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Workers we have helpedOvertime and Wage Claims
Waiters and Kitchen StaffSuccessful
Call enter EmployeesSuccessul
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Publication nameTitleDate
Essential Guide for the Non-Lawyer10 Biggest Mistakes that Can Hurt your Wage and Overtime Claim2011
Mexican American Bar AssociationFailure to Pay Overtime Under The Fair Labor Standards Act: Slave Wage Earners Get their Revenge2005
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Houston Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
Northern Illinois University College of LawMagna Cum LaudeBachelor of Arts1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Texas Trial Lawyers Association Lubock LuncheonWage and Hour Claims in Texas: What every personal injury lawyer should know.2011
Texas Trial Lawyers Association - Continuing Legal Education courseFailure to Pay Overtime Under The Fair Labor Standards Act: Slave wage earners get their revenge.2011
Texas Trial Lawyers Association El Paso LuncheonThe Fair Labor Standards Act: How to Double the Value of your Wage Claim2011