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Provost Umphrey Law Firm LLP

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Equity Partner

Joe J. Fisher II

Beaumont, Texas
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Joe Fisher is Board Certified in Personal Injury Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. In 2003, Joe was featured in Texas Lawyer magazine in its "40 under 40" lawyer, one of 40 lawyers under the age of 40 who had excelled in their respective fields. Fisher has been selected to the list of Texas Super Lawyers, by Thomson Reuters every year since 2008. Fisher is a member of the State Bar of Texas; the Jefferson County Bar Association; and the Texas Trial Lawyers Association.

Active in his community, Fisher is on the board of Girl's Haven, a charitable organization that provides housing, supervision, counseling and life's daily needs for young women and girls whose family situation requires that they live outside their homes either temporarily, or permanently. Fisher also serves on the Board of Directors for the Erhart School in Beaumont, Texas, a charter school that serves as an alternative to public or private school for children from kindergarten through 8th grade.

Additional Contact

Sasha Kimball, 409-838-8813, skimball@provostumphrey.com

Year Joined Firm

  • 1993

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Toxic Tort
  • FELA
  • Refinery Accidents
  • Jones Act Seaman

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Board Certified in Personal Injury Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2001

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit


  • University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas
    • J.D. - 1993
  • Southwestern University
    • B.B. - 1990
    • Major: Business

Honors and Awards

  • Top Forty Under Forty, Texas Lawyer Magazine, 2003
  • Texas Super Lawyer, a Thomson Reuters Business, 2008 - 2019
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, US News, 2011 - 2020
  • Houston's Top Lawyers, Personal Injury, H Texas Magazine, 2014 - Present
  • Southeast Texas "Lawyer of the Year" for Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs, The Best Lawyers in America®, US News, 2015 - present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas, Member
  • Jefferson County Bar Association, Member
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Erhart School in Beaumont, Texas, Board of DirectorsPast

Employment Positions

  • Provost & Umphrey Law Firm L.L.P., Associate
Joseph J. Fisher II