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“For the past 35 years, I have been blessed and thrilled to represent more than 1,500 clients, who have suffered personal injuries, most against large national companies. This David and Goliath story is replayed over and over in my practice, I strongly believe that a committed attorney can bring an injured individual justice under our great American legal system.”

-Linda Durant Houssiere

Linda Durant Houssiere

Managing Partner

Linda Durant Houssiere is an accomplished attorney with over 35 years of experience backing up her work. A mediator with advanced mediation training, she is known in the legal profession as “the negotiator,” with a reputation for being fair and able to see the big picture in complex cases. Her skills make her a formidable opponent in mass tort cases, which she heads at Houssiere Durant & Houssiere, LLP.

Linda’s large international clientele hails from South America, Canada, Australia, Guam, Thailand, and Mexico. Born in Miami, she was admitted to the Bar in the State of Texas in 1985 and has been licensed with the United States Supreme Court. She has been recognized by her peers as a “Top Lawyer for the People” and earned multiple top ratings and awards from industry associations.

When she is not busy practicing law, Linda loves traveling, the mountains, the ocean, boating, reading, and the theatre. She has traveled around the world, immersing herself in the history of the locales she visits, with a special focus on Asia.

Admitted to Practice:

  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals – Fifth Circuit
  • United States District Court – Southern District of Texas
  • All Texas State Courts

Education & Honors:

  • B.A., Dean’s List, Stetson University
  • J.D., Dean’s List, South Texas College of Law
  • Order of the Lytae
  • Beginning & Advanced Mediator Training, Attorney-Mediator’s Institute
  • HBA, Civil Court Ad Litem Institute
  • Moderated Settlement Conference Training

Activities & Affiliations:

  • Assistant Editor, South Texas Law Journal
  • State Bar of Texas
  • The American Bar Association, Dispute Resolution Section
  • Houston Bar Association, Alternative Dispute Resolution Board
  • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Houston Trial Lawyers Association, Director
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Director
  • National Health Lawyers Association
  • Harris County Dispute Resolution Center
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Services
  • Attorney Mediator Services
  • Houston Lawyer Referral Service
  • Who’s Who In American Law
  • Princeton Who’s Who of Executives, Professionals & Entrepreneurs (2009-2010)

Publications & Presentations:

  • Mediation Straight Talk, 1995
  • Evaluating a Medical Malpractice Case, 1993
  • Product Liability – Defective Devices, 1993
  • Evaluating Liability – The Threshold Question, State Bar of Texas Advanced Settlement Techniques, 1990