Hugh Howerton, Esq. is a Houston Board Certified, AV rated plaintiff’s lawyer with 30 years of experience. To the best of his memory, Hugh has picked a jury about 75 times.
Hugh has been voted one of the TOP 100 Texas trial lawyers since 2011 by the National Trial Lawyers, a national organization composed of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers from each state. Membership is obtained through special invitation and is extended only to those attorneys who exemplify superior qualifications, leadership, reputation, influence, stature, and profile as trial lawyers.
Hugh is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell legal directory. An “AV” rating is the highest rating awarded to an American attorney for both legal skill and ethical conduct. An “AV” rating is the result of an extensive, confidential review conducted among the legal profession including judges and opposing counsel.
Hugh is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Board Certification is a mark of excellence and means a lawyer has substantial experience in Personal Injury Trial Law. Board Certified personal injury lawyers earn the right to publicly represent themselves as a specialist in personal injury trial law. Less than 3% of all attorneys in Texas are Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law.
Hugh has a 10.0 Superb rating from AVVO.com and is recognized as a top personal injury attorney.
Hugh has won numerous million dollar settlements, taught seminars to other lawyers, and mentors newly licensed attorneys.
Hugh received his undergraduate degree from the University of Texas in Austin and his J.D. degree from South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas.