Lorance & Thompson General Practice Attorneys, Attorneys, Legal Service Plans

Phone: (713) 868-5560
Direccion: 2900 North Loop W # 500, Houston, TX 77092, Houston
Sitio web: http://lorancethompson.com

Lorance & Thompson

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First and foremost, we are trial lawyers.† For more than thirty-five years Lorance & Thompson lawyers have provided unsurpassed representation for their clients in courthouses across the length and breadth of Texas.† If we go to trial, we expect to win.† Our partners routinely try cases where the stakes are high, well into seven and eight figures, against some of the best plaintiff lawyers in the country.† Our beginning lawyers are in the courthouse in their first year, both on their own cases and assisting more senior lawyers as they hone their skills.† By the time they have the opportunity to join the firm, they, too, sit second chair to no one.† †Areas of PracticeArbitration Cargo Claims CommercialConstructionCustoms†Employment LawInsuranceHealth Care LitigationPatent LitigationPremises LiabilityProducts LiabilityTrademarkTransportation† Lorance & Thompson†is a Member of the ALFA International legal network. Founded in 1980, ALFA counts 115 law firms within its membership, 85 U.S. firms and 30 firms in major cities around the World. ALFA Members combine their resources and expertise to better serve their clients, offering legal seminars, a wide range of reference materials, coordinated research capabilities, and a ready referral network of outstanding legal counsel. For more information about the ALFA legal network, click on the ALFA logo or other ALFA link provided herein. †DRI is the national organization of defense trial lawyers and corporate counsel. DRI provides numerous educational and informational resources to DRI members and offers many opportunities for liaison among defense trial lawyers, Corporate America, and state and local defense organizations. DRI also has an international presence, seeking to enhance understanding of the law among members of the defense community who have reason to be concerned with the expanding globalization of litigation defense.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† † ††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †Lorance & Thompson†2900 N. Loop West, Suite 500 Houston, Texas 77092713.868.5560 800.229.5560 fax: 713.864.4671

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