|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||1991||02/26/2017|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|AV Preeminent Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2016|
|Super Lawyers||Thomson Reuters||2016|
|Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2014|
|Board Certified - Personal Injury Trial Law||Texas Board of Legal Specialization||1996|
|Partner||Bemis, Roach & Reed||1993 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Capital Area Trial Lawyers Association||Member||1991 - Present|
|State Bar of Texas||Member||1991 - Present|
|Texas Trial Lawyers Association||Member||N/A|
|Austin Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Capital Area Trial Lawyers Association||Director||1999 - 2001|
|George v. Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company||The Fifth Circuit ruled agreed with Mr. Roach that no mental/nervous condition “contributed” to our client’s disability because even without his diagnosis of depression, Mr. Roach’s client would still be disabled due to solely physical causes.|
|Scheuermann v. Unum Life Ins. Co.||The Court agreed with Mr. Roach and concluded that Unum abused its discretion in denying long-term benefits.|
|Robinson v. Aetna||The Court of appeals concluded both that Aetna failed to substantially comply with ERISA procedures and that Aetna abused its discretion by terminating Mr. Roach’s client’s benefits.|
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|University of Texas School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1991|
|University of Texas at Dallas||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1988|
|Advanced Insurance Seminar||ERISA Long Term Disability||2013|
|Advanced Civil Trial Law||ERISA Long Term Disability||2012|
Posted by anonymous
I was totally ignorant about the legal requirements of what would be needed in the event, I needed attorney representation for a potential STD/LTD claim denial. I reached out to Mr Roach firm via this website (and their link). The firms staff (Will and Dora - thank you!) professional responses to my multiple questions left me a lot more at ease with the legal process.
What was most amazing was at no time was there any pressure to sign a retainer, just straight up facts presented with human compassion - to me this was priceless!!
Posted by Charles Lemmond Montgomery , Texas 77356
Mr, Roach represented me against one of the largest insurance companies in the U,S, He and his extremely professional staff upon accepting my case expedited the case to an immediate favorable decision, It only took one or two visits with Mr, Roach and assistants and we were all on a first name bases, Lonnie's many professional attributes include : Honesty, Candid , Enthuisiastic, Knowlegeble.
LONNIE GAVE ME THE CHOICES BUT LET ME DO THE CHOOSING HE PROVIDED ME WITH ENOUGH INFORMATION THAT ENABLED ME TO MAKE A WISE DECISION..
Lloyd Bemis, Social security Attorney
Lonnie has developed a reputation as a leader in the area of long term disability law and ERISA claims throughout Texas. He is one of the most prepared and skilled advocates of the disabled in Texas and regularly achieves results for his clients that others thought were not possible. I endorse this lawyer without reservation.
Gregory Reed, Social security Attorney
Lonnie always provides the service and consideration our mutual clients deserve. A highly experienced litigator and trial attorney, Lonnie is a person of tremendous integrity. Working diligently for all of his disability clients, he is meticulous and methodical, enabling him to achieve great results. I never hesitate to recommend Lonnie to any of my clients with disability issues.