LAWRENCE B. GREER - Partner

Mr. Greer is a partner with the firm. He was raised in Dallas, Texas, and graduated from Southern Methodist University with a B.B.A. His law degree was obtained from the University of Houston where he graduated cum laude. He was also a member of the Order of the Barons and an Associate Editor of the Houston Law Review.

Mr. Greer worked as a briefing attorney for Justice Robert E. Morse on the Fourteenth Court of Appeals of the State of Texas. He then began his litigation practice with a Houston based litigation firm.

Mr. Greer has substantial experience in litigation involving complex legal and factual issues. His docket has included major commercial and personal injury claims, products liability litigation as well as malpractice defense of lawyers, doctors, and insurance agents.

Mr. Greer is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas. He is also a member of the Houston Bar Association and the Texas Association of Defense Counsel. He is licensed to practice in all Texas state courts as well as the U.S. Southern District of Texas, the U.S. Northern District of Texas and the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

lgreer@greerscottlaw.com

JAMES R. SCOTT - Partner

Mr. Scott is a partner with the firm. He graduated from the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut with a B.A. He then attended South Texas College of Law, where he was a member of Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity, and graduated with a Juris Doctor.

Mr. Scott has considerable experience in litigation involving defense of insureds and self-insureds in all risk categories covered by commercial lines and personal lines insurance coverages. His emphasis is on commercial auto, personal auto, construction, manufacturing, products liability, premises, security, fire and arson and maritime. He also handles insurance coverage opinions and representation of insurers in declaratory judgment and other coverage and insurance bad faith/extra-contractual litigation. Mr. Scott has experience in wills and probate matters, as well.

Approved by the Texas Department of Insurance as a continuing education course provider, Mr. Scott regularly assists those holding Texas insurance licenses with satisfaction of their continuing education requirements.

Mr. Scott is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas and the Houston Bar Association. He is licensed to practice in all Texas state courts as well as in the U.S. Southern District of Texas, the U.S. Northern District of Texas, the U.S. Eastern District of Texas, and the U.S. Western District of Texas.

jscott@greerscottlaw.com

KAREN SHROPSHIRE - Partner

Ms. Shropshire is a partner with the firm. She was raised in Dallas, Texas, and graduated with honors from Texas Tech University with a B.S. Her law degree was obtained from Southern Methodist University in 1984, where she was a member of an honors fraternity.

Ms. Shropshire worked as a research attorney for Justices Ed Kinkeade and Joe Burnett, and then as a staff attorney for all of the justices, on the Fifth Court of Appeals of the State of Texas.

Ms. Shropshire has substantial experience in appeals and litigation involving complex legal and factual issues. Her docket has included major commercial and personal injury claims, employment litigation and malpractice litigation in both State and Federal Courts. She also has extensive experience in real estate and construction transactions and litigation and represents authors in negotiating publishing contracts.

Ms. Shropshire is a member of the State Bar of Texas and the Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit Court of Appeals. She is licensed to practice in all Texas state courts as well as the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas and the United States Fifth and Ninth Circuit Courts of Appeals. In 1990, she authored an article for a legal textbook published by Matthew Bender on emotional distress in the employment context.

kshropshire@greerscottlaw.com

KATIE NASH - Associate Attorney

Katie Dluhos Nash is an associate attorney with the firm. She was born and raised in El Campo, Texas. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a BA in English. She obtained her law degree from St. Mary's University School of Law in San Antonio. While in law school, she served as a Staff Writer and a Comment Editor for the St. Mary's Law Journal. She was also a research assistant and served as a teaching assistant.

Mrs. Nash's prior experience includes judicial internships and clerkships. Prior to joining the firm, she worked in civil litigation and the oil and gas industry. Mrs. Nash assists clients litigating a variety of civil matters, including personal injury claims, premises liability, breach of contract, and other various liability disputes. Mrs. Nash is a member of the Texas Young Lawyers Association, Houston Bar Association, and is an active member of the Texas Exes. She is licensed to practice law in all Texas state courts.

knash@greerscottlaw.com

PAUL HEINRICHS - Associate Attorney

Paul Heinrichs is an associate attorney with the firm. Mr. Heinrichs graduated from Texas Tech with a B.B.A. prior to obtaining his law degree at South Texas College of Law. During law school, he competed and placed in several nationally recognized negotiation competitions, as well as multiple mock trial tournaments. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Heinrichs worked in civil litigation where he handled every aspect of the litigation process. His practice focuses on insurance defense, complex civil litigation, personal injury, breach of contract disputes, and premises defects.

Mr. Heinrichs is an active member of the State Bar of Texas, Houston Bar Association, and Houston Young Lawyers Association. He is licensed to practice law in all Texas state courts.

pheinrichs@greerscottlaw.com

STEPHEN SMALL - Associate Attorney

Stephen Small is an associate attorney with the firm. Mr. Small graduated from Texas Tech's Honor College with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics with a minor in History. After graduating from Texas Tech, Mr. Small immediately began pursuing his law degree from the University of Houston Law Center. Mr. Small began his legal career by representing defense contractors who were injured in Afghanistan and Iraq. His practice focuses on insurance defense, workman comp disputes, complex civil litigation, coverage analysis, personal injury, breach of contract disputes, and premises defects.

Mr. Small is an active member of the State Bar of Texas, Houston Bar Association, and Houston Young Lawyers Association. He is licensed to practice law in all Texas state courts.

ssmall@greerscottlaw.com




HOUSTON

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Houston, Texas 77057
Phone: 713-223-0175
Fax: 713-223-0174

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DALLAS

8117 Preston Road Suite 300
Dallas, Texas 75225
Phone: 713-223-0175
Fax: 713-223-0174