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Provost Umphrey's Bryan Blevins Named a 2013 Texas Super Lawyer

September 10, 2013 BEAUMONT, TX: Provost Umphrey Law Firm, L.L.P., attorney Bryan O. Blevins Jr. has been named to the Texas Super Lawyers 2013 listing of the state's top lawyers in the area of Personal Injury Plaintiff Products. This prestigious list only includes five percent of lawyers in the state.

Bryan Blevins is a native of Lufkin, Texas and 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.

Blevins has been recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer since 2003. He has received additional professional awards, including being recognized as one of The Best Lawyers in America® in 2014, and selected as the southeast Texas lawyer of the year for product liability litigation by Best Lawyers. Blevins has also earned the AV Preeminent® rating, Martindale-Hubbell's highest possible rating for both ethical standards and legal ability, and being named Baylor Young Lawyer of the Year in 2005.

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a research-driven, peer influenced rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

Based on nominations from more than 70,000 attorneys across Texas, the annual selections are made using a rigorous multi-phased process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area.

For more than forty years, Provost Umphrey's mission has remained to seek justice for those suffering from a personal injury, wrongful death or other legal wrong across Texas and nationwide through their lawyers in Beaumont and Houston, Arkansas and Nashville, Tennessee. Provost Umphrey is Working Lawyers for Hard Working People.