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When you’ve been injured through no fault of your own, choose The Akers Firm, PLLC for assistance when you’ve been injured by someone’s negligence. The principle of the firm has been providing legal services to residents of Houston, TX for 41 years. They will make sure their clients know what to expect in and out of court and answer all of your questions, will work hard to get the compensation you’re entitled to and more importantly they take pride in getting the justice you deserve. You’ll have a caring advocate during your case if you choose The Akers Firm, PLLC.
Brock C. Akers founded The Akers Firm in 2014. He was admitted to bar, 1981, Texas; also admitted to U.S. District Court, Southern, Eastern, Northern and Western Districts of Texas; U.S. District Court Arizona; U.S. District Court of Colorado; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; U.S. Supreme Court. He has tried to verdict over 400 lawsuits, including a wide range of subject areas: products liability, premises liability, retailer liability, construction, railroad, truck and automotive, and many and various business related matters. Few lawyers in the country have been as active and successful at the courthouse as Mr. Akers in the past four decades.
Before starting his own law practice Mr. Akers worked at Phillips & Akers as a Shareholder. He served on a Pattern Jury Charge Committee for over 30 years, making him the longest serving Pattern Jury Charge committee member in the state. He was the chair of the Negligence volume for 11 years. In 1995, Mr. Akers served on a select committee with the Texas Legislature charged with revising and reforming the Deceptive Trade Practices Act. He is often asked to speak and counsel legislative committees in this area. In 1996, the Texas Association of Defense Counsel honored Mr. Akers with its Presidents™ Award for his service to that organization through his legislative activities.
Mr. Akers is a graduate of the University of Texas (J.D.) and Texas Christian University (B.A.). He has been listed in each edition of The Best Lawyers in America® since 1999, where those listed are nominated by and have received a consensus support from their peers. Mr. Akers is listed in the area of personal injury. He is rated an “AV Preeminent” attorney by the iconic Martindale-Hubbell rating service. Other publications, including the Texas Lawyer and Houston City Magazine have included Mr. Akers among their various lists of Super Lawyers. He is ranked by AVVO, a peer rating service of lawyers as Superb, with a perfect 10 rating. In 2013, as a result of his efforts, Phillips Akers Womac was named the Retailer Liability Firm of the Year for the United States by Acquisition International. Mr. Akers is Board Certified in Personal Injury and Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and in Civil Trial Law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, He is a Fellow of Litigation Counsel of America, and a Diplomat in the American Board of Trial Advocacy.
In addition to his regular practice, Mr. Akers speaks and writes frequently at many and various continuing legal education seminars on a variety of subjects including trial tactics, premises liability, Deceptive Trade Practices Act and other matters. He is the principle author of The Trial Lawyer Series of books published by Knowles Publishing, a multi-volume set of instructional books for civil trial lawyers.
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