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Biographical Information

Born Kearney, Nebraska

Board Certified Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization 1991-present

Member AAJ, Texas Trial Lawyers Assoc., New Mexico Trial Lawyers Foundation, Life Fellow Texas Bar Foundation

Texas Super Lawyer,  National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Texas Trial Lawyer

Co-Chairman ATLA (now AAJ) Mining and Oilfield Litigation Group 1995-2003

Rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell 1985-present

Admission Dates & Jurisdictions

Texas 1972

New Mexico 1988

Western District of Texas 1975; Northern District of Texas 1993; District of New Mexico 1989; Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals 1977; Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals 1989; U.S. Supreme Court 1982

Education

University of Nebraska  B.A. 1969

University of Texas School of Law  J.D. 1972

Professional Experience

County Attorney Winkler County, Texas 1978-1980

Private Practice 1972-present

Honors & Awards

Texas Super Lawyer

National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Texas Trial Lawyer

Professional Associations

ABA, AAJ, TTLA, NMTLA, NTL, NADC

Texas Bar Foundation, El Paso Bar Assoc.  El Paso Trial Lawyers Assoc.

Verdicts & Settlements

See www.trenchardandhoskins.com

Representative Cases

see www.trenchardandhoskins.com

Speaking Engagements

Invited speaker in Texas and New Mexico

 

Publications

When My Co-Counsel and I Disagreed, TRIAL, September 1998

Closing Arguments: Journey’s End, TRIAL, July 1999

Service Activities

President, Barbara Trenchard Foundation 1995-present

Director, Blues Foundation 2010-2013