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Sean C. Villery-Samuel

Sean C. Villery-Samuel
Location:
Beaumont, Texas
Phone:
409-203-5030
Fax:
409-838-8888
Email:

Sean C. Villery-Samuel, a native of Beaumont, Texas, graduated Magna Cum Laude from Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University in May 2006 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. During Sean’s tenure at Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University, he served as the President of the Beta Nu Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Chairman of the School of Business & Industry Roundtable, Lead Attorney in the nationally ranked Mock Trial team, and a member of Phi Alpha Delta Fraternity International. In May of 2009, he earned a law degree from Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law. While attending Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Sean served as the Social Action Chair for the Black Law Student’s Association, Lead Attorney of Thurgood Marshall School of Law’s BSLA Mock Trial team, and Vice President of the Justice Society. He also gained much of his criminal trial experience from the Thurgood Marshall Criminal Legal Clinic.

Sean is currently licensed to practice law in the State of Texas and the U.S. Court of Eastern District of Texas. He is a member of the Jefferson Country Bar Association, National College of DUI Defense, National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, and the Jefferson County Black Lawyers Association. Sean also actively participates with the Jefferson County Pro Bono Program by providing legal assistance to lower income individuals and families in Jefferson, Hardin, Orange, and Liberty County.

Sean is a member of several social and civic organizations. He is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Phi Alpha Delta Fraternity International, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Treasurer of CASA of Southeast Texas, and a board member of Beaumont Community Players. He has been a presenter at the Jefferson County Bar Association’s Criminal Defense CLE, and has spoken at numerous events ranging from a college convocation to reading to elementary school children.


Year Joined Firm

  • 2019

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Automobile Accidents

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2009
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 2011

Education

  • Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, Texas
    • J.D., May 2009
    • Black Law Student’s Association, Social Action Chair
    • Thurgood Marshal Criminal Legal Clinic
    • Mock Trial Team, Lead Attorney
    • Justice Society, Vice President
  • Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Tallahassee, FL
    • B.S., May 2006
      • Major: Business Administration
      • Honors: Magna Cum Laude
      • Mock Trial Team, Lead Attorney
      • School of Business & Industry Roundtable, Chairman

Past Employment

  • Samuel & Son Law Firm, PLLC, Managing Partner
  • 252nd District Court of Jefferson County, TX, Indigent Representative
  • 276th District Court Harris County District Attorney Office, Law Clerk
  • Silverman Law Group, Law Clerk
  • Shell Oil & Trading, Financial Analyst
  • Scientific Games, Business Management
  • International Business Machine (IBM), Financial Analyst
  • Motiva Services, Accounting Associate

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Jefferson County Bar Association, Member
  • National College of DUI Defense, Member
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Attorney, Member
  • Jefferson County Black Lawyers Association, Member
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Member
  • CASA of Southeast Texas, Treasurer
  • Beaumont Community Players, Board Member

Pro Bono Activities

  • Jefferson County Pro Bono Program

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
  • Phi Alpha Delta Fraternity International