Michele Quattlebaum

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Michele Quattlebaum was raised in Arkansas.  She has more than 37 years of trial experience in all areas of personal injury and products liability, including commercial trucking, construction, propane, premises liability (rape, murder, slip and fall), pest control, toxic tort, employment law, medical, nursing, pharmacy, chiropractic, hospital, dental, nursing home, and optometric malpractice.  She has tried more than 100 cases to verdict in most areas of Texas, as well as in Illinois, Arkansas, Missouri, Mississippi, and Florida.  She has also handled suits in many other states on a pro hac vice basis.

Ms. Quattlebaum routinely consults with professionals on risk management and employment matters.  She represents professionals before their respective board of examiners. 

Preparatory and Legal Education:

  • William Woods College, Fulton, Missouri, B.S., magna cum laude 1977
  • South Texas College of Law, J.D., 1981


  • Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Memberships and Other Honors:

  • Houston Bar Association
  • Texas Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • Texas “Super Lawyer” 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • AV rating (the highest available) - Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Instructor on Jurisprudence -  Texas Chiropractic College


  • Texas Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Eastern, Northern, and Western Districts of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas


  • Speaks throughout Texas and the United States to professional groups on risk management, ethics, HIPAA, and documentation
  • Conducts webinars on documentation, HIPAA, ethics, risk management, Medicare documentation, and staffing issues
  • Seminars for insurance claims adjusters for continuing education credit through the Texas Department of Insurance on subjects such as Stowers Doctrine and evaluating lawsuits