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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....

Two Provost Umphrey Attorneys Earn ‘Lawyer of the Year’ Honors 2022
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...

Provost Umphrey Law Firm to Sponsor a Free Night at the South Texas State Fair
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...

Union Sportsmen’s Alliance and Provost Umphrey Law Firm Get Youth Outdoors
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...

Two Brothers Killed after Crane Crashes Down onto Pickup Truck
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...

Nine Provost Umphrey Attorneys Named to Texas Super Lawyers for 2020
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...

Two Provost Umphrey Attorneys Earn ‘Lawyer of the Year’ Honors
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...

Fisher Brothers Earn Texas Top Premises Liability Verdict
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...