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Mr. Adkins represents a diverse array of clients located throughout the United States and abroad and has successfully handled a variety of state and federal civil litigation matters throughout his carrier. Mr. Adkins received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Mississippi and his law degree from South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas. While in Law School, Mr. Adkins was an Assistant MIS/ Articles Editor on the South Texas Law Review where he received numerous writing awards, including the E.E. Townes Award for Best Article on Constitutional Law and the Judge John R. Brown Award for Distinguished Service. While in law school, Mr. Adkins interned for Judge Michael T. McSpadden in the 209th Criminal District Court and the Justice Kem Frost in the 14th Court of Appeals. Mr. Adkins also studied International Law at the University of Malta. Mr. Adkins underwent Alternative Dispute Resolution and Mediation Training meeting the qualifications of an Impartial Third Party as set forth under 154.052 of the Texas Civil Practices and Remedies Code.Mr. Adkins has the professional drive and instinct to solve complex problems for his clients and has successfully recovered millions of dollars for his clients in the civil prosecution of numerous product liability, premises liability, wrongful death, serious personal injury, commercial, and construction lawsuits. Mr. Adkins is a strong advocate for the belief that attorneys and the civil justice system should be used to protect both individuals and businesses from oppression by others.Mr. Adkins excels at analyzing complex disputes, pinpointing issues and presenting solutions clearly and succinctly. Mr. Adkins strong communication skills have earned him the admiration and respect of leaders in both the legal and business communities.Fighting for those who have been wronged and/or injured is something Mr. Adkins passionately believes in and deeply cares about what happens to his clients. By keeping his client’s perspective at the forefront of his thoughts, Mr. Adkins’s litigation efforts have made a difference in the lives of each and every one of his clients.

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  1. Defective Products: 30%
    12 years
  2. Wrongful Death: 20%
    12 years
  3. Personal Injury: 20%
    12 years
  4. Construction: 20%
  5. Trucking Accident: 10%
    12 years

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Fees:

Hourly ($250-350/hour), contingent (35-45%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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  • Robert Edward Fadem

    Mr. Adkins regularly confronts some of the largest corporations in America and abroad and has successfully negotiated settlements for millions of dollars. Mr. Adkins has been involved in product defect litigation relating to the following areas: Refrigerator defects, helmet design, household products, bicycle design, boat and personal watercraft defects, swimming pools and diving boards.

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200407/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2011
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerLeger Adkins2003 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Houston Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2010 - Present
State Bar of Texas, Litigation SectionMember2007 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember2007 - Present
American Association for Justice, Products Liability SectionMember2007 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Texas Young Lawyers AssociationMember2004 - Present
Texas Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2004 - Present
Houston Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Houston Young Lawyers AssociationMember2004 - Present
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
South Texas College of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)N/A2003