Alton C. Todd

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Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Friendswood, TX

Law Firm of Alton C. Todd
 | 312 South Friendswood Drive, Friendswood, TX 77546
Phone: 281-992-8633
Fax: 281-648-8633
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1971
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Business Litigation (10%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
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    Alton C. Todd has built a solid reputation in his more than 35 years as a practicing attorney.

    Through his practice, the Law Firm of Alton C. Todd in Friendswood, Texas, he has ably served clients in general civil trial and employment law, as well as in negligence, personal injury, product liability and medical malpractice cases. The Law Firm of Alton C. Todd also handles personal injury lawsuits, wrongful death cases and business litigation.

    Mr. Todd was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 1971 after earning his law degree at Southern Methodist University. He practiced with a Galveston, Texas, insurance defense firm before joining the law firm of Wellborn, Britt and Brown in Alvin, Texas.

    After 25 years representing clients through his personal injury practice in Alvin, Mr. Todd founded the Law Firm of Alton C. Todd. In 2000, he moved his practice to Friendswood.

    Mr. Todd is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court; the U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit; and the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Texas and the Western District of Arkansas. He is among fewer than 2 percent of lawyers certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in personal injury and civil trial law.

    Over the years, Mr. Todd has been active in several professional organizations, including the American Bar Association, the Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Court, the Brazoria County Bar Association, the Galveston County Bar Association, the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, the Texas Association of Civil Trial & Appellate Specialists, the Texas Bar Foundation, the American Association for Justice, the American College of Trial Lawyers, the American Board of Trial Advocates, the National Board of Trial Advocacy and the AARP Legal Services Network.

    Further, Mr. Todd has been a member of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association board of directors and director of college of the State Bar of Texas. He is a member and diplomate of the American Board of Trial Advocates, an American College of Trial Lawyers fellow, and an inductee of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. In 2010, he served as District 5 nominating chairman for the Texas Bar Foundation.

    During his career, Mr. Todd has received several impressive awards. He was selected the Best Civil Trial and Top Personal Injury Lawyer by Galveston County attorneys and among attorneys named to the Top 100 of the American Association for Justice.

    Further, Mr. Todd was recognized by Texas Super Lawyers in 2003 through 2009 and Top 100 Houston Area Super Lawyers in 2006 through 2008.

    Practice Areas
    • 80%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 10%Business Litigation
    • 10%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff


    Selected to Super Lawyers for 18 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2020

    Certificates and Credentials

    National Board of Trial Advocacy

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    About Alton Todd

    Admitted: 1971, Texas

    Professional Webpage:


    • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
    • Fellow, International Academy of Trial Lawyers
    • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Board Certified, Civil Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1982
    • Board Certified, Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1981
    • Certified, Civil Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • District 5 Nominating Chairman for the Texas Bar Foundation, 2010
    • U.S. Supreme Court, 1971
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1971
    • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1971
    • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1971
    • Texas, 1971
    • National Board of Trial Advocacy
    • American Association for Justice
    • Board of Directors, Texas Trial Lawyers Association
    • Texas Bar Foundation
    • Texas Association of Civil Trial & Appellate Specialists
    • American Bar Association
    • Diplomat, American Board of Trial Advocates
    • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates
    • Member, American Association for Justice
    • Member, Texas Trial Lawyers Association
    • Member, State Bar of Texas
    • Member, Brazoria County Bar Association
    • Member, Galveston County Bar Association
    • Director, College of the State Bar of Texas


    • Verdict of the Week March 8, 2010 - Workplace Safety, 2010
    • Verdict of the Month  of May in Texas by Verdict Search for Product Liability, 2008

    Educational Background:

    • North Texas State University, Denton, Texas, B.A., 1968
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    Office Location for Alton C. Todd

    312 South Friendswood Drive
    Friendswood, TX 77546

    Phone: 281-992-8633

    Fax: 281-648-8633

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    Last Updated: 3/8/2019

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