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Spencer G. Markle - Houston, TX

700 Gemini AvenueSuite 115 Houston, TX 77058

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Updated: 02/24/2023

Houston Dramshop Defense and Personal Injury Lawyer


Spencer Markle was raised in Pittsburgh, Pa. In High School he was a two-sport varsity athlete. As a freshman at Westminster College, he was a member of the football team and a varsity letterman on the wrestling team. After transferring to Duquesne University, he walked on to the football team and became an immediate starter as a sophomore and started every game for the next three years at defensive back, recording five interceptions and one touchdown...

About Spencer G. Markle

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner


  • English

Practice Areas

  • Dramshop Defense and Personal Injury 30%
  • Drunk Driver and Dramshop Plaintiff Personal Injury and Wrongful Death 40%
  • Business Litigation Plaintiff and Defense 30%


  • 100%


Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1982
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1990
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1982
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 1982
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1982

Specialties and Certifications

  • Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1987
  • Civil Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1988

Other Affiliations

  • State Bar of Texas, 1982 - Present
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, 2006 - Present (Diplomate)
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy, 1989 - 2019 (Diplomate)
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Galveston County Bar Association
  • International Association of Defense Counsel, 1993 - 2003

Classes and Seminars

  • Faculty, TexasBar CLE, Advanced Personal Injury Law Course, 1992
  • Faculty, TexasBar CLE, Advanced Personal Injury Law Course, 1994 - 1998
  • Faculty, TexasBar CLE, Advanced Personal Injury Law Course, 2002 - 2003
  • Faculty, TexasBar CLE, Advanced Personal Injury Law Course, 2007
  • Faculty, TexasBar CLE, Advanced Medical Malpractice Course, 1996
  • Faculty, TexasBar CLE, Advanced Medical Malpractice Course, 1999
  • Faculty, TexasBar CLE, Advanced Medical Malpractice Course, 2005 - 2006


  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1981
  • Duquesne University, 1978
    Honors: Dean's List
    Honors: Beta Alpha Phi Honorary Fraternity
    Honors: Football Team: 3 Year Starter
    Major: Business Administration

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Sigma Phi Epsilon


Accepts Credit Cards

Office Information


700 Gemini AvenueSuite 115 Houston, TX 77058


  • 281-486-0694

Office Hours



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Past Lists

  • 2022 Texas Super Lawyers list
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  • 2020 Texas Super Lawyers list
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  • 2005 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2004 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2003 Texas Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Spencer G. Markle on Super Lawyers


  • Handled over 125 first chair jury trials in 23 counties across Texas
  • Texas Monthly Magazine Super Lawyers, 2003-2022
  • H-Texas Magazine Top Lawyers in Houston, 2005-2007, 2013
  • Diplomate: American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
  • Martindale-Hubbell: AV Rated
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Life Fellow: Texas Bar Foundation
  • Life Fellow: Houston Bar Foundation

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