Board Certification: Board Certified, Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization (since 1987).
Member: State Bar of Texas, Houston Bar Association, Insurance Section, State Bar of Texas and the Texas Trial Lawyer Association.
Martindale Hubbell Peer Review Rating: AV rated, receiving the highest possible rating every year for the past 23 years. The AV Peer Rating identifies lawyers with a very high to pre-eminent legal ability which is a reflection of their expertise, experience, integrity, and overall professional excellence. In order to qualify, the lawyer must also have the highest ethical rating as judged by his or her peers. AV Peer Rated lawyers are a select group who benefit by being listed in the Martindale-Hubbell Lawyer Locator, on the LexisNexis Service, and in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.
Bar and Court Admissions: Mr. Green was admitted to the Texas State Bar in 1978. Mr. Green is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit and U.S. District Court, for both the Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas.
Professional Experience: – Baker Botts, Houston, Texas (1978 – 1980); Hays, McConn, Rice & Pickering, Houston, Texas (1980 – 1988) (Partner 1985 – 1988); Robert D. Green & Associates, P.C. (at times in association with other firms) (1988 – present); Adjunct Professor of Trial Advocacy Bates School of Law, University of Houston (1988-1990).
Education: The University of Texas at Austin, Bachelor of Arts with Honors (1975); The University of Texas School of Law, Order of the Coif with Honors (J.D. 1978).
Nature of Practice: Trial to conclusion of over 75 jury trials in state and federal court involving personal injury, products liability, medical malpractice, business conflicts, securities, shareholder dirivitive suits, and insurance coverage disputes.
Briefed and argued over 15 appellate arguments, including arguments before the Texas Supreme Court and the Fifth Circuit, En Banc. Appellate arguments have involved personal injury, federal preemption, insurance coverage and other contractual issues.
Recognition: Named Super Lawyer 7 consecutive years 2006-2012; Top Texas Lawyers, Texas Monthly, October 2006; Top Texas Lawyers for the Family and Consumer, January 2007. Advocate Member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, a prestigious organization of trial lawyers from both sides of the bar. Exclusive membership is by invitation only after a selective nomination process, vote of the entire chapter, and successful completion of an application requiring strict compliance with membership requirements. Membership at an “Advocate” level requires the member to have taken at least fifty cases to jury verdict as lead counsel.