Albert Lee Giddens
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|Albert Lee Giddens|
|Born||Albert Lee Giddens
Sept. 29, 1947
Corpus Christi, Texas, United States
|Residence||Deer Park, Texas|
|Alma mater||University of Texas at Austin|
|Website||http://www.Accidentinjurylawyerhouston.com Giddens & Burns Website|
Albert Lee Giddens is a Texas trial lawyer. His firm made its name handling plaintiff's litigation, representing clients suing for wrongful death and personal injuries throughout the state of Texas. Giddens is Board Certified in both Personal Injury and Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
Born September 29, 1947 in Corpus Christi, Texas, Giddens graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Texas in 1970. After graduation, Giddens joined the Texas National Guard. After his stint in the Texas National Guard Giddens returned to the University of Texas, where he graduated from University of Texas School of Law in 1974. After graduation Giddens joined the Texaco corporate law division before founding his own firm in 1979.
Giddens made a name for himself handling plaintiff's litigation, one of his most notable cases came early in his career when he represented a family who's two-year-old had been electrocuted and as a result lost both of her arms. This tragedy made national news and the plaintiff subsequently made several television appearances including one on 20/20 and another on 60 Minutes.
Several years later after the Phillips Disaster of 1989 Giddens again found himself thrust into the spotlight. Mr. Giddens successfully represented the families of numerous victims in their wrongful death claims, securing substantial awards.
Giddens currently owns and operates the Law Firm of Giddens & Burns handling primarily personal injury and wrongful death cases. However, Giddens also handles a wide variety of civil litigation cases.,
In 1999 Giddens was elected to the Deer Park Independent School District Board of Trustees. He served as secretary to the Board of Trustees, until 2006 when he was elected to vice president. In 2009 Giddens was elected to president of the Board of Trustees, and currently holds this position.
Mr. Giddens is the past president and current continuing legal education (CLE) chair of the Pasadena Bar Association. Giddens is the current President of Texas Intercity Football Inc., which comprises eighteen little league football clubs throughout the Houston/Galveston area. Additionally Giddens is on the Board of Directors of the Houston Lawyer Referral Service.
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