Trent Bond

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Beaumont, Texas

Portner Bond PLLC
Trent Bond
Portner Bond PLLC

Practice Areas: Personal Injury; view more

Licensed in Texas since: 1993

Education: South Texas College of Law Houston

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2024
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Portner Bond PLLC

1905 Calder Ave.
Beaumont, TX 77701 Visit website


Attorney Trent Bond is one of the founders of the law firm of Portner Bond PLLC, based in Beaumont, Texas. In his more than 30 years of practicing law, Mr. Bond has amassed extensive experience with personal injury matters, including accidents, product liability, wrongful death and workplace injury cases. He also has experience with admiralty and maritime law. Mr. Bond represents clients in Beaumont and throughout the state of Texas.

After serving in the U.S. Navy for six years, Mr. Bond earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Houston, Clear Lake. He went onto obtain his law degree from South Texas College of Law.

Mr. Bond is licensed to practice in all Texas state courts, as well as the U.S. district courts for the southern and eastern districts of Texas, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit and the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.

In addition to his law practice, Mr. Bond is a member of a variety of professional organizations, including the Jefferson County Bar Association, the Texas Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association for Justice. Mr. Bond is also a lifetime member of the Texas Bar Foundation. Mr. Bond also belongs to the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, organizations composed solely of lawyers who have obtained million- or multimillion-dollar settlements or verdicts for their clients.

His achievements have earned Mr. Bond the respect of his colleagues in the legal profession. Among other honors he has received, he received the highest rating, AV Preeminent,* from the noted peer review service Martindale-Hubbell.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used 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 confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Brain Injury, Construction Accident, Dram Shop Laws, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 100% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 1993, Texas

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Educational Background:
  • University of Houston, Clear Lake, Houston , Texas – B.A. – December, 1989  
  • South Houston High School
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Jefferson County Bar Pro Bono Program  
  • Active member of St. Anthony’s Parish
  • Coach, West End Little League and Beaumont Little Dribblers
  • Supporter of "Some Other Place" a local charity which helps feed and clothe the homeless. 
  • Received Battle "E" Ribbon while serving in the United States Navy, Battle, United States Navy, 1983
  • Received Sea Service Deployment Award while Serving in the United States Navy, Sea Service Deployment, United States Navy, 1983
  • Texas Super Lawyer, 2011 – 2016 (a Thomson Reuters service)
  • Life Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
  • Beaumont Police Officers Faithful Service Award, Beaumont Police Officers Association, 2002
  • Beaumont Police Officers Faithful Service Award, Beaumont Police Officer Association, 2008
  • Received for participation in Texas Bar Foundation, Life Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation, 2005
  • Legal Scholarship, Order of the Lytae, South Texas College of Law, 1991
  • Received for good and faithful service in the United States Navy from 1982-1986., Good Conduct Award, United States Navy, 1986
  • AV Peer Review Rated Attorney, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Rated 10.0,  Superb, Avvo Rating, Avvo
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Personal Injury Trial Law.  , 2001
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Director Jefferson County Bar, 2011
  • Vice President Jefferson County Bar, 2013
  • Jefferson County Young Lawyers Association, Treasurer, 1998 – 1999
  • Jefferson County Young Lawyers Association, Vice President, 1997 – 1998
  • Jefferson County Young Lawyers Association, Director, 1995 – 1997
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 1998 – Present
  • American Association for Justice
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Life Member, 2004 – Present
  • Order of the Lytae
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • State of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • Jefferson County Bar Association, Director, 2000 – 2001
  • Admitted by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania to the bar of the courts of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as an Attorney and Counselor at law. (inactive), 2010
Industry Groups:
  • Jefferson County Bar
  • Jefferson County Young Lawyer Association
  • Life Fellow
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Order Of The Lytae
  • Texas Bar Foundation
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association

Office location for Trent Bond

1905 Calder Ave.
Beaumont, TX 77701

Phone: 409-777-2138


14 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2024

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