Justin L. Williams

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Corpus Christi, TX

Williams Attorneys P.L.L.C.
 | 500 N. Water St., Suite 500
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Phone: 361-885-0184
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1983
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

A shareholder of Williams Attorneys PLLC, Justin L. Williams is a highly regarded civil litigation attorney. Located in Corpus Christi, Texas, he represents people and businesses throughout the state, and he also has clients in North Dakota, Wyoming and Montana. Admitted to practice in Texas and North Dakota state courts, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Western, Northern, Eastern, and Southern Districts of Texas, the U.S. District Court for the District of North Dakota, and the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado.

Mr. Williams places a significant emphasis on personal injury and wrongful death litigation. The types of cases that he has handled have included auto-pedestrian knockdowns, big rig crashes, oilfield accidents, and chemical plant and refinery fires, and he has been able to obtain significant compensation for his plaintiff clients, both through jury awards and settlements negotiated out of court. Mr. Williams also has experience in royalties and other oil and gas litigation. His successful track record throughout his career and his high degree of ethics have earned him the recognition of his fellow attorneys, including an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo. In addition, Mr. Williams has been named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, and he is a member of both the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

Mr. Williams attended the University of Houston as an undergraduate, and after receiving a Bachelor of Arts in 1980, he remained on campus and pursued his legal education at the University of Houston Law Center. He was an associate editor of the Houston Law Review before being awarded his Juris Doctor in 1983. His professional memberships include the Texas Trial Lawyers Association.

*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

Personal Injury - General (70%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents

Personal Injury - Products (20%): Pharmaceutical, Products Liability

Class Action/Mass Torts (10%): Class Actions, Toxic Torts

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability, Class Actions, Toxic Torts

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 7 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2019

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About Justin Williams

Admitted: 1983, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://www.williamstrial.com/legal-team/justin-williams/#ma...

Honors/Awards:

  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel, National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2018
  • The National Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers, 2018
  • Top Rated Texas Personal Injury Attorney, SuperLawyers is a Thomson Reuters Service, 2014-2019
  • Avvo 5-star Review, AVVO.com
  • Top 100 Litigators, The National Trial Lawyers, 2014
  • America's Top 100 Attorneys, America’s Top 100 LLC, 2018
  • Lawyers of Distinction, Top 10% in the U. S./Personal Injury, 2017
  • Mr. Williams was elected an Associate Editor of the University of Houston Law Review, Associate Editor, Houston Law Review, University of Houston, 1982
  • Best Attorneys in America, Rue Ratings Best Attorneys in America
  • America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators, America's Top 100, 2017
  • Nations Top one percent, National Organization of Distinguished Counsel, 2015

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by National Board of Trial Advocates, 2015

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Texas
  • North Dakota
  • Board of Directors of the Texas Trial lawyers Association, 2015

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Lector; St. Thomas Catholic Church, 1995
  • R. C. I. A. mentor St. Thomas Catholic church., 1996

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Article on maritime forum selection clauses published in journal., author, Forum Selection Clauses: Where They Are;Where They Are Going, Houston Journal of International Law, 1983
  • Speaker/author, verdicts and values in Texas: Greater New Orleans Barge Fleeting , Maritime, 1995
  • Was the closing speaker at the 2012 Texas State Convention of the Texas Association of Legal Professionals. Spoke on the right to jury trial in civil litigation in America., Speaker, Right to Jury Trial, Texas Association Of Legal Professionals, 2012

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Mr. Williams and firm associate Sean Williams along with North Dakota firm Pagel Weikum's Jeff Weikum obtained a verdict in an unwitnessed oil field accident for a back injury victem of $4.1 million reduced to $2.5 million., 2018
  • represented physician fired by HMO for standing up for patient rights verdict of over $19 million for Plt. largest peer review verdict in nation.

Transactions:

  • After target defendant obtained a summary judgement, Mr. Williams obtained a $7 million dollar settlement on behalf of an injured construction worker working in a chemical plant., 2011

Representative Clients:

  • Mr. Williams spends most of his time representing injury victims and their families throughout Texas and the United States. Mr. Williams gained vast experience in these cases representing, Halliburton Company and its affiliates, Mobil Oil Corporation and its affiliates, and Westinghouse Electric Corporation in cases throughout Texas and the United States as well as Internationally. Currently, Mr. Williams represents injured plaintiffs in oil and gas blow-outs or explosions, off-shore cases, cases arising from product or drug defects, medical malpractice. automotive or trucking accident cases as well as businesses who have been damaged by other businesses. Mr. Williams is proud to represent average Americans injured by the negligence of others and has been a frequent speaker on the right to trial by jury and the founding fathers view on jury trials in America.
  • Mr. Williams negotiated what is believed to be the largest settlement in North Dakota history on behalf of the parents of a 21-year-old oil field worker killed in a blow-out while working on a work-over rig. In 2015 Mr. Williams obtained an even larger settlement on behalf of the parents of a 26-year-old oil field worker who was killed. In 2018, Mr. Williams and firm associate Sean Williams along with Jeff Weikum obtained the largest verdict for a back injury in North Dakota history. , 2012

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Mr. Williams is now admitted to practice in the state of North Dakota in both the Federal and state courts. He now represents injured oil field workers, victims of trucking accidents and other catastrophic injuries in North Dakota.
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 2014

Industry Groups

  • American Bar Association
  • Best Attorneys Of America; Lifetime Charter Member; National Association Of Distinguished Counsel
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association (Board Of Directors); Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Top One Percent; National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers; Million Dollar Advocates Forum
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Office Location for Justin L. Williams

500 N. Water St.
Suite 500
Corpus Christi, TX 78401

Phone: 361-885-0184

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Last Updated: 5/24/2019

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