Wesson H. Tribble

Attorney at Law

Practice Areas – Civil Litigation

  • Construction
  • Trucking/Transportation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Products Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Labor and Employment

Articles, Publications and Lectures

  • Anatomy of a Lawsuit
  • Texas Ethics
  • Texas Dramshop Act
  • Construction Law
  • Products Liability in Texas
  • Texas Trucking and Transportation
  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Stowers Doctrine
  • Texas Consumer Protection Act
  • Premises Liability in Texas
  • Texas Negotiation Strategies
  • Texas Environmental Law

Published Cases

  • Dalfrey v. Boss Hoss Cycles, Inc., 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 122488, aff’d in part, rvs’d in part, Dalfrey v. Boss Hoss Cycles, Inc., 456 Fed. Appx. 329, 2011 U.S. App. LEXIS 21234 (5th Cir. Tex., Oct. 18, 2011).
  • Barefield v. City of Houston, 846 S.W.2d 399 (Tex. App. – Hou [14th] 1992, writ denied).
  • West Oaks Hospital v. Williams, 371 S.W.3d 171 (Tex. 2012)
  • Cates v. Creamer, 431 F 3.d. 456 (5th Cir. 2005), cert. denied, Hertz Corp. v. Cates, 127 S. Ct. 219, 2006 Lexis 7179 (U.S. 2006)
  • Plumley v. Landmark Chevrolet, 122 F.3d 308 (5th Cir. 1997)
  • United States Fidelity & Guaranty Co. v. Goudeau, 272 S.W. 3d 603 (Tex. 2008)

Awards and Recognition

  • AV Preeminent Rated by Martindale Hubbell
  • American Jurisprudence Award in Trial Advocacy
  • AM Best Recommended Insurance Defense Law Firm
  • Bureau of National Affairs Award
  • American Bar Association Bronze Key Award of Outstanding Achievement

Professional and Community Involvement

  • American Trucking Association
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Association of Builders and Contractors
  • State Bar of Texas, Construction Law and Litigation Section
  • Bellaire Masonic Lodge, No. 1336
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Texas Motor Transportation Association
  • Counsel for Litigation Management
  • Texas State Bar College Fellow
  • DRI
  • Transportation Lawyers’ Association
  • Greater Houston Builders’ Association

Education

  • South Texas College of Law, J.D., 1987
  • Texas State University B.A. Political Science, B.S. Engineering-Manufacturing (Civil Layout), 1983

Admitted to Practice

  • 1987, Texas; U.S. District Court, Southern, Eastern, Northern and Western Districts of Texas, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; The U.S. Supreme Court