The Gibson Law Firm Attorneys
JASON A. GIBSON, ATTORNEY AT LAW, FOUNDER
Jason A. Gibson, born New Braunfels, Texas,admitted to bar, 1998, Texas. Licensed to practice before the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas and Eastern District of Texas.
Education: Stephen F. Austin State University (B.A., magna cum laude, 1995); University of Houston Law Center (J.D., 1998). Phi Delta Phi (Member, Board of Advocates). Champion, Lorance & Thompson Negotiation Competition, 1997. Semi-Finalist, James Hippard Mock Trial Competition. Recipient, CALI Legal Excellence for the Future Award.
Member: Houston and American Bar Associations; State Bar of Texas; The College of the State Bar of Texas; Texas Trial Lawyer Association (Fellowship Member and Board of Directors); Houston Trial Lawyers Association ( President, Sept 15, 2011 - Present; President – Elect, 2010 – 2011; Executive Board as Secretary/Treasurer, 2009 – 2010; Vice President, 2006 – 2009, Board of Directors, 1999 – 2006); The American Association for Justice (f/k/a The Association of Trial Lawyers of America ); Christian Trial Lawyers Association; Houston Young Lawyers Association; Texas Trial Lawyer Association Board of Advocates; Board of Editors, Law Journal Newsletters’ Silica Publication; Career Mentor, Office of Career Development, University of Houston Law Center; Board of Trustees, Houston Lawyer Referral Service.
Honors: Selected as one of ďHoustonís Top Lawyers,Ē H Texas Magazine, July 2012. Selected as one of “Houston’s Top Lawyers,” H Texas Magazine, June 2011. Selected as one of “Houston’s Top 100 Professionals,” H Texas Magazine, September 2010. Selected as one of “Houston’s Top Lawyers,” H Texas Magazine, June 2010. Selected as one of “Houston’s Top Lawyers,” H Texas Magazine, June 2009. Selected as one of Houston’s “Top Lawyers for the People,” H Texas Magazine, February 2009. Selected as one of “Houston’s Top Lawyers,” H Texas Magazine, June 2008. Selected as one of Houston’s “Top Lawyers for the People,” H Texas Magazine, March 2005. Selected as one of Houston’s “Top Professionals on the Fast Track,” H Texas Magazine, December 2005. Selected as one of Houston’s “Top Lawyers for the People,” H Texas Magazine, January 2006. Honorary Major, Former Texas Rangers Foundation, May 20, 2004.
Speaking: “Plaintiff’s Perspective: The Equipment Manufacturing Case,” Mealey’s National Silica Litigation Conference, Boston, April 8, 2003; “Failure to Warn: Human Factors Warnings,” Mealey’s National Silica Litigation Conference, Atlanta, October 14, 2003; “Voir Dire: Exposing Bias in Occupational Lung Disease Cases,” Harris-Martin National Silica Litigation Conference, New Orleans, March 25, 2004; “The ABC’s of Sandblasting and Foundry Work,” Harris-Martin National Plaintiff and Defense Silica Conference - Current and Emerging Issues In Silica Litigation, Las Vegas, October 4, 2004. “Providing Compliant Medical Reports,” Harris-Martin Texas Asbestos & Silica Litigation Conference, Part II: Novel Approaches and Forecasting the Impact of Senate Bill 15, Houston, January 25, 2006.Houston Bar Association Speakers’ Bureau (2007 – Present). Guest Speaker, Association of Women Attorneys (AWA) Annual Meeting, “Rare Coin Fraud,” held at Federal Reserve Bank in Houston , Texas , April 23, 2009.
Teaching: Adjunct Professor in the College of Law at the University of Houston Law Center (Spring and Fall of 2008, 2009), teaching Trial Advocacy. Faculty Member, Family Law Trial Institute, South Texas College of Law - May 18, 2009.
Other Firm Attorneys
CLIFFORD D. PEEL, II
Clifford DeWitt Peel II, born Corpus Christi, Texas, admitted to bar, 2009, Texas.
Education: Texas A&M University (B.S., 2003); South Texas College of Law (J.D., Dec. 2008); Three time recipient of the South Texas Academic Merit Scholarship; Participant in the Spurgeon Bell Memorial Moot Court and Garland R. Walker Memorial Mock Trial competitions.
Experience: Legal intern for the Honorable Ronald B. King, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Western District of Texas (2006); Law clerk for the Gibson Law Firm (2007 - 2009).
Honors & Affiliations: 2012 Texas Super Lawyers - Rising Star; 2011-2012 Board of Directors - Houston Trial Lawyers Association; Member - Texas Trial Lawyers Association and American Bar Association.
ANDREW C. SMITH
Andrew C. Smith, born Houston, Texas, admitted to bar, 2010, Texas. Licensed to practice before the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas.
Education: University of Houston (B.A. English, summa cum laude, 2004); University of Houston Law Center (J.D., Order of the Barristers, 2009); Quarter-Finalist, 2009 National Trial Competition, South U.S. Regional in New Orleans; Semi-Finalist, 2009 James Hippard Mock Trial Competition; Runner-up Best Advocate, 2008 Stanford University Trial Competition; Participant, 2008 National Civil Trial Competition in Los Angeles and 2007 Michigan State Trail Competition.
Experience: Legal Intern for Harris County District Attorney’s Office, Post-Conviction Writs (2008); Law Clerk for The Gibson Law Firm (2009-2010).
Honors: Order of the Barristers; Recognized by International Academy of Trial Lawyers as the outstanding advocate at University of Houston Law Center in 2009.
Member: State Bar of Texas; American Bar Association; Texas Young Lawyers Association.