- Law Office of Tom KirkendallOwner, 2000 - present
- Kirkendall & Isgur, LLPManaging Partner, 1981 - 2000
- Hirsch & Westheimer, P.C.Associate, 1979 - 1981
2 Violetta Ct, The Woodlands, TX 77381-4550
I am a lawyer in the Houston, Texas area who has practiced in complex business litigation matters for over 30 years. I represent a wide variety of clients in business-related lawsuits and corporate reorganizations in federal and state courts throughout Texas and the United States.
My practice consists of primarily trials and appeals in such diverse litigation areas as corporate reorganization and bankruptcy, oil and gas, business fraud, defense of civil and criminal contempt as well as sanctions cases, anti-trust, securities fraud, real estate, construction, insurance disputes, civil rights, First Amendment issues, and defense of coaches and players in NCAA Infractions Committee hearings. My website is here.
Since early 2004, I have maintained the Houston's Clear Thinkers blog, which addresses issues of interest to the Houston legal, business, and medical communities. Among other issues, I have advocated through my blog against the troubling use of the government's overwhelming prosecutorial power to regulate and deter business risk-taking that creates wealth for investors and jobs for communities.
I have been married to the lovely Susan Schearer Kirkendall since 1983. We reside in The Woodlands, Texas, which is a suburban community 30 miles north of downtown Houston.
- University of HoustonB.A., Political Science & Economics; Juris Doctorate, 1973 - 1979
- University of Iowa1971 - 1972
- University of Texas at Austin1972 - 1973
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