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Linebarger-Goggan-Blair&SampsonAttorneys

Houston, Texas

4828 Loop Central Drive
Suite 600
Houston, TX 77081
p: 713.844.3400
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P.O. Box 3064
Houston, TX 77253-3064
  • Nicole J. Borchard, Partner

    Nicole J. Borchard, admitted to bar, 2010, Texas. Preparatory education, Texas State University (B.E.S.S., 2004); legal education, Thurgood Marshall School of Law of Texas Southern University (J.D., 2008). Dean's list: 2007; 2008. Member: State Bar of Texas.

  • John P. Dillman, Partner

    John P. Dillman, admitted to bar, 1991, Texas; also admitted to practice before U.S. Court of Appeals; Fifth Circuit, U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas. Preparatory education, Transylvania University (B.A., with honors, 1987); legal education, Vanderbilt University Law School (J.D., 1991). Trial Training and Certification, National Institute for Trial Advocacy. Student Writing Editor, Vanderbilt Law Review, 1990-91. Top Quarter of Class, 1991. Recipient: Merit-based Thomas Jefferson Scholarship; American Jurisprudence Award for Contracts; Gold Key Volunteer Award; International Credit Association Houston; 2002 Silver Quill Award, International Association of Business Communicators. First Place, State Debate Tournament, Kentucky Forensic Association, 1986. Author: "Death and (Post-Petition Property) Taxes," American Bankruptcy Institute Journal (February 2011); "Prescription Drug Approval and Terminal Diseases: Desperate Times Require Desperate Measures," 44 Vanderbilt Law Review 925 (1991). Member: Houston and Federal Bar Associations; State Bar of Texas; Houston Volunteer Lawyers Association; Texas Association of Bankruptcy Attorneys; Houston Bankruptcy Conference; American Mensa.

  • Damon D. Edwards, Partner

    Damon D. Edwards, admitted to bar, 2000, Texas; also admitted to practice before U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas. Preparatory education, Texas A&M University (B.S., 1995); legal education, Houston College of Law (J.D., 1999). Editorial Board, Texas Bar Journal, 2009-12. Member: State Bar of Texas (Director, 2009-12); College of the State Bar of Texas; National Bar Association; Houston Lawyers Association (President, 2004-05); Texas Bar Foundation (Director, 2011-12).

  • Tanya F. Eriksson-Wood, Partner

    Tanya F. Eriksson-Wood, admitted to bar, 1995, Texas; 2015, Oregon. Preparatory education, Texas A&M University (B.B.A., cum laude, 1991; M.B.A., 1993); legal education, Houston College of Law (J.D., 1995). Member: State Bar of Texas; Oregon State Bar.

  • Tara L. Grundemeier, Partner

    Tara L. Grundemeier, admitted to bar, 2002, Texas; also admitted to practice before U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas. Preparatory education, University of Houston (B.S., Psychology, 1994; B.S., Political Science, 1996); legal education, Thurgood Marshall School of Law of Texas Southern University (J.D., magna cum laude, 2002). Recipient: American Jurisprudence Award for Commercial Law. Listed in, Who's Who Among American Law Students, 2000. Member: Houston (Bankruptcy Section) and American (Business Law Section) Bar Associations; State Bar of Texas (Bankruptcy Section); College of the State Bar of Texas; American Inns of Court (Hon. Arthur L. MollerĀ­David B. Foltz, Jr. Inn of Court).

  • Victoria Vonder Haar, Partner

    Victoria Vonder Haar, admitted to bar, 2000, Texas; also admitted to practice before U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas. Preparatory education, Texas A&M University (B.S., Political Science, 1995); legal education, University of Houston Law Center (J.D., cum laude, 2000). Legislative Fellow, Children at Risk, 2008-09. Member: State Bar of Texas; Houston Young Lawyers Association (Chair, Scouting Committee, 2006-07); Women Professionals in Government (Board member, 2009-10; 2011-).

  • James P. Harris, Partner

    James P. Harris, admitted to bar, 1996, Texas; 2012, Colorado; 2014, Virginia. Preparatory education, University of Texas at Austin (B.A., 1988); legal education, University of Houston Law Center (J.D., 1993). Fraternity: Phi Delta Phi. Member: Houston and Colorado Bar Associations; State Bar of Texas.

