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Ronald D. Krist

Ronald D. Krist
Status: Emeritus
Of Counsel: The Krist Law Firm, P.C.
17100 El Camino Real
Houston, TX 77058
(281) 283-8500

Education: University of Texas (B.B.A. 1960; J.D. 1962).
Organizations: Inner Circle of Advocates. American Board of Trial Advocates, Houston Chapter President (1985). International Society of Barristers, Board Member (2000-2006). International Academy of Trial Lawyers, President (1999). American College of Trial Lawyers, Member, Texas State Committee (2001-2006). The National Judicial College, Advisory Council, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, Board of Trustees (2002-2005).
Public Service: Member, Public Safety Commission (1992-1997). Chairman, Public Safety Commission (1993). Ex Officio Member of the Texas Racing Commission (1993). Member, State Commission on Judicial Conduct (2001-2007).
Honors: Commissioned as an honorary captain of the Texas Rangers. Honorary Order of Barristers award, The University of Texas at Austin School of Law. Listed among "The Best Lawyers in America" since 1989. Listed in "Texas Lawyer Magazine" as the #1 Personal Injury Trial Lawyer in the State of Texas. Listed in "Lawyers Weekly U.S.A." as one of the five most successful small-firm lawyers in America. Chosen by "Forbes" as one of the seven most successful lawyers in America. Listed by "Texas Monthly Magazine" as one of the top 100 of Texas Super Lawyers. Awarded The University of Texas School of Law Outstanding Alumnus Award for 2006. Named by "The Best Lawyers in America" as the "Houston, Best Lawyers' Personal Injury Litigator of the Year" for 2009. Listed in 2016 by "The Texas Lawbook" as one of the "Lions of the Texas Bar," which honors 50 of the state's legendary lawyers who are 65 or older and have made significant contributions to the legal profession. Awarded the Joseph D. Jamail Lifetime Achievement Award by ABOTA-Houston (2016).
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