S. Clark Harmonson is a native Texan, having spent his formative years in the South Plains town of Lubbock. Clark’s commitment to the rule of law runs in his blood. His ancestor Peter Harmonson served as the first Sheriff of Denton County, Texas and later served as the Chief Justice of Young County, Texas (1854). In 1865, Peter Harmonson was mortally wounded by an arrow in one of the last Comanche raids in Texas at Ft. Belknap. Peter Harmonson’s commitment to the rule of law lives on through his family, many of whom have served in law enforcement and as lawyers.
Clark Harmonson graduated from Texas Tech University in 1997. After that time, he worked in private industry for three years before going to law school. Clark graduated from South Texas College of Law in 2003. His major accomplishments in law school include:
Clark is licensed to practice in Texas, New Mexico and Arizona. His extensive legal experience includes:
Clark began his legal career at Bracewell & Patterson, LLP in Houston, Texas representing large multi-national corporations. Bracewell & Patterson (now named Bracewell & Giuliani after another famous law man, former New York City mayor Rudolph Giuliani joined the firm is one of the largest law firms in Texas.
Clark moved from Houston to El Paso in 2004 to pursue a career in complex personal injury litigation and became a partner in an established El Paso personal injury law firm in 2006. Since 2004, Clark has been fortunate to represent individuals in a wide array of personal injury litigation. He has handled all aspects of civil practice from pre-trial practice through appeal. Clark is proud to have been selected as a Texas Super Lawyers – Rising Star for 2012 and 2013 (Texas Super Lawyers and Rising Star are services of Thomson Reuters). Clark has experience with the following:
In November of 2012, Clark formed Harmonson Law Firm, P.C. Clark represents individuals in significant personal injury and wrongful death claims. Clark is licensed in Texas, New Mexico and Arizona and offers representation throughout those states. Clark is dedicated to upholding the legacy of his forefathers and holding accountable those who injure others through negligence or intentional misconduct.
Clark is married to Sheri Anderson Harmonson, a native Texan who also comes from a long line of law enforcement.Sheri is a member of Stephen F. Austin’s Old Three Hundred and is a Daughter of the Republic of Texas. Sheri’s father served as the Chief of Police of Richmond, Texas and her great-grandfather also served in law enforcement in the Houston area. Clark and Sheri live with their 2 children in El Paso, Texas. Clark enjoys running marathons and half marathons, hunting and enjoying nature in the great outdoors and spending time with his family.
Languages spoken: Spanish
Hourly ($200-250/hour), contingent (35-40%), Free consultation (60 minutes)
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I fully endorse this lawyer. Clark has a unique ability to spot legal issues and use his ability to take care of clients to the fullest extent of the law. I consider Clark to be a "go-to" injury lawyer in the El Paso and surrounding New Mexico area.
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Relationship: Worked together on matter
|NM||Authorized to practice law||2007||04/22/2013|
|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||2003||08/17/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2014|
|Outstanding Male Graduate||STCL - Student Bar Association||2003|
|Dean Garland Walker Scholarship||South Texas College of Law||2002|
|Lizbeth Parham Matthews Scholarship||South Texas College of Law||2001|
|Partner||Gilstrap & Harmonson, P.C.||2004 - 2012|
|Associate||Bracewell & Patterson, LLP||2003 - 2004|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association||Member||2008 - Present|
|El Paso Trial Lawyers Association||Past President||2005 - Present|
|El Paso Trial Lawyers Association||Board Member||2005 - Present|
|Texas Trial Lawyers Association||Member||2004 - Present|
|El Paso Bar Association||Member||2004 - Present|
|El Paso Times Reports: El Paso Catholic Diocese to pay $1.6M in abuse settlement||See Case Details|
|Confidential Settlement with USA in WBAMC Infection Case||See Case Details|
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|John Marshall Journal of Computer & Information Law||Brief for the Petitioner||2002|
|South Texas College of Law||Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)||N/A||2003|
|Texas Tech University School of Law||Biology||BS - Bachelor of Science||1997|
|Texas Trial Lawyers Association - Ski Seminar||Defeating the Peer Review and Medical Committee Privileges||2005|