  • Angelica Hernandez, Partner

    Angelica Hernandez, admitted to bar, 1996, Texas; also admitted to practice before U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas. Preparatory education, University of Iowa (B.A., Communication Studies/Spanish, 1989); legal education, University of Iowa College of Law (J.D., 1993). Recipient: Consejo Legales Award, Hispanic Bar Association of Houston, 2010; 2011; President's Award, 2013; President's Award, Houston Bar Association, 2014; President's Merit Award, State Bar of Texas, 2014; Attorney of the Year Award, Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, LLP, 2014. Member: State Bar of Texas, Board of Directors (2016 -); Houston Bar Association (Judicial Polls Committee, 2013-14; Ambassador, 2013-15; Co-Chair, Hay Center Committee, 2014-15 ); Co-Chair IDEA Committee (2015-17); State Bar of Texas (Board of Directors, Hispanic Issues Section, 2012-15); Hispanic Bar Association of Houston (President, 2002-03); Mexican-American Bar Association of Houston (President, 2012-13; Board of Directors, 2013-); Mexican-American Bar Association of Texas (Treasurer, 2011-); Hispanic National Bar Association (Deputy Regional President, 2002-). Fellow: Texas Bar Foundation.

  • Richard Hill, Partner

    Richard Hill, admitted to bar, 1986, Texas; also admitted to practice before U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas. Preparatory education, Florida State University (B.S., 1978); legal education, Thurgood Marshall School of Law of Texas Southern University (J.D., 1981). Assistant County Attorney, Harris County, Texas, 1986-2002. Judge, Civil Court at Law #1, Harris County, Texas, Feb. 2000 - Nov. 2000. Member: Houston Bar Association; State Bar of Texas.

  • Deanna L. Longo, Attorney

    Deanna L. Longo, admitted to bar, 1992, Texas; also admitted to practice before U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; U.S. District Court, Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas. Preparatory education, Rice University (B.A., English/Legal Studies, 1987); legal education, University of Houston Law Center (J.D., 1991). Member: State Bar of Texas; Houston Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys.

  • E. Derick Mendoza, Partner

    E. Derick Mendoza, admitted to bar, 2002, Texas; also admitted to practice before U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas. Preparatory education, Texas A&M University (B.B.A., Marketing, 1997); legal education, Houston College of Law (J.D., 2001). Fraternity: Phi Alpha Delta. Recipient: Most Outstanding Junior Officer of the Year, 1st Legal Support Organization (LSO), 2009; Most Outstanding Junior Officer, Reserve Officers Association, Texas Chapter, 2010. National Finalist, Major General Strom Thurmond Award, Reserve Officers Association, 2010. Member: Fort Bend County Bar Association. (Maj., U.S. Army Reserve, JAGC, 2006-; Army Achievement Medal, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011; Army Commendation Medal, 2010, 2011; Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, 2011; Meritorious Service Medal, 2011).

  • Norman J. Nelson, Partner

    Norman J. Nelson, admitted to bar, 1984, Texas; also admitted to practice before U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas. Preparatory education, Tuskegee University (B.S., 1973); University of Northern Colorado (M.A., 1975); legal education, Thurgood Marshall School of Law of Texas Southern University (J.D., 1984). Former Assistant City Attorney, Houston, Texas. Member: Houston Bar Association; State Bar of Texas. (U.S. Air Force Reserve, ret).

  • Edward J. (Nick) Nicholas, Partner

    Edward J. (Nick) Nicholas, admitted to bar, 1992, Texas; also admitted to practice before U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; U.S. District Court, Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas; U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas. Preparatory education, Del Mar College (A.A., 1987); Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi (B.A., Finance, cum laude, 1989); legal education, Houston College of Law (J.D., cum laude, 1991). Member: Houston Bar Association; State Bar of Texas; (U.S. Navy, Honorable Discharge, 1989).

  • Anthony (Tony) Nims, Partner

    Anthony W. Nims, admitted to bar, 1977, Texas; also admitted to practice before U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas. Preparatory education, University of Texas (B.A., with honors, 1974); legal education, University of Texas School of Law (J.D., with honors, 1977). Member: Houston Bar Association; State Bar of Texas.

  • Pankaj R. Parmar, Partner

    Pankaj R. Parmar, admitted to bar, 1994, Texas; also admitted to practice before Bar Council of Gujarat, India; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas. Preparatory and legal education, Gujarat University, India (B.A., 1973; LL.B., 1976). Member: Houston and American Bar Associations; State Bar of Texas.

  • Leah L. Stolar, Partner

    Leah L. Stolar, admitted to bar, 1987, Texas. Preparatory education, University of Texas (B.M., 1982); legal education, University of Texas School of Law (J.D., 1985). Member: Houston Bar Association; State Bar of Texas.

  • Herbert Alonzo (Trey) Stone III, Partner

    Herbert Alonzo "Trey" Stone III, admitted to bar, 2003, Texas; also admitted to practice before U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas. Preparatory education, Morehouse College (B.A., 1999); legal education, Thurgood Marshall School of Law of Texas Southern University (J.D., cum laude, 2003). Member: State Bar of Texas.

  • Emily K. Watkins, Partner

    Emily K. Watkins, admitted to bar, 2006, Texas. Preparatory education, University of Texas at Austin (B.S., Communications, 2002); legal education, University of Houston Law Center (J.D., 2006). Member: State Bar of Texas.