Kevin P. Parker

Kevin P. Parker

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Appellate Attorney in Houston, TX

The Lanier Law Firm
 | 10940 W. Sam Houston Pkwy N, Suite 100
Houston, TX 77064
Phone: 713-659-5200
Fax: 713-659-2204
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011, 2013 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1986
Practice Areas:
  • Appellate (80%),
  • Business Litigation (10%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Kevin P. Parker is the head of the Issue & Appeals Section of the Lanier Law Firm.  He leads a team of lawyers who analyze and brief legal issues both at the trial and appellate court level.  This team has handled not only a large number of appeals and original proceedings at the appellate court level, they have also provided critical legal support to the Lanier team at the trial court level.  This assistance includes an extensive summary judgment, removal and remand and jury charge practice.

Mr. Parker is an accomplished lawyer, having personally handled more than 20 cases at the appeals court level. He was a key member of the firm’s Pinnacle bellwether trial team that won a $1 billion combined jury verdict and a $502 million jury verdict in 2016. 

He is Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Mr. Parker is a member of the Appellate section of the State Bar of Texas, and is licensed to practice in Texas state and federal courts, the United States Courts of Appeals for the Fifth and Tenth Circuits and the U.S. Supreme Court.

About Kevin Parker

Admitted: 1986, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://www.lanierlawfirm.com/attorneys/kevin_p_parker.htm

Honors/Awards:

  • Best Lawyers in America, Appellate Practice, 2018, 2019
  • Texas Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1995

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • State Bar of Texas, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Houston Bar Association, Member
  • Bar Association of The Fifth Federal Circuit, Member
  • Christian Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Appellate Section of the State Bar of Texas, Member

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Kevin Parker and his family are integrally involved in promoting the rights of persons with disabilities in Houston and across the United States, as volunteers for the Family to Family Network.  He also is a member of the Christian Legal Society, and serves on the board of elders and as a youth ministry volunteer for Cypress Bible Church.

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • In 2012, Mr. Parker was named as lead of the Plaintiffs' Law and Motions Team for the Pinnacle Hip Implant Multi-District Litigation. During the last four years, the courts of appeals have issued opinions in the following cases for which Mr. Parker served as lead appellate counsel for one of the parties: Golden Agri Resources Inc., v. Fulcrum Energy LLC, 2012 WL 3776974 (Tex. App.--Houston [1st Dist.] 2012, pet. denied), counsel for Apellee; In re Estate of Araguz, 443 S.W.3d 233 (Tex. App.--Corpus Christi 2014, pet. denied), counsel for Appellee; Reddy v. Vedell,  2014 WL 4651211 (Tex. App.--Houston [1st Dist.] 2014,  pet. denied), counsel for Apellee; West Star Transportation Inc. v. Robison, 457 S.W.3d 178, (Tex. App.--Amarillo, pet. filed), counsel for Appellee, Flanagan Lieberman Hoffman & Swaim v. Ohio Public Employees Retirement Sys., 814 F.3d 652 (2nd Cir. 2016)
  • In 2016, Parker was a key member of the firm’s Pinnacle bellwether trial team that won a $1 Billion combined jury verdict and a $502 Million jury verdict against DePuy and Johnson & Johnson over defective metal-on-metal hip implants.

Representative Clients:

  • Mr. Parker was named as lead of the Plaintiffs' Law and Motions Team for the Pinnacle Hip Implant Multi-District Litigation, representing numerous plaintiffs across the country. 

Educational Background:

  • Texas Tech University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1982
  • Texas Tech University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1986

Industry Groups

  • American Association Of Justice
  • Bar Association Of The Fifth Federal Circuit
  • Christian Trial Lawyers Association
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
Office Location for Kevin P. Parker

10940 W. Sam Houston Pkwy N
Suite 100
Houston, TX 77064

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Last Updated: 4/4/2019

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