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KEVIN L. COLBERT has written numerous articles for national publications in the areas of expert witness discovery, personal injury litigation, premises liability and environmental litigation. For 18 years, he practiced in national law firms concentrating in the area of tort litigation and assisted clients in all manner of business issues relating to litigation, litigation mitigation and litigation prevention.  Mr. Colbert is now expanding his practice to assist all manner of businesses and individuals in their legal needs because he believes that everyone should be able to afford the same quality legal representation as large companies.  

Mr. Colbert received his B.S. from the University of South Carolina, and attended Millikin University and the University of Illinois.  He received his J.D. from the University of Tulsa with honors and an LL.M. from the University of Houston. He was an adjunct professor at the University of St. Thomas (Houston) and the University of Houston Law Center.



Languages spoken: Vietnamese

Practice areas


  1. Lawsuits & Disputes: 100%



Hourly ($250-375/hour), contingent (25-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (always), Free consultation (15 minutes)

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The Law Office of Kevin L. Colbert, JD, LL.M., PLLC

900 Town & Country Lane
Suite 205
Houston, TX, 77024

The Law Office of Kevin L. Colbert, JD, LL.M., PLLC

1270 RockCanyon RD Suite E
Katy, TX, 77450



TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199008/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Who's Who In AmericaMarquis Who's Who2010
Whos' Who in American Law 2009-2010Maquis2009
Who's Who in the WorldMarquis Who's Who2009
National Trial AcademyAmerican Bar Assocation Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section2007
Who’s Who in American LawN/A2006
Who’s Who in American LawN/A2005
Who’s Who Among Rising Young AmericansN/A1992
Order of the Curule ChairUniversity of Tulsa1990
Notes and Comments EditorTulsa Law Review1989
Eagle SoutBoy Scouts of America1974
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorUniversity of Houston Law Center2008 - 2009
PartnerGardere Wynne Sewell1996 - 2008
AssociateAkin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld1994 - 1996
Adjunct ProfessorUniversity of St. Thomas1993 - 1997
AssociateRider and Associates1993 - 1993
AttorneyShell Oil Company1990 - 1993
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of TexasMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Houston Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Houston World Affairs CouncilMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Personal Injury Report, Mealey’sâ„¢ Vol. 13, Issue 1Increasing the Scope of Liability: Does the ‘Essence of Relationship’ Matter?2006
UnknownRules on Producing Electronic Documents Expected to Tighten2006
Texas LawyerIf, What and When the Company Lawyer Must Tell2006
Expert Evidence ReportAvoiding the Rush to Judgment in Asbestos Premises Liability Litigation: The Problem of ‘Maturity’2006
Toxics Law ReportHow Far Will They Go: The Threat of Extending Premise Owner Duty2006
American Bar Association-Toxic Torts and Environmental Law Committee NewsletterThe ‘Essence of the Relationship’: Premises Owners Beware!2006
Tort & Insurance Law Journal2003 Toxic Tort and Environmental Litigation Year-in-Review2003
Tort & Insurance Law Journal2002 Toxic Tort and Environmental Litigation Year-in-Review2002
Texas Tech Law ReviewBuilding a Better Mousetrap: A New Approach to Trying Mass Tort Cases1998
Toxic Law ReportReforming an Abusive System: Curtailing Class Certification in Toxic Tort and Environmental Litigation1996
South Texas Law ReviewConsiderations on the Scienter Requirement and the Responsible Corporate Officer Doctrine for Knowing Violations of the Environmental Statutes1992
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Houston College of LawN/AOther - Masters2007
University of Tulsa College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
University of South Carolina, ColumbiaPsychologyBS - Bachelor of Science1983
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
TTEL Spring MeetingMock Daubert Hearing before Hon. Cynthia Rufe (E.D. PA)2009
ABA TTEL Spring MeetingDaubert hearing exercise before Hon Cynthia Rufe (E.D. Pa.)2008
ABA Annual Meeting in New York City.Public Nuisance LItigation2008
AEI-Brookings Judicial Education Program, Northwestern University Law SchoolMedical Monitoring2007
Impact on our World: Chemical Industry ConferenceIncident Investigations and Privileges2006
Mealey's Benzene Litigation ConferenceDirect and Cross Examination of an Expert2006
Corporate Counsel Section, Dallas Bar AssociationFundamental of Investigations2005
Andrews Publications Silica Litigation ConferenceIs it in the Shadows? A Differentiation between Silicosis, Asbestosis and Other Things that Cause Shadows2004
Mealey’sâ„¢ Silica Medicine ConferenceUnknown2004
Environmental Litigation and Toxic Torts Law Committee 13th Annual Spring Continuing Legal Education MeetingToxic Tort and Environmental Law Roundup: Preparing for Litigation Beyond the Asbestos Horizon2004