Alton Todd

The Law Firm of Alton C. Todd
312 S Friendswood Dr
Friendswood, TX 77546
(281) 992-8633
www.altontodd.com


Admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 1971 after earning his law degree at Southern Methodist University, Todd first practiced with a Galveston insurance defense firm, later joining the law firm of Wellborn, Britt and Brown in Alvin, Texas. It was during his 25-year personal injury practice in Alvin that The Law Firm of Alton C. Todd was formed, which moved to Friendswood in 2000.

While building a solid practice general civil and trial law, personal injury, negligence, products liability, medical malpractice and employment law, Alton Todd has remained actively involved in numerous professional organizations that allow him to contribute to his profession while continuing his legal education in order to serve clients to the best of his ability. These affiliations include

AARP Legal Services Network
American Bar Association
Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Court
Brazoria County Bar Association
Director of College of the State Bar of Texas
Galveston County Bar Association
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Texas Association of Civil Trial & Appellate Specialists
Texas Bar Foundation
Texas Trial Lawyers Association Board of Directors
The Association of Trial Lawyers of America
National Board of Trial Advocacy
American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow
Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers

In a career that has spanned over three decades, Alton Todd has accepted an impressive assortment of awards, highlighted last year with his selection as one of the Top Ten Texas Super Lawyers, an elite list compiled by Texas Monthly and chosen from responses to 5,000 ballots and further review and ranking by a Blue Ribbon panel.

Areas of Practice
Admiralty & Maritime Law
Aviation
Business & Commercial Law
Business Organizations
Complex Business Litigation
Contracts
Environmental Law
Litigation & Appeals
Medical Malpractice
Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff
Nursing Home
Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
Products Liability Law
Railroad Worker Injury/FELA
Toxic Torts
Whistleblower/Qui Tam
Catastrophic Injuries
Plant Explosions

Certified Legal Specialties
Board Certified, Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1981
Board Certified, Civil Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1982
Certified, Civil Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy

Bar Admissions
Texas, 1971
U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1971
U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1971
U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1971
U.S. Supreme Court, 1971
Georgia, 2014

Education
Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas
J.D. - 1971
Law Journal: Southwestern Law Journal, Member, Board of Editors, 1970 - 1971
North Texas State University, Denton, Texas
B.A. - 1968

Honors and Awards
Texas Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, 2003 - 2010

Professional Associations and Memberships
College of the State Bar of Texas, Director
Galveston County Bar Association, Member
Brazoria County Bar Association, Member
State Bar of Texas, Member
Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Member
American Association for Justice, Member
American Board of Trial Advocates, Member
American Board of Trial Advocates, Diplomat
American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow
Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers

Fraternities/Sororities
Phi Delta Phi