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Kevin Richard Michaels

Kevin Richard Michaels

Law Offices of Kevin R Michaels, PC
  • Business Law, Arbitration & Mediation, Insurance Claims
  • Eastern District of Texas, Northern District of Texas, Southern District of Texas, Texas
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Summary

Kevin graduated from the University of Houston- Downtown Campus after serving in the U.S. Army where he received several decorations and awards. While working full time at O'Quinn & Laminack, a major plaintiff's law firm, Kevin attended South Texas College of Law, graduating in May 1992. After being licensed in November 1992, Kevin practiced law at O'Quinn & Laminack for over 5 1/2 years, focusing on consumer and commercial disputes, wrongful termination, medical malpractice, personal injury, premise liability and toxic tort cases. In July 1997, Kevin joined Davis & Shank, P.C., a well-respected defense firm. At Davis & Shank, Kevin's practice centered on commercial and civil litigation, legal malpractice defense, insurance bad faith defense and general litigation involving a wide range of matters. Kevin opened his own practice in January 2000 where he concentrates his practice on commercial and business tort litigation, business and transactional law, creditor's rights, collection, general corporate counseling and consumer law litigation, commercial real estate transactions, entity creation and personal injury and insurance/ERISA matters. Kevin's extensive experience contributes to the firm's philosophy that clients are kept abreast of all developments in their lawsuits while expenses necessary to develop the claims are kept reasonable. Kevin has received a preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell that indicates a high to very high legal ability and very high ethical standards as established by confidential opinions from members of the Bar. Kevin is licensed to practice in all state courts in Texas in addition to the federal courts in the Southern, Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.

Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Insurance Claims
Additional Practice Area
  • Commercial Litigation
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    First hour is fee.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Hourly rates of $300-$325 with a retainer.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Eastern District of Texas
Northern District of Texas
Southern District of Texas
Texas
5th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Attorney
Law Offices of Kevin R Michaels, PC
- Current
Senior Associate
Davis & Shank, PC
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Associate
O'Quinn & Laminack, PC
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Education
South Texas College Of Law
Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)
Awards
Top Professional
H Texas
Top Lawyer in Texas
The Legal Network
AV Pre-eminent rating
Martindale-Hubbell
Recognition
Who’s Who in America, 2009 Edition
Recognition
Who’s Who American Law, Ninth Edition
Twelfth Edition 2002, Twenty-First Edition 2010
Army Commendation Medal (1st Oak Leaf Cluster)
US Army
Army Good Conduct Medal
US Army
Army Commendation Medal
US Army
Professional Associations
Houston Bar Association
Administration of Justice Committee
- Current
Houston Bar Association
- Current
National Arbitration and Mediation
Member
- Current
The Pro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas
Member
- Current
Katy Bar Association
Member
- Current
Texas State Bar # 00784598
Member
- Current
Houston Bar Association
Professionalism Committee
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Houston Bar Association Fee Dispute Committee
Member
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Publications
Articles & Publications
A Brief Overview Regarding the Enforcement of Contracts and Agreements in the Judicial System, International Trade Center of Houston, China Symposium
General Overview of Contracts, Non-Compete Clauses and Different Types of Basic Corporate Entities, Houston Chapter of the American Institute of Graphic Arts
How Much is That Piece of Paper Worth? A General Overview of Non-Compete, Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Clauses, Services Cooperative Association, Houston, Texas
Certifications
Certified mediator
Texas Alternative Dispute Resolution Procedures Act
Contact & Map
888 W. Sam Houston Pkwy. S.
Suite 226
Houston, TX 77042
USA
Telephone: (281) 496-9889
Fax: (281) 496-4211