Sam Houston

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Litigation Attorney in Houston, TX

Scott, Clawater & Houston, L.L.P.
 | 2727 Allen Parkway, Suite 500
Houston, TX 77019
Phone: 713-650-6600
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2003, 2005 - 2016
Licensed Since: 1987
Education: Baylor Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (40%),
  • General Litigation (30%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Defense (30%)
Attorney Profile

Samuel A. Houston is a senior partner at the SCH Law Firm. He offers civil and general litigation services to people in the Houston, Texas, area. Mr. Houston is certified in civil trial advocacy by the National Board of Legal Specialty Certification and in personal injury trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He has received the highest possible rating of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

Possessing more than 25 years of experience, Mr. Houston has assisted clients with a range of complex legal issues including those involving medical malpractice and other personal injury claims, legal malpractice, professional liability, business litigation and mental health law. He takes a client-focused approach to each case he handles, providing people with personalized attention and customizing his strategy to suit their needs and legal goals. He explains his clients' rights to them, as well as the laws and procedures that apply to their situations.

Beyond his work in the courtroom, Mr. Houston is actively involved in the community. He is an associate member of the American Board of Trial Advocates and is a member of the State Bar of Texas and the Houston Bar Association. Mr. Houston has also volunteered his time with Sheltering Arms, and he served as a cubmaster for his son's Cub Scouts pack.

Mr. Houston received a Bachelor of Business Administration in international business from The University of Texas at Austin in 1984. He then went on to attend the Baylor University Law School, graduating with a Juris Doctor in 1987.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Civil Litigation (40%)

General Litigation (30%)

Personal Injury - General (30%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 13 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2003, 2005 - 2016

Certificates and Credentials

  • National Board of Trial Advocacy

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About Sam Houston

Admitted 1987, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://schlawyers.com/team/samuel-a-houston

Honors and Awards:

  • Houston’s Top Lawyers by H Houston Magazine
  • Rated AV by the Martindale-Hubbell
  • Phi Delta Phi fraternity, Baylor University
  • Order of Barristers, Baylor University School of Law

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified Civil Trial Advocacy, National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Board Certified, Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Texas, 1987
  • United States Supreme Court
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Associate Member
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy, Member
  • Houston Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of Texas, Member
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Center for the Retarded, Inc., Volunteer

Educational Background:

  • University of Texas, B.B.A. in International Business, 1984
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Office Location for Sam Houston

2727 Allen Parkway
Suite 500
Houston, TX 77019

Phone: 713-650-6600

 

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Last Updated: 7/13/2016

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