Scott Krist has been recognized by many of the most distinguished legal organizations for his skills as a trial lawyer and record-setting recoveries.

Best Lawyers in America

Best Lawyers in America – The list is complied from the results of exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers nationwide confidentially evaluate their professional peers. Mr. Krist has received this honor every year since 2008.

Law Dragon 500

The Law Dragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America – Mr. Krist received this recognition in 2011 as published by Law Dragon Magazine. Mr. Krist was one of only three plaintiff’s personal injury lawyers in Houston to be named to the list.

Top 100 Trial Lawyers

Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Texas – Mr. Krist has been on this list complied by The National Trial Lawyers every year since 2007. Membership into The National Trial Lawyers is by invitation and is extended only to the top 100 trial attorneys in Texas based upon superior qualifications, trial results, leadership, influence, reputation, stature, and profile in the trial attorney community.

Houston Accident Lawyers

When you have been injured in a serious accident or due to another person’s negligence, you need someone who cares about your recovery — physical, emotional, and financial. You can rely on our Houston personal injury lawyers to walk you through the legal system and make sure your best interests are represented. We have earned numerous honors and awards for our experience, skill, and overall aggressive legal strategies representing clients. We take great care to provide the right advice you need to understand your rights, the compensation you may be entitled to, and the options you have for pursuing it.

When you are injured through no fault of your own, but because someone else was negligent, you deserve the strongest possible case for compensation from the very beginning. The sooner we get involved, the better chance we have for collecting and preserving valuable evidence that can support your case. If you would like to contact us to find out how The Krist Law Firm, P.C. can help with your Houston personal injury case, contact our office online today or call to schedule your free consultation. Your financial future and your physical recovery may depend on the successful outcome of your lawsuit. That is why we will always fight to get the maximum possible compensation in each and every case.

The Krist Law Firm Timeline

For over four decades, The Krist Law Firm, P.C. has been the recipient of numerous awards, honors, and recognition – statewide, nationally, and internationally. Below is a list of some of our greatest achievements throughout the decades.

2010 – 2015

2010 – 14 – Recognized as Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Texas by The National Trial Lawyers – Scott C. Krist
2010 – 16 – Recognized in Best Lawyers in America, the oldest and most highly-respected peer review guide to the legal profession worldwide – Scott C. Krist
2011 – 2014 – Recognized in the Texas Lawyer Top Verdicts and Settlements – Scott C. Krist
2014 – Honored for Nation’s Top One Percent – National Association of Distinguished Counsel – Scott C. Krist
2014 – Recipient of the Trial Lawyers Board of Regents Litigator Award, an award that reflects the top 1 percent of lawyers in America as based upon the size and number of multi-million dollar recoveries. Candidates are limited to qualify in up to six categories. Scott Krist is one of the select few to have qualified in all six, to include auto accidents, truck accidents, maritime, brain injury, wrongful death, and personal injury in general – Scott C. Krist

2000 – 2009

2000 – 06 – Named Member of the Board of Directors of the International Society of Barristers, an invitation-only honor society of outstanding trial lawyers as chosen by their peers for excellence and integrity in their advocacy – Ronald D. Krist
2000 – 06, 2008-09 – Recognized in Best Lawyers in America, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. It is an invitation-only organization. The list is compiled from the results of exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers nationwide confidentially evaluate their professional peers – Ronald D. Krist
2001 – Honored by the Samaritan Center for Counseling and Education after $5 Million Donation – Ronald D. Krist
2007 – 09 – Recognized as Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Texas by The National Trial Lawyers. Membership into The National Trial Lawyers is by invitation and is extended only to the top 100 trial attorneys in Texas based upon superior qualifications, trial results, leadership, influence, reputation, stature, and profile in the trial attorney community – Scott C. Krist
2009 – Recognized as Houston Best Lawyers Personal Injury Litigator of the Year – Ronald D. Krist

1990 – 1999

1990 – 92, 98 – 99 – President and Member of the Board of Directors, International Academy of Trial Lawyers, an honorary legal organization limited to the top 500 trial lawyers from the United States and over 30 other countries around the world. – Ronald D. Krist
1990 – 99 – Recognized in Best Lawyers in America, the oldest and most highly-respected peer review guide to the legal profession worldwide – Ronald D. Krist
1992 – 97 – Honored for distinguished and dedicated service to The People of Texas as Member and Chairman of Public Safety Commission – Ronald D. Krist
1997 – Commissioned as one of only six honorary captains of the Texas Rangers in its storied 175-year history – Ronald D. Krist
1998 – Donated $1 million to Galveston Shriners Burn Institute – Ronald D. Krist

1980 – 1989

1984 – Honored by The University of Texas for the Ronald D. Krist Endowment Fund for Student Scholarships – Ronald D.Krist
1985 – Named American Board of Trial Advocates President, Houston Chapter – Ronald D. Krist
1986 – Honored as Fellow of the International Society of Barristers – Ronald D. Krist
1988 – 89 – President and Member of the Board of Directors, International Academy of Trial Lawyers, an honorary legal organization limited to the top 500 trial lawyers from the United States and over 30 other countries around the world. – Ronald D. Krist
1989 – Recognized in Best Lawyers in America, the oldest and most highly-respected peer review guide to the legal profession worldwide. – Ronald D. Krist

What to Expect When You Hire Us

When you hire The Krist Law Firm, P.C., you can expect strong legal advocacy and dedicated client service from a team of seasoned personal injury litigators. We’ll thoroughly investigate your accident and injuries and use our decades of experience to build the strongest possible case to support your claim for compensation. You can also expect clear, consistent communication about your case as we work to obtain the financial recovery you deserve. Find out more about what our Houston personal injury lawyers can offer you.

No Payment Unless You Win

We never ask for fees up front when you hire us to handle your serious injury claim. Our fees are paid when you receive a settlement or jury verdict, and we receive no fees unless we obtain compensation for you. Find out more about how our fees work.

Honest. Aggressive. Professional.

“One thing I’ll tell you about Scott is that he’s going to fight for you. Bottom line.”
– Spencer, Krist Law Firm Client

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