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Norton A. Colvin Jr. - Brownsville, TX

P.O. Box 21551201 East Van Buren Street Brownsville, TX 78522

Updated: 09/07/2016

Brownsville Personal Injury Defense Lawyer


Norton A. Colvin, Jr.

About Norton A. Colvin Jr.

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Trial Practice
  • Toxic Tort and Environmental
  • Insurance Law
  • Railroad Defense
  • Complex Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • White Collar Criminal Defense

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner


Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1974
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1975
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 2011
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 2013
  • U.S. District Court District of Nebraska, 2012
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1980
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1984
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1978

Specialties and Certifications

  • Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution

Other Affiliations

  • Texas Pattern Jury Charge Oversight Committee, 2005 - 2011
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Texas, 1986 - 1990 (Standing Committee on Bankruptcy Practices and Procedures)
  • State Bar of Texas, 1986 - 1989 (Grievance Committee, District 12-B)
  • Cameron County Bar Association, 1984 - Present (President)
  • Cameron County Bar Association, 1975 - 1984 (Board of Directors)
  • American Bar Association
  • College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel
  • Litigation Counsel of America (Charter Fellow)
  • National Association of Bank Counsel
  • National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Foundation (Fellow)
  • Texas Bar Foundation (Fellow)
  • Texas Association of Mediators (Member)


  • St. Mary's University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas, 1974
    Honors: Member, Delta Theta Phi
  • University of Texas, Austin, Texas, 1970
    Major: Finance

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Delta Theta Phi

Classes and Seminars

  • "Lender Liability", Texas Tech University School of Banking, 1989 - 1991
  • "Plaintiffs Tactics for Large Punitive Damages", New York, 1995
  • "Bankruptcy and Commercial Litigation", NBI Conferences
  • "Mediation of Nursing Home Cases", American Health Care Association Conference, Nursing Home Defense, Chicago, 1998
  • "Insurance Bad Faith", South Padre Island, Texas, CLE, 2001
  • "Preparing the Corporate Witness", National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel, Coeur d'Alene, 2006
  • "Insurance Coverage", State Bar of Texas, South Padre Island, 2012
  • Speaker at State Bar of Texas Advanced Insurance Law Course - San Antonio 2015
  • Speaker at South Texas Insurance Law Seminar 2016



  • AV Rated Martindale-Hubbell, for 32 years
  • Texas Monthly Super Lawyer, 2007 - Present
  • Forbes' "Go To" Lawyer for Union Pacific Railroad Company, 2010
  • Elite Lawyers of America
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocate Forum


Office Information


P.O. Box 21551201 East Van Buren Street Brownsville, TX 78522


  • 956-541-2170

Accepts Credit Cards


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