Board certified trial lawyer with over 25 years of experience.Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law; all fees & expenses deducted from recovery.Probate with or without a will, guardianships, and more.
|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||1990||02/26/2017|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Transportation Law||Texas' Top Rated Lawyers (The American Lawyer & Texas Lawyer)||2012|
|Top Texas Verdicts (#4 Railroad)||Verdict Search||2009|
|Peer Review Rated AV Preeminent, 5.0 out of 5.0||Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory||1998|
|Personal Injury Trial Law||Texas Board of Legal Specialization||N/A|
|Senior Trial Attorney||Sammons & Berry, PC||2008 - Present|
|Managing Attorney||Zgourides & Arnold||2003 - 2008|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Houston Trial Lawyers Association||Member, Board of Directors||2009 - Present|
|Houston Bar Foundation||Life Fellow||2000 - Present|
|College of the State Bar of Texas||Fellow||1991 - 2001|
|Huffman vs. Union Pacific, 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 5271||request for rehearing en banc pending as of April 6, 2012|
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|Internet web page||Houston Trial Lawyer||2008|
|South Texas College of Law||Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)||N/A||1990|
|University of Texas at Austin||History & Economics||Bachelor of Arts||1987|
|American Association for Justice Annual Convention||Railroad Law - Cumulative Trauma Injuries under the Federal Employer's Liability Act||2009|
Posted by Peggy O'Hara
I have worked for and with John Zgourides. I've watched him win multi-million dollar verdicts. He is relentless in discovery and advocating for his clients. He leaves no stone unturned and makes a mighty presence in the courtroom. He also represented me in two personal matters which included mediation. I recommend John with no reservation and would not hesitate to call upon him again. If you need a great lawyer or mediator, he's the "go to" attorney you should call. Did I mention that he's also a great mediator?
Posted by david madden
John Zgourides represented my family-owned bolt company, Madden Bolt Corporation, in a personal injury case that could have put us out of business. A worker with fractured vertebrae in his neck claimed to have been hit by a large steel item that was thrown by a fellow worker. John 's cross-examination showed that the worker was lying and the jury found we were not negligent.
John also defended Madden Bolt in a products liability action where a iron worker fell 40 feet and was catastrophically injured. The plaintiff did not sue my company, but the general contractor and sub-contractors sued us, claiming that our steel anchor bolts were defective. John hired a reknowned metallurgist from Rice University who performed testing on the steel and proved that the steel performed exactly to the specifications of the co-defendant that ordered it from Madden Bolt. The claims against my company were dismissed.
Posted by William
John was, during the entire process kept me well informed and openly discussed all of my options and opportunities, rating the probability of each...what more could a client ask?
Channika Desilva, Mesothelioma and asbestos Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
I wholeheartedly endorse this lawyer. Mr. Zgourides is a well-regarded and driven attorney who has provided exceptional legal representation to numerous clients throughout the U.S. With his extensive knowledge, broad experience and impressive professional skills, he is bound to invest his time and energy into achieving the best outcome for each case, regardless of its level of complexity.