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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...

Provost Umphrey Law Firm Moves Offices to 11th Floor of Edison Plaza
Thursday, April 7, 2022

After a four-month renovation, Provost Umphrey Law Firm has moved to the 11th floor of Edison Plaza in downtown Beaumont. The firm’s official address is now 350 Pine Street, Suite 1100, Beaumont, Texas 77701. “This move signifies a new era in our firm’s history and the way we practice law,” says Joe Fisher, the firm’s managing partner. “We are in a building that greatly accommodates the needs of our clients and brings along the technological advances to better serve them.” The firm’s new...

Provost Umphrey Law Firm Sponsors Free Night at the South Texas State Fair
Thursday, March 24, 2022

Provost Umphrey Law Firm, LLP is sponsoring a night of free admission at the Young Men’s Business League’s South Texas State Fair on Monday, March 28. Gates open at 5 pm. This is the second year the firm has sponsored a night to allow everyone in the community the opportunity to enjoy the activities of the fair for free. The 2022 fair features an exotic petting zoo, camel and pony rides, carnival rides and live entertainment. For a complete list of activities and events, visit:...

Texas-based Provost Umphrey Again Earns Spot on Best Law Firms List
Thursday, December 23, 2021

Firm top-ranked in 2022 guide for plaintiffs' personal injury, product liability, mass torts and class actions BEAUMONT, Texas – The Best Law Firms guide by U.S. News & World Report and The Best Lawyers in America has ranked Provost Umphrey among leading firms representing plaintiffs in the 2022 edition. It is an honor the firm has earned since 2010. Provost Umphrey was recognized for its plaintiffs work in personal injury and product liability litigation, as well as mass torts and class action...

Federal Judge Approves $160M Settlement in VA Nurses’ Overtime Class-Action Lawsuit
Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Settlement amount among the largest in a lawsuit for unpaid overtime against the federal government WASHINGTON, D.C. – A federal judge in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims has granted final approval of a $160 million settlement of overtime claims on behalf of nurse practitioners and physicians’ assistants employed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The lawsuit, which was filed on December 28, 2012, alleged that 3,200 class members were induced to work overtime to update patients’...

Texas Super Lawyers Honors Nine Provost Umphrey Attorneys in 2021 Guide
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....

Legendary Texas Lawyer Walter Umphrey, Founder of Provost Umphrey, Dies at Age 85
Wednesday, September 8, 2021

BEAUMONT, Texas – Legendary lawyer and philanthropist, Walter Umphrey, who led the Texas trial team that secured billions in a landmark settlement with Big Tobacco and who donated millions of dollars to charitable causes over the course of his lifetime, has passed away. The 85-year-old died of natural causes in Beaumont, Texas on September 7, 2021. “Walter Umphrey was more than just a lawyer,” said Joe Fisher, Managing Partner of Provost Umphrey, the law firm Mr. Umphrey co-founded. “He was a...