Richard M. Grimes

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Houston, TX

Grimes & Fertitta, P.C.
 | 1885 Saint James Place, Suite 1330, Houston, TX 77056
Phone: 713-224-7644
Fax: 713-224-0733
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1996
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Family Law (30%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

Dedicated to helping people through some of the most difficult times of their lives, Richard M. Grimes is a partner at Grimes & Fertitta, P.C. He represents clients in Houston and The Woodlands, Texas, in matters involving personal injury, family law and other civil litigation.

As an advocate for both plaintiffs and defendants, Mr. Grimes is well-versed in how to successfully navigate negotiation and litigation. His caseload includes issues such as partnership, corporate and contract disputes; trucking accidents, medical malpractice and catastrophic injuries; and child custody issues and divorce.

In every matter he handles, Mr. Grimes pragmatically approaches how to develop the best strategy that accounts for clients’ resources as well as their goals. He factors in not only the immediate consequences that a decision may have but also how it could affect clients in the future.

When he is not advocating for clients, Mr. Grimes is committed to furthering his practice as a fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation. For his accomplishments, he earned a spot in H Texas Magazine’s Houston Top Lawyers 2008 in Personal Injury.

Mr. Grimes has been licensed to practice in Texas for more than 20 years. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.

After receiving a bachelor in business administration in 1992 from The University of Texas at Austin, Mr. Grimes went on to earn a Juris Doctor in 1995 from the South Texas College of Law Houston.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Personal Injury - General
  • 30%Family Law
  • 20%Civil Litigation
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense, Custody & Visitation


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Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2020

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About Richard Grimes

Admitted: 1996, Texas

Professional Webpage:


  • Houston's Top Lawyers 2008 in Personal Injury, H Texas Magazine
  • Top Trial Lawyers in America, Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Fellow, Texas Bar Association

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Oklahoma, 2018
  • U.S. District Court - Western District of Texas, 2018
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1997
  • Texas, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 1997

Educational Background:

  • University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, B.B.A., 1992
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Office Location for Richard M. Grimes

1885 Saint James Place, Suite 1330
Houston, TX 77056

Phone: 713-224-7644

Fax: 713-224-0733

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Last Updated: 3/11/2020

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