"If an ear be struck off, let bot be made with twelve shillings. If the mouth or an eye be injured, let bot be made with twelve shillings. For the smallest disfigurement of the face, three shillings; and for the greater, six shillings. If a foot be cut off, let fifty shillings be paid."
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HARRIS & GREENWELL, a law firm composed of two lawyers and their dedicated staff, is devoted to a general civil trial and civil appellate practice. The firm (or its predecessors) has a historical focus on general commercial litigation, but its civil trial and appellate practice has encompassed virtually all shades of civil trial practice, including personal injury and wrongful death litigation, real estate litigation, oil and gas litigation, probate litigation, consumer litigation, shareholder derivative suits, legal and other professional malpractice, litigation against fiduciaries, and class action litigation.
HARRIS & GREENWELL is committed to intelligent and quality representation of its clients. Its two principals, James R. Harris and Andrew M. Greenwell, are both listed under The Best Lawyers of America® under commercial litigation. The firm of HARRIS & GREENWELL is also Peer Review rated AV by Martindale Hubbell® Law Directory, representing the highest available rating by that publication, and indicating very high to preeminent legal ability rating and a very high general ethics standard rating.
The senior partner, James R. Harris, is a fellow of The American College of Trial Lawyers. That organization is considered to be the premier professional trial court organization, and membership is extended by invitation only to those trial lawyers who have shown mastery in the art of advocacy and whose careers display a commitment to the highest standards of ethical conduct, professionalism, civility, and collegiality. He was also named a Texas Super Lawyer® for 2004. He is also Peer Review rated AV by Martindale Hubbell® Law Directory.
The managing partner, Andrew Greenwell, is a member of the Multi Million Dollar Advocates Forum™, one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States. He is a member of the Litigation Counsel of America™, a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers. He has been named a Texas Super Lawyer® for 2011 and 2012. He is also Peer Review rated AV by Martindale Hubbell® Law Directory.
The principals of HARRIS & GREENWELL have roots deep in South Texas, particularly in the city of Corpus Christi, and have a reputation for providing professional, aggressive, and creative advocacy on behalf of their clients in both trial courts and courts of appeal in the region.
Depending on many factors, including the client’s needs or resources and the kind of representation involved, HARRIS & GREENWELL will entertain representation on the basis of a contingent, hourly rate, combination, or other reasonable fee arrangement.
HARRIS & GREENWELL is a Texas General Partnership.