Crain Caton & James, a leading law firm, is proud to announce the promotions of two attorneys. In recognition of their dedication, skill, and contributions to the Firm, Keith A. Taylor has been promoted to Shareholder, and Suzanne D. Perry has advanced to the position of Senior Associate.  Both Keith and Suzanne practice in the Fiduciary Litigation and Probate, Trust, and Guardianship Practice Areas.

Keith, now serving as Shareholder, continues to demonstrate a commitment to excellence, legal acumen, and leadership within the Firm. With a track record of successful client representations, Keith consistently exhibits high standards of professionalism and skill. His experience includes all aspects of the probate administration process and litigation. Keith successfully represents trustees, executors, beneficiaries, and individuals in complex litigation matters including will contests, beneficiary claims, trust disputes, fraud, and breach of fiduciary duty claims.

Simultaneously, Suzanne has been promoted to Senior Associate in recognition of her significant contributions to the Firm and clients. She exhibits dedication, legal skills, and client-focused service.  Suzanne represents clients in probate, trust, and guardianship administrations and related litigation with compassion and zealous advocacy.

Mindy McGehee Riseden, President of Crain Caton & James, expressed enthusiasm about the promotions, stating, “We are delighted to recognize the achievements of Keith and Suzanne.  Their hard work, dedication, and exceptional legal skills continue to contribute to the success and growth of our Firm. The promotions of Keith to Shareholder and Suzanne to Senior Associate underscore Crain Caton & James’s commitment to fostering talent and promoting from within.”

About Crain Caton & James

Crain Caton & James, P.C. provides first-class legal services with integrity and exceptional value to its clients in Houston and around the world.  The Firm’s more than 110-year history in downtown Houston gives it strong ties to Houston and a deep commitment to giving back to the community.  Founded in 1912, the Firm now has a wide range of practice areas, including Banking, Corporate, Real Estate, Probate and Estate Planning, Environmental, Employment, Intellectual Property, Family Law, Fiduciary Litigation, Construction Litigation, Commercial Litigation & Appeals, and more.  Recently, the Firm was named by the Houston Chronicle as a Best of Best Law Firm winner in the areas of commercial litigation, corporate law, family law, real estate, and trusts and estate.  See Houston Chronicle link

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