Hubert Oxford, III

Mr. Oxford joined the firm in 1967 after serving as Captain and Judge Advocate for United States Air Force (1963-1966), a Briefing Clerk for the late Judge Joe J. Fisher of the United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas (1966), and as an Assistant District Attorney for Jefferson County, Texas (1967). Mr. Oxford graduated with a Mechanical Engineering degree from Texas A&M University in 1960 and obtained his law degree from the University of Texas, School of Law in 1963 where he served as the Associate Editor of the Texas Law Review from 1962-1963.

Since 1975, Mr. Oxford has served as the managing partner of the firm. Mr. Oxford has practiced law in a number of fields, including: Admiralty & Maritime Law; Litigation & Appeals; Environmental Law; Municipal Corporations; Personal Injury – Defense; Personal Injury – Plaintiff; and Toxic Torts. Mr. Oxford has also been specialized/certified in Civil Trial Law, National Board of Trial Advocacy; Civil Trial Law, State Bar of Texas; Personal Injury, State Bar of Texas; and Proctor in Admiralty, Maritime Law Association of the United States. Additionally, Mr. Oxford is admitted to practice law in Texas (1963), Oklahoma (1996), Wyoming (1996), Montana (1996), Colorado (1997), U. S. Supreme Court (1975), District of Columbia (1977), U. S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit (1967), U. S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit (1967), U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas (1966), U. S. District Court Southern District of Texas (1966), U. S. District Court Northern District of Texas (1994), U. S. District Court Western District of Texas (1994), U. S. District Court District of Wyoming (1996), U.S. District Court Western District of Oklahoma, U. S. Tax Court, and U. S. Patent and Trademark Office, and U. S. Court of Federal Claims (1975).

In addition to his admissions to practice before a number of courts in the United States, Mr. Oxford has been named as one of the Best Lawyers in the United States, Outstanding Young Lawyer, Jefferson County Bar Association (1972, President 1987-1988), Sustaining Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation, Sustaining Fellow, American Bar Association, Listed in Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, Listed in Who’s Who in American Law, Listed in Who’s Who in Practicing Attorneys, Listed in Who’s Who in Finance & Industry, and Listed in Who’s Who in Beaumont.

Mr. Oxford currently serves as general counsel for both the Lower Neches Valley Authority (1976) and the Jefferson County Waterway and Navigation District (1985). Previously, he served on Texas Air Control Board, Member (1984-1989), Lamar University System, Past General Counsel, Lamar University System, Regent (1978-1984), United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas, United States Commissioner (1968-1970), Clean Air Study Committee, Texas 60th Legislature, Chairman (1985-1986), Texas Government Reorganization Committee, Texas 70th Legislature (member 1987-1988), Board of Directors State Bar of Texas and Grievance Committee (1995-1996), Rules Committee Civil Justice Reform Act (1991), Advisory Committee for Eastern District of Texas (1991-1995), Member, Texas Oil Spill Commission (1992-1998), and Member, Texas Board of Registration for Professional Engineers (1994-2000).

Lastly, Mr. Oxford has had a varied legal experience. Mr. Oxford has lead counsel for defendants in many complex cases and has served as Co-class counsel in a number of class action cases. For a list of Mr. Oxford's reported cases, please click here.

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