Pierce M. Adkins

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Construction Litigation Attorney in Houston, TX

Adkins Law Firm
 | 708 Telephone Road, Houston, TX 77023
Phone: 713-574-5558
Selected to Rising Stars: 2010 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Construction Litigation: Consumer (40%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Real Estate: Business (10%),
  • Business Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Pierce M. Adkins founded his Houston law office, Adkins Law Firm, in order to offer individuals and business clients living and working along Texas' Gulf Coast a wide range of high-quality legal services. Today, thanks to Mr. Adkins' determination and reputation for providing aggressive, effective and efficient legal representation, residents and business owners in the region know to turn to him for assistance when facing legal challenges related to the following:

• Construction defect litigation

• Commercial litigation

• Personal injury law

• Product defect litigation

• Property insurance claims

• Wrongful death

• Commercial Real Estate Disputes

Mr. Adkins earned his law degree from South Texas College of Law, and the State Bar of Texas granted him admission in 2004. Prior to founding his practice in 2015, Mr. Adkins worked as an insurance defense litigator, a plaintiff's lawyer, and also valuable experience as a partner and co-founder of another firm successful firm handling cases across the nation against some of the largest manufacturers in North America. Mr. Adkins now practices exclusivly as a plaintiff's civil trial lawyer for companies and individuals.

Today, with well over a decade of success on his record as a civil trial lawyer, Mr. Adkins has earned the respect of both his clients and his peers. Thanks to this respect, he has also earned a number of honors, including a "Superb" rating from Avvo and an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell. In addition, he is a member of the College of the State Bar of Texas.

When Mr. Adkins is not pursuing justice on a client's behalf, he is often found at legal events. He is a member of a number of organizations, including the American Bar Association, the Houston Bar Association, the Houston Trial Lawyers Association and the Texas Young 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 Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas

Construction Litigation (40%)
Personal Injury - Products (30%)
Personal Injury - General (10%)
Real Estate (10%)
Business Litigation (10%)

Construction Litigation (40%): Construction Defects

Personal Injury - Products (30%): Motor Vehicle Defects, Products Liability

Personal Injury - General (10%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Real Estate (10%): Landlord/Tenant

Business Litigation (10%)

Focus Areas

Construction Defects, Motor Vehicle Defects, Products Liability, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Landlord/Tenant


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Rising Stars: 2010 - 2018

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About Pierce Adkins

Admitted: 2004, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://adkinslawfirm.com/pierce-m-adkins/

Honors and Awards:

  • Top Young Lawyers In Texas, Texas Monthly Magazine's Super Lawyer and Rising Stars, April 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018
  • Excellent Rating, Avvo, Inc., 2015-2017
  • Member, College of the State Bar of Texas, 2011-2017
  • AV Preeminent ® Peer Review Rating (4.9 of 5) by Martindale-Hubbel, 2015-2018, Martindale-Hubbe
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution and Mediation Training: Resolution Forum, Inc., 2002
  • Judge John R. Brown Award for Distinguished Service, 2003
  • Annual E.E. Townes Memorial Award for Best Article on Constitutional Law: Secondary Effects, Sex, and the No Alternative Avenue Blues, 2003
  • Recipient, Multiple Law Review Excellence Awards, South Texas College of Law
  • Mock TrialMoot Court, South Texas College of Law
  • Delta Sigma Pi Business Scholarship Fraternity, South Texas College of Law

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • United States Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation, 2017
  • United States District Court Western District of Wisconsin, 2014
  • United States District Court Eastern District of Texas, 2005
  • United States District Court Northern District of Texas, 2005
  • United States District Court Southern District of Texas, 2005
  • Houston Lawyer Referral Service, Wrongful Death/Survivor Experience Panel
  • Houston Lawyer Referral Service, Commercial Litigation Experience Panel
  • Houston Lawyer Referral Service, Products Liability Experience Panel
  • Houston Trial Lawyers Association
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association
  • American Association for Justice, Products Liability Section
  • American Association for Justice
  • American Bar Association
  • The College of the State Bar of Texas
  • State Bar of Texas, Litigation Section
  • State Bar of Texas, Construction Law Section
  • State Bar of Texas
  • United States District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 2013
  • United States District Court Western District of Texas, 2012

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Assistant Articles/MIS Editor, South Texas Law Review

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Available on Request

Representative Clients:

  • Kalglas International, Inc., 2017
  • Bigge Crane & Equipment, 2014
  • CS Fabrication, 2013
  • Redi-Carpet, Inc., 2013
  • Hi-Way Equipment Company, 2011
  • Techcess Group, LP, 2010
  • GC Services, LP, 2008
  • Lane Bank Equipment, 2008
  • ISI Commercial Refrigeration, Inc., 2007
  • Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation, 2007

Educational Background:

  • University of Mississippi, Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing/MIS, 2001
  • Rice University, Studies in Effective Public Speaking
  • University of Malta, Msida, Malta, Studies in International Constitutional and Criminal Law

Industry Groups

  • Business
  • Construction
  • Heavy Equipment
  • Product Fire
Office Location for Pierce M. Adkins

708 Telephone Road
Houston, TX 77023

Phone: 713-574-5558


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Last Updated: 5/15/2018

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