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