Alfonso Kennard

Kennard Law PC - Houston
2603 Augusta Dr, 14th Floor
Houston, TX 77057
(713) 742-0900

ALFONSO KENNARD, JR., is the founding Shareholder of Kennard Law, P.C. He is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and spent nearly a decade in large national law firms before starting this Firm to help employees. Mr. Kennard services each of the Firm's offices throughout the State. Mr. Kennard: Assists individuals with their employment law related claims Assists small businesses to stay in compliance with Federal and state laws, advises clients on how to avoid litigation, and helps smaller and medium sized business protect and assert their legal rights Represents individuals and small business owners through the litigation process in both state and federal courts Handles litigation dealing with employment discrimination, wage and hour issues, and compliance with non-competes and the protection of trade secrets through non-disclosure agreements Mr. Kennard has received favorable results and verdicts for his business clients in both bench and jury trials as a first-chair trial attorney. Mr. Kennard is the Immediate Past President of the Notre Dame Alumni Association in Houston and is also a Commissioner for the City of Houston Contract Compliance Commission as an appointee of Mayor Bill White. Mr. Kennard also serves on the Board of Directors for the St. Mary's University School of Law Alumni Association. Mr. Kennard received his Business Degree in Marketing from the University of Notre Dame, home of the Fighting Irish. While at Notre Dame, Alfonso served as the President of the Class of 1999. While attending law school at St. Mary's University, Mr. Kennard served as the Student Body President and received the Outstanding Law Student Award. Mr. Kennard is fluent in Spanish and can assist clients accordingly. In 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016. Mr. Kennard was named a "Rising Star" in  Texas Super Lawyers  magazine.  Super Lawyers "Rising Star" recognition is a Thomson Reuters service. Mr. Kennard is regularly invited to speak at conferences and seminars all over Texas on Employment Law. Areas of Practice 100% Labor and Employment Litigation and Counseling Certified Legal Specialties Labor and Employment Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization Civil Litigation Bar Admissions Texas U.S. District Court Western District of Texas U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit Education St. Mary's University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas J.D. - 2002 Honors: Student Body President Honors: Sole Recipient, Outstanding Law Student Award Honors: 2002 Moot Court Competition Winner and Best Brief award winner Honors: Board Of Directors, Texas Young Lawyers' Association University of Notre Dame B.B.A. - 1999 Honors: President of the Class of 1999 Major: Marketing Honors and Awards "Rising Star", Texas Super Lawyers Magazine, 2010 - 2016 Super Lawyer Legal Leader by Martindale, 2012 - 2016 Houston Modern Luxury Magazine—Named the sole Labor & Employment Law Power Lawyer for Houston in 2015 and 2016 HTX Magazine Best Employment Lawyers—2014, 2015, 2016 Elite Attorney SA Magazine—Best Employment Lawyer SA Scene Best Lawyer for Labor & Employment Law, 2012 - 2016 AVVO Rated—10 stars (perfect rating) Million Dollar Advocates Forum Professional Associations and Memberships Notre Dame Alumni Association, Past President City of Houston Contract Compliance Commission, Commissioner St. Mary's University School of Law Alumni Association, Board of Directors HISBA, Board of Directors Languages Spanish