(Houston – August 4, 2014) – Houston attorney Mo Aziz was recently elected to the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) and admitted into the Houston chapter of the organization.
ABOTA is a prestigious, invitation-only organization of trial lawyers. The mission of ABOTA is to increase the quality of the judicial system through improved ethical and technical litigation standards and to educate the American public about the history and value of the right to trial by jury. Those invited to join are experienced trial attorneys who exhibit high personal character and hold an outstanding reputation among their peers.
Mr. Aziz has been a Partner at Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Agosto, Aziz & Stogner since 2012. He joined the firm as an associate in 2006, after attending the University of Houston Law Center and working as an auditor at Price Waterhouse Coopers for four years.
Known for his highly diverse caseload, Mr. Aziz handles litigation involving complex topics such as product liability, truck accidents, explosions, catastrophic injuries, and deaths. He has taken lead in cases that have resulted in more than $100 million in settlements.
Mo served on the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in the In Re: Hurricane Rita Evacuation Bus Fire, where he played a lead role in the settlement of the Hurricane Rita evacuation bus fire disaster, in which 23 elderly citizens were killed. He has also served on the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in the Victoria Bus Litigation, where he represented 37 claimants from a single bus rollover accident near Victoria, Texas. Currently, he serves on the four member Plaintiffs’ Executive Steering Committee in the West Fertilizer Plant Explosion, which resulted in 15 fatalities, several hundred injuries, and several hundred millions in property damage.
In addition to being elected to ABOTA, Mr. Aziz has received recognition from numerous other prestigious legal organizations and publications. He has been named among the Top 100 Texas Trial Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers Association and selected as a Texas Rising Star and Texas Super Lawyer.
Mo Aziz is an integral part of the legal team at Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Agosto, Aziz & Stogner. Since 1951, Abraham Watkins has helped clients throughout Texas in cases involving serious personal injuries and business litigation disputes. As one on the oldest personal injury law firms in the state, Abraham Watkins is known for providing clients with exceptional legal services to help them through difficult times.