Craig A. Courville

Craig A. Courville

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Construction Litigation Attorney in Austin, TX

Wright & Greenhill PC
 | 900 Congress Ave, Suite 500
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 512-961-4389
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2017
Selected to Rising Stars: 2006
Licensed Since: 1998
Practice Areas:
  • Construction Litigation: Business (40%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Defense (40%),
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (20%)
Attorney Profile

Craig A. Courville has been an attorney with Wright & Greenhill PC since 1998. Serving the area of Austin, Texas, he focuses his practice on areas of personal injury, intellectual property, premises liability, insurance law, transportation law and commercial disputes at both the trial and appellate levels. He provides defense for individuals, businesses, corporations, contractors and subcontractors who are being sued for construction accidents, professional liability, deaths, catastrophic injuries and contract breaches.

Mr. Courville earned his bachelor's degree with honors from The University of Texas at Austin. He then went on to be awarded his Juris Doctor in 1998 from The University of Texas at Austin School of Law. While in law school, he served as an associate editor of The Review of Litigation. He is admitted to practice before all Texas state courts as well as before the U.S. District Courts for the Western and Southern Districts of Texas and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit.

Mr. Courville is an active participant in a number of professional organizations in order to constantly improve his practice. As a member of the Austin Bar Association, he has served as the chair, vice-chair and treasurer of its Construction Law Section. He also holds memberships in the Texas Young Lawyers Association, the Texas Association of Defense Counsel, Inc., and the Construction Law Section and Litigation Section of the State Bar of Texas.

Mr. Courville has earned a number of honors from his fellow professionals in recognition of his ethics and skill. He holds an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell, and he has also received a "Superb" rating from his peers through Avvo.

*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.

About Craig Courville

Admitted: 1998, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://www.wrightgreenhill.com/Attorneys/Craig-Courville.sht...

Honors and Awards:

  • The Review of Litigation, Associate Editor, The University of Texas School of Law, 1997 - 1998
  • Texas Super Lawyer® magazine (a ThomsonReuters publication), 2016
  • Texas Super Lawyer® magazine's Rising Star Edition (a Thomson Reuters publication), 2006
  • A.V. Rating by Martindale Hubbell

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Chair, Construction Law Section of the Austin Bar Assocaition, 2015
  • Vice-Chair, Construction Law Section of the Austin Bar Assocaition, 2014
  • Austin Young Lawyers Association
  • Austin Bar Construction Section, Treasurer, 2013 - 2014
  • State Bar of Texas Construction and Litigation Sections
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • Texas
  • Texas Assocaition of Defense Counsel
  • Austin Bar Assocaition

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • "Insurance Defense Counsel Representation of General Contractor in a Construction Defect Case" - 27th Annual Construction Law Conference, 2014
  • "Trying the Case Economically" - 26th Annual Construction Law Conference , 2013
  • "Multi-Party Property Damage Claims: Issues from the Subcontractor's Perspective" - 22nd Annual Construction Law Conference, 2009
  • "Paid and Incurred after Haygood: Defense Perspective" - 25th Annual Advanced Evidence and Discovery Course 2012

Educational Background:

  • The University of Texas, Austin, Texas, B.A. With Honors, 1995
Office Location for Craig A. Courville

900 Congress Ave
Suite 500
Austin, TX 78701

 

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Last Updated: 12/6/2017

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