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Voted TOP 100 Texas trial lawyers Hugh Howerton specializes in serious personal injury and wrongful death cases on behalf of injury victims and their families. Hugh Howerton is an AV rated attorney and Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Hugh Howerton has specialized in Personal Injury Trial Law for 26 years.


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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 100%
    28 years



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  • Debra Vera Jennings

    I endorse this lawyer. He is an outstanding attorney with a strong commitment to meeting his client's goals and objectives. Hugh possess a technical understanding of the law, courts and judges. He is an advocate that you want on your side and not your opponent's side.


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    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

The Law Offices of Hugh Howerton

13030 Rummel Creek
Houston, TX, 77079


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 198707/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 100 Texas Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2013
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Top100 TexasTrial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyer2012
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2011
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
"AV" Rating PreeminentMartindale-Hubbell Legal Directory2000
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
FounderLaw Offices of Hugh J Howerton, P.L.L.C.1994 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Houston Trial Lawyers AssociationDirector2005 - 2011
Texas Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1987 - 2012
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Brain InjuryCase settled for a significant amount
18-Wheeler Truck AccidentSuccessful verdict for client which was 24 times the settlement offer
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
South Texas College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
University of Texas System, AustinN/AN/A1983