(Houston, Texas) Three lawyers from the Houston law firm of Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Agosto, Aziz & Stogner were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2012.

Attorneys Nick Nichols and Benny Agosto, Jr. were listed as Best Lawyers in the area of plaintiff personal injury litigation. The practice areas in which the attorneys are listed is the result of the peer voting process; individual lawyers do not select the categories in which they appear.

Attorneys Nichols and Agosto have each distinguished themselves in numerous ways within the legal profession and in the community. Partner Nick Nichols was honored with the Distinguished Alumni Award in 2008 by the Association of Rice University Alumni for his service to the university. Firm partner Benny Agosto, Jr. was presented the Certificate of Merit Award by the State Bar of Texas. He was also recently installed as 38th president of the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA).

The attorneys at Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Agosto, Aziz & Stogner protect the rights of catastrophically injured people and represent families whose loved ones died because of the negligence of others. Founded in 1951, the firm is known as one of the oldest and most well-respected plaintiff law firms in Houston, Texas. Lawyers at the firm have helped thousands of injured clients in cases involving motor vehicle and trucking accidents, workplace injuries, defective products, medical malpractice, plane crashes and other personal injury accidents.

To contact any of the personal injury attorneys at Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Agosto, Aziz & Stogner, contact us online or call 713-742-6016.

Each year, Best Lawyers conducts a review of attorneys across the nation, soliciting peer reviews from thousands of lawyers. These reviews are tabulated to create lists of Best Lawyers in over 126 different practice areas. These lists are published in the annual guide, the Best Lawyers in America. In 2011, attorneys across the United States cast almost 3.9 million votes for the top 41,000 attorneys. Lawyers are not allowed to pay a fee to be listed in Best Lawyers. For more on Best Lawyers, visit www.bestlawyers.com.