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Kevin Haynes

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Kevin is a trial lawyer who represents clients across the nation that have been seriously injured or killed in trucking and bus crashes, oilfield incidents, and plant and refinery explosions. He grew up in the industrial Golden Triangle in Southeast Texas and witnessed firsthand how hardworking people can be devastated by catastrophic injuries. From an early age, his parents told him they knew he would be a lawyer because of his devotion to standing up for others and his disdain for people being treated unfairly. One day after class in high school, his favorite English teacher told him he should pursue a career in law. From that day forward, he knew he wanted to devote his life to fighting injustices.

Throughout his career, Kevin has consistently recovered successful verdicts and settlements for his clients. In 2011, he helped win the largest motor vehicle accident verdict in the State of Texas, which was selected to the Texas Verdicts Hall of Fame. In 2015, he helped secure the #5 and #8 largest accident settlements in the State of Texas. And most recently in 2019, he recovered $18,950,000 in jury verdicts.

For law school, Kevin attended South Texas College of Law Houston, where was chosen as a member of the law review and won an award for his outstanding legal writing. He also won a spot on the school’s nationally recognized moot court team and competed in tournaments nationwide. He began his legal career clerking for a Senior Justice on the Fourteenth Court of Appeals in Houston, where he gained invaluable experience in appellate law.

Following his clerkship, Kevin joined one of the oldest corporate law firms in Texas, where he represented corporate and individual clients in complex business disputes, insurance disputes, and appeals. This experience, along with Kevin’s unparalleled work ethic and commitment to his clients, has enabled him to consistently achieve successful verdicts and settlements for injury victims in Texas and across the United States.

Education

  • B.B.A., The University of Texas at Austin, May 2003

  • J.D., South Texas College of Law Houston, May 2006

    • Law Review

    • Varsity Moot Court

    • Haynes & Boone LLP Award for Outstanding Legal Writing

    • Phi Delta Phi Highest Grade Award: Torts II

Professional Affiliations

  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Directors

  • Houston Trial Lawyers Association

  • American Association for Justice

  • Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys

Court Admissions

  • Admitted to all courts of the State of Texas, 2006

  • U.S. District Court of the Southern District of Texas

  • U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Texas

  • U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Texas

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

Honors & Distinctions

  • Super Lawyers, Texas Rising Stars, 2012 – 2020

  • National Trial Lawyer, Texas Top 40 Under 40, 2014 – Present

  • National Trial Lawyer, Top 25 Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers Association, 2020

  • Million-Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Lifetime Member

  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel, Nation’s Top 1%, 2015 – 2020

  • H Texas Magazine, Top Houston Lawyers, 2013 – 2018

Clerkships

  • Briefing Attorney for the Honorable Leslie B. Yates, Fourteenth Court of Appeals, Houston TX, 2006-2007

Principal Office

  • Kherkher Garcia LLP
  • 2925 Richmond Ave., Suite 1560
  • Houston, Texas 77098
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