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Tommy W. Gillaspie
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Houston Attorney
Tommy W. Gillaspie

Phone: 713.877.1112

Email: tgillaspie@donatobrown.com

Languages: English

After playing football at Harvard and graduating cum laude, Tommy started his law career 36 years ago defending health care providers with Vinson & Elkins. From there he started his own law firm and for seventeen years Tommy tried cases ranging from explosions to eighteen-wheeler collisions to horrible burn cases.

The decades of honed skills are now brought to bear on behalf of the numerous subrogation claims handled by DMBP. A skilled litigator, Tommy heads up trial teams bringing cases in New Mexico, Colorado and across Texas involving all matter of catastrophic property damage claims.

Professional Affiliations:

  • ABOTA Nominated, Houston: 2011
  • Member, Houston Bar Association, American Bar Association
  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Director, (1995-2001) Houston Trial Lawyers Association
  • Associate Director, Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, Premise Liability Committee of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, The Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Member, Houston Young Lawyers Association
  • Member, American Society of Law and Medicine
  • Member, The Rutherford Institute
  • Fellow, Houston Bar Foundation, Texas Bar Foundation
  • Life Member: Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Community/Civic Activities:

  • Board of Directors, Christian Radio Station 89.3 KSBJ (owned and operated by Something Better Educational Foundation) (1988 – 1991)
  • Deacon and Class Leader/Teacher, Second Baptist Church (1988 – 2000)
  • Founding Member and Elder; Spring Valley Fellowship (2000 to 2007)
  • Member, Christian Legal Society; Volunteer Attorney, Emergency Aid Coalition
  • Member, Harvard Varsity Club, Harvard Club of Houston
  • Board of Directors: Kardo Ministries (2005-2010)
  • Property Acquisition Team; Ecclesia Church (2009-2010)

Honors & Awards:

  • Voted Texas Top Rated Lawyer, AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Voted “Outstanding Lawyer in Houston” by H Texas Magazine from 2008-2013
  • Voted “Texas Super Lawyers” Texas Magazine 2011-2013

Published Appellate Work:

  • Author/Speaker: South Texas College of Law
    Advanced Personal Injury Law Conference – “Medical Malpractice Update”
    May 16 – 17, 1996, Houston, Texas
  • Author/Speaker: State Bar of Texas
    Advanced Personal Injury Law Course – “Premises Liability”
    August 7 – 9, 1996, Dallas, Texas
  • Author/Speaker: The Rutherford Institute
    Fall Regional Conference – “Christian Ethics and the Law”
    October 1, 1996, Houston, Texas
  • Author/Speaker: State Bar of Texas
    Advanced Personal Injury Law Course – “Premises Liability”
    July 23 – 25, 1997, Dallas, and Houston, Texas
  • Author/Speaker: State Bar of Texas
    Advanced Personal Injury Law Course – “Premises Liability Update”
    November, 1997, Cozumel, Mexico
  • Author/Speaker: National Business Institute
    “Trying and Preparing the Difficult Premises Liability Case”
    January 14, 1998, Houston, Texas
  • Speaker: State Bar of Texas
    Advanced Personal Injury Law Course – “Premise Liability”
    August 5, 1999, San Antonio, Texas
  • Author/Speaker: National Business Institute
    “Premises Liability: Preparation and Trial of a Difficult Case in Texas”
    September 28, 1999, Houston, Texas
  • Author/Speaker: Certified Continuing Legal Education
    “Bullet-Proofing the Chapter 74 Expert Witness Report”
    South of the Border Legal Presentation
    October – November 2009, Laredo, Eagle Pass, Rio Grande City and McAllen, Texas

Contact This Firm

Donato, Brown, Pool & Moehlmann

3200 Southwest Freeway
Suite 2300
Houston, TX 77027-7525
United States

Law Firm Contact: Robert D. Brown / Aaron M. Pool

Tel: 713.877.1112

Fax: 713.877.1138

Email: bbrown@donatobrown.com, apool@donatobrown.com

Website: www.donatobrown.com

Member Since: 2005

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