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Provost Umphrey Appointed as Class Counsel in Second VA Overtime Class Action
Tuesday, October 4, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Federal Judge Elaine D. Kaplan of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims on Monday named Provost Umphrey Law Firm the interim class counsel for Paula Allen, et al. v. The United States of America, the second class action on behalf of nurse practitioners and physicians’ assistants employed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for unpaid overtime. The first lawsuit, Stephanie Mercier, et al., Plaintiffs v. The United States of America, settled for $160 million. The lawsuit,...

Nine Provost Umphrey Attorneys Selected to 2022 Texas Super Lawyers Listing
Thursday, September 22, 2022

Prestigious legal guide honors firm attorneys for personal injury, personal injury products liability, environmental litigation expertise Texas Super Lawyers has recognized nine Provost Umphrey attorneys as top lawyers in the state for their work with plaintiffs involved in general litigation for personal injury, personal injury products liability, and environmental litigation. The 2022 edition of the prestigious peer-review legal guide highlights the leading attorneys in Texas within their...

Provost Umphrey Law Firm, LLP Partner Matthew C. Matheny Earns ABOTA Membership
Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Matthew C. Matheny, Provost Umphrey partner, has been accepted into the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). ABOTA dedicates itself to the preservation and promotion of the Seventh Amendment, which guarantees the right to civil jury trials. Members in this prestigious invitation-only group must have tried a minimum of 10 civil jury trials to conclusion. More than 7,600 lawyers and judges are involved in ABOTA chapters in all 50 states. "ABOTA is one of the nation's most effective...

16 from Provost Umphrey Earn Best Lawyers in America Honors
Thursday, September 1, 2022

Four attorneys receive elite ‘Lawyer of the Year’ honors from nationally respected guide Sixteen Provost Umphrey attorneys have been honored in the 2023 edition of Best Lawyers in America, including four singled out as “Lawyer of the Year” in specific practice areas. For the eighth year in a row, all equity partners received Best Lawyers in America honors. Equity Partner Matthew C. Matheny received Lawyer of the Year for his work representing plaintiffs in mass tort and class action litigation,...

Student Photographers Works to be Displayed in Provost Umphrey Offices
Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Port Neches Students Photographs will be hung on the walls of the firm’s new offices Two Port Neches-Groves High School students were honored with an award for their photographed works that will be displayed in Provost Umphrey Law Firm’s new office. The works by students, Emily Mire and J’Dynee Illa-Postel, depict the Jefferson County Courthouse and Federal Courthouse respectively. “We knew we wanted to fill these walls with artwork that was meaningful to our firm,” says Matthew Matheny,...

Provost Umphrey Law Firm Unveils Portrait of Founder in New Edison Plaza Offices
Thursday, May 26, 2022

Native Texan artist commissioned for painting of Texas legal legend  Tuesday, May 24, Provost Umphrey law firm unveiled a newly completed portrait of firm founder Walter Umphrey as part of the grand opening of the firm’s new offices in the Edison Plaza office tower in downtown Beaumont. The firm commissioned renowned, local artist John Cobb to create the portrait, which is displayed in the Umphrey Conference Room along with memorabilia from the late Mr. Umphrey’s 50-year legal career. “The...

Six Provost Umphrey Attorneys Named to List of 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers for 2022
Thursday, May 5, 2022

Prestigious Lawdragon list honors veteran trial lawyers from across the country Six Provost Umphrey Law Firm attorneys have been named to the 2022 list of Lawdragon’s 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers. The national ranking by the legal guide highlights top attorneys who specialize obtaining justice for consumers. Provost Umphrey equity partner Bryan O. Blevins Jr. is singled out for his representation of plaintiffs injured by consumer products. Lawdragon researchers recognized equity...

Provost Umphrey Gets Youth Outdoors for the Second Time
Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Dozens of local youths experienced the fun of shooting sports this past Sunday, April 24th during the Second Annual Get Youth Outdoors Day at the One in One Hundred Gun Club in Lumberton, Texas. This free, community event was a cooperative effort between the Provost Umphrey Law Firm and Union Sportsmen Alliance (USA) and followed the previous day’s shooting clay competition. Chief Donta Miller, Sergeant Larry Gilder, Sr and Deputy William Fonteneaux with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office...

Provost Umphrey Law Firm Hosts 2nd Annual Free Fun Day for Kids
Monday, April 18, 2022

The firm will also host a sporting clays shoot to benefit the Union Sportsmen Alliance Provost Umphrey Law Firm, LLP and the Union Sportsmen Alliance (USA) are partnering up to bring a sporting clays shoot and free youth outdoors day to Southeast Texas. On Sunday, April 24, children ages 9 to 15 are invited to participate in the free and open to the public Provost Umphrey “Get Youth Outdoors” Day from 11:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This free event will kick off with a complimentary lunch. Free door...