Ms. Patrice Pujol

Ms. Patrice Pujol: Attorney with Forman Watkins & Krutz LLP
  • Attorney at Forman Watkins & Krutz LLP (54 Attorneys)
  • 4900 Woodway Drive, Suite 940, Houston, TX 77056
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Biography

Hometown

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Law School Honors & Awards

•American Jurisprudence Award - Appellate Advocacy
•Dean's List
•Best Team, Spurgeon Bell Moot Court Competition
•Second-Best Brief Award, Spurgeon Bell Moot Court Competition
•National Champions, William F. Starr Insurance Law Moot Court
•Second-Best Brief Award, William F. Starr Insurance Law Moot Court
•Third-Place Team, Hispanic Law Students Association National Moot Court
•Advocate, George Washington University National Security Law Moot Court
•Second-Best Brief Award, George Washington University National Security Law Moot Court

Professional Recognitions

•President's Award from the Houston Bar Association

Ongoing Peer Education & Seminar Presentations
•Co-author and Presenter, Texas Supreme Court Update: Cases and Trends in 2012, CLE Presentation before the Stonewall Law Association of Greater Houston
•Author and Presenter, Expert Witness Liability, State Bar of Texas, Advanced Expert Witness Course
•Co-author, Court's Charge - Minefield Approach, State Bar of Texas, Litigation Update Institute
•Co-author, Rule 42 Class Actions: Recent Developments, CLE Paper for State Bar of Texas, Advanced Personal Injury Law Course
•Author, Class Actions in Texas, CLE Paper for Texas Insurance Law Symposium
•Co-author, Mandamus Update: Survey of Recent Mandamus Decisions, CLE Paper for Tenth Annual Conference on State and Federal Appeals
•Co-author, New Discovery Rules and Their Impact on Appellate Practitioners, CLE Paper for State Bar of Texas, Advanced Civil Appellate Course
•Co-author, The Effect of the New Discovery Rules on Summary Judgment Practice, Preservation of Error, Sanctions, and Writs of Mandamus, CLE Paper for State Bar of Texas, The New Rules of Discovery: Issues for Business, Personal Injury and Family Law Litigators
•Presenter, The New Rules of Appellate Procedure, Presentation for The Houston Bar Association, Appellate Law for Trial Lawyers

Published Articles

• Texas Supreme Court Update, The Appellate Advocate
• Changes in the Litigation Landscape: New Laws from the 2011 General Session, The Houston Lawyer

Important Litigation Involvement

•Successfully decertified a class action involving homeowner property damage in Brazoria County. Texas Department of Transportation v. Barrier, 40 S.W.3d 153
•Successfully defended insurance carrier in appeal addressing the construction of Texas Labor Code section 410.205. Lopez v. Texas Workers' Compensation Insurance Fund, 11 S.W.3d 490
•Successfully defended objections to overbroad requests for production by securing a mandamus opinion reversing the trial court's order compelling discovery. In re Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Co., No. 09-98-0095-CV, 1998 WL 241221
•Handled a first impression appeal involving the construction of Texas Administrative Code Title 28, section 130.8. Texas General Indemnity Co. v. Eisler, 981 S.W.2d 744

Areas of Practice (11)

  • Appellate
  • Asbestos
  • Benzene
  • Employment
  • Personal Injury
  • Product Liability
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Labor-Employment
  • Commercial
  • Appellate: Civil

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
713-402-1717  Phone
713.621.6746  Fax
formanwatkins.com
University Attended:
Baylor University, B.A., English; University of Dallas, Master of English
Law School Attended:
South Texas College of Law, J.D., 1995
Year of First Admission:
1995
Admission:
U.S. District Court for Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas; 1995, Texas; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Memberships:

Organizations & Committees Membership

•State Bar of Texas, Litigation and Appellate Practice Sections
•State Bar of Texas Committee on Pattern Jury Charges
•Houston Bar Association, Litigation and Appellate Practice Sections
•Houston Lawyer Magazine - Editor-in-Chief, Associate Editor and Editorial Board

Languages:
Spanish (Conversant)
Birth Information:
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1963
ISLN:
910280806

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