Rick L. Gibson

Attorney at Law

Practice Areas

  • Trucking/Transportation
  • Construction Defect
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Contract/Commercial
  • Insurance Coverage/Defense

Professional Information and Memberships

  • AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Member State Bar of Texas
  • Past state co-chair for the Council on Litigation Management
  • Member Houston Bar Association
    Representative Jury Trials
  • Represented truck manufacturers in personal injury suits involving serious truck accidents.
  • Represented various retailers in premises liability and false arrest cases.
  • Represented an insurance company in a bad faith trial in federal court involving allegations that the carrier improperly handled workers
    compensation claims and adversely affected the plaintiff company’s loss experience rating.
  • Represented a resort hotel in a construction accident case involving serious head injuries to a construction worker.


  • Married 33 years
  • Former newspaper reporter and editor
  • 1 son and 2 daughters
  • Member Knights of Columbus
  • Member St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

Associations and Memberships

  • Member State Bar of Texas
  • Houston Bar Association


  • University of Mississippi (Ole Miss), Juris Doctor (magna cum laude)
  • Eastern Illinois University, Class of 1981, B.A. (Journalism)

Admitted to Practice

  • Admitted in 1986, Texas
    U.S. District Court, Northern, Eastern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas
    U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit