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Provost Umphrey Law Firm LLP

Hard-Working Lawyers for Hard-Working People

Equity Partner

Joe J. Fisher II

Location:
Beaumont, Texas
Phone:
409-203-5030
Fax:
409-818-8888
Email:
Best Lawyers

Joe Fisher is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial 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 Trial 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

Education

  • 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 - 2021
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, US News, 2011 - 2022
  • 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

Articles

Thursday, September 23, 2021

Nine Provost Umphrey Law Firm attorneys are being recognized by Texas Super Lawyers as among the leading trial lawyers in the state for representing clients injured by negligence, dangerous products, and environmental hazards. Their listing in the 2021 Texas guide by the respected Super Lawyers peer-review rating service is only the latest honor for the Provost Umphrey team, which is widely known for expertise in personal injury law. This year’s listing celebrates equity partner Bryan O....
Thursday, August 19, 2021

Two Provost Umphrey attorneys have been named Lawyer of the Year for their respective practice groups as part of the Best Lawyers in America 2022 honors. Equity Partner Edward Fisher earned Lawyer of the Year distinction for his work in mass tort litigation and class actions on behalf of plaintiffs. Attorney Colin D. Moore earned Lawyer of the Year for his work in product liability litigation for plaintiffs with additional recognition for his work in personal injury, mass tort litigation, and...
Friday, May 21, 2021

Provost Umphrey Law Firm, LLP is sponsoring a night of free admission for YMBL’s South Texas State Fair on Monday, May 24. Gates open at 5:00 pm. “We are very excited that the fair is back on, and we are able to fulfill our commitment to the YMBL to sponsor a night where the entire community gets in free,” says Joe Fisher, Provost Umphrey managing partner. When Jefferson County Judge Jeff Branick announced a disaster declaration, the fair was cancelled due to health concerns surrounding...
Friday, April 30, 2021

Press Release Provided by Union Sportsmen Alliance Nearly 50 youth experienced the excitement of the shooting sports firsthand on Sunday, April 25 during the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance (USA) Get Youth Outdoors Day at One in One Hundred Gun Club in Lumberton, Texas. A cooperative effort between the Union Sportsmen's Alliance (USA) and national conservation partner Provost Umphrey Law Firm, the free community event followed on the heels of the USA’s Inaugural Provost Umphrey Texas State...
Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Investigations are ongoing to find out why the boom of an American crawler crane collapsed onto a passing pickup truck killing both occupants this past Thursday near Smith Road in Beaumont. “The truck was traveling westbound on I-10 just southwest of Beaumont when the crane experienced ‘some type of malfunction’ and collapsed on the vehicle around 4:30 p.m. Thursday,” Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. Stephanie Davis said in a statement. Construction crews in the area were working on the...
Tuesday, October 20, 2020

BEAUMONT, Texas – Nine attorneys with Beaumont-based Provost Umphrey Law Firm, LLP, have earned recognition in the 2020 Texas Super Lawyers guide published by Thomson Reuters. Firm equity partner Bryan O. Blevins Jr. has been recognized for his work representing plaintiffs injured by consumer products. Equity partners Edward D. Fisher, Joe J. Fisher II, D’Juana Parks, and James E. Payne made the prestigious annual listing for their representation of plaintiffs involved in various personal...
Thursday, August 20, 2020

BEAUMONT – Two Provost Umphrey attorneys have been named Lawyer of the Year for their respective practice groups as part of the Best Lawyers in America 2021 honors. Equity Partner James E. Payne earned this distinction for his work in product liability litigation on behalf of plaintiffs, with additional honors for plaintiffs’ personal injury litigation. Attorney Keith Hyde earned Lawyer of the Year for his work in mass torts and class actions on behalf of plaintiffs with additional recognition...
Monday, July 1, 2019

Provost Umphrey attorneys Guy Fisher, Joe Fisher and Taylor Thompson, earned recognition among the Top Texas Verdicts & Settlements of 2018 based on a comprehensive review by VerdictSearch. The case was a $6.34 million Harris County negligence case against a suburban Houston apartment complex after the murder of a 15-year-old girl in one of the abandoned rooms at the complex. The verdict was the largest premises liability verdict in Texas last year.  The Fisher brothers, Thompson, as well...