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  • Personal Injury
  • Admiralty and Maritime Law
Contact InfoTelephone: 713-993-7241
Telephone: 713-800-1151
Fax: (281) 602-7735
University Baylor University, B.B.A., 1989
Law SchoolBaylor University, J.D., 1990
Admitted1991, U.S. District Court, Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas; 1992, U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit; 1990, Texas; 2004, Mississippi and U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi; 2005, Georgia
Memberships San Antonio, Houston and American Bar Associations; State Bar of Texas (4G21 Grievance Committee, 1998-2004); Houston Trial Lawyers Association (Director, 1996-1998, 2005—; Vice-president, 1999-2004); Texas Trial Lawyers Association (Association Director, 1998-1999; Director, 1999-2004); The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Houston Trial Lawyers Foundation (Director, 1997, 2000-2004); American Board of Trial Advocates (Associate); Mississippi Trial Lawyers Association; Southern Trial Lawyers Association; National Italian American Bar Association; Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association (2004—); Million Dollar Advocates Forum; NTSB Bar Association.
BornZanesville, Ohio, June 15, 1966

Richard J. Plezia has primarily focused his extensive litigation career on civil trials in both federal and state courts, trying numerous cases to verdict. He has participated in and tried over a hundred jury trials. He is one of only a very small percentage of Texas lawyers to be board certified twice. He is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by Texas Board of Legal Specialization and Board Certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He has also been selected for membership in the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) and is AV rated by Martidale-Hubbell.


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Richard J. Plezia

11200 Westheimer Road, Suite 620
HoustonTX 77042


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