Genevieve Bacak McGarvey

Genevieve Bacak McGarvey: Attorney with McLeod, Alexander, Powel & Apffel A Professional Corporation

Biography

Genevieve McGarvey is an attorney focusing on complex civil litigation with a docket that spans Galveston, Harris, Brazoria and Jefferson Counties. Her diversity of cases has included medical malpractice claims, products liability cases, commercial litigation, tort claims litigation, life insurance cases, civil rights litigation, toxic tort and environmental damage.

In conjunction with her litigation practice at McLeod, Alexander, Powel and Apffel, P.C., McGarvey is a seasoned mediator and ad litem for the District, Probate and County Courts of Galveston County with a record of settling 90 percent of the cases brought to her for mediation. Additionally, she has an exceptional ability to creatively design settlements for the best interests of her clients. She works assiduously with mediation clients to resolve their cases and avoid the financial and emotional costs of trial and appeal. She is a Credentialed Distinguished Mediator with the Texas Mediator Credentialing Association.

Since joining the firm McGarvey has defended clients including The University of Texas System, The Medical Protective Company, U.S. Financial Life Insurance Company, Texas Municipal League and petrochemical clients such as BP Products North America and BP Chemical Company. Other strengths include, skillful negotiation and legal counsel on a variety of issues spanning environmental damage, releases, property damage, industrial devastation, construction and accidents, injuries to employees and plant contractors and OSHA citations.

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Toxic Tort
  • Complex Family Law Matters
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Tort Claims Litigation
  • Mediation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
University Attended:
Youngstown State University, B.S., summa cum laude, 1978
Law School Attended:
University of Houston, J.D., 1988
Year of First admission:
1989
Admission:
Texas; United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; US District Court for the Southern District of Texas; US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Memberships:

Professional Activities

•American Bar Association
•State Bar of Texas
•Texas Mediator Credentialing Association
•Association of Attorney Mediators
•Texas Association of Defense Counsel
•Galveston County Bar Association
•Galveston County Mediator's Association
•Galveston County Mediation Board
•Houston Bar Association

Birth Information:
Youngstown, Ohio, October 13, 1955
ISLN:
909326744
Payment Information:
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  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available
  • Peer Reviews

    • 4.8/5.0 (31)
    • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
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      4.8/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      4.8/5.0
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    • Communication

      4.8/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      4.9/5.0
    • Genevieve Bacak McGarvey

      5.0/5.0 by a Senior Counsel on 09/01/17 in Family Law on 09/01/17

      Genevieve is an excellent lawyer and on a short list of "go to" lawyers in Galveston County, Texas.

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      Genevieve is an excellent lawyer and on a short list of "go to" lawyers in Galveston County, Texas.

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        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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    • Genevieve Bacak McGarvey

      5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 09/10/15 in Mediation on 09/10/15

      • Legal Knowledge

        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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    • Genevieve Bacak McGarvey

      5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 09/10/15 in Civil Litigation on 09/10/15

      • Legal Knowledge

        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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    • Genevieve Bacak McGarvey

      5.0/5.0 by a Judge on 09/09/15 in General Practice on 09/09/15

      I have known Mrs. McGarvey for many years primarily for her community involvement. She has appeared before me several times (I'm a Justice of the Peace and the Municipal...

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      I have known Mrs. McGarvey for many years primarily for her community involvement. She has appeared before me several times (I'm a Justice of the Peace and the Municipal Court Judge)but she primarily appears in the County and District Courts. She has an excellent reputation in the Galveston community for being a knowledgeable and very ethical attorney.

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    • Genevieve Bacak McGarvey

      5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 09/04/15 in Real Estate on 09/04/15

      • Legal Knowledge

        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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    • Genevieve Bacak McGarvey

      5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 09/04/15 in Civil Litigation on 09/04/15

      • Legal Knowledge

        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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    • Genevieve Bacak McGarvey

      5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 09/03/15 in Family Law on 09/03/15

      • Legal Knowledge

        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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    • Genevieve Bacak McGarvey

      5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 09/02/15 in Alternative Dispute Resolution on 09/02/15

      Genevieve is an excellent attorney and does really good work as a mediator

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      Genevieve is an excellent attorney and does really good work as a mediator

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    • Genevieve Bacak McGarvey

      5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 09/01/15 in Family Law on 09/01/15

      • Legal Knowledge

        5.0/5.0
      • Analytical Capability

        5.0/5.0
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    • Genevieve Bacak McGarvey

      5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 09/01/15 in Mediation on 09/01/15

      Ms. McGarvey is an outstanding mediator. She has mediated many cases for me and my firm over the years and she has managed to settle every one. I would consider her amo...

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      Ms. McGarvey is an outstanding mediator. She has mediated many cases for me and my firm over the years and she has managed to settle every one. I would consider her among my top choices for a mediator when one is required.

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