Kelly Greenwood Prather

Top rated Alternative Dispute Resolution attorney in Houston, Texas

The Greenwood Prather Law Firm, P.C.
Kelly Greenwood Prather
The Greenwood Prather Law Firm, P.C.

Practice Areas: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Business Litigation, Personal Injury view more

Licensed in Texas since: 1996

Education: University of Houston Law Center

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2015, 2020 - 2021, 2024
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The Greenwood Prather Law Firm, P.C.

2009 N Durham Dr
Houston, TX 77008 Phone: 713-333-3200 Email: Kelly Greenwood Prather Visit website

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The Greenwood Prather Law Firm, Solo Practitioner, 2009 - Present
Engelhart & Greenwood, L.L.P. Partner, 1997- 2008 (Judge Engelhart elected to the 151st Judicial District Court of Harris County, Texas, term commencing January 1, 2009)
Handled over 500 cases involving commercial, personal injury and consumer litigation.
· 27 jury trials, 13 bench trials and 1 arbitration proceeding
· Represented clients in 11 appellate proceedings
· Published opinions - Frazer v. Texas Farm Bureau Mut. Ins. Co., 4 S.W.3d 819 (Tex.App.-Hous. [1st Dist.] 1999, no pet.); and Morris v. Umberson, 312 S.W.3d 763, (Tex.App.–Houston [1st Dist.] 2009, petition denied.).
Representative trials:
· Cause No. 2000-61967; In the 333rd Judicial District Court of Harris County, Texas; Gene Williams v. Traci Faulk, et al. Represented oppressed minority shareholder in claim for breach of fiduciary. Judgment entered in favor of client for $103,000 in actual damages and $320,000 in punitive damages. Successfully defended judgment in adversary proceeding in bankruptcy court.
· Cause No. 825,594; In the County Court at Law No. 2 of Harris County, Texas; Americon Services Company, Inc. v. Arco Construction Company, Inc. Represented subcontractor against general contractor involving claims of breach of contract, quantum meruit, violation of the prompt payment statute and misapplication of trust fund statute. Jury findings in client’s favor on all claims for affirmative relief. Successfully defended against all counterclaims. Judgment entered for client in the amount of $167,117.44 for actual damages, pre-judgment interest at 18%, and attorneys fees.
· Cause No. 98-07260; In the 280th Judicial District Court of Harris County, Texas; Harris v. Chang. Represented consumer in dispute arising out of the purchase of a flower shop. Judgment entered for client in the amount of $36,139.00 for actual damages and attorneys fees, $6700.00 for knowingly damages. Take nothing judgment entered on the defendant’s counterclaims. Successfully defended and collected judgment on appeal.
John M. O’Quinn, P.C.
Associate, 1996-1997
Law Clerk, 1994-1996Representative cases:
· Patients infected with Hepatitis C from the use of plasma based IV drugs
· Burn and inhalation victims from pipeline explosion
· Bank failure caused by accounting malpractice and unsuitable investment advice
· PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS & ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Trial Lawyers College, Four Week Program Graduate (2003)
University of Houston Law Center Deposition Program, Instructor (2004)

Practice areas

Alternative Dispute Resolution, Business Litigation, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, General Litigation

First Admitted: 1996, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://www.midtownlegal.com/kelly-s-cv

Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Ms. Prather is a member of the Houston Bar Association.   This year, she is an ex-officio board member in her role as current president of the Houston Bar Association Auxiliary.  
Honors/Awards:
  • Trial Lawyers College Summer Seminar, 2003
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Board Certified by Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Civil Trial Law, 2021
  • Certified Mediator , 2022
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Ms. Prather is president of the Houston Bar Association Auxiliary which is a service and charitable organization supporting the local bar., 2022
Representative Clients:
  • Inovision Builders, 2022

Office location for Kelly Greenwood Prather

2009 N Durham Dr
Houston, TX 77008

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5 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2015, 2020 - 2021, 2024

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