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Mar 08, 2017, 12:02 ET Provost Umphrey Plaintiffs' Attorneys Named to 2017 Texas Rising Stars List

The publishers of Super Lawyers have selected two attorneys from Beaumont, Texas-based Provost Umphrey Law Firm to the 2017 Texas Rising Stars list...


Sep 09, 2016, 17:00 ET Provost Umphrey Law Firm Home to 9 Texas Super Lawyers Honorees for 2016

Nine attorneys from Beaumont, Texas-based Provost Umphrey Law Firm are being recognized on the 2016 Texas Super Lawyers list, which identifies the...


Mar 24, 2016, 12:26 ET U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Judgment Won by Provost Umphrey Law Firm

 The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld a lower court ruling awarding $5.8 million against Tyson Foods Inc. (NYSE: TSN) in favor of more than 3,000...


Oct 27, 2015, 10:35 ET Nurses, Physician Assistants Move Forward with High-Stakes Overtime Lawsuit

Advanced practice registered nurses, physician assistants and other health care professionals employed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs...


Nov 03, 2014, 08:00 ET Provost Umphrey Tops Other Texas Firms and Named a "Best Law Firm" by U.S. News and World Report - Best Lawyers®

 Provost Umphrey Law Firm, L.L.P. has been selected as a 2015 "Best Law Firm" in America by U.S. News and World Report – Best...


Sep 19, 2014, 08:00 ET Provost Umphrey Named to List of Elite Trial Lawyers by The National Law Journal

 On September 9, 2014, The National Law Journal and Law.com selected Provost Umphrey Law Firm for its inaugural list of America's Elite Trial...


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 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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


Jul 12, 2012, 16:45 ET Provost Umphrey: $118 Million Verdict Against First National Bank and Conroe Area Lawyer

A Harris County State District Court jury awarded a $118 million verdict to six investors that were defrauded by First National Bank of...