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Sep 05, 2014, 07:00 ET

Nine Provost Umphrey Lawyers Named to 2014 List of Texas Super Lawyers

Nine lawyers from Provost Umphrey Law Firm have been selected to the 2014 Texas Super Lawyers List. Walter Umphrey, Bryan Blevins, Jr., Paul...

Aug 18, 2014, 10:05 ET

Nine Provost Umphrey Lawyers Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2015

 Nine lawyers from Provost Umphrey Law Firm have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America©2015. Walter Umphrey, Bryan...

Aug 06, 2014, 09:05 ET

Provost Umphrey: Lawsuit Filed to Determine Cause of Georgia-Pacific Plant Explosion

 Provost Umphrey attorney Jane Swearingen Leger and Mike Love with Mike Love & Associates LLC have filed suit in Polk County, Texas on...

Aug 04, 2014, 11:30 ET

Whistleblower Prompts FAA Investigation and Fine for Southwest Airlines

Provost Umphrey attorney Jane Swearingen Leger is representing Jeffrey Bondurant, a former Southwest Airlines cargo manager, who was allegedly...

Jul 25, 2014, 11:00 ET

Paul "Chip" Ferguson Appointed to State Bar of Texas Committee

Provost Umphrey equity partner Paul "Chip" Ferguson was recently appointed to the State Bar of Texas' standing committee on Pattern Jury Charges...

May 23, 2014, 06:35 ET

Matthew Matheny Named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40

 Provost Umphrey Law Firm is proud to announce that Matthew Matheny has been named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40. The...

Apr 28, 2014, 10:50 ET

Provost Umphrey: Lawyer Achieves Historic Settlement in Georgia-Pacific Boiler Explosion Case

 After four weeks of trial, Jane Swearingen Leger of Provost Umphrey Law Firm obtained a significant confidential settlement on behalf of...

Apr 04, 2014, 16:25 ET

Three Provost Umphrey Attorneys Selected as Texas Rising Stars

 Provost Umphrey attorneys, Jennifer Job, Matthew Matheny and Colin Moore, have been selected to the 2014 Texas Rising Stars list.  Each...

Mar 24, 2014, 12:01 ET

$32 Million Dominos Verdict Named a Top 100 Verdict in 2013

The National Law Journal recently announced one of Provost Umphrey's 2013 verdicts was listed in the Top 100 Verdicts in the nation. The $32...

Feb 24, 2014, 18:49 ET

Provost Umphrey Law Firm & Veteran Contact Center Partner to Employ Veterans & Military Spouses

 Provost Umphrey Law Firm, L.L.P. and Veteran Contact Center, LLC have joined forces to create jobs for veterans via a new...

Feb 03, 2014, 09:40 ET

Provost Umphrey Brings Class Action Suit Against Target

 Provost Umphrey Law Firm, L.L.P. filed a class action lawsuit on January 29, 2014 in the United States District Court in Minnesota on behalf...

Dec 27, 2013, 14:04 ET

Provost Umphrey: Settlement Reached in Thanksgiving Day Pile-Up Accident

Judge Donald Floyd released a Beaumont, Texas jury of their duties on Monday, December 23 after six days of trial. A confidential settlement was...

Nov 14, 2013, 15:12 ET

Provost Umphrey Inducted Into Texas Verdicts Hall of Fame

 The Provost Umphrey Law Firm is being inducted into Texas Lawyer's inaugural Texas Verdicts Hall of Fame for the 2012 jury verdict in JJJJ...

Nov 01, 2013, 11:55 ET

Provost Umphrey Law Firm Ranked Among 2014 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms"

Provost Umphrey Law Firm, L.L.P. has been selected as a 2014 U.S. News and World Report – Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms." The firm...

Sep 17, 2013, 15:18 ET

Benchmark Litigation Plaintiff Names Provost Umphrey as Leading Texas Law Firm

 Litigation Benchmark Plaintiff, the definitive guide to America's leading plaintiff litigation firms and attorneys, has listed Provost Umphrey...

Sep 10, 2013, 13:56 ET

Seven Provost Umphrey Attorneys Named as 2013 Super Lawyers

Co-Founding Partner Walter Umphrey, Bryan Blevins, Paul "Chip" Ferguson, Joseph Fisher, J. Keith Hyde, James Payne and Mark Sparks have been...

Aug 29, 2013, 15:29 ET

Provost Umphrey Attorneys Win $32 Million Dollar Verdict Against Dominos Pizza

A Beaumont, Texas jury has determined the negligence of Dominos Pizza resulted in a deadly car accident caused by a pizza delivery driver. On...

Jun 27, 2013, 18:57 ET

Provost Umphrey Attorney, Zona Jones, Co-Counsel in City of West Fertilizer Explosion Lawsuit

 The City of West, Texas has filed a lawsuit against Illinois-based CF Industries, the company that supplied ammonium nitrate to Adair...

Apr 15, 2013, 12:15 ET

Two Provost Umphrey Law Firm Cases Selected to The National Law Journal's Top 100 Verdicts 2012 List

 The National Law Journal recently announced two of Provost Umphrey's verdicts in 2012 were listed in the top 100 verdicts in the...

Apr 03, 2013, 15:41 ET

Provost Umphrey Named a 2013 U.S. Top Ranked Law Firm by Martindale-Hubbell®

 LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell® has recognized Provost Umphrey Law Firm, L.L.P. as one of the 2013 U.S. Top-Ranked Law Firms, with...