Brian S. Humphrey II

Brian S. Humphrey II

Location:
Houston, Texas
Phone:
713-587-9668
800-580-9121
Fax:
713-225-0827
E-mail:

Brian Humphrey is attorney at the law firm of Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Aziz, the oldest personal injury firm in Texas. His practice is 100% devoted to civil litigation in both personal injury and commercial cases. His personal injury practice is devoted to representing plaintiffs in a wide variety of cases, including auto and trucking collisions, construction and industrial accidents, maritime injuries, liquor liability, and premises liability. Brian’s commercial litigation practice involves representing individuals, small and large businesses, and governments in diverse matters including commercial sales and leasing, partnership disputes, malfeasance by corporate officers and fiduciaries, fraud and business torts, oil and gas and other real estate disputes, and commercial debts.

Brian is a native of Ashland, Kentucky and was raised in Virginia, Ohio, and North Carolina. He graduated from North Carolina State University in 2002, and in 2010 graduated cum laude from the Campbell University Law School in Raleigh, North Carolina. Prior to joining Abraham Watkins in 2012, Brian clerked for the Honorable Lawrence "Larry" Weiman of the 80th District Court of Harris County, Texas. Before he came to Houston in 2011, Brian clerked for the Honorable Ann Marie Calabria of the North Carolina Court of Appeals.

Brian is involved in the legal community as a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Houston Bar Association, the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, and the Houston Trial Lawyers Association. He frequently speaks and writes on issues related to personal injury and other civil litigation, and, along with his colleague Jay Jackson, is co-author of a running Texas Supreme Court Update presented at CLEs around the state.

Year Joined Firm

  • 2012

Areas of Practice

  • Catastrophic Personal Injury
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate & Fiduciary Litigation

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2010
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 2014
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Southern District of Texas, 2014
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 2016
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 2016

Education

  • Campbell University School of Law, Raleigh, North Carolina
    • J.D. (Cum Laude) - 2010
    • Law Review: Campbell Law Review, Comments Editor, 2008 - 2010
  • North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina
    • B.A. - 2002
    • Major: Political Science

Classes/Seminars

  • Speaker, Texas' Court System, O’Donnell Middle School, Houston Bar Association’s Teach Texas program, 2017
  • Real Estate Law, Memorial High School Business Law Class, Houston Bar Association Speakers Bureau, 2017
  • Various Ways You Can Lose Your Case, Handling Your First (or Next) Wrongful Death Case, State Bar of Texas, October 20, 2015
  • Pre-Trial Motions, Houston Civil/Appellate 2015 Bench Bar Conference, May 7, 2015
  • Understanding Texas Personal Injury Law, Texas Personal Injury for Paralegals CLE, April 24, 2015
  • Evidence 101, Handling Your First (or Next) Auto Collision Case, State Bar of Texas, December 10, 2014
  • How to Avoid Being Sued, or What to Do When It's Too Late, Houston Bar Association Animal Law Section?s Lawyers to the Rescue 4 Seminar, November 14, 2014
  • Liability Issues for Rescue Organizations, Houston Bar Association CLE, Animal Law Section, November 15, 2013
  • Understanding Texas Personal Injury Law, Texas Personal Injury for Paralegals CLE, 2015

Honors and Awards

  • Marquis Who’s Who in the World, 2017
  • Houston's Top Lawyers, Personal Injury, H Texas Magazine, 2016
  • *Texas Rising Stars honors as presented by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters Business, 2016 - 2017
  • Top 10 Under 40 Attorney Award for Texas, National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2016

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow, 2017 - Present
  • Houston Bar Association, County Law Library Committee, Co-Chair, 2016 - Present
  • Houston Bar Association, Speakers Bureau Committee, Member, 2016 - Present
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association, Member, 2015 - Present
  • Houston Bar Association, Law Library Committee, Member, 2014 - Present
  • Houston Bar Association, Member, 2012 - Present
  • Houston Trial Lawyers Association, 2012 - Present
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 2012 - Present
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association, Member, 2012 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Judge Larry Weiman, 80th District Court, Harris County, Briefing Attorney/Law Clerk, 2011 - 2012
  • Judge Ann Marie Calabria, N.C. Court of Appeals, Intern/Law Clerk, 2008 - 2010

Pro Bono Activities

  • Houston Volunteer Law Project, 2013 - Present

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Delta Theta Phi