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Terrell William Proctor

Terrell William Proctor

Attorney, Mediator & former Judge since 1963. Bar Leader and other Offices.
  • Probate, Personal Injury, Criminal Law ...
  • Texas
Claimed Lawyer Profile

Lic. Atty. Texas 1963; Mediator since 1992; CLE Instructor; former: Municipal Judge; Assoc. Dist. Judge; City Atty; City Secretary; Bar Pres. 2 Bar Associations; Board of several Bar Associations.; Published author; Pres. several Civic Assoc., religious leader; national award winning writer; nominated for Texas Artist of the Year; Public Speaker; Board Chairman, Curator and Gen. Counsel non-profit Proctor Museum of Natural Science; expert witness on attorney's fees and ethics, and on Paleontology and natural science in general; & Public Speaker.

South Texas College of Law
J.D. (1964) | Law Degree
Honors: Top Grade in: Constitutional Law and Sales Law; member Delta Theta Pi Law Fraternity; First Place on law article awarded by Houston Trial Lawyers Association; graduated in top 15% of class and in less than 3 years; high grade on Bar Exam taken before I graduated from South Texas College of Law
Activities: Moot Court Competition team; South Texas Law Journal;
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University of Tulsa
B.S. (1956) | Marketing, Management and minor in Accounting. I completed all classroom hours for an MBA Degree
Worked nights on B47 bombers at Douglas Aircraft; carried 18 to 20 hours per semester; slept in afternoons then back to work; little time to study--made high grades; paid 100% of my own tuition with no scholarship or help from anyone else; did all class hours on MBA before returning to Texas to write thesis.
Honors: Had high grades in business and accounting courses and in advanced biology.
Activities: Pres. Delta Sigma Pi business fraternity; Pres. Independent Men's Association; House 'Mother' @ the Methodist Student Union; led blood donor drives;
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Professional Experience
Members three Committees
State Bar of Texas
I served on the Committee on other Professional Groups for 2 or 3 years; the Committee on Bar ethics twice; and another State Bar committee which I do not recall the name of. These were in about the 1970s and/or 1980s
City of Jacinto City, Texas
I was Assoc. Municipal Judge then regular Municipal Judge, over a period of about four years, during the 1970 and/or 1980s. I was appointed by the Mayor of Jacinto City, Bert Holder
Assoc. District Judge 1984
246th Family District Court of Harris County, Texas
Judge John Peavey appointed different attorneys as his Assoc. District Judge. I was one. I was also appointed as a Master in cases, by other District Judges in several years on a one case appointment. I do not recall the years.
Articles & Publications
Front page Article on Law, in one issue per week for 52 weeks. Paid for articles.
Houston Daily Court Review
Speaking Engagements
Continuing Legal Education programs, Monthly meetings of the North Harris County Bar Association, Sinderson's Barbecue and other locations
North Harris County Bar Association
These programs were given periodically, over a number of years, for attorneys to receive CLE credit as required by the State Bar of Texas.
First Place Adult Advanced Articles
American Federation of Mineralogical Societies
This organization of about 500,000 has regional competition and then national competition of the winners in regional competition, each year. In 2010 I won 1st place in Adult Advanced Articles, 1st place in Adult Poetry and 3rd place in Features. In 2013 I won First Place in Adult Poetry. In 2014 I was named as Judge for Poetry for National competition. I have won Regional and National awards for about 15 years with this organization. When you win 1st place nationally, you are disqualified from entering again for 2 years.
Professional Associations
State Bar of Texas  # 16350000
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North Harris County Bar Association
President three times; Vice-President and Secretary about five times;
Activities: I started the FREE Continuing Legal Education program when the State Bar of Texas first started the CLE Program, and the North Harris County Bar Associate still has that program.
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Houston Trial Lawyers Association
Board Member and Chairman of a Committee which got a Bill passed by the Texas Legislature
Activities: I was a member for about 20 years; I started and headed a committee which over three years, was able to get Legislation passed, limiting what healthcare providers could charge patients and attorneys for medical and billing records, correcting abuse by some doctors who charged outrageous amounts to patients for copies of their own records. I was assisted by my fellow member, now District Judge, Robert Schaffer. We made many trips to Austin. I wrote the original Bill, which as usual saw a number of changes, but amazingly was passed and signed into law. I also worked on a number of other projects for the HTLA.
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Houston Lawyer Referral Service
Board Member
Activities: I was a member for about four years, as the North Harris County Bar Association representative. I headed one Committee and worked on a number of projects.
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Greater North Channel Bar Association
Activities: I started this Bar Association in about the 1980s partially for CLE programs as I had done for the North Harris County Bar Association and also to provide a lawyer referral service to the North Channel Area.
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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5th Circuit
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  • Free Consultation
    Free consultation to determine client's problem and potential solution; to discuss fee and expenses; and answer general question. This is for potential client and firm to determine if we both want to go forward with the matter. Most matters are on hourly basis of $250/hour + expenses.
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  • Contingent Fees
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Practice Areas
Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Medical Malpractice
Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
Legal Malpractice
Real Estate Law
Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
  • English
Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
T. W. Proctor & Associates
630 Uvalde Road
Houston, TX 77015
Telephone: (713) 453-8338
Fax: (713) 453-3232
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: 8 AM - 12 PM
Sunday: Closed