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I have represented thousands of individuals that have been harmed by the conduct of others. My practice areas have included securities litigation, asbestos litigation, product liability, aviation accidents, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, mass tort and class action litigation.  I have recovered in excess of $200 million for clients I have represented.


I have tried cases in various state and federal courts, including Texas, Pennsylvania, Missouri and Florida.  In addition, I have argued appeals to the United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit in addition to appellate courts in Texas and Louisiana. I am admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth and Tenth Circuits, U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas and the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas. I have also participated in federal and state court discovery and pretrial hearings in over 25 states.


Practice areas


  1. Defective Products: 55%
    20 years
  2. Personal Injury: 30%
    20 years
  3. Investment Fraud: 10%
    15 years
  4. Aviation: 5%
    15 years



Contingent (30-40%)

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Contact info

Fleming | Nolen | Jez, L.L.P.

2800 Post Oak Blvd.
Suite 4000
Houston, TX, 77056


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199608/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Attorneys in TexasTexas Montly2015
2015 Texas Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2015
2014 Texas Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
Houston's Top LawyerH Texas Magazine2013
2013 Top LawyersHoustonia Magazine2013
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2013
Houston's Top LawyerH Texas Magazine2012
Houston's Top LawyerH Texas Magazine2010
Rising StarTexas Super Lawyers2009
Professionals on the Fast TrackH Texas Magazine2009
Rising StarTexas Super Lawyers2008
Lawyers for the PeopleH Texas Magazine2008
Houston's Top Lawyers for the PeopleH Texas Magazine2008
Professionals on the Fast TrackH Texas Magazine2007
Professionals on the Fast TrackH Texas Magazine2006
Professionals on the Fast TrackH Texas Magazine2005
Legal ServicesAmerica's Registry of Outstanding Professionals2003
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerFleming | Nolen | Jez, L.L.P.2011 - Present
AssociateFleming & Associates1997 - 2011
Association namePosition nameDuration
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationN/A2007 - Present
American Association for JusticeN/A1996 - Present
Houston Bar AssociationN/A1996 - Present
Texas Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A1996 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A1996 - Present
State Bar of TexasN/A1996 - Present
Houston Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A1996 - Present
Texas Young Lawyers AssociationN/A1996 - 2005
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Enron Securities LitigationSettlement
Hormone Replacement Therapy LitigationSettlement
In re: Depuy Orthopaedics, Inc. ASR Hip Implant Products Liability LitigationOngoing
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Houston Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
University of Texas System, AustinGovernmentBA - Bachelor of Arts1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Mediation for LitigatorsMediation in Class and Mass Actions2002
Lessons from Enron...The Issues We Face When Big Companies FailMass Actions and Class Actions2002