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Provost Umphrey's Bryan Blevins Selected Southeast Texas Lawyer of the Year for Product Liability Litigation Says Best Lawyers in America

Beaumont, Texas Aug. 29: Bryan O. Blevins, Jr. was recently voted among the best lawyers in the country for product liability litigation by Best Lawyers in America© 2014 . In addition to this honor, Mr.. Blevins was selected as "Lawyer of the Year" in the Beaumont/Southeast Texas region in the same area of law. Only a single lawyer in each practice area in each community is honored by Best Lawyers as a "Lawyer of the Year".

Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. A listing in Best Lawyers is widely regarded as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. For more than three decades, Best Lawyers have earned the respect of the profession, the media, and the public, as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal excellence. Best Lawyers are identified by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which tens of thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers.

Bryan Blevins, a native of Lufkin, Texas, earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and History from Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas in 1987. He earned his law degree from the Baylor University School of Law, Waco, Texas in 1990. Blevins joined Provost*Umphrey in 1990 specializing in personal injury law and becoming a firm equity partner in 1997. Over the last twenty years, Blevins has prepared, tried and appealed numerous personal injury and civil litigation matters, earning his board certification in personal injury trial law from the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in 1995.

Blevins was Baylor Young Lawyer of the Year in 2005 and been recognized by his peers as a Texas Super Lawyer since its inception in 2003. On behalf of Provost*Umphrey and its many clients, Mr. Blevins currently serves on the Texas Asbestos MDL Liaison Committee; several asbestos and silica Bankruptcy Creditor and Trust Advisory and as the asbestos liaison to the Texas Legislature for the Texas Trial Lawyers Association. At Provost*Umphrey, Bryan serves as administrator, trial coordinator and litigator for its asbestos department and assists with the administration and strategic planning of other mass tort dockets including silica and pharmaceutical cases.

For over forty years, Provost*Umphrey's mission has remained to seek justice for those most in need - those who have suffered a personal injury or death due to the wrongful conduct of others. Our attorneys fight for our clients nationwide with offices in Beaumont and Houston Texas, Arkansas and Nashville, Tennessee. Provost Umphrey is Working Lawyers for Hard Working People.