HOUSTON, September 18, 2023 – Crain Caton & James is proud to announce that 14 attorneys were named to the Super Lawyers List (2023 edition).  The attorneys included are: Kelly D. Brown for Environmental, C. Vance Christopher for Business Litigation, Sherri A. Evans for Family Law,  Larry D. George for Estate & Probate, Jeffrey I. Horowitz for Real Estate Law, William “Pat” Huttenbach for Banking, William P. Jensen for Intellectual Property, Charles D. Maynard, Jr. for Real Estate, Robert E. (Robin) Morse III for Environmental, Jill Panagos for Employment & Labor, Mindy M. Riseden for General Litigation, Darlene Payne Smith for Estate & Trust Litigation, James E. Smith for Environmental, and Kimberly R. Stuart for Employment & Labor.

Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a patented multiphase selection process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with independent research. Only 5% of the lawyers in a state are selected to be included in Super Lawyers list published by Thomson Reuters.

Vance Christopher, Chairman and President of the Firm, said: “We are proud of the attorneys included on the Super Lawyers list. Since 1912, Crain Caton & James has been dedicated to serving its clients. We appreciate this acknowledgement, which is based on evaluations by our clients, peers, and colleagues.”


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, Health, Safety and Environmental, Employment, Intellectual Property, Family Law, Fiduciary 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 estates. See Houston Chronicle link https://www.chron.com/best/legal/

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