Brenton J. Allison

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Top Rated Transportation & Maritime Attorney in Pearland, TX

Gilman & Allison, LLP
 | 2005 Cullen Blvd, Pearland, TX 77581
Phone: 888-225-5767
Fax: 866-543-3643
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2015, 2017 - 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2014
Licensed Since: 2003
Practice Areas:
  • Transportation/Maritime (70%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Brenton J. Allison of Gilman Allison, LLP, has dedicated his entire legal practice to fighting for those facing complex and serious legal concerns. From his law office in Pearland, he helps clients throughout the state of Texas who have suffered due to the reckless, negligent, improper or illegal actions of another party. Handling a wide range of cases, he specifically focuses on those related to maritime law and personal injury incidents.

After graduating with his undergrad degree from Texas A&M University, Mr. Allison then went on to earn his law degree from Tulane University Law School, where he graduated with a certification in maritime law. Since 2003, Mr. Allison has had admittance to practice by the State Bar of Texas. He also can legally try cases before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit.

Before starting his legal career, Mr. Allison worked as a ship’s officer onboard an oil tanker. This experience, as well as years spent trying cases related to cargo claims, maritime personal injury and mariner license defense gives him a unique perspective and knowledgeable insight into virtually any matter related to maritime law.

His extensive record of success on behalf of his clients has earned Brenton Allison a reputation as a tenacious advocate and compassionate ally for those who come to his law firm for support and legal guidance during some of the most difficult times in their lives. Maintaining an active role in the legal community, Mr. Allison holds memberships to the American Bar Association, the Houston Bar Association and the Texas Young Lawyers Association.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Transportation/Maritime (70%): Admiralty & Maritime Law

Personal Injury - General (30%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense

Focus Areas

Admiralty & Maritime Law, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense


Selected to Super Lawyers for 5 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2015, 2017 - 2019 Rising Stars: 2012 - 2014

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About Brenton Allison

Admitted: 2003, Texas

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Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • United States Coast Guard Merchant Marine Officer’s License

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Federal Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2005
  • Eastern Federal District of Texas, 2005
  • Southern Federal District of Texas, 2004
  • Texas, 2003
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association
  • Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Texas Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Editor-in-Chief of the Tulane Maritime Law Journal (Volume 27)


  • In re Shippers Stevedoring Co., 274 S.W.3d 840 (Tex.App.–Houston [14th Dist.] 2008, pet. denied)
  • Colquitt v. Brazoria County, 324 S.W.3d 539 (Tex. 2010)

Educational Background:

  • Texas A&M University, Bachelor of Science in Marine Transportation
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2005 Cullen Blvd
Pearland, TX 77581

Phone: 888-225-5767

Fax: 866-543-3643

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Last Updated: 4/4/2019

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