Brent Cordell practices exclusively in the area of personal injury law. His number one focus is helping people with severe injuries get the legal representation they desire. Throughout his career, Mr. Cordell has helped thousands of injured people get the just compensation they deserve.
"My job is to level the playing field so to speak. I want the average man to have the same rights, privileges and legal representation as the big insurance companies and corporations do," Mr. Cordell says. "Our civil justice system is designed to make the injured party whole again. How can this be accomplished if you don't have the same access to the courthouse as the insurance companies do?"
Mr. Cordell handles all types of personal injury cases, including automobile accidents, trucking accidents, medical malpractice, products liability, premises liability, insurance bad faith and work-related accidents. Brent Cordell is board certified in Personal Injury Law, an impressive feat that requires that each lawyer has:
- Been licensed to practice law for at least five years;
- Devoted a required percentage of practice to personal injury trial law for at least three years;
- Handled a wide variety of personal injury trial law matters to demonstrate experience and involvement;
- Attended personal injury trial law continuing education seminars regularly to keep legal training up to date;
- Been evaluated by fellow lawyers and judges;
- Passed a day-long written examination.
The attorney must also have extensive knowledge of the law of evidence, procedure, and other substantive law involved in the trial of personal injury cases.
Brent Cordell received his Juris Doctorate degree from South Texas College of Law in 1999. He graduated from law school as a member of the Order of Barristers, a national honor society for courtroom advocates. While at South Texas he received the following honors: Dean's Outstanding Advocate Award; Finalist, American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Competition, 1999; Champion, National Moot Court Competition (Association of the Bar of New York), 1999; Champion, Texas Young Lawyers Association State Moot Court Competition, 1998. Prior to attending law school, he obtained his B.A. in Economics from The University of Texas at Austin in 1995.
Mr. Cordell handles cases all over the country and is admitted to practice law in the state of Texas as well as the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas. He is an active member of the American, Texas and Houston Bar Associations, is a member of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association and the Christian Trial Lawyers Association.