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Mr. Arthur L. Schechter

Mr. Arthur L. Schechter

  • Asbestos & Mesothelioma, Insurance Claims, Maritime Law...
  • Texas
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Summary

I began practicing law in 1964, and over the years, I have represented local seaman’s unions, the National Maritime Union, individual foreign seaman throughout the world, the Indian Seaman’s Union, the Pakistani Seaman’s Union and more. I have assisted thousands of clients. I have received the highest civilian award from the United States Coast Guard, I have been selected as a Texas Super Lawyer multiple years, I served as the U.S. Ambassador to the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, I served as the Board Chairman of METRO, and I have been voted one of Houston's Top Lawyers for the People by H Texas magazine multiple years.

Education
University Of Texas
Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)
Professional Experience
U.S. Ambassador to the Commonwealth of the Bahamas
United States Government
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Certifications
Personal Injury Trial Law
Texas State Bar
Awards
AV Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
Texas Super Lawyer
Texas Monthly Magazine
Texas Super Lawyers 2003-2009
Lifetime Fellow
Roscoe Pound Society
Honorary President
American Men's Club of Nassau
1998 - 2001
Professional Associations
Serve Houston Board (Local AmeriCorps Chapter)
Board of Directors
Current
HTLA - Houston Trial Lawyers Association
Member, Board of Directors
Current
American Trial Lawyers Association
Sustaining Member
Current
Texas Civil Justice Foundation
Founding Sponsor
Current
American Academy of Railroad Trial Lawyers
Member
Current
Texas College of the State Bar of Texas
Member
Current
William A. Lawson Institute for Peace and Prosperity
Board of Directors
Current
Anti-Defamation League Southwest Regional Board
Legal Committee, Nominating Committee
Current
Institute of International Education
Southern Regional Advisory Board Member
Current
S.E.A.R.C.H. Service to the Homeless
Board Member, Chaired First Fundraising Ball
Current
Texas State Bar # 17735000
Member
- Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
5th Circuit
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
  • Asbestos & Mesothelioma
  • Insurance Claims
  • Maritime Law
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Personal Injury
Additional Practice Area
  • Car Accidents
Languages
  • Spanish: Spoken
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Website
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Work
3200 Travis St., 3rd Floor
Houston, TX 77006
USA
Toll-Free: (800) 282-2122
Telephone: (713) 524-3500
Fax: (713) 751-0412