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Joseph F. McGowin, IV

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Houston, TX

Arnold & Itkin LLP
6009 Memorial Drive
Houston, TX 77007
Phone: 713-222-3800
Fax: 713-222-3850
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2019, 2021 - 2022
Licensed in Texas Since: 2019
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Joseph F. McGowin, IV is an attorney at Arnold & Itkin, where he focuses his practice exclusively on personal injury and wrongful death litigation. Working out of the firm's office in Houston, he provides representation to clients throughout Texas. Mr. McGowin is admitted to practice before all state courts, and he is also admitted to practice in Alabama and before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama.

For his entire legal career, Mr. McGowin has furnished effective advocacy to people who have incurred economic and noneconomic losses due to the negligence of other persons or entities. The types of complex cases that he has handled have encompassed medical malpractice, maritime injuries that fall under the aegis of the federal Jones Act and other provisions of the Merchant Marine Act of 1920, truck and other motor vehicle accidents, and premises liability. Mr. McGowin has been successful both in the courtroom and at the negotiating table, obtaining significant compensation for his plaintiff clients through both jury awards and settlements with defendants and their insurance companies.

After growing up in Mobile, Alabama, Mr. McGowin attended the University of Virginia as an undergraduate, where he majored in history and received a Bachelor of Arts in 2009. He then returned to his home state and pursued his legal education at the University of Alabama School of Law. After being awarded his Juris Doctor in 2012, Mr. McGowin joined a Mobile-based personal injury and wrongful death firm, where he obtained significant trial experience in medical malpractice lawsuits and other complex cases. He has been with Arnold & Itkin since July 2019.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death


4 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2018 - 2019, 2021 - 2022

About Joseph F. McGowin, IV

First Admitted: 2012, Alabama

Professional Webpage:


  • Mid-South Rising Stars, Super Lawyers, 2018 - 2019

Educational Background

  • University of Virginia, B.A., History

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Alabama State Bar
  • Texas State Bar
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Office Location for Joseph F. McGowin, IV

6009 Memorial Drive
Houston, TX 77007

Phone: 713-222-3800

Fax: 713-222-3850

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